The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this, and every country but his own.
The countries which we long for occupy, at any given moment, a far larger place in our actual life than the country in which we happen to be.
An ambassador is a man of virtue. sent abroad, to tell lies for the advantage of his country.
Who saves his country, saves himself, saves all things, and all things saved do bless him! Who lets his country die, lets all things die, dies himself ignobly, and all things dying curse him!
The only thing you need to know about a country is whether people are trying to get in, or get out.
Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.