Flags Related Quotes
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
“Why has there been so much secrecy about AIDS? When you ask where did the virus come from, it raises a lot of flags. That makes me suspicious.”
Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts. It is a political one that belongs to the people.
People rarely win wars, governments rarely lose them. People get killed. Governments moult and regroup, hydra-headed. They use flags first to shrink-wrap people's minds and smother thought, and then as ceremonial shrouds to bury their willing dead.
“Incidents like this really raise red flags. We need to take a close look and see what is happening there.”
We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy.
“In all the test results to this point, there have been no red flags. There's nothing alarming.”
“I think we have to accept that as we have to accept even the burning of flags as part of freedom of expression.”
I don't want the news to be patriotic. I don't want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors. I don't want any of that.