The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth.
Sydney J. Harris
The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
My country, right or wrong” is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Patriot: The person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
William Randolph Hearst
A politician will do anything to keep his job—even become a patriot.