What are some famous patriotic quotes?


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Famous patriotic quotes include “I regret I have but one life to give for my country,” attributed to Nathan Hale, and Abraham Lincoln’s closing lines to the Gettysburg address. Hale uttered his quote as his last words before being hung by the British as a spy during the American Revolution.

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Lincoln ended his short, but powerful Gettysburg address with the words, “We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” Lincoln's words stand as a poignant reminder of the commitment and sacrifice that so many have made in defense of this country.

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