America Quotes

Jazz does not belong to one race or culture, but is a gift that America has given the world.

Ahmad Alaadeen

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

Laurence J. Peter

Far less envy in America than in France, and far less wit.


America has been a land of dreams. A land where the aspirations of people from countries cluttered with rich, cumbersome, aristocratic, ideological pasts can reach for what once seemed unattainable. Here they have tried to make dreams come true. Yet now... we are threatened by a new and particularly American menace. It is not the menace of class war, of ideology, of poverty, of disease, of illiteracy, or demagoguery, or of tyranny, though these now plague most of the world. It is the menace of unreality

Daniel J. Boorstin

America may have great poets and novelists, but she never will have more than one necromancer

Rebecca Davis

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.

Edward R. Murrow

The great majority of people in England and America are modest, decent and pure-minded and the amount of virgins in the world today is stupendous.

Barbara Cartland

I am hosting weekend retreats all over America. It is like a 24-hour slumber party for moms. We laugh, eat, play games, get massages, win prizes, talk about parenting and even cry a bit.

Lisa Whelchel

I like going there for golf. America's one vast golf course these days

Edward VIII

There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.

Barack Obama

All America lies at the end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside. We live in the civilization they created, but within us the wilderness still lingers. What they dreamed, we live, and what they lived, we dream

T.K. Whipple

We of America are especially fitted to visualize and to understand the marvelous transformation of a wilderness into a land of splendid cities.

James H. Breasted

The undisturbed coastal plain is home to a wide variety of plants and animals and is the only wilderness sanctuary in North America that protects a complete range of the arctic ecosystem.

Dan Lipinski

The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples.

Walter Lippmann

(The essence of what) we call America lies not so much in political institutions as in its rocks and skies and seas.

Paul Strand

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