163 National Pride Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of national pride quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about pride attitude.

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The Most Famous National Pride Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If you want to be proud of yourself, then do things in which you can take pride — Karen Horney

It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so. — Georges Bernanos

Never let pride be your guiding principle. Let your accomplishments speak for you. — Morgan Freeman

Quality is pride of workmanship. — W. Edwards Deming

Have a sense of pride in your motherland. Just as your mother has given birth to you, so too the land has given birth to you. — Sathya Sai Baba

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. — John Ruskin

The love for our native land strengthens our individual and national character. — Alexander Hamilton

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt. — Benjamin Franklin

Pride thinks it's own happiness shines the brighter by comparing it with the misfortunes of others. — Thomas More

Pride goes before destruction. — Aesop

Short National Pride Quotes

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  • I think national pride leads to nothing but wars and hate. — John Lydon
  • The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history. — Mike Fitzpatrick
  • We're a spoiled, lazy culture, full of ethnic pride that has to have a parade for every nationality. — Greg Giraldo
  • Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance. — Jonathan Swift
  • There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. — Reinhold Niebuhr
  • Modest about our national pride - and inordinately proud of our national modesty. — Ian Hislop
  • Most of the stone a nation hammers goes toward its tomb only. It buries itself alive. — Henry David Thoreau
  • Vanity and pride of nations; vanity is as advantageous to a government as pride is dangerous. — Baron de Montesquieu
  • We can never be a nation of snobs so long as we are willing to poke fun at ourselves. — Edgar Wilson Nye
National pride quote Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.

Pride Day Quotes

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An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do. — Jane Austen

On the eve of this great adventure I send my best wishes to every soldier in the Allied team. To us is given the honour of striking a blow for freedom which will live in history; and in the better days that lie ahead men will speak with pride of our doings. — Bernard Law Montgomery

We shall kill. If you have not killed at least one German a day, you have wasted that day... Do not count days; do not count miles. Count only the number of Germans you have killed. — Ilya Ehrenburg

National pride quote If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom.
If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom.

The cold was our pride, the snow was our beauty. It fell and fell, lacing day and night together in a milky haze, making everything quieter as it fell, so that winter seemed to partake of religion in a way no other season did, hushed, solemn. — Patricia Hampl

The fierce pulsation of resurgent pride that disclaims servitude may one day cease to throb in the heart of Ireland - but the heart of Ireland will that day be dead. While Ireland lives, the brain and the brawn of her manhood will strive to destroy the last vestige of British rule in her territory — Thomas MacDonagh

The earth turns, and the seasons, and for all his pride and power man cannot temper the winds or change their course. They are the unseen tides that shape our days and our years. — Hal Borland

National pride quote Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles.
Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles.

But the very act of pausing in a busy day to pray is an act of weakening pride in my life, acknowledging that I am a dependent creature. I am not self sufficient. — C. J. Mahaney

I'm so proud of you that it makes me proud of me. I hope you know that. — John Green

I dedicate my love and whole heart this Memorial Day to my Dad, a soldier, who like many others, suffers in silence with pride and honor. — Pink

A lot of gay men have a lot of sex. That's what we do. But I've stopped all that-the revolving door into my bedroom. Promiscuity. That was of its day, really. — Julian Clary

Pride Attitude Quotes

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Often Satan injects pride into the believer's spirit, evoking in him an attitude of self-importance and of self-conceit. He causes him to esteem himself a very outstanding person, one who is indispensable in God's work. Such a spirit constitutes one of the major reasons for the fall of believers. — Watchman Nee

Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity. — Unknown

If for no other reason, personal pride should prompt every governor and state legislator to take a secessionist attitude; they were not elected to be lackeys of the federal bureaucracy. — Frank Chodorov

National pride quote Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.

There are very few comics that understand about exciting the crowd, and that's what I always prided myself on: giving a more confident macho attitude towards delivering material. — Andrew Dice Clay

Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity. — William Blake

The real attitude of sin in the heart towards God is that of being without God; it is pride, the worship of myself, that is the great atheistic fact in human life. — Oswald Chambers

National pride quote Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be
Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be eaten up by the worms.

