The ribbon is red with the motto For Love and Fatherland in silver letters.
But if I were right, I should be rendering a service to my Fatherland for which I am ready to die.
For a long time it formed their second fatherland.
Glory, the good of society, love of a woman, the Fatherland itself--how important these pictures appeared to me, with what profound meaning they seemed to be filled!
On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.