"To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic ceremonies are voluntary... is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of our institutions to free minds."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Robert Jackson on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Robert Jackson 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."Robert Jackson on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Robert Jackson 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."Robert Jackson on John F. Kennedy
"Freedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter mush. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch the heart of the existing order."