John F. Kennedy
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
James A. Baldwin
I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
George William Curtis
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.
Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
John M. McHugh
As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.
William J. Clinton
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
Michael N. Castle
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
Philip James Bailey
Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
There's intense national feeling in America that could be called patriotism.
The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
True patriotism isn't cheap. It's about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose.
Robert Charles Winthrop
There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism.
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
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