Attitude is an accurate monitor of where we fall on the spectrum of pride and humility. — Erwin McManus

Sell. Don't apologize for it and don't be afraid to beg with a positive, up-beat attitude. Tell prospects you want their business and you will kick ass once you've earned it. Have no shame, pride doesn't pay the rent. — Thom Gimbel

The battle against pride in the heart is lifelong, so humility should become an ever more deeply seated attitude of living — J. I. Packer

Brazilians need to work on their own national pride. I always think that they suffer from national low-self esteem. It's a lesser-developed country, and they have struggled so much. Sometimes they have an attitude that, if it's Brazilian, it can't be good. — Amy Irving

Lgbt Pride Quotes

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There's this illusion that homosexuals have sex and heterosexuals fall in love. That's completely untrue. Everybody wants to be loved. — Boy George

Marriage should be between a spouse and a spouse, not a gender and a gender. — Hendrik Hertzberg

Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeonholes. — Alfred Kinsey

National pride quote Be proud but never be satisfied.
Be proud but never be satisfied.

I am reminded of a colleague who reiterated all my homosexual patients are quite sick - to which I finally replied so are all my heterosexual patients. — Ernest Van den Haag

Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it's a good place to start. — Jason Collins

When all Americans are treated as equal we are all more free. — Barack Obama

National pride quote Pride makes for the most slippery shoes.
Pride makes for the most slippery shoes.

Homosexuality is God's way of insuring that the truly gifted aren't burdened with children. — Samuel Austin Allibone

Why can't they have gay people in the army? Personally, I think they are just afraid of a thousand guys with M16s going, "Who'd you call a faggot?" — Jon Stewart

The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself. — Gore Vidal

No government has the right to tell its citizens when or whom to love — Rita Mae Brown

Personal Pride Quotes

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I want the great masses of my people to take a greater pride in their personal appearance and to give their hair proper attention. — Madam C. J. Walker

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. — Margaret Thatcher

Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. Cesar Chavez Address to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Nov. 9, 1984 — Cesar Chavez

National pride quote When a nation becomes devoid of art and learning, it invites poverty. And when p
When a nation becomes devoid of art and learning, it invites poverty. And when poverty comes it brings in its wake of thousands of crimes.

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. — Randa Abdel-Fattah

Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility. — Jonathan Edwards

I take a lot of personal pride and motivation to be able to make a difference in areas that may fall through the cracks in R&D across the industry. — Vivek Ramaswamy

National pride quote The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.

The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school. — Mary Antin

It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace, whether it be given by the poorest of saints or the most educated person. — John Bunyan

He who prides himself an extraordinary person by his deeds is rejected by the world; he who has independent ideas is hated by the mass. — Shang Yang

Criticism is futile because it puts a person on the defensive and usually makes them strive to justify themselves. Criticism is dangerous, because it wounds a person's precious pride, hurts their sense of importance, and arouses resentment. — Dale Carnegie

My Pride Quotes

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I have no illusions about being a genius musician. I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I've learned my lessons well. I'd like to keep the flame burning. — Phil Woods

Black Power simply means: Look at me, I'm here. I have dignity. I have pride. I have roots. I insist, I demand that I participate in those decisions that affect my life and the lives of my children. It means that I am somebody. — Whitney M. Young

My mission, should I choose to accept it, is to find peace with exactly who and what I am. To take pride in my thoughts, my appearance, my talents, my flaws and to stop this incessant worrying that I can’t be loved as I am. — Anais Nin

National pride quote For years I took pride in being resilient, but that turned me into this guy who
For years I took pride in being resilient, but that turned me into this guy who can get hit by a brick bat every morning and still look kind of cute.

People often say, with pride, 'I'm not interested in politics.' They might as well say, 'I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future or any future.' ... If we mean to keep any control over our world and lives, we must be interested in politics. — Martha Gellhorn

Looking back upon my work today, I think the best I have done grew out of things deeply felt, the worst from a pride in mere talent. — Diego Rivera

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Respect all fear none my pride is everything — Nas

I hope they're still making women like my momma. She always told me to do the right thing. She always told me to have pride in myself; she said a good name is better than money. — Joe Louis

To others, being wrong is a source of shame; to me, recognizing my mistakes is a source of pride. — George Soros

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I'm too full to swallow my pride — The Weeknd

Most of all, I love Manchester. The crumbling warehouses, the railway arches, the cheap abundant drugs. That's what did it in the end. Not the money, not the music, not even the guns. That is my heroic flaw: my excess of civic pride. — Tony Wilson

Self Pride Quotes

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If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will inhibit His coming to live in your heart because God cannot fill what is already full. It is as simple as that. — Mother Teresa

The ultimate is not to win, but to reach within the depths of your capabilities and to compete against yourself to the greatest extent possible. When you do that, you have dignity. You have the pride. You can walk about with character and pride no matter in what place you happen to finish. — Billy Mills

Guilt is really the reverse side of the coin of pride. Guilt aims at self-destruction, and pride aims at the destruction of others. — Bill W.

