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Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.
- Richard Aldington

Related topics: Patriotism

Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of
a world a mother's love is not.
- James Joyce

The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
- John Lyly

Even a cock crows over his own dunghill.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

 

I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
- Michael Ignatieff

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
- Albert Einstein

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

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Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first;
nationalism,
when hate for people other than your own comes first.
- Charles de Gaulle

Born in iniquity and conceived in sin,
the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend
human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.
- Thorstein Veblen

The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever.
- Muammar al-Gaddafi

In some states militant nationalism has gone to the lengths of dictatorship,
the cult of the absolute or totalitarian state and
the glorification of war.
- Arthur Henderson

To realize that new world we must prefer the values
of freedom and equality above all other values -
above personal wealth,
technical power and nationalism.
- Herbert Read

In Europe the right wing is bogged down in Nationalism
in most cases and still fighting so called Reds.
- Tom Metzger

The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was
not 'Am I really that oppressed?' but 'Am I really that boring?'
- Margaret Atwood

I don't think nationalism is alone holding the field;
it's in contention with a lot of different things.
- Peter Singer

I also argued before the war that the administration
was underestimating Arab nationalism and Iraqi nationalism,
that it was not going to be as easy to rule Iraq as they thought.
- Juan Cole

On the contrary.
Internationalism also recognizes, by its very name,
that nations do exist.
It simply limits their scope more than one-sided nationalism does.
- Christian Lous Lange

Corporate nationalism to me is a little bit like what
would have happened if Hitler had won.
It's scary stuff.
It's totalitarianism in a different from,
under a different flavour.
- Lance Henriksen

The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a
kind of aggressive complacency,
that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity,
I think, of a lack of confidence.
- Douglas Dunn

There's a civic nationalism in Britain and dozens of other countries.
- Michael Ignatieff

A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism.
This is still spreading, affecting new communities,
more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples.
- Emily Greene Balch

The papacy again, representing the traditional unity
of European civilization,
has also shown itself unable to limit effectively the push of nationalism.
- Irving Babbitt

The drive toward economic nationalism is only part
of the general revival of nationalism.
- Arthur Henderson

Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
- George Orwell

Independence did not mean chauvinism and narrow nationalism.
- Said Musa

Palestinian ideology has become a lethal cocktail of
radical nationalism and Islamic fundamentalism.
- Jack Schwartz

War springs from the love and loyalty which should
be offered to God being applied to some God substitute,
one of the most dangerous being nationalism.
- Robert Runcie

Every major question in history is a religious question.
It has more effect in molding life than nationalism or a common language.
- Hilaire Belloc

Christianity has not conquered nationalism;
the opposite has been the case nationalism has made
Christianity its footstool.
- Arthur Keith

Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
- Muammar al-Gaddafi

Jewish and Palestinian nationalism are virtually contemporaneous,
and grew out of the disruptions that created new national
movements from the ruins of the old empires / i. - Jack Schwartz

Nationalism - in other words, the dividing of the church into bodies -
consisting of such and such a nation,
is a novelty, not above three centuries old,
although many dear children of God are found dwelling in it.
- John Nelson Darby

There is a fuzzy but real distinction that can and
I believe should be made,
between patriotism, which is attachment to a way of life,
and nationalism, which is the insistence that your
way of life deserves to rule over other ways of life.
- Todd Gitlin

Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today
in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one.
The challenge that is already with us is the temptation
to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
- Pope John Paul II

If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation,
it is that no official, high or petty,
can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics,
nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion,
or force citizens to confess by word or act.
- Robert Jackson

But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel,
which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere.
It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism,
fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort.
- Amos Oz

I believe that nationalism is a very strong force,
but there are other forces operating;
there are tendencies pushing towards a larger picture,
especially in Europe, I think; but I still think nationalism is real.
- Peter Singer

I do not believe that the values which the Western
democracies consider essential to civilization can
survive in a world rent by the international anarchy
of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise.
- Arthur Henderson

Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world,
a new world is in the making.
It is literally true that old things are passing away;
all things may become new,
granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides.
- John Raleigh Mott

The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment,
the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United
Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control
the aggressive dynamism of nationalism.
- Christopher Dawson

In the First World War, there was the sudden passion of nationalism,
and the killing took place because of these emotions.
But the Soviet case is different, because you had systematic murder,
like the Holocaust.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions,
three nations and those "others".
Nationalism is strong in all three nations;
in two of them there are a lot of racism,
chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to
make a state out of that.
- Alija Izetbegovic

I have been thinking about the notion of perfect love as being without fear,
and what that means for us in a world that's becoming increasingly xenophobic,
tortured by fundamentalism and nationalism.
- Bell Hooks

Above all, don't lie to yourself.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie
comes to a point that he cannot
distinguish the truth within him, or around him,
and so loses all respect for himself and for others.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Education...
has produced a vast population able to read but unable
to distinguish what is worth reading.
- G. M. Trevelyan

In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the
different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
- Mortimer Adler

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man
by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself,
and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
- Confucius

Once you hear the details of victory,
it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

I used to distinguish between my fiction and nonfiction
in terms of superiority or inferiority.
- Peter Matthiessen

I have strong sentiments toward Iran,
since I distinguish between the Iranian regime and the Iranian people.
I highly esteem Iranian music and culture.
- Moshe Katsav

Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape.
In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine.
- Andrea Dworkin

I'm now learning how to distinguish when I'm acting
and when I'm not acting -
offstage as well as onstage.
- Micky Dolenz

If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher,
as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms
he may think undeservedly severe.
- Charles Babbage

Every man's life ends the same way.
It is only the details of how he lived and how he died
that distinguish one man from another.
- Ernest Hemingway

By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric
field and thus giving them a certain velocity,
it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral,
stationary atoms.
- Johannes Stark

We have within us, from the start, that which will
distinguish us from the vulgar herd.
- Jean Henri Fabre

I definitely wish to distinguish American poetry from
British or other English language poetry.
- Diane Wakoski

I try to distinguish my characters from each other.
- Lucy Liu

It is convenient to distinguish the two kinds of experience
which have thus been described,
the experienc-ing and the experienc-ed,
by technical words.
- Samuel Alexander

We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and
being silent to be reserved.
- Voltaire

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills,
everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between
being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman

Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because
it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
- Diogenes of Sinope

Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
- William Wycherley

Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons,
madam: that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.
- Pierre Beaumarchais

As adults feign disinterest in science -
children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
- Norman Macleod

In the perception of a tree we can distinguish the act of experiencing,
or perceiving, from the thing experienced,
or perceived.
- Samuel Alexander

Leaders in Africa are so corrupt that we are certain
if we put dogs in uniforms and put guns on their shoulders,
we'd be hard put to distinguish them.
- Stokely Carmichael

But what has America to boast? What are the graces
or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What
are their triumphs in war,
or their inventions in peace?
- Thomas Day

People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish
between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.
- Ezra Pound


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