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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 TocquevilleRate it:
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
– Arnold ToynbeeRate it:
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.
– Arnold J. ToynbeeRate it:
America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
– Sigmund FreudRate it:
America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.
– John UpdikeRate it:
America is a young country with an old mentality.
– George SantayanaRate it:
America is addicted to wars of distraction.
– Barbara EhrenreichRate it:
America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
– Gloria SteinemRate it:
America is closer to the year 2 than anywhere else on earth.
– David FrostRate it:
America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
– Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de TocquevilleRate it:
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 KropotkinRate it:
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 BushRate it:
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:

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