patriotism

Liberty Quotation of the Day: G.K. Chesterton on Patriotism and Dissent

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GK Chesterton“A man who says that no patriot should attack the Boer War until it is over is not worth answering intelligently; he is saying that no good son should warn his mother off a cliff until she has fallen over it.”

G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy [1908]

Liberty Quotation of the Day: Edward Abbey on Patriotism

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Edward Abbey“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.”

Edward Abbey, A Voice Crying in the Wilderness:  Notes from a Secret Journal [1989]