So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me. — Tim Cook

...It is a proud privilege to be a soldier – a good soldier … [with] discipline, self-respect, pride in his unit and his country, a high sense of duty and obligation to comrades and to his superiors, and a self confidence born of demonstrated ability. — George S. Patton

Joy, not grit, is the hallmark of holy obedience. We need to be light-hearted in what we do to avoid taking ourselves too seriously. It is a cheerful revolt against self and pride. — Richard J. Foster

One of Satan's greatest tools is pride: to cause a man or a woman to center so much attention on self that he or she becomes insensitive to his Creator or fellow beings. It is a cause for discontent, divorce, teenage rebellion, family indebtedness, and most other problems we face. — Ezra Taft Benson

To bear defeat with dignity, to accept criticism with poise, to receive honors with humility - these are marks of maturity and graciousness. — William Arthur Ward

Any kind of self-concern, including a self-concern that leads one to shut down and give up (as, for example, a fear to fail) is itself a kind of pride. Feeling depressed that I am worse than others is as much an act of pride as feeling myself better. Both are acts of self-concern. — James E. Ferrell

The Christian faith from the beginning, is sacrifice the sacrifice of all freedom, all pride, all self-confidence of spirit, it is at the same time subjection, self-derision, and self-mutilation. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Black Pride Quotes

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I am a black man dedicated to expression; expression of the joy and pride of blackness. I consider myself neither poet, composer, or musician. These are merely tools used by sensitive men to carve out a piece of beauty or truth that they hope may lead to peace and salvation. — Gil Scott-Heron

Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride. — David Foster Wallace

It is reported of the peacock that priding himself in his gay feathers he ruffles them up; but spying his black feet he soon lets fall his plumes. So he that glories in his gifts and adornings should look upon his corruptions, and that will damp his high thoughts. — Anne Bradstreet

There is no country in the world with the diversity, confidence and talent and black pride like Nigeria. — Binyavanga Wainaina

I feel that my advances in the business world will shatter a lot of white myths about black athletes-and give some pride and hope to a lot of young blacks. — O. J. Simpson

Let's say black, the whole black religious experience, here, is very impressive to me, because when I first arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride. — Boris Kodjoe

Humans tend to start the process of change by acknowledging themselves. Thus blacks asserted black pride and 'black is beautiful;' women declared 'I am woman, I am strong'; men are saying 'I am man, I am okay.' After a quarter of a century of male bashing, that's not a bad start. — Warren Farrell

We used to be "shiftless and lazy," now we're "fearsome and awesome." I think the black man should take pride in that. — James Earl Jones

When I was a teenager, black pride became newly popular again. Suddenly a lot of black people were wearing the fake kente cloth and red black and green and Bob Marley. That was sort of my window into finding my own identity as a black person. — W. Kamau Bell

There are too many black players. Italy has no dignity, no pride. — Arrigo Sacchi

Too Much Pride Quotes

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If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition. — Julius Caesar

They walked on, without knowing in what direction. There was too much to be thought, and felt, and said, for attention to any other objects. — Jane Austen

We live in a time of conflict - external and internal - when we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger. — Charlie Dent

Too much humility is pride. — Proverbs

I have come to the conclusion that it's a waste of time to have too much pride in anything. Perhaps it's good to have a sense of duty, a jealous zeal to protect or improve, but pride ultimately is only that which stands vulnerable to offense and degradation. — Henry Rollins

The competition, the naysayers, the owners who talk too much. The people who don't think a 36-year-old can do what I do. I take a lot of pride in my craft, I work really hard at my craft everyday, and I'm a true professional. — Kevin Garnett

Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy — Benjamin Franklin

With too much pride a man cannot learn a thing. In and of itself, learning teaches you how foolish you are. — Criss Jami

The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it. — Gustave Flaubert

God will crush the pride out of us one way or another. He loves us, and His glory, too much not to do it. — Derwin L. Gray

