America Quotes

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All the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.
Jim Fiebig
Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.
Henry M. Wriston
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
I respect every soldier, from every country, who serves beside us in the hard work of history. America is grateful, and America will not forget.
George W. Bush, September 2, 2004, The Republican National Convention, N. Y.

Some Americans need hyphens in their names because only part of them has come over.
Woodrow Wilson
An American is a man with two arms and four wheels.
A Chinese Child
Wendell willkie - no man has a right in america to treat any other...
I loathe the expression What makes him tick. It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.
James Thurbe
I epitomize America.
John Denve
Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.
J. Bartlett Brebne
America is closer to the year 2 than anywhere else on earth.
David Frost
I greet you as the shapers of American society.
Lyndon B. Johnson
We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.
Thomas Jefferson
What a pity, when Christopher Colombus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
Margot Asquith
The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.
Jim Hightowe
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our country.
George W. Bush
The AIDS epidemic has rolled back a big rotting log and revealed all the squirming life underneath it, since it involves, all at once, the main themes of our existence sex, death, power, money, love, hate, disease and panic. No American phenomenon has been so compelling since the Vietnam War.
Edmund White
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
H. L. Mencken
America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
(Anon.)
Americans are overreachers overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.
George Will
America: the only country in the world where failing to promote yourself is regarded as being arrogant.
Garry Trudeau
I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first... Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists; life would be one long Congressional Record.
Tom Masson
The political lesson of Watergate is this Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by - Pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
Gerald R. Ford
England and America are two countries separated by the same language.
George Bernard Shaw
Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
Gore Vidal
The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. ... The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. Announcing blockade of Cuba.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
Margot Asquith
A world in which others controlled the course of their own development... would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered.
Benjamin Cohen
When even one American - - who has done nothing wrong - - Is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth - - Then all Americans are in peril.
Harry S Truman
There is a need for heroism in American life today.
Vicki Baum
And, of course, you have the commercials where savvy businesspeople Get Ahead by using their MacIntosh computers to create the ultimate American business product: a really sharp - Looking report.
Dave Barry
I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I am loving before I am patriotic: I am human before I am American.
A. F. Shaw
The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Benjamin Franklin
If anyone attempts to hall down the American flag shoot him on the spot.
John A. Dix