Charles F. Browne
"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from."
~Great Patriotic Quote~
"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle." George William Curtis
"When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the new england hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect." Adlai Stevenson
"There are those, I know, who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American dream." Archibald MacLeish
"National honor is national property of the highest value." James Monroe
"How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy." Paul Sweeney
"May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!" Daniel Webster
"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." Elmer Davis
"The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things that matter for a nation; the great peaks of honour we had forgotten-duty and patriotism, clad in glittering white; the great pinnacle of sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to heaven." David Lloyd George
"Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country." Sinclair Lewis
"Yet America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres."
"The cement of this union is the heart-blood of every American."
"Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." Louis D. Brandeis
"If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace." Hamilton Fish
"The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation."
"America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact-the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality." Adlai Stevenson
"America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos." Max Lerner
"Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea."
"Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall." John Dickinson
"From every mountain side let freedom ring." Samuel F. Smith
"Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life." James Garfield
"If you take advantage of everything America has to offer, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish." Geraldine Ferraro
"Off with your hat, as the flag goes by! And let the heart have its say; you're man enough for a tear in your eye that you will not wipe away." Henry Cuyler Bunner
"Some Americans need hyphens in their names, because only part of them has come over; but when the whole man has come over, heart and thought and all, the hyphen drops of its own weight out of his name."
"This, then, is the state of the union: free and restless, growing and full of hope. So it was in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith." Lyndon B. Johnson
"We dare not forget that we are the heirs of that first revolution."
"It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism." J. Horace McFarland
"Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let men label you as they may." Mark Twain
"I believe in America because we have great dreams-and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true." Wendell L. Wilkie
"If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag." Author Unknown
~Terrific Patriotic Quote From Benjamin Franklin~
"The skies of happiness shine upon these United States of America."
"Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world."
~I Love This Presidential Quote~
~This Patriotic Quote Is Short And Sweet~
"Of all the supervised conditions for life offered man, those under USA's constitution have proved the best. Wherefore, be sure when you start modifying, corrupting or abrogating it." Martin H. Fischer
"We sleep peacefully at night, cradled by the big strong hands of America." Val Saintsbury
"Patriotism is easy to understand in America - it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country." Calvin Coolidge
~A Super Wonderful Patriotic Quote~
"The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic-have always blown on free men." Franklin D. Roosevelt