America Quotes


1514 America quotes:



"But they sense ... that with just a change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, ... They know we can do better. And they want that choice."
Author: Obama Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The United States remains the last best hope for a mankind plagued by tyranny and deprivation. America is no stronger than its people -- and that means you and me. Well, I believe in you, and I believe that if we work together, then one day we will say, "We fought the good fight. We finished the race. We kept the faith." And to our children and our children's children, we can say, "We did all what could be done in the brief time that was given us here on earth."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Those who do not want to be partakers of the American spirit ought not to settle in America"
Author: Coolidge Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country"
Author: Coolidge Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The time has come to turn to God and reassert our trust in Him for the healing of America...our country is in need of and ready for a spiritual renewal."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We in America have learned bitter lessons from two world wars: It is better to be here [in Europe] ready to protect the peace, than to take blind shelter across the sea, rushing to respond only after freedom is lost. We've learned that isolationism never was and never will be an acceptable response to tyrannical governments with an expansionist intent."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong."
"Let friend and foe alike know that America has the muscle to back up its words."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"A people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood."
Author: Burke Quotes Category: America Quotes
"There isn't a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as ''American.''"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Their manners, speech, dress, friendships, -- the freshness and candor of their physiognomy -- the picturesque looseness of their carriage -- their deathless attachment to freedom -- their aversion to anything indecorous or soft or mean -- the practical acknowledgment of the citizens of one state by the citizens of all other states -- the fierceness of their roused resentment -- their curiosity and welcome of novelty -- their self-esteem and wonderful sympathy -- their susceptibility to a slight -- the air they have of persons who never knew how it felt to stand in the presence of superiors -- the fluency of their speech -- their delight in music, a sure symptom of manly tenderness and native elegance of soul -- their good temper and open-handedness -- the terrible significance of their elections, the President's taking off his hat to them, not they to him -- these too are unrhymed poetry. It awaits the gigantic and generous treatment worthy of it."
Author: Whitman Quotes Category: America Quotes
"America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: America Quotes
"All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Bonaparte for a commander, could not by force take a drink from the Ohio or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a"
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: America Quotes
"America is neither free nor brave, but a land of tight, iron-clanking little wills, everybody trying to put it over everybody else, and a land of men absolutely devoid of the real courage of trust, trust in life's sacred spontaneity. They can't trust life until they can control it."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: America Quotes
"It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it. Everybody has their own America, and then they have the pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can't see."
Author: Warhol Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: America Quotes
"You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong."
Author: Lincoln Quotes Category: America Quotes
"In going to America one learns that poverty is not a necessary accompaniment to civilization."
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."
"In America, the young are always ready to give to those older than themselves the full benefit of their inexperience"
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: America Quotes


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