Nationalism is the love which ties me to the blockheads of my country, to the insultors of my way of life, and to the desecrators of my language.
— Karl Kraus

The U.N. now says that one out of three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in their lifetime; we're talking about the desecration of the primary resource of the planet.
Eve Ensler desecration quote

Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.
— Adrian Cronauer

We came to say, the Quran is our constitution, we are committed to God and his holy book. God willing, should they try to carry out their crime against the Quran, God will tear their state apart and they will become God's lesson to anyone who tries to desecrate the holy book.
— Ismail Haniyeh

Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts. It is a political one that belongs to the people.
— desecration quotation by Larry Craig