Nationalism quotes

Page 1
◆ It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire100
◆ We are very defensive, and therefore aggressive, when we hold on to a particular belief, a dogmas, or when we worship our particular nationality, with the rag that is called the flag.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti99
◆ In worshipping their nationhood men worship themselves and scorn others, and that is no healthy thing.
- C.J. Sansom99
◆ I have often noticed that nationalism is at its strongest at the periphery. Hitler was Austrian, Bonaparte Corsican. In postwar Greece and Turkey the two most prominent ultra-right nationalists had both been born in Cyprus. The most extreme Irish Republicans are in Belfast and Derry (and Boston and New York). Sun Yat Sen, father of Chinese nationalism, was from Hong Kong. The Serbian extremists Milo?evi? and Karad?i? were from Montenegro and their most incendiary Croat counterparts in the Ustashe tended to hail from the frontier lands of Western Herzegovina.
- Christopher Hitchens99
◆ Patriotism can only flourish only where racism and nationalism are given no quarter. We should never mistake patriotism for nationalism. A patriot is one who loves his homeland. A nationalist is one who scorns the homelands of others.
- Johannes Rau99
◆ People who enjoy waving flags don't deserve to have one.
- Banksy99
◆ Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it...
- George Bernard Shaw99
◆ Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde99
◆ When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.
- Sinclair Lewis99
◆ Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihoodthe virtues that made America. The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
- Theodore Roosevelt99
◆ I don't think nationalism is alone holding the field; it's in contention with a lot of different things.
- Peter Singer99
◆ The drive toward economic nationalism is only part of the general revival of nationalism.
- Arthur Henderson99
◆ Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
- Albert Einstein99
◆ Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
- Charles De Gaulle99
◆ The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer99

Page description:

Nationalism quotes, classical sentences quotes about nationalism, quotes for nationalism words, the best nationalism quotes collection, motivational quotations on nationalism.

© Quotes are the property of their respective owners, reproduced here for educational and informational purposes, and is provided at no charge.