"Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Samuel Johnson on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on John F. Kennedy
"There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex."
"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."
"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
"The true art of memory is the art of attention."