Quotation Explorer - 'Flag'

A flag is supposed to represent everything that a country does. It doesn't only represent the good things. If you burn the flag, you're burning the flag for what you perceive to be the bad things the country has done. it's only a symbol. It's only a piece of cloth. - George Carlin
FLAG, n. A colored rag borne above troops and hoisted on forts and ships. It appears to serve the same purpose as certain signs that one sees and vacant lots in London -- "Rubbish may be shot here." - Ambrose Bierce
Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats. - H. L. Mencken
There comes a time when a man must spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats. - H. L. Mencken
You've captured my flag but I captured your imagination. It's true you regulate what I grow, regulate what i know, and to pray or to play I got to pay you a fee, pero we both know that you wish you could dance like me. - Vincent Torres
Is killing a known terrorist wrong? I ask this, did the terrorist allow any of his victims quarter? No, then allow him no quarter, and hoist the black flag. - T.R. Wallace
I don't want to wrap myself in the flag, because I'm afraid I'll get burned.
I'm not a feminist. Many of those who carry its flag are as selfish as male chauvinists. They want privileges but not responsibilities. Bullies hiding under a fine cause. - Prince-Alex Iwu
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. - Howard Zinn
Plant your flag, respectfully stand for truth, justice, and freedom for all. - L.M. Fields
Sometime you will not feel proud, even you have conquered a country, but some time you will feel proud only standing beside your flag. - M.Rishad Sakhi
if ethics is not the engine of success, in the train of growth, it sure is a guard, with a flag, which may be green, or at times red - Priyavrat Thareja
Our flag is red,white, and blue. But our nation is a rainbow-Red,Yellow,brown,black, and white-and we're all precious in God's sight.
The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history. - Woodrow Wilson
I meet them in this stadium, strangers at opposing desks until I wave my red flag. - Marina Leigh Hatfield
I feel proud that I have been counted worthy to have blood shed by a traitor, and to suffer torture at the hands of those who have undertaken to trail our Flag in the dust. Signed, Yours as Ever, Franklin M. Haven. - Franklin Marion Havens
When Fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in an American flag.
When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the American flag.
It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
Who would wave a flag to be rescued if they had a desert island of their own? That was the thing that spoilt Robinson Crusoe. In the end he came home. There never ought to be an end. - Arthur Ransome
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