I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
- Abraham Lincoln
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce
It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.
- J. Horace McFarland
He loves his country best who strives to make it best.
- Robert G. Ingersoll
Men love their country, not because it is great, but because it is their own.
Our true nationality is mankind.
- H. G. Wells