Americans Quotes

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

What are the American ideals? They are the development of the individual for his own and the common good; the development of the individual through liberty, and the attainment of the common good through democracy and social justice.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Washington, D.C. is a city filled with people who believe they are important.

David Brinkley

America is a land of big dreamers and big hopes. It is this hope that has sustained us through revolution and civil war, depression and world war, a struggle for civil and social rights and the brink of nuclear crisis. And it is because our dreamers dreamed that we have emerged from each challenge more united, more prosperous, and more admired than before.

Barack Obama

We Americans have so much potential. We just need to cultivate an environment that allows us to let go of our Cro-Magnon nationalism and start living like citizens of earth.

Steve Pavlina

These Americans are cowards, because if they were courageous, they would have confronted us face-to-face, rather than coming at us from behind.

Tariq Aziz

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.

Jacques Barzun

I think that New York is not the cultural center of America, but the business and administrative center of American culture.

Saul Bellow

Well, you know, I think the American people are sacrificing now. I think they're waiting in airport lines longer than they've ever had before.

George Walker Bush

Americas special strength lies not in frightening the weak and challenging the strong, but in strengthening the weak and illumining the strong.

Sri Chinmoy

If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.

Noam Chomsky

Come here, Mr. Danger, coward, murderer, youre a mass murderer, youre an alcoholic, youre drunk, youre immoral, you are the worst, Mr. Danger, youre a sick, I know it personallyYou\'re a fool, Mr. Danger, or to tell you in my bad English - you are a donkey, Mr. George W. Bush You are the worst I have seen on this planet. God save the world from this threat.

Hugo Chavez

For scores of millions of Americans, Clinton's "caring" was more important than his lying.

James Bovard

America is a great force for freedom and prosperity. Yet our greatness is not measured in power or luxuries, but by who we are and how we treat one another. So we strive to be a compassionate, decent, hopeful society.

George Walker Bush

The situation in Iraq is unacceptable to the American people -- and it is unacceptable to me. Our troops in Iraq have fought bravely. They have done everything we have asked them to do. Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me.

George Walker Bush

Americans are sacrificing. I mean, we are. You know, we pay a lot of taxes. Americans sacrificed when they, you know, when the economy went into the tank. Americans sacrificed when, you know, air travel was disrupted. American taxpayers have paid a lot to help this nation recover. I think Americans have sacrificed.

George Walker Bush

[W]e're creating... an ownership society in this country, where more Americans than ever will be able to open up their door where they live and say, welcome to my house, welcome to my piece of property.

George Walker Bush

The enemy in Iraq believes America will run, that's why they're willing to kill innocent civilians, relief workers, coalition troops. America will never run. America will do what is necessary to make our country more secure.

George Walker Bush

The American people await action. They didn't send us here to bicker. They ask us to rise above the merely partisan. "In crucial things, unity" and this, my friends, is crucial.

George Herbert Walker Bush

Killing foreigners is no substitute for protecting Americans.

James Bovard

I have never felt like a second-class citizen. I consider myself a U.S. citizen. I appreciate and treasure my U.S. citizenship. I would never renounce or consider losing that citizenship. I want my children and their children to always have it.

Sila Mara Caldern Serra

I am an American. Black. Conservative. I don't use "African American", because I'm American, I'm black and I'm conservative. I don't like people trying to label me. "African American" is socially acceptable for some people, but I am not some people.

Herman Cain

'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 Bush

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Updated On : March 20, 2014
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