America Quotes

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The chief business of the American people is business.
Calvin Coolidge, Speech in Washington, Jan. 17, 1925
Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
George Walker Bush
America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.
John Updike, Problems and Other Stories
Very little is known about the War of 1812 because the Americans lost it.
Eric Nicol

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
Woody Allen
America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
Sigmund Freud
Ernest hemingway - america is the land of wide lawns and narrow...
The genius of the American system is that we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people.
Phil Gramm
The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf.
Will Rogers
I let the American people down.
Richard Milhous Nixon
I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
James Baldwin
I just want to say this. I want to say it gently but I want to say it firmly There is a tendency for the world to say to America, the big problems of the world are yours, you go and sort them out, and then to worry when America wants to sort them out.
Tony Blai
I think there are only three things America will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization the Constitution, jazz music, and baseball.
Gerald Early
America guarantees equal opportunity, not equal outcome.
Rush Limbaugh
No one flower can ever symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet.
William Safire
For any woman to success in American life she must first do two things Prepare herself for a profession, and marry a man who wants her to succeed as much as she does.
Cathleen Douglas
In Marseilles they make half the toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel.
Mark Twain
Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. For the American citadel is a man. Not man in general. Not man in the abstract. Not the majority of men. But man. That man. His worth. His uniqueness.
Archibald MacLeish
America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.
George Herbert Walker Bush
I was born an American I will live an American I shall die an American.
Daniel Webste
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
Peter Ustinov
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
Contemporary American children, if they are old enough to grasp the concept of Santa Claus by Thanksgiving, are able to see through it by December 15th.
Roy Blount Jr.
Wherever I have gone in this country, I have found Americans.
Alf Landon, during his speech in his presidential campaign against FDR
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
No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
Henry Louis Mencken
The big majority of Americans, who are comparatively well off, have developed an ability to have enclaves of people living in the greatest misery without almost noticing them.
Gunnar Myrdal
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
Bill Clinton
It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - To surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.
Thomas Jefferson
The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry.
Robert Francis Kennedy
America believes in education the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa
And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you - - Ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The American experience stirred mankind from discovery to exploration, from the cautious quest for what they knew or what they thought they knew was out there, to an enthusiastic reaching to the unknown.
Daniel J. Boorstin
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 overreachers overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.
George Will
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
Anglo - Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
William Jennings Bryan
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891