Gay Pride Quotes

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We’re sick of hearing people say, “That band is so gay,” or “Those guys are fags.” Gay is not a synonym for shitty. If you wanna say something’s shitty, say it’s shitty. Stop being such homophobic assholes. — Pete Wentz

Judy Garland's father was gay. That seems to be the consensus. They left Minnesota and went to California because he got caught with some boy backstage. — Judy Davis

If you removed all of the homosexuals and homosexual influence from what is generally regarded as American culture, you would pretty much be left with Let's Make a Deal. — Fran Lebowitz

I was raised thinking I'd burn in hell for being gay, but I didn't have a choice. It's just who I am. — Jai Rodriguez

My mother thought me being gay was a death sentence. — Jai Rodriguez

When you finally embrace the gift of your sexual orientation it IS the end; the end of shame, fear and oppression. You leave the darkness of the closet and begin a life of honesty, authenticity and freedom. — Anthony Venn-Brown

We are better people than what these laws represent, and it is time to discard them into the ash heap of history. — John E. Jones III

If gays are granted rights, next we'll have to give rights to prostitutes and to people who sleep with St. Bernards and to nail biters. — Anita Bryant

Being gay is natural. Hating gay is a lifestyle choice. — John Fugelsang

[Button] If Gay and Lesbian people are given civil rights, soon everyone will want them — James Howe

False Pride Quotes

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False humility is more insulting than open pride! — Brandon Mull

The Lord is in me, the Lord is in you,as life is in every seed, put false pride away and seek the Lord within. — Kabir

The false pride of perennial celebration, of wearing flag lapel pins while betraying the values that the flag stands for, is like the self-esteem curriculum for toddlers, where everything is praised and no achievement ultimately has meaning. — Anne-Marie Slaughter

Hospitality still survives among foreigners, although it is buried under false pride among the poorest Americans. — Jane Addams

There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride in German technical and business skills. — Douglas Hurd

A false modesty is the meanest species of pride. — Edward Gibbon

What makes false reckoning, as regards gratitude, is that the pride of the giver and the receiver cannot agree as to the value of the benefit. — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

What has patriotism come to be but greed and false pride, when the only way it can show itself is by shedding blood to gain gold? More economic advantage, more territory, more power. — Sylvia Thompson

I refuse to put the unnecessary strain of learning English upon my sisters for the sake of false pride or questionable social advantage. — Mahatma Gandhi

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More National Pride Quotes

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Race? It is a feeling, not a reality. Ninety-five per cent, at least. Nothing will ever make me believe that biologically pure races can be shown to exist today.... National pride has no need of the delirium of race. — Benito Mussolini

We live in a highly competitive world - and we Indians have to struggle to catch up. So modesty is necessary, even if there is also a need for a certain amount of national pride. When it comes down to it, we have managed our country's economy poorly for long enough. There is really no reason to now think that we can conquer the world. — Ratan Tata

Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority. — Arthur Schopenhauer

Heaven grew weary of the excessive pride and luxury of China... I am from the Barbaric North. I wear the same clothing and eat the same food as the cowherds and horse-herders. We make the same sacrifices and we share.. our riches. I look upon the nation as a new-born child and I care for my soldiers as though they were my brothers. — Genghis Khan

Race, Religion, Ethnic Pride, Nationalism does nothing but teach you how to hate people you have never met — Doug Stanhope

Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival? — Theodore Bikel

We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything. — William Golding

Between China and the Pacific is the archipelago that is poisoning China’s relations with its neighbors. National pride means China wants to control the passageways through the chain; geopolitics dictates that it has to. — Tim Marshall

Under this flag may our youth find new inspiration for loyalty to Canada; for a patriotism based not on any mean or narrow nationalism, but on the deep and equal pride that all Canadians will feel for every part of this good land. — Lester B. Pearson

Globalisation, which benefits only multi-national companies and takes away all sense of local or national pride and identity, is the biggest threat facing all the member states of the EU. — Steve Blake

It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world. — Bahá'u'lláh

A wise nation preserves its records, gathers up its muniments, decorates the tombes of its illustrious dead, repairs its greatest structures and fosters national pride and love of country, by perpetual references to the sacrifices and glories of the past. — Joseph Howe

