Patriotic Quotes

So, you love your country, and want some patriotic quotes to reference from time to time? Fear not, you're about to get a whole list of them! Nothing says, "I'm a good guy, and I support my country" like popping out a few patriotic quotes now and again. Hey, you might even sound intelligent in the process! It's a win-win situation when you support the U.S.A.

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy. John F. Kennedy is considered one of the greatest presidents of all time. Before his tragic assassination in 1963, in his inaugural address, JFK said the famous quote: "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." Basically, he was saying instead of sitting around letting your country take care of you, you should be part of the cause your country is fighting for. In other words, don't be lazy. Do something people will like you for. He inspired many Americans to show patriotism in the few years of his presidency.
  2. Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin was one of America's founding fathers. This guy definitely loved his country. He also knew what it means to live in a great country. He once said, "Where liberty dwells, there is my country." This is a great quote supporting the newly founded country, and others with the same freedoms. He's basically saying, "Anywhere there is freedom, that is my country."
  3. Carrie Latet. Not much is known about Carrie Latet, but she sure does have an arsenal of quotes. One of her most well-known quotes reads, "May I never wake up from the American dream." This quote is pretty clever. People always talk about the often elusive "American dream," which typically includes living in a big house, with a few kids, and a good job. The American dream is interperated differently to some people though. It can mean having the freedoms you are guaranteed, or just living in the country itself. She is saying that she never wants to ever wake up in something different than the country she knows.
  4. Daniel Webster. Daniel Webster was a statesman in the 1800s. He knew what he loved about his country, and he has the quotes to prove it. His most famous patriotic quote was "May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our on country." Those words speak for themselves.
  5. Samuel F. Smith. Everyone knows the famous song "My Country, Tis of Thee." In that patriotic song, written by Samual F. Smith, there is a line that says, "From every mountain side, let freedom ring." In this quote, Smith is saying that there should be freedom in every single part of the country.



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