Anton Chekhov
There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science.

Calvin Coolidge
Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country

Charles Dickens
In love of home, the love of country has its rise

Charlie Chaplin
Patriotism is too deep a feeling to depict in the posing for a photograph

Dave Barry
There shall be a National Anthem containing incomprehensible words and a high note that normal humans cannot hit without risk of hernia.

John Adams
Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.

Joseph Addison
If I can any way contribute to the diversion or improvement of the country in which I live, I shall leave it, when I am summoned out of it, with the secret satisfaction of thinking that I have not lived in vain.

Joseph Addison
What pity is it that we can die but once to serve our country!

W H Auden
In most poetic expressions of patriotism, it is impossible to distinguish what is one of the greatest human virtues from the worst human vice, collective egotism.