We are a country that prides itself on power and wealth, yet there are millions of children who go hungry every day. It is our responsibility, not only as a nation, but also as individuals, to get involved. So, next time you pass someone on the street who is in need, remember how lucky you are, and don't turn away. — Lesley Boone

If you want freedom, take pride in your country. If you want democracy, hold on to your sovereignty. And if you want peace, love your nation. The future does not belong to globalists. The future belongs to patriots. The future belongs to sovereign and independent nations. — Donald Trump

I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution. — Alan Paton

National pride is to countries what self-respect is to individuals: a necessary condition for self-improvement. — Richard Rorty

Before we become too arrogant with the most deadly of the seven deadly sins, the sin of pride, let us remember that the two great wars of this century, wars which cost twenty million dead, were fought between Christian nations praying to the same God. — Richard M. Nixon

It's hard to find an emblem of cultural, national pride that burns as bright as Israel's success in classical music. — Zubin Mehta

If national pride is ever justifiable or excusable it is when it springs, not from power or riches, grandeur or glory, but from conviction of national innocence, information and benevolence. — John Adams

It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject. — Joseph Story

I've got hope, I've got dreams and I have aspirations. I don't need to climb mountains; I don't need to build nations. What I do need is the courage to look deep inside, Cos I'm me and from me I know I can't hide. I don't wish to fly, I'm quite happy to glide. I am who I am and I'll be me with pride. — Patrick Kelly

Apparently the Dutch now prided themselves on being better at queues than the English, which was absurd, because standing cheerfully in line was the English national sport. — Orson Scott Card

Self-confidence is not pride. Just the contrary: only a person or a nation that is self-confident, in the best sense of the word, is capable of listening to others, accepting them as equals, forgiving its enemies and regretting its own guilt. — Vaclav Havel

Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives. — Arthur Hays Sulzberger

There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard. — George Washington

Our Nation has a diverse and extremely rich cultural heritage. It is a source of pride and strength to millions of Americans who look to the arts for inspiration, communication and the opportunity for creative self-expression. — Gerald R. Ford

I guess those of us who have been with NASA kind of understand the tremendous excitement and thrills and celebrations and national pride that went with the Apollo program is just something you're not going to create again, probably until we go to Mars. — Alan Shepard

Believe it or not, there are places in the world where music is important. There are places in the world where all the arts are a matter of national pride. — Frank Zappa

Citizens by birth or choice of a common country, that country has a right to concentrate your affections. The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations. — George Washington

It is with nations as with individuals, those who know the least of others think the highest of themselves; for the whole family of pride and ignorance are incestuous, and mutually beget each other. — Charles Caleb Colton

We love the indomitable bellicose patriotism that sets you apart; we love the national pride that guides your muscularly courageous race; we love the potent individualism that doesn't prevent you from opening your arms to individualists of every land, whether libertarians or anarchists. — Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago. — Barack Obama

Our neighbors shake their heads And take their valuables inside While my countrymen piss in the fountains To express their national pride. — Billy Bragg

It's true that in Canada, we pride ourselves on the game, and we like to think we're the dominant hockey nation in the world. — Steve Yzerman

I am a sports enthusiast, and if given an opportunity, I want to be a sportsman, even today. I want to promote the sport that is indigenous to India. Kabaddi is a matter of national pride. Why can't cricket, hockey, football and kabaddi be given equal platforms and co-exist? I believe that can happen. — Abhishek Bachchan

The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism.... It should be the highest ambition of every American to extend his views beyond himself, and to bear in mind that his conduct will not only affect himself, his country, and his immediate posterity; but that its influence may be co-extensive with the world, and stamp political happiness or misery on ages yet unborn. — George Washington

Part of the core information that I've been purveying is that identity politics is a sick game. You don't play racial, ethnic, and gender identity games. The Left plays them on behalf of the oppressed, let's say, and the Right tends to play them on behalf of nationalism and ethnic pride. I think they're equally dangerous. — Jordan Peterson

It is with antiquity as with ancestry, nations are proud of the one, and individuals of the other; but if they are nothing in themselves, that which is their pride ought to be their humiliation. — Charles Caleb Colton

I think being gay and gay people are the most wonderful things in the world. I wish all of us could have the power and pride to benefit from what is rightfully ours. Why isn't there an enormous building in Washington called the 'National Association of Lesbian and Gay Concerns' to lobby for us? — Larry Kramer

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