The greatest patriotism is to tell your country when it is behaving dishonorably, foolishly, viciously.
She heard him mutter, ‘Can you take away this grief?’ ‘I’m sorry,’ she replied. ‘Everyone asks me. And I would not do so even if I knew how. It belongs to you. Only time and tears take away grief; that is what they are for.
Terry Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight