National Anthem Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best National Anthem Quotes from famous persons: Miranda Devine, Ashley Cole, Barkha Dutt, Jessie Reyez, Nikita Parris. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the National Anthem Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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Kneeling and gesturing, turning your back on the flag and disrespecting the national anthem is gross, self-indulgent and moronic.
When you come out and know you’re singing the national anthem, it gives you a buzz and gets you lifted for the game.
I feel unabashedly Indian, and this means that not just do I jump to my feet and sing along with the national anthem, it also makes me inexplicably sentimental, proud and teary-eyed.
I thought, ‘Maybe if I become a cheerleader, I can meet managers or agents. Maybe I can sing the national anthem at a game, and someone in the industry will hear me.’ I saw everything as an opportunity to further my music. I was literally the cheerleader who had a mixtape in between her pom-poms at events.
That first game was so hyped up, and it was obviously my first experience of a crowd in a World Cup. When I first walked out and heard the national anthem, it was just an unreal experience. I didn’t expect a crowd like that.
The crudest thing I’ve done as a teacher was to require students to write a national anthem for their country and sing it themselves.
Saying Kaepernick is a distraction is based largely on opinion. You could say his decision to kneel for the national anthem was detrimental to the team. If that is so, I would hope you’d note that Kaepernick’s teammates gave him the Len Eshmont Award at the end of the season.
I learned ‘The Star-Spangled Banner,’ the national anthem. I always wanted to play it before the Bulls game, but I always thought, like, Coach would be like, ‘You’re not focused on the game!’ So I never really asked.
The most scared I’d ever been was the first time I sang at a rugby match, Australia versus New Zealand, in front of one hundred thousand people. I had a panic attack the night before because people have been booed off and never worked again… just singing one song, the national anthem.
I feel in my heart it is right to continue to kneel during the national anthem, and I will do whatever I can to be part of the solution.
I felt bad about the controversy because they stopped playing my songs on American radio stations. But there was nothing wrong with what I did. Now everybody sings the national anthem the way they want.
Players have numerous opportunities to express themselves with all the platforms that exist today. So, you know, standing for the national anthem we believe is a part of their responsibility as players in our league.
There was that feeling of standing on the podium and listening to someone else‘s national anthem that really sucked.
The Olympic Gold medal in 1968 was definitely the highest moment of my career. It was a dream come true. I was a 19-year-old boy, and it was just amazing to be standing on top of the podium and hearing the National Anthem in the background.
The thing about the national anthem is that it’s actually a pretty difficult song to sing for anybody.
If you are not taught Tagore in school, your association is limited to reciting the National Anthem.
I’ve stood for the national anthem ever since grade school. It’s a patriotic thing for me. I understand what Colin Kaepernick and others are doing, but it’s not for me.
Players who take a knee during the national anthem do so to protest injustice across the country – fulfilling a patriotic duty to never accept injustice, but to call it out when we see it.
Some anthems are great for sports. You’ve got the Russian national anthem… ‘O Canada,’ how wonderful is that for hockey… but I chose the Italian national song because at my first World Cup, I saw the Italians play four times, and they won all four times – they won the championship.
We’re all Vanilla Ice. Look at Girl Talk and Danger Mouse. Look at William Burroughs, whose cut-up books antedate hip hop sampling by decades. Shakespeare remixed passages of Holinshed’s ‘Chronicles’ in ‘Henry VI.’ Tchaikovsky’s ‘1812 Overture’ embeds the French national anthem.
I went to see England against Switzerland at Wembley with my dad and brother, too. That was in 2008, Fabio Capello’s first game in charge. Jermaine Jenas scored, and we won 2-1. I remember the national anthem was incredible. I sang it with pride – always do.
You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem, though of course I would defend your right to remain seated should you so decide.
Ira Glasser
When athletes take a knee during the National Anthem, we must ignore President Trump‘s absurd claim that they’re ‘un-American’ and instead understand that it’s very American to peacefully protest systemic injustice.
To sing the national anthem is wonderful, but it’s far from the sign of a strong team and it is absolutely no indication of a lack of desire to fight.
For centuries in this country, black people were seen as three-fifths of a person. So when you hear the national anthem or you see an American flag as an African American person who has experienced the effects of that dehumanizing existence, it’s not going to mean the same.
The thing that I really love to do, that I now only do in the shower, is to sing the national anthem.
I didn’t really get sidetracked into being a singer. It was just something I started to do for fun in school, like singing the national anthem.
Most people have to learn the words to the National Anthem before they sing it. I learned these words when I was a child in elementary school, so this is something that’s been embedded in me ever since I was an adult.
When I did the national anthem, I did a soulful, kind of gospel-y version, but it was controversial with the war veterans, just the people who wanted to hear it the old, clinical, atmospheric way, and I didn’t want to sing it like that.
Maybe we like our politicians to appear like bumbling oafs. It certainly never did Ronald Reagan or George Bush any harm. The Italians still seem enamoured of Silvio Berlusconi – a man whose entry into a room is less likely to be greeted with the Italian national anthem than by the Benny Hill theme tune.