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America Quotes

America or United states of America is hailed as ‘ the land of the free and home of the brave’. It is the super power nation in the world and it has a say in the routine politics of each and every other nations on the globe. There is a saying that goes ‘When America sneezes the whole world catches cold?’. From this single saying, you can get to know the importance of the nation in global scenario. Read on the quotes on America to get to know more about the nation.

Charlie Chaplin

I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

Larry King

Communications is the number one major in America today. CNN had 25,000 applicants for five intern jobs this summer.

Golda Meir

As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing.

Will Rogers

Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

Ambrose Bierce

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

Osama bin Laden

We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the difference between us two.

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Frederick Douglass

America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.

Lord Byron

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Steve King

It is far more important that (the draft constitution) be hammered out by the Iraqi people than it is for people from the US to try to find a solution,”

Laurence Sterne

An English man does not travel to see English men.

Laurence J. Peter

America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.

Woodrow Wilson

A little group of willful men, representing no opinion but their own, have rendered the great government of the United States helpless and contemptible.

Henry James

If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I would steep myself in America, I would know no other land.

Dorothy Day

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life.

Marvin Olasky

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.

Malcolm X

I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.

James Baldwin

It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story.

Dan Quayle

Great American sport. Horseshoes is a very great game. I love it.

W. H. Auden

Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary aristocracy of one.

Jimmy Carter

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.

Woodrow Wilson

America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us.

Andrew Jackson

Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.

Henry James

I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.

Will Rogers

About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.

Steve King

People in this country need to put pressure on their elected representatives and ask them to find a solution

Nora Roberts

I believe strongly in writing groups such as Romance Writers Of America that offer support, information and networking.

Woodrow Wilson

America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.

Tony Blair

This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.

Jean Baudrillard

Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.

Will Rogers

America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there.

Don DeLillo

America was and is the immigrant's dream.

Laurence J. Peter

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.

George Harrison

America has everything, why should they want us.

Andrew Jackson

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.

James Baldwin

The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the venture of his adopted land.

Gertrude Stein

America is my country and Paris is my hometown.

Dave Barry

American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it.

Richard M. Nixon

We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.

Gloria Steinem

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.

Jean Baudrillard

Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.

Osama bin Laden

I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans.

Henry James

It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.

John Maynard Keynes

Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be.

Gertrude Stein

In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is.

Don DeLillo

American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous.

Osama bin Laden

We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.

Billy Joel

We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.

Will Rogers

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.”

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Steve King

If she studied her history, she'd recognize Joe McCarthy was a great American hero

Osama bin Laden

I heard about the bombings the same way everyone else heard about them, from the television or radio. I did not order them but was very glad for what happened to the Americans there.

Robert Kennedy

Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.

Woodrow Wilson

Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.

Billy Joel

There's a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something.

Andy Warhol

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

James Baldwin

The establishment of democracy on the American continent was scarcely as radical a break with the past as was the necessity, which Americans faced, of broadening this concept to include black men.

W. H. Auden

God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.

Camille Paglia

It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.

Steve King

All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone. 

Warren G. Bennis

I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election.

Dan Quayle

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

Jimmy Carter

We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.

Theodore Roosevelt

A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.

Hillary Clinton

The American taxpayer should not be treated more shabbily than debtors from other nations and we should be encouraging other nations to help rebuild Iraq's economy.

James Madison

America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.

Tony Blair

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.

Garrison Keillor

I think the most un-American thing you can say is, 'You can't say that.'

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon. It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.

Woodrow Wilson

Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.

Dan Quayle

We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.

Douglas MacArthur

Part of the American dream is to live long and die young. Only those Americans who are willing to die for their country are fit to live.

Camille Paglia

Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.

Steve King

Sets her apart from, I will say, the most consistent of American values.

Quentin Crisp

Los Angeles is just New York lying down.

Abraham Lincoln

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Bill Maher

A lot of people have warned President Clinton that Bosnia will turn into another Vietnam, which would be embarrassing for him because he'll have to go back to college.

Will Rogers

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

Walter Winchell

Good evening Mr and Mrs America, from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea. Let's go to press.

Thomas Merton

October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful.

George Bernard Shaw

Orchestras only need to be sworn at, and a German is consequently at an advantage with them, as English profanity, except in America, has not gone beyond a limited technology of perdition.

Abraham Lincoln

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.

George Bernard Shaw

Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus.

Oscar Wilde

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.