To deride patriotism marks impoverished blood, but to extol it as an ideal or an impulse above truth and justice, at the cost of the general interests of humanity, is far worse.

John Morley (1838-1923) English statesman, journalist, writer [John, Viscount Morley]
Notes on Politics and History, ch. 5 (1913)

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