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Quotes / Patriotic Fervor

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"Would you like to see Britannia rule again, my friend?
All you have to do is follow the worms"

"Then I feel you close.
Feel you close like you wanted me to.
Feel you close like you wanted me to
Believe in you.
Rise to the top of the world, America.
America, don't you cry."

"America! Fuck Yeah!
Comin' again to save the motherfuckin' day, yeah!
America! Fuck Yeah!
Freedom is the
only way, yeah!"

"But if patriotic sentiment is wanted,
I've patriotic ballads cut and dried;
For where'er our country's banner may be planted,
All other local banners are defied!
Our warriors, in serried ranks assembled,
Never quail — or they conceal it if they do —
And I shouldn't be surprised if nations trembled
Before the mighty troops of Titipu!"
Nanki-Poo, The Mikado

"Vertical stripes, horizontal stripes, noughts and crosses, eagles and hammers. Mere arbitrary signs. But every reality to which a sign has been attached is thereby made subject to its sign. Goswami and Ali used to live in peace. But I got a flag, you got a flag, all Baboon-God's children got flags. So even Ali and Goswami got flags; and because of the flags it immediately became right and proper for the one with the foreskin to disembowel the one without a foreskin, and for the circumcised to shoot the uncircumcised, rape his wife and roast his children over slow fires... Our choice is between bread and bunting. And bunting, I need hardly add, is what we have almost unanimously chosen."
Narrator, Ape And Essence

"Nothing is pointless! And the reason is: Because I'm the President of the great United States of America! Yeeeeaaah!"
President Michael Wilson, Metal Wolf Chaosnote 

"She unfolded another piece of paper. It was a pamphlet. It was headed "From the Mothers of Borogravia!" The mothers of Borogravia were very definite about wanting to send their sons off to war against the Zlobenian Aggressor and used a great many exclamation marks to say so. And this was odd, because the mothers in Munz had not seemed keen on the idea of their sons going off to war, and positively tried to drag them back. Several copies of the pamphlet seemed to have reached every home, even so. It was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners."

"Never forget the duty of an American. I pay taxes, work, and I always vote. I fight for freedom of this country. This fight is for Japan, for friendship."
Roger Sasuke, Castle Shikigami 2

"You! You're a disgrace to your country! You took an oath of loyalty to your country!"
Captain William Rush, Time Crisis 4

"I want... What they want. And every other guy, who came over here, and spilled his guts and gave everything he had, wants! For our country to love us as much as we love it! That's what I want."

Captain Aubrey: You want to see a guillotine at Piccadilly!?
Crew: NO!
Captain Aubrey: You want to call that raggedy-ass Napoleon your king!?
Crew: NO!
Captain Aubrey: You want your children to sing La Marseillaise!?
Crew: NO!
Captain Aubrey: Mr. Mowett, Mr. Pullings, STARBOARD BATTERY!
Crew: [cheers]

"You know what Japan was like back then. America treated us like slaves. Russia and China tried to steal our land. Our technology was robbed by other nations. I made a vow then. I swore I would make Japan strong again."
Defense Minister Tamagami, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

Real Life

"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel."

"Patriotism, n. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name. In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit it is the first."

"American Sniper kind of reminds me of the movie that's showing in the third act of Inglorious Basterds."
Seth Rogan, 1.18.15 Tweet

Gregg: The ultrahip Idina Menzel...
Drew: Oh, the disgust. Look at this HIP singer, that people LIKE. Repulsive. By next year, she’ll be busking outside Peter Pan terminals, I say!
Gregg: ...will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl, while John Legend performs "America the Beautiful." [I will] save time by repeating in advance my annual complaint that only the first stanzas of the latter are sung at public events, not the deeper and more complex later lyrics.
Drew: And I will repeat my annual explanation that no one wants to hear a nine-minute version of the anthem before finally getting to watch a goddamn football game. "I bet Favre would have sung all 60 verses! I bet this ULTRAHIP chanteuse doesn't even know the extra verses exist!"
Drew Magary, "Gregg Easterbrook is a haughty Dipshit"


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