Top 66 Nationalist Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Nationalist Quotes from famous people such as Pankaj Mishra, Varg Vikernes, Michel Foucault, Ron Stallworth, Oliver Tambo, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Countries that managed to rebuild commanding state stru

Countries that managed to rebuild commanding state structures after popular nationalist revolutions – such as China, Vietnam, and Iran – look stable and cohesive when compared with a traditional monarchy such as Thailand or wholly artificial nation-states like Iraq and Syria.
Pankaj Mishra
Personally, I am a nationalist, but my race is my nation, and I see all true Europeans as my racial brethren and part of my nation, be them Norwegian, Danish, or Swedish, French, German, or English, Russian, Polish, or Belorussian, or whatever.
Varg Vikernes
This non-proletarianised plebs has been racialist when it has been colonialist; it has been nationalist – chauvinist – when it has been armed; and it has been fascist when it has become the police force.These ideological effects on the plebs have been uncontestable and profound.
Michel Foucault
The white nationalist position, David Duke has always espoused that. The belief that immigrants are a threat to America and that we need border control, David Duke espoused that, and he talked about it during the time I was dealing with him.
Ron Stallworth
In May 1961, South Africa was to be declared a Nationalist Republic. There was a white referendum, but no African was consulted.
Oliver Tambo
Hip-hop in the ’90s began moving towards the Nation of Islam and the 5 Percenters, black nationalist movements; very much so, these movements embraced a form of Islam: Malcom X’s form of Islam prior to his change.
Maajid Nawaz
The Chinese public is deeply nationalist, which matters to China’s unelected political leadership as much as U.S. nationalism does to American politicians. As China becomes the world’s largest economy, there is meaningful public pressure for its power status to advance in parallel. Any alternative would be humiliating.
Noah Feldman
I think strong countries and strong nationalist movements in countries make strong neighbors. And that is really the building blocks that built Western Europe and the United States, and I think it’s what can see us forward.
Steve Bannon
Before Donald Trump, the Republican Party was a majority conservative party with a white nationalist fringe. Now it’s a white nationalist party with a conservative fringe.
Max Boot
I’m not a white nationalist, I’m a nationalist. I’m an economic nationalist.
Steve Bannon
Let’s be clear: a nationalist is not a patriot.
Frans Timmermans
The imputation to Brodsky of Russian nationalist views is, of course, paradoxical and worth considering.
Keith Gessen
In many parts of the country, like South India, people don’t bother much about the nationalist passions that BJP was attempting to rouse for electoral benefits.
N. Chandrababu Naidu
I’m a nationalist and populist.
Mike Cernovich
Nationalist, anti-European, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim public political figures, seem a worrying picture of a possible European future. We could still fall back into pre-Europe… and it worries me.
Tony Judt
I am, as a European, absolutely shocked by European people. I am also shocked by European nationalist people. They have allowed themselves to be so emasculated so silently.
Ernst Zundel
Hindu nationalist outfits like the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh perpetuate a false notion of the ‘love jihad’ – the false idea that young Muslim men are making Hindu girls fall in love with them to trick them into converting to Islam.
Elizabeth Flock
You know, many people have called me, friends from the nationalist camp, revisionists and so on, from around the world, have called me over the years – and now again because of what happened – and they are all very cynical about the police and the authorities.
Ernst Zundel
My eldest son you know, in his short life so far, he’s experimented with Corbynism, Communism, Brexit. He’s now Welsh nationalist and libertarian.
Emily Maitlis
It’s very interesting to me that the nationalist movement in Scotland has become so positive and self-reflective rather than anti-English. The referendum in 2014 was peaceful, for all its deeply and passionately divided people.
Sarah Hall
Repressive measures taken by the British government to quell Indian nationalist agitation meant that expansions of the franchise regarding legislative councils were met by mistrust: Indian politicians in Bengal refused to participate in the 1920 elections, and formally adopted a policy of boycott and non-cooperation.
Ash Sarkar
A lot of people of my Ulster Protestant background would have been very suspicious of the notion of a film about Bloody Sunday. Our fear would have been that it would be terribly anti-Britain and anti-soldiers: a piece of nationalist propaganda.
James Nesbitt
When you’re in a black group, you have to keep in mind you’re not black. You just have to be sensitive. We have to be appreciative that the black nationalist struggle is a nationalist struggle.
