Quotes by american

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  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.
  • Carice van Houten
    Carice van Houten
    Dutch actress and singer 1976-
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    American actresses have more problems than I do; I'm lucky to be able to play what I want for a smaller audience, because I have my own country to do that in.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
  • Florence King
    Florence King
    American Author, Critic 1936-
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    American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them.
  • Arlen Specter
    Arlen Specter
    American lawyer, author, and politician 1930-2012
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    American credibility in the war on terrorism depends on a strong stand against all terrorist acts, whether committed by foe or friend.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
    Edgar W. Howe
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    American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    American history has fallen more and more into the hands of academics.
  • Abba Goold Woolson
    Abba Goold Woolson
    American writer
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    American ladies are known abroad for two distinguishing traits (besides, possibly, their beauty and self-reliance), and these are their ill-health and their extravagant devotion to dress.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    American nuclear reactors are well into middle age. The median age of an operating reactor in the U.S. is 34 years, placing start-up in midst of the Carter administration.
  • Bob Schieffer
    Bob Schieffer
    American television journalist 1937-
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    American politics used to be an amateur sport. But somewhere along the way, we handed over to professionals all the things people used to do for free.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    American public opinion is like an ocean - it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
    Henry Brooks Adams
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    American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
  • Harold Rosenberg
    Harold Rosenberg
    American art criticus, writer 1906-1978
    Harold Rosenberg
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    American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone.
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