America is a country of young men.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
May I never wake up from the American dream.
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
When good Americans die they go to Paris
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
If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow.
George W. Bush
What the United States does best is to understand itself. What it does worst is understand others.
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.
God bless the USA, so large, So friendly, and so rich.
W. H. Auden
America is God’s Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming!
The United States is the best and fairest and most decent nation on the face of the earth.
America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
How beautiful it would be for someone who could not read.
G. K. Chesterton
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
It created in me a yearning for all that is wide and open and expansive. Something that will never allow me to fit in in my own country, with its narrow towns and narrow roads and narrow kindnesses and narrow reprimands.
The United States, I believe, are under the impression that they are twenty years in advance of this country; whilst, as a matter of actual verifiable fact, of course, they are just about six hours behind it.
New York is a small place when it comes to the part of it that wakes up just as the rest is going to bed.
P. G. Wodehouse
Nothing means anything here. When they pull down an outstanding building, no one objects. Oh, maybe there’s a wee protest from some collectors or something who take a picture of it before it vanishes.
New York…that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
There exists in the world today a gigantic reservoir of good will toward us, the American people.
Wendell Lewis Willkie
America…is the prize amateur nation of the world. Germany is the prize professional nation.
Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn, The clustered spires of Frederick stand Green-walled by the hills of Maryland.
John Greenleaf Whittier
This is virgin territory for whorehouses.
I called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old.
I believe the US is a truly monstrous force in the world, now off the leash for obvious reasons.
I like to walk around Manhattan, catching glimpses of its wild life, the pigeons and cats and girls.
Rex Todhunter Stout
I found there a country with thirty-two religions and only one sauce.
If there is any country on earth where the course of true love may be expected to run smooth, it is America.
I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
America is the only country ever founded on the printed word.
In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent business man.
America’s greatest strength, and its greatest weakness, is our belief in second chances, our belief that we can always start over, that things can be made better.
America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
In an English ship, they say, it is poor grub, poor pay, and easy work; in an American ship, good grub, good pay, and hard work. And this is applicable to the working populations of both countries.
‘Tis the star-spangled banner; O long may it wave O’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave!
Francis Scott Key
America…where law and customs alike are based on the dreams of spinsters.
By the waters of Babylon we sit down and weep, when we think of thee, O America!
O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!
Katharine Lee Bates
America is a young country with an old mentality.
England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
George Bernard Shaw
Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines, and Populace; and America is just ourselves, with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly.
We’re Americans, we’re a simple people but if you piss us off we’ll bomb your cities.
Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in this world must first come to pass in the heart of America.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World’s History shall reveal itself.
Georg W. Hegel
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
The national dish of America is menus.
When I first went to America in 1928, there were spittoons everywhere. I remember avoiding spit as it flew past me in Times Square. Very unattractive.
Yankee Doodle came to town Riding on a pony; Stuck a feather in his cap And called it Macaroni.
Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself while looking out for your country.
America – a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
The American system of rugged individualism.
Herbert Clark Hoover
The United States has to move very fast to even stand still.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy