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national pride Quotes

Two of the best book quotes about national pride
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“There are and always will be some who, ashamed of the behaviour of their ancestors, try to prove that slavery was not so bad after all, that its evils and its cruelty were the exaggerations of propagandists and not the habitual lot of the slaves. Men will say (and accept) anything in order to foster national pride or soothe a troubled conscience.”
C.L.R. James
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The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
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“The name of American, which belongs to you in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.”
George Washington
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