• A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
    ~ George William Curtis
  • What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child?
    ~ Lin Yutang
  • Patriotism is easy to understand in America - it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
    ~ Calvin Coolidge
  • It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
    ~ Arthur C. Clarke
  • You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • I have no sense of nationalism, only a cosmic consciousness of belonging to the human family.
    ~ Rosika Schwimmer
  • To him in whom love dwells, the whole world is but one family.
    ~ Lord Gautama Buddha
  • Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
    ~ Albert Einstein
  • He is a poor patriot whose patriotism does not enable him to understand how all men everywhere feel about their altars and their hearthstones, their flag and their fatherland.
    ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
    ~ William Ralph Inge