"Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."George Jean Nathan on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."George Jean Nathan on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."George Jean Nathan on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."George Jean Nathan on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."George Jean Nathan on John F. Kennedy
"No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched."
"Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness."
"Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible, and perhaps altogether unseen."
"To speak of morals in art is to speak of legislature in sex. Art is the sex of the imagination."
"Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value."