"In all her history, from the formation of the federal government until the hour of secession, no year stands out more prominently than the year 1858 as evidencing the national patriotism of Virginia."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."John Sergeant Wise on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."John Sergeant Wise 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."John Sergeant Wise on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."John Sergeant Wise 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."John Sergeant Wise on John F. Kennedy
"And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood."