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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:345
AUTHOR:G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
QUOTATION:“My country, right or wrong,” is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, “My mother, drunk or sober.”
ATTRIBUTION:G. K. CHESTERTON, The Defendant, p. 166 (1901, reprinted 1972).
SUBJECTS:Country
WORKS:Gilbert Keith Chesterton Collection
 
 
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