Americans Quotes

Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.

General George S. Patton

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

Dave Barry

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.

Dwight David Eisenhower

You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.

Harry S Truman

Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane. But, too often, U.S. actions have been uncivilized and inhumane.

Howard Zinn

Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his son the hardships that made him rich

Robert Frost

Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms

James Madison

The American people, taken one with another, constitute the most timorous, sniveling, poltroonish, ignominious mob of serfs and goose-steppers ever gathered under one flag in Christendom since the end of the middle ages

Henry Louis Mencken

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

Gore Vidal

If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy

Marquis De Lafayette

If the American dream is for Americans only, it will remain our dream and never be our destiny

Rene de Visme Williamson

Americans have always been eager for travel, that being how they got to the New World in the first place.

Otto Friedrich

Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles

Paul Fussell

The American spirit wears no political label. In service to others and yes, in sacrifice for our country, there are no Republicans; there are no Democrats; there are only Americans.

Senator John Kerry

I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men.

J. William Fulbright

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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