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Quotes about American

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Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

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We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

 

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
- American Indian Proverb

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby


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Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

Confronted with the choice, the American people would
choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
- Spiro T. Agnew

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
- Jerry Brown

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

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.
- Tony Blair

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake,
the American people can't afford to treat this new
war against terrorism like they did Vietnam.
- David Hackworth

I played English football - soccer -
instead of American football,
because we couldn't afford the equipment.
- Wally Schirra

I don't want a Black History Month.
Black history is American history.
- Morgan Freeman

The American people want economic prosperity,
high-quality goods and low prices, all of which I support.
- John Linder

Louis Armstrong is quite simply the most important
person in American music.
He is to 20th century music (I did not say jazz) what Einstein is to physics.
- Ken Burns

Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics,
not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats
influenced me more as a young poet,
and the American, Robert Frost.
- Anne Stevenson

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

Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable
for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.
- Nick Clooney

I guess when I first started speaking with an American accent,
there's a tendency to create a caricature of the accent
because you just exaggerate the pieces that stand out to you.
- Radha Mitchell

American credibility in the war on terrorism depends
on a strong stand against all terrorist acts,
whether committed by foe or friend.
- Arlen Specter

My take on rap is driven by straightforward American southern rock and blues.
- Kid Rock

Emerson then incarnated the moral optimism,
the progress, and the energy of the American spirit.
- Howard Mumford Jones

Grammys, American Music Awards, successful albums,
I'd pick my kids any day over any of it.
- Toni Braxton

No matter what happens, we couldn't let people say
Asian-American actors can't act.
- Mako

The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me.
From now on, American Christianity must follow me.
- Sun Myung Moon

I might be a Cuban American, but I'm also an Afro-Cuban American.
- Jon Secada

Inspired by the purse rather than the soul,
the mercenary side fairly screams in many of the works
put out by every day American publishers.
- Alma Gluck

I am an American Jew and aware of the sensitivities
involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Steven Spielberg

I've never set out consciously to write American music.
I don't know what that would be unless the obvious
Appalachian folk references.
- Carlisle Floyd

The capacity to be intrinsic and vulgar is American.
- Stan Brakhage

Sure, I did a lot of things in excess.
But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued,
what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
- Charlie Sheen

Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state.
- Ambrose Bierce

Wet Hot American Summer so far is a financial disappointment
and money was lost on it.
But perhaps it will find its audience in video,
cable, etc, maybe over the course of years.
- David Wain

One thing I would like to see is a stronger ladder
series for up-and-coming American drivers.
- Michael Andretti

Everything in our foreign and domestic policy is a
question of issue for the American people to vote on.
- John Dingell

I think American cinema, particularly,
has become so disposable.
It's not even cinema, It's just moviemaking.
- Eriq La Salle

The liberal left can be as rigid and destructive as
any force in American life.
- Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Marijuana is a much bigger part of the American addiction
problem than most people -
teens or adults -
realize.
- John Walters

If every American donated five hours a week,
it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers.
- Whoopi Goldberg

The American temptation is to believe that foreign
policy is a subdivision of psychiatry.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I'm tired.
I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people.
I'm tired of waking up in the middle of the night worrying about the war.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists,
which will take years, and which can't happen without
the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people.
- David Hackworth

New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile,
none more so than the American.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

If an American audience is given a serious musical
theater piece that is well produced,
dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted,
they'll respond to it.
- Carlisle Floyd

Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go
a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers,
manufacturers and service providers.
- Jim Ramstad

Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap
foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants.
- Lamar S. Smith

This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart
of the British Fabian Socialist,
who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind
a mask which he calls National Planning.
- John T. Flynn


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