"Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Steve Allen on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Steve Allen 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."Steve Allen on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Steve Allen 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."Steve Allen on John F. Kennedy
"Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances."
"Humor is a social lubricant that helps us get over some of the bad spots."