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  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
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    America is just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
  • Georges Clemenceau
    Georges Clemenceau
    French politician, physician, and journalist 1841-1929
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    America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
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    Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    If she [America] forgets where she came from, if the people lose sight of what brought them along, if she listens to the deniers and mockers, then will begin the rot and dissolution.
    Source: On America, in Remembrance Rock (1948)
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.
  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    In England and America a beard usually means that its owner would rather be considered venerable than virile; on the continent of Europe it often means that its owner makes a special claim to virility.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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    It is tragic that many in America think of us - Christians - as being people who hate others.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
  • George Gallup
    George Gallup
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    The common people of America display a quality of good common sense which is heartening to anyone who believes in the democratic process.
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