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  1. Picture quote by Ayn Rand about defiance

    Defiance, not obedience, is the American's answer to overbearing authority. ⏤ Ayn Rand


  2. Picture quote by Ron Paul about war

    What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests. ⏤ Ron Paul



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That's why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.

George Carlin

Believe in God, for with the grace of God the American rockets will go astray and we will be saved.

Mohammed Omar

I dream of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.

Abraham Lincoln

If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; Russia.

Robert Frost

There isn't a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as American.

Mark Twain

The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.

Albert Einstein

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

Harry S Truman

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.

Elizabeth George

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

Oscar Wilde

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

Winston Churchill

Only Americans can hurt America.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

America is a mistake, a giant mistake.

Sigmund Freud

Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do.

Barack Obama

I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it's time America was run like a business.

Donald Trump

There's not a liberal America and a conservative America - there's the United States of America.

Barack Obama

Laughter is America's most important export.

Walt Disney

America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.

Sigmund Freud

I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.

Charlie Chaplin

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.

John F. Kennedy

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In America, if you put your mind to it you can have anything you want. You just can't have everything you want.

Bernard Baruch

There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.

Alexis de Tocqueville

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America.

Jimmy Carter

To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public.

Theodore Roosevelt

The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.

John Ciardi

For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible - and no one can now doubt the word of America.

George W. Bush

Building a better you is the first step to building a better America.

Zig Ziglar

You stuff somebody into the American dream, and it becomes a prison.

Craig L. Thomas

For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.

Henry Kissinger

Democratic leaders always seem to blame America first.

Ken Mehlman

I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.

Lord Byron

I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.

Bob Dylan

Remember and help America remember that the fellowship of human beings is more important than the fellowship of race and class and gender in a democratic society.

Marian Wright Edelman

I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.

Jim Garrison

America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.

John Updike

The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they're not.

Hillary Clinton

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.

Phyllis Schlafly

It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it.

Mark Twain

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation -- with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Lord Byron

America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.

Arnold J. Toynbee

Americans... are forever searching for love in forms it never takes, in places it can never be. It must have something to do with the vanished frontier.

Kurt Vonnegut

Slavery has never been abolished from America's way of thinking.

Nina Simone

In America any boy may become President, and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes.

Adlai Stevenson

I travel the world, and I'm happy to say that America is still the great melting pot - maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point, but you know what I mean.

Philip Glass

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George Will

America is an adorable woman chewing tobacco.

Frederic Auguste Bartholdi

We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of the Americans.

Ruben Askew

America is a land where men govern, but women rule.

John Mason Brown

America is just downright mean.

Michelle Obama

In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves. There is only acceptance for popular opinion.

Bryant H. McGill

'War on terror' is a misnomer. It would be like calling America's involvement in World War II a 'war on kamikazism.' Terrorism, like kamikazism, is a tactic.

Dinesh D'Souza

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.

Ronald Reagan

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.

Ronald Reagan

I believe in America. America's made my fortune.

Mario Puzo

America is like an unfaithful love who promises us more than we got.

Charlotte Bunch

The spirit is at home, if not entirely satisfied, in America.

Allan Bloom

...with the most infinite tenderness I have ever known in my life, he put his arms around me, gently, gently, and I embraced him around the neck, and we touched...

Katherine Anne Porter

I hated the lost colony; in second grade, we were doing American History, and they said, We don't know what happened to them. That drove me nuts. That lost colony drove me crazy.

Sarah Vowell

Part of the American dream is to own your own property - something no one can take from you.

Henry Bonilla

One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.

Georgia O'Keeffe

America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.

Mikhail Gorbachev

This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

America is a young country with an old mentality.

George Santayana

In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is.

Gertrude Stein

There are no second acts in American lives.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

America is the best half-educated country in the world.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years.

Oscar Wilde

America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there.

Will Rogers

I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem - and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You want to defend citizenship? Don't persecute or isolate those without papers. Just live like a citizen. That'd be a first-class way to be American.

Eric Liu

Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.

Tommy Chong

Now we understand much more clearly. why people from all over the world want to come to New York and to America. It's called freedom.

Rudy Giuliani

I don't think America knows what a gay parent looks like. I am the gay parent. America has watched me parent my children on TV for six years. They know what kind of parent I am.

Rosie O'Donnell

The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship.

Bainbridge Colby

Every American ought to have the right to be treated as he would wish to be treated, as one would wish his children to be treated. this is not the case.

John F. Kennedy

The most important social welfare program in America is a job.

Newt Gingrich

This is not Johnson's war. This is America's war. If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be...

John Maynard Keynes

In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.

A.E. Housman

America's best buy is a telephone call to the right man.

Ilka Chase

America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land.

Philip James Bailey

America fears the unshaven legs, the unshaven men's cheeks, the aroma of perspiration, and the limp prick. Above all it fears the limp prick.

Walter Abish

America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.

John Barrymore

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.

G. K. Chesterton

No matter where you go and what you do in America, you turn the tele on and you're confronted with violence.

Steve Irwin

American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.

Katherine Dunn

In known history, nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way.

Alan Watts

When it comes to college education, American families are paying more and getting less.

Patricia Schroeder

I didn't realize how many true Rockabilly fans there were here in America.

Wanda Jackson

America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.

Frederick Douglass

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Bill Vaughan

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

Will Rogers

I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water.

Victoria Beckham

The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.

Rebecca West

The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations - Spinoza, Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others - were natives of Europe and America.

David Ben-Gurion

Americans are far more remarkable than we give ourselves credit for. We've been so busy damning ourselves for years. We've done it all, and yet we don't take credit for it.

Ray Bradbury

The late development of mass industrial organization in the United States has both stimulated and retarded the political development of the American working class.

C. L. R. James

America, where people do not inquire of a stranger, What is he? But What can he do?

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