A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.
And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy
Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.