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America has not always been kind to its artists and scholars. Somehow the scientists always seem to get the penthouse while the arts and humanities get the basement.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.
– Allen Ginsberg
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America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
– Laurence J. Peter
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America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing.
– Will Rogers
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America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man and in his eyes what is not yet done is only what he has not attempted to do. - from Democracy in America
– Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
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America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
– Arnold Toynbee
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America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.
– Arnold J. Toynbee
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America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
– Sigmund Freud
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America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.
– John Updike
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America is a young country with an old mentality.
– George Santayana
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America is addicted to wars of distraction.
– Barbara Ehrenreich
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America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
– Gloria Steinem
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America is closer to the year 2 than anywhere else on earth.
– David Frost
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America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
– Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
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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
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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
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America is not - and never will be - at war with Islam. We will, however, relentlessly confront violent extremists.
– Barack Obama
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America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
– Jesse Jackson
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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
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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.
– Jesse Louis Jackson
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America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
– David Riesman
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America is promises to take! America is promises to us to take them.
– Archibald MacLeish
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America is rather like life. You can usually find in it what you look for. It will probably be interesting, and it is sure to be large.
– E. M. Forster
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America is so vast that almost everything said about it is likely to be true, and the opposite is probably equally true.
– James T. Farrell
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