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|or “ [I salute] our country!" is the full expression. This is not quite the same as “I |
will blindly support my country, right or wrong." Further, the first clause of this
utterance voices the express desire that our country may always be right. This
|During Vietnam, much popular sentiment went from “My country, never wrong” to |
“My country, always wrong.” In time, and with the Vietnamese boat people and
the Cambodian horrors, it largely became “My country, right after all.” This was ...
|Barron's prolonged absence from his family and country had been far from happy|
. The outbreak of war with England had found him ... "The first wish of my heart [is]
always to render services to my country. Your command will find me here or St.
|to the Spanish Country; the North Americans speak English, and yet they are far |
from considering England as their Country. ... If in one and the same Country, rich
and poor will always belong to the same group and continue to live together,
away from foreigners, ... The Country is a mother, our common mother ; she is a
great family, whose members all have common 72 MY COUNTRY, RIGHT OR
|"My country, right or wrong" sounds as if no moral restraints could be put on one's |
patriotic defense of one's country, which ... we should perhaps always love what
is right, it does not follow that our love of right is the same as the love of country.
|... collapse.124 They have reversed the old patriotic dictum “My fatherland, right |
or wrong;” replacing it with the equally absurd axiom, “My country, always wrong,”
except, of course, when it happens to follow their own ideological prescriptions.
|Finally she could no longer say with her character Kitty in The Years: 'Force is |
always wrong--don't you agree with me?--always wrong?” (ibid.). Oldfield
reproduces this faulty conclusion elsewhere, writing how “at enormous inner cost,
|I picked Another Country by the late James Baldwin, and that helped begin |
opening up my imagination through ... This is for the very special lady in my life
that I simply call “Mom”; my mother and my friend, who always told me that if ever
|Stevenson, Adlai E. My country, always wrong. - Student Slogan Yet some can be |
patriotic who have no self-respect, and sacrifice the greater to the less. They love
the soil which makes their graves, but have no sympathy with the spirit which ...