That's why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.
There isn't a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as American.
The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.
If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.
America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.
The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.
Only Americans can hurt America.
No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.
I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
Double, no triple, our troubles and we'd still be better off than any other people on earth. It is time that we recognized that ours was, in truth, a noble cause.