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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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
  • 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.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
  • 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.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    If you're going to America, bring your own food.
  • 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.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    In the United States in the 20th century, every major event that America was going through, there was a boxer who seemed to symbolically represent it, from slavery to the Vietnam War to the Depression - all the way along, you just seemed to have boxers that carried the narrative.
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