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Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves. (Quote by - Unattributed Author)

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. (Quote by - L. Frank Baum)

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America. (Quote by - Jimmy Carter)

I called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old. (Quote by - Unattributed Author)

Out where the handclasp's a little stronger, Out where the smile swells a little longer, That's where the West begins. (Quote by - Unattributed Author)

Americans, indeed all free men, remember that in the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner's chains. (Quote by - Dwight David Eisenhower)

I am not afraid that the people called Methodists should ever cease to exist either in Europe or America. But I am afraid lest they should only exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion without the power. And this undoubtedly will be the case unless they hold fast both the doctrine, spirit, and discipline with which they first set out. (Quote by - John Wesley)

The United States Constitution has proven itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written. (Quote by - Franklin D. Roosevelt)

It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity - much less dissent. (Quote by - Gore Vidal)

If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is, that we should have nothing to do with conquest. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. (Quote by - James Madison)

We can have no "50-50" allegiance in this country. Either a man is an American and nothing else, or he is not an American at all. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

When good Americans die they go to Paris. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

In Beverly Hills.. they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

Taken in context, what I was saying was that, compared to Europe, America is a very young country and we are still growing as a nation. It is a shame that the metaphor I used was taken so radically out of context and slung about irresponsibly by the news media. There was no anti-American sentiment. In fact, it was just the opposite. I am an American. I love my country and have great hopes for it. It is for this reason that I speak candidly and sometimes critically about it. I have benefited greatly from the freedom that exists in my country and for this I am eternally grateful. (Quote by - Johnny Depp)

America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come - and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance. (Quote by - Condoleezza Rice)

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. (Quote by - Woodrow T. Wilson)

America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality. (Quote by - Bruce Jackson)

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit. (Quote by - Stendhal)

The American constitutions were to liberty, what a grammar is to language: they define its parts of speech, and practically construct them into syntax. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

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