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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.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
    American attorney 1934-
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    Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else.
  • Golda Meir
    Golda Meir
    Prime Minister of Israel 1898-1978
    Golda Meir
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    A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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    A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
  • 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.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
  • 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.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
  • Anita Loos
    Anita Loos
    American writer, screenwriter 1893-1981
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    That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    The so-called science of poll-taking is not a science at all but mere necromancy. People are unpredictable by nature, and although you can take a nation's pulse, you can't be sure that the nation hasn't just run up a flight of stairs.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
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