Quotes of Flag - somelinesforyou

“ Yet, Freedom! Yet thy banner, torn, but flying, streams like the thunderstorm against the wind. ”

- Lord Byron

“ It's hard to win a pennant, but it's harder to lose one. ”

- Chuck Tanner

“ It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag. ”

- Zell Miller

“ Oh! say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave, O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. ”

- Francis Scott Key

“ Apart from these, let all others remain to guard our glorious banners. ”

- Giuseppe Garibaldi

“ You take a team with twenty-five assholes and I'll show you a pennant. I'll show you the New York Yankees. ”

- Bill Lee

“ Words are but the bannerets of a great army, a few bits of waving color here and there; thoughts are the main body of the footman that march unseen below. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Men's skins have many colors, but human blood is always red. ”

- Unknown

“ That flag shows the true colors of the Republicans who want to be president. ”

- Bill Bradley

“ Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel. The same questions, asked again, being you just the answers you need just the minute you need them. ”

- Richard Bach

“ I have played hell somewhat with the truthfulness of the colors. ”

- Vincent van Gogh

“ The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag, it was sadly the Stars and Stripes. ”

- Alan Keyes

“ I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag. ”

- Craig Washington

“ The flag of our Union forever! ”

- George P. Morris

“ Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. The only time you don't want to fail is the last time you try something… One fails forward toward success. ”

- Charles F. Kettering

“ Your flag and my flag, And how it flies today In your land and my land And half a world away! Rose-red and blood-red The stripes forever gleam; Snow-white and soul-white - The good forefathers' dream; Sky-blue and true-blue, with stars to gleam aright - The gloried guidon of the day, a shelter through the night. ”

- Wilbur D. Nesbit

“ Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light What so proudly we hailed as the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight O'er the ramplarts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there… ”

- Francis Scott Key

“ When you look at the world in a narrow way, how narrow it seems! When you look at it in a mean way, how mean it is! When you look at it selfishly, how selfish it is! But when you look at it in a broad, generous, friendly spirit, what wonderful people you find in it. ”

- Horace Rutledge

“ There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum. ”

- Arthur C. Clarke

“ I don't want to wrap myself in the flag, because I'm afraid I'll get burned. ”

- former Chief Justice Warren Burger

“ Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ There comes a time when a man must spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the American flag. ”

- Huey Long

“ It seems like the less a statesman amounts to, the more he loves the flag. ”

- Unknown

“ Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. ”

- Henry Louis Mencken

“ O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells; Rise up - for you the flag is flung - for you the bugle trills. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ Beware of the danger signals that flag problems: silence, secretiveness, or sudden outburst. ”

- Eleanor H. Porter

“ If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag, wash it. ”

- Norman Thomas

“ Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study. ”

- William Congreve

“ Many a bum show has been saved by the flag. ”

- George M. Cohan
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