America Quotes

Will rogers - the income tax has made liars out of more...
Ronald reagan, said during a radio microphone test, 1984 - my fellow americans, i am pleased to tell you i...

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.
Woodrow Wilson
We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep.
Elizabeth II
We go forth all to seek America. And in the seeking we create her. In the quality of our search shall be the nature of the America that we created.
Waldo Frank
Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
Paul Fussell

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
Benjamin Harrison
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me, by newspapers and the Bible.
Van Wyck Brooks
James thurbe - i loathe the expression what makes him tick. it...
Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.
Samuel Johnson
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress.
Mark Twain
The quality of American life must keep pace with the quantity of American goods. This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
John F. Kennedy
American can do better, and help is on the way.
John Kerry, speech in 2004
What a pity, when Christopher Colombus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
Margot Asquith
England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
George Bernard Shaw
Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Sinclair Lewis
The American ideal is youth - - Handsome, empty youth.
Henry Mille
One of the things that is wrong with America is that everybody who has done anything at all in his own field is expected to be an authority on every subject under the sun.
Elmer Davis
The trouble with America is that there are far too many wide - Open spaces surrounded by teeth.
Charles Luckman
It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self - Conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations are in a conspiracy to under - Value them.
Henry James
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. On the Vietnam Wa.
Richard Milhous Nixon
America will never run... And we will always be grateful that liberty has found such brave defenders.
George W. Bush
Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un - American act that could most easily defeat us.
William Orville Douglas
No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.
Herbert Clark Hoove
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.
I do not know the American gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together.
Charles Dickens
The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other.
Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, author Alexis de Tocqueville
America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I epitomize America.
John Denve
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Herbert Clark Hoove
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
Bill Clinton
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
Walt Whitman
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply... finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
George Washington
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.
Carl Sandburg
There is a New America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
All the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.
Jim Fiebig
When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the American flag.
Huey Long
The great omission in American life is solitude... that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.
Marya Mannes
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Carl Sandburg