Bainbridge Colby Quotes

 

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

— Bainbridge Colby

Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking.

— Bainbridge Colby

The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship.

— Bainbridge Colby

And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.

— Bainbridge Colby

Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.

— Bainbridge Colby

An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.

— Bainbridge Colby

America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.

— Bainbridge Colby

I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.

— Bainbridge Colby

It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages.

— Bainbridge Colby

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.

— Bainbridge Colby

We must be loyal to the forum of our government.

— Bainbridge Colby

Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country.

— Bainbridge Colby

We must stifle the voice of hatred and faction.

— Bainbridge Colby

A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.

— Bainbridge Colby

But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country.

— Bainbridge Colby

Like pictures, men should be judged by their merits and not by their defects.

— Bainbridge Colby

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