Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
William J. Clinton
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw
Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
Charles de Gaulle
We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practised.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.