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America is not - and never will be - at war with Islam. We will, however, relentlessly confront violent extremists.
– Barack ObamaRate it:
America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
– Jesse JacksonRate it:
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. JacksonRate it:
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 JacksonRate it:
America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
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 RiesmanRate it:
America is promises to take! America is promises to us to take them.
– Archibald MacLeishRate it:
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. ForsterRate it:
America is so vast that almost everything said about it is likely to be true, and the opposite is probably equally true.
– James T. FarrellRate it:
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 HofferRate it:
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 RosenbergRate it:
America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
– John BarrymoreRate it:
America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
– John BarrymoreRate it:
America is the greatest of opportunities and the worst of influences.
– George SantayanaRate it:
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'SouzaRate it:
America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.
– Ernest HemingwayRate it:
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
– Oscar WildeRate it:
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
– Georges ClemenceauRate it:
America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
– Georges ClĂ©menceauRate it:
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 DeLilloRate it:
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. HegelRate it:
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 WilsonRate it:
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. CummingsRate it:
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 FordRate it:
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 CooperRate it:

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