"Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
"The highest glory of the American Revolution was this; it connected, in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity."
--John Quincy Adams
A thoughtful mind, when it sees a
Nation's flag, sees not the flag only, but the Nation itself; and whatever may
be its symbols, its insignia, he reads chiefly in the flag the Government, the
principles, the truths, the history which belongs to the Nation that sets it
--Henry Ward Beecher
May God always bless America in all ways and may God protect our warriors, "We will not waver, we will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail."
--George W. Bush, 2001
is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking
out for your country.
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
"True patriotism hates
injustice in its own land more than anywhere else."
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
The way to
get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
-- Walt Disney
"It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own."
Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
-- Henry Ford
"An appeal to arms and the God of hosts is all that is left us. But we shall not fight our battle alone. There is a just God that presides over the destinies of nations. The battle sir, is not of the strong alone. Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death."
think patriotism is like charity -- it begins at home.
"The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."
Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome."
"The only assurance of our Nation's safety is to lay our foundation in Morality and Religion"
"This is essentially a
people's contest... whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men -
to lift artificial weights from all shoulders - to clear the paths of laudable
pursuit for all - to afford all, an unfettered start and a fair chance, in the
race of life."
"No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation."
--General Douglas MacArthur
"We have staked the future of all of our political institutions upon the capacity of each and all of us to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God."
The harder the fighting and the longer the war, the more the infantry, and in fact all the arms, lean on the gunners.
-- Field Marshal Montgomery
"A man good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards..."
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.
there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my
own, my native land!
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, is directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated"
-- George Washington
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible."
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!