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Hunter S. Thompson
American journalist 1939-
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
American columnist and author 1915-1977
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
American actor 1882-1942
America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
French politician, physician, and journalist 1841-1929
America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
American statesman 1809-1865
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
American lawyer and politician 1960-
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.
American Poet 1878-1967
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
American writer 1817-1862
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.
British author 1892-1983
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.
American author of gothic fiction 1941-
It is tragic that many in America think of us - Christians - as being people who hate others.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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.
American historian and journalist 1899-1978
Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
First president of the US 1732-1799
Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
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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