Nationalising: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 673 pages
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Familiar Quotations NationalisingA spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.ndash;Spiro AgnewPatriotism is a lively sense of collective responsibility. Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on its own dunghill and calling for larger spurs and brighter beaks. I fear that nationalism is one of England's many spurious gifts to the world.ndash;Richard AldingtonA twofold national problem is how to preserve the wilderness in the country and get rid of the jungle in the cities.ndash;AnonymousOur country is the only one in the world with a national anthem that the last two words are Play Ball!ndash;AnonymousI submit all my plays to the National Theatre for rejection. To assure myself I am seeing clearly.ndash;Howard BarkerWithout moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.ndash;David Ben-GurionTraditional nationalism cannot survive the fissioning of the atom. One world or none.ndash;Stuart ChaseJust as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.ndash;James ConnollyThe Constitution is the sole source and guaranty of national freedom.ndash;Calvin CoolidgeNationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race.ndash;Albert Einstein

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