“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” – John F. Kennedy

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.” – Mark Twain

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – Nathan Hale

“I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.” – Bob Riley

“May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.” – Zebulon Pike

“True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.” – Robert Reich

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington

“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” – James Bryce

“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

“There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism.” – Robert Charles Winthrop