Yuri Kochiyama
Most people, they get overwhelmed by the religious stories, the nationalist stories, by the economic stories of the day, and take these stories to be the reality.
Yuval Noah Harari
I am a secular rationalist Nationalist proud Indian who is inconvenient to both Hindu and Muslim communalists.
Javed Akhtar
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
George Orwell
I am not a nationalist in any way, and I hate flag waving, and I don’t think much good has come out of nationalism. I am proud of Scandinavia in the sense that we have actually managed to create a very tolerant and human society, which is very livable.
Stellan Skarsgard
My grandfather was a general in the Nationalist Chinese Air Force during World War II, and I grew up hearing the pilot stories and seeing pictures of him in uniform.
Eric Liu
There wasn’t a Scottish nationalist MP elected at any general election when we were outside the E.U.
Michael Gove
Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit.
Anthony Braxton
I think Juan stopped short – he got halfway to the destination and got off the train. He is certainly an excellent writer and a good person, but I’m not a nationalist.
Clarence Thomas
A lot has already been written about this. Criticism ha

A lot has already been written about this. Criticism has been ferocious. Still, most in the mainstream media have stopped short of saying outright that Donald J. Trump, president of the United States, is a white supremacist, or white nationalist, or whatever it is these people call themselves.
Neil Macdonald
It’s worth being clear – you know, I think that the ideas that somebody like Richard Spencer endorses and that other members of the self-identified white nationalist groups endorse – those ideas really are repellent to most people.
Evan Osnos
I associate the metaphor of sport with war. The unrest in the former Yugoslavia, after all, started with a football match that then became charged in nationalist ways and ended in violence.
Elfriede Jelinek
It’s also true, however, that having conquered the regional writer ghetto, I am now intent on conquering the nationalist writer ghetto and moving out into the world more.
Rick Moody
The patchwork political landscape of the Arab world – the client monarchies, degenerated nationalist dictatorships, and the imperial petrol stations known as the Gulf states – was the outcome of an intensive experience of Anglo-French colonialism.
Tariq Ali
‘White supremacist’ and ‘white nationalist’ aren’t like ‘meanypants’ – you can’t just attach them to people you don’t like without any thought to the consequences. The progressive Left has done it to ordinary Americans for decades. The result? President Trump.
Milo Yiannopoulos
It would, of course, be hopeless to attempt to crowd into an international language all those local overtones of meaning which are so dear to the heart of the nationalist.
Edward Sapir
The modern Muslim state has never presented itself as secular. Muslim nationalist forces, trapped by a militant and colonialist West unable to share or export its humanism, were driven to build up a rampart, to entrench themselves within the past.
Fatema Mernissi
White nationalist groups have infiltrated federal and local law enforcement agencies.
Cori Bush
And my father, after all, was a nationalist.
Heinrich Mann
Our country’s liberation struggle arose as a consequence of the contradiction between colonized and colonizers, between exploited and exploiters. Reformist patterns of nationalist pressure were precluded by the very nature of colonial fascism.
Samora Machel
As long as you’re a citizen of our country. As long as you’re an American citizen, you’re part of this populist, economic nationalist movement.
Steve Bannon
Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
Eric Hoffer
Our definition of the alt-right is younger people who are anti-globalists, very nationalist, terribly anti-establishment.
Steve Bannon
Trump displays many of the traits of a proto-fascist, and he is also part of a wave of right-wing nationalist movements that is sweeping the West. He can also be positioned in the long, American right-wing tradition of fearing ‘the Other,’ whether they are Catholics or Jews or, now, Muslims.
Peter Bergen
Koizumi was not rooted in Japan’s rightwing nationalist tradition: he was a pragmatist and a populist. Abe, in contrast, is a rightwing nationalist. Unlike Koizumi, for example, he has questioned the validity of the postwar Tokyo trials of Japan’s wartime leaders, which found many of them guilty of war crimes.
Martin Jacques
My critics began saying I was a chauvinist, nationalist, mad nationalist.
Subramanian Swamy
The key to stopping the hard-right nationalist forces poised to pounce on Brexit isn’t going to be finessing a reprieve for the status quo. It’s about actively creating consent for meaningful change, and expanding democratic participation beyond a second referendum.
Ash Sarkar