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Venerable Quotes

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Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Wisdom

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism.
A venerable word, when duly practised.
- Robert Walpole

Almost every venerable tradition at a men's club starts out as a joke.
- Joe Bob Briggs

As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard,
to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence
and commanding eloquence.
- John Strachan

 

If you wish to spare yourself and your venerable family,
give heed to my advice with the ear of intelligence.
If you do not, you will see what God has willed.
- Hulagu Khan

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity.
Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences
and endowments of the human mind.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty,
brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain,
to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
- Joseph Howe

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He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests
a pure love for his neighbor.
- Venerable Bede

I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose,
I copy all myself.
- Venerable Bede

In applying this subject to the melancholy event,
which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop,
we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle,
of whom we have been speaking.
- John Strachan

There is something in age that ever,
even in its own despite,
must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated,
is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth.
- Frances Burney

I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures,
observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church;
study,
teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
- Venerable Bede

And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously
given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge,
so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee,
the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
- Venerable Bede

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
- George Jean Nathan

No man speaketh, or should speak, of his prince,
that which he hath not weighed whether it will consist
with that veneration which should be preserved inviolate to him.
- Isaac Barrow

And thus it was that I started to wonder why Robert
Burns is so important to us.
We have other poets, and other writers,
and other heroes, yet we do not afford them the veneration
that we afford to Robert Burns.
- Len G. Murray

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

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
- Howard Zinn

We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
- Michael Ignatieff

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

No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels.
Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain
the true duty of patriots.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion,
but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

I realize that patriotism is not enough.
I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
- Clarence Darrow

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
- Bertrand Russell

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley

It was patriotism, not communism, that inspired me.
- Ho Chi Minh

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy,
but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English
man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- George Galloway

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

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
- Mick Jagger

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found
in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
- Earl Warren

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone

We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS,
because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
- Dave Barry

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket
and rejoices that the system works.
- Bill Vaughan

I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth,
and I am a citizen of the world.
- Eugene V. Debs

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

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to
time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger

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

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
- Diogenes

The love of one's country is a splendid thing.
But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals

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

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must
become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
- Voltaire

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
- George Santayana

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so,
but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead.
- Henry A. Wallace

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler

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.
- James A. Baldwin

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

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.
- Doc Hastings

I define nothing.
Not beauty, not patriotism.
I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
- Bob Dylan

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right
to kill me because he lives on the other side of a
river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine,
though I have not quarrelled with him?
- Blaise Pascal

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

These martyrs of patriotism gave their lives for an idea.
- Schuyler Colfax

When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion;
but when he barks at strangers,
it is patriotism!
- David Starr Jordan

The heights of popularity and patriotism are still
the beaten road to power and tyranny.
- David Hume

Patriotism is the religion of hell.
- James Branch Cabell

The higher American patriotism, on the other hand,
combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent
with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.
- Herbert Croly

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it.
I learned that patriotism includes protest,
not just military service.
- John F. Kerry

America's state religion, is patriotism,
a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry
that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape.
- William Blum

Heroism on command, senseless violence,
and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -
how passionately I hate them!
- Albert Einstein

We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues
of those who are opposed to us.
- Francis John McConnell


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