"Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Henry Steele Commager on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Henry Steele Commager 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."Henry Steele Commager on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Henry Steele Commager 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."Henry Steele Commager on John F. Kennedy