America Quotes

Herbert clark hoove - there are only two occasions when americans...
The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry.
Robert Francis Kennedy

America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
Louis D. Brandeis
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
Richard milhous nixon - i let the american people down....
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov

It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.
Mark Twain
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years.
Robert F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
If anyone attempts to hall down the American flag shoot him on the spot.
John A. Dix
I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.
Emma Albani
Garry trudeau - america: the only country in the world where...
England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
George Bernard Shaw
America guarantees equal opportunity, not equal outcome.
Rush Limbaugh
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Archbishop of New York. 22 September, 1940
I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities - A sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead.
Ronald Reagan, Nov. 5, 1994
The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.
Will Rogers, Illiterate Digest (1924), "Helping the Girls with their Income Taxes".
The Second Amendment reveals a profound principle of American government - The principle of civilian ascendency over the military.
William Orville Douglas
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear - Cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make us wonder at the possibility that there may be something to them we are missing.
Gamel Abdel Nasse
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
American soldiers must be turned into lambs and eating them is tolerated.
Muammar Qaddafi
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
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
The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
(Anon.)
A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one. The grandson asked him, Which wolf will win the fight in your heart? The grandfather answered, The one I feed.
Anonymous, As told in Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
When an American says that he loves his country, he... means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self - Respect.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson
Americans expect to eat and stay thin, to be constantly on the move and ever more neighborly... to revere God and be God.
Daniel J. Boorstin
The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.
Dan Quayle
America is not like a blanket - - One piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt - - Many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.
Henry M. Jackson
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes American what it is.
Gertrude Stein
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Carl Sandburg
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five
Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society violence punctuated by committee meetings.
George Will
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
Georges Clemenceau
America is closer to the year 2 than anywhere else on earth.
David Frost
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
Albert Einstein, 1929
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 Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.
John Ciardi
The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Benjamin Franklin