America And Americans Quotes
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American muse, whose strong and diverse heart So many men have tried to understand But only made it smaller with their art, Because you are as various as your land.
This nation's impulse is toward the future, and tradition seems more of a shackle to it than an inspiration.
He knew them. Americans. They killed each other over dinner, shot one another for sport, mugged old ladies in the street. Help like that he didn't need.
We are not a nation, but a union, a confederacy of equal and sovereign states.
There is a rowdy strain in American life, living close to the surface but running very deep. Like an ape behind a mask, it can display itself suddenly with terrifying effect.
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
It has always been cited as an irrepressible symptom of America's vitality that her people, in fair times and foul, believe in themselves and their institutions.
If an American were condemned to confine his activity to his own affairs, he would be robbed of one half of his existence.
And I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States.
I think it impossible, utterly impossible, for any Englishman to live here [in America], and be happy.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.