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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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America is still the best country for the common man -- white or black ... if he can't make it here he won't make it anywhere else.
– Eric Hoffer
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America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.
– Harold Rosenberg
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America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
– John Barrymore
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America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
– John Barrymore
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America is the greatest of opportunities and the worst of influences.
– George Santayana
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America is the greatest, freest and most decent society in existence. It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism. This country, once an experiment unique in the world, is now the last best hope for the world.
– Dinesh D'Souza
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America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.
– Ernest Hemingway
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America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
– Oscar Wilde
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America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
– Georges Clemenceau
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America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
– Georges ClĂ©menceau
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America is the world's living myth. There's no sense of wrong when you kill an American or blame America for some local disaster. This is our function, to be character types, to embody recurring themes that people can use to comfort themselves, justify themselves and so on. We're here to accommodate. Whatever people need, we provide. A myth is a useful thing.
– Don DeLillo
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America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself.
– Georg W. Hegel
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America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.
– Woodrow Wilson
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America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
– E. E. Cummings
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America now is stumbling through the darkness of hatred and divisiveness. Our values, our principles, and our determination to succeed as a free and democratic people will give us a torch to light the way. And we will survive and become the strongernot only because of a patriotism that stands for love of country, but a patriotism that stands for love of people.
– Gerald Ford
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America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
– James Fenimore Cooper
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America shudders at anything alien, and when it wants to shut its mind against any man's ideas, it calls him a foreigner.
– Max Lerner
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America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
– Harry S Truman
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America Where a man can say what he thinks, if he isn't afraid of his wife, his boss, his customer, his neighbors, or the government.
– Joe Moore
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America will never run... And we will always be grateful that liberty has found such brave defenders.
– George W. Bush
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America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our country.
– George W. Bush
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America's abundance was not created by public sacrifices to the common good, but by the productive genius of free men who pursued their own personal interests and the making of their own private fortunes.
– Ayn Rand
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America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.
– Billy Graham
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