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Flag Day Quotes

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It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the men whose people have been here many generations.
– Henry Cabot Lodge

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The red and white and starry blue Is freedom’s shield and hope.
– John Philip Sousa

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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
– H. L. Mencken

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One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, One Nation,evermore!
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts. It is a political one that belongs to the people.
– Larry Craig

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We give our Heads! and our Hearts! to Our Country! One Country! One Language! One Flag!
– Colonel George

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The union of hearts the union of hands And the flag of our Union forever.
– George Pope Morris

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There is the National Flag. He must be cold, indeed, who can look upon its folds rippling in the breeze without pride of country.
– Charles Summer

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I see that the old flagpole still stands.Have our troops hoist the colors to its peak and let no enemy ever haul them down.
– General Douglas MacArthur

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Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
– James Bryce

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Our flag represents every American and it should not be hidden away as a result of property agreements.
– Mike Fitzpatrick

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Oh! say, does that star spangled banner yet wave, O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.
– Francis Scott Key

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On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
– Alexander Henry

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For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making.
– Franklin Knight Lane

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There is not a thread in it but scorns self-indulgence, weakness and rapacity.
– Charles Evans Hughes

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You’re the emblem of The land I love.The home of the free and the brave.
– George M. Cohan

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If any man haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
– Major General John

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On no further occasion present a flag or medal to an Indian.
– Zebulon Pike

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Black Flag was formed in 1977. We first recorded in 1978.
– Greg Ginn

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I believe in America. I’m one of those silly flag wavers.
– Paul Prudhomme