America Quotes

Harry s truman - when even one american - - who has done nothing...
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

Margaret thatche - europe was created by history. america was...
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
Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.
Margaret Thatche
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esa

Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings.
George Will
America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII
Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America.
Theodore Harold White
Some Americans need hyphens in their names because only part of them has come over.
Woodrow Wilson
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Carl Sandburg
If I were to select a jack - Booted group of fascists who are perhaps as large a danger to American society as I could pick today, I would pick BATF.
John Dingell
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
Peter Ustinov
We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans.
Reubin Askew
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
Washington DC is the only place in America where people put bumper stickers on their cars the day *after* the election.
Cokie Roberts, TV interview in either 1992 or 1996
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
H. L. Mencken
On Thanksgiving Day all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment - Halftime.
Unknown
The actual God of many Americans... is simply the current of American life.
C. H. Cooley
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
The great and invigorating influences in American life have been the unorthodox the people who challenge an existing institution or way of life, or say and do things that make people think.
William O. Douglas
As an anti - American, I thank you for your rotten article devoted to my person.
Prince Sihanouk in a letter to Time magazine
Among the virtues and vices that make up the British character, we have one vice, at least, that Americans ought to view with sympathy. For they appear to be the only people who share it with us. I mean our worship of the antique. I do not refer to beauty or even historical association. I refer to age, to a quantity of years.
William Golding
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice.
Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus
Sunday: A day given over by Americans to wishing they were dead and in heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in hell.
H. L. Mencken
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes America what it is.
Gertrude Stein
America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.
Ernest Hemingway
I wish that all Americans would realize that American politics is world politics.
Theodore Roosevelt
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 is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.
John Updike, Problems and Other Stories
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way.
Henry David Thoreau
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 Army has carried the American... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.
Tom Lehre
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Gore Vidal
At every step of the way, George W. Bush has put the narrow interests of the few ahead of the interests of most Americans.
John Kerry, speech in New York, August 24, 2004
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
The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
George Frost Kennan
America is just the country that shows how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society.
Peter Kropotkin
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