"A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."William Ralph Inge on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."William Ralph Inge 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."William Ralph Inge on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."William Ralph Inge 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."William Ralph Inge on John F. Kennedy
"Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next."
"Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art."
"The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values."
"True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values."
"The enemies of freedom do not argue they shout and they shoot."