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If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar.
If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.
Abraham Lincoln

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in
between.
Oscar Wilde

It is a part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate.
Thomas Jefferson

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the
lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for
his actions.
Ronald Reagan

America believes in education: The average professor earns more money in a year than a
professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esar

And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can
do for your country.
John F. Kennedy

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything
else.
Sir Winston Churchill

There is not a Black America and a White America and Latino America and Asian America;
there's the United States of America.
Barack Obama

Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really
half-assed. That's the American way.
Homer Simpson

Tomorrow will be better as long as America keeps alive the ideals of freedom and a better life.
Walt Disney

America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that
professional wrestling is real but the moon landing was faked.
David Letterman

We got so much food in America we're allergic to food. Allergic to food! Hungry people ain't
allergic to shit. You think anyone in Rwanda's got a f***ing lactose intolerance?
Chris Rock

Succeeding in America is easy! That's why everyone wants to come here. People haven't
plotted and schemed for the last 50 years saying, "If I could just get to Poland, everything
would be ok."
Jim Rohn

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be
because we destroyed ourselves.
Abraham Lincoln

It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were
invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and
how to look how you feel about it.
Andy Warhol

America is an idea, but it's an idea that brings with it some baggage, like power brings
responsibility.
Bono

If normal is good then that's ok, let's be normal. But normal is not good. Normal in America
today is 70% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck according to the Wallstreet
journal. Normal in America today is bankruptcy is increased almost every single year. Normal
in America today is people work their whole lives and retire and say "I sure hope the
government, which is well known for it's ability to handle money, will take care of me." Normal
in America today is the number 1 cause for divorce in North America is money fights and
money problems.... Normal in America today is a car with a payment and no idea that "I'm
ever gonna live without a car payment"... Normal in America today is broke, and it sucks!
Looking good and no freaking money! Big hat, no cattle! That's normal. So don't talk to me
about normal. Normal sucks!
Dave Ramsey

The most un-American thing you can say is, "You can't say that."
Garrison Keillor

I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting
the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson

Laughter is America's most important export.
Walt Disney

An American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
Bill Cosby

The acts of stupidity through the ages did us a kind of unintentional favor - by driving so
many different kinds of good people to our shores and merging them together as Americans.
Harry Truman

Un-American, adj. Wicked, intolerable, heathenish.
Ambrose Bierce

The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men
they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth.
H. L. Mencken

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
Benjamin Harrison

If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by
inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that grow up around them will deprive
the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent they
conquered.
Thomas Jefferson

Anyone who believes the competitive spirit in America is dead has never been in a
supermarket when the cashier opens another check-out line.
Ann Landers

I do this real moron thing, and it's called thinking. And apparently I'm not a very good
American because I like to form my own opinions.
George Carlin

The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.
Will Rogers

The three great American vices seem to be efficiency, punctuality, and the desire for
achievement and success. They are the things that make the Americans so unhappy and so
nervous.
Lin Yutang

Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Homer Simpson

Labour Day is a great American holiday that people celebrate by going out and buying
products made in China.
David Letterman

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable
determination to do the job at hand.
Harry Truman

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