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

Mohammed Omar

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

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

Theodore Roosevelt

An American will go to hell for a bag of coffee.

American Proverbs

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

Craig L. Thomas

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

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

An American, a Negro... two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.

W. E. B. Du Bois

...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

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

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

I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.

Eldridge Cleaver

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

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

Patricia Schroeder

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.

Herbert Hoover

The American dream, to me, means having the opportunity to achieve, because I don't think you should be guaranteed anything other than opportunity.

Lenny Wilkens

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 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

All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.

Carl Sagan

I don't want to be the cliche American Idol dude. I want to be different, you know - that's the whole goal, me and music. It's about being yourself and being unique.

Paul McDonald

An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40.

Matthew Lesko

If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.

Thomas Jefferson

I never thought I'd live to see the day that an American administration would denounce the state of Israel for rebuilding Jerusalem.

Mike Pence

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.

Ernest Hemingway

The American people do not have the information upon which they can hold the administration and responsible agencies accountable. I call that a coverup.

Bob Graham

There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free.

Jackie Robinson

Let's just say, the American school of suburban angst is not my cup of tea.

Katherine Dunn

It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.

Marilu Henner

If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed, they will fall by the hands of the clergy.

Marquis de Lafayette

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.

Ambrose Bierce

I have always been a firm believer in the longstanding American principle of having the right to bear arms and I will remain committed to see that this freedom is not infringed upon, revoked, or limited in any way.

Jeff Miller

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.

Isaac Asimov

There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress.

Mark Twain

I am an American, not by accident of birth but by choice. I voted with my feet and became an American because I love this country and think it is exceptional.

Fareed Zakaria

The Rockwell magazine cover was more a part of the American reality than a record of it.

Arthur C. Danto

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

Gore Vidal

Barack Obama is the most antibusiness president in a generation, perhaps in American history.

Dinesh D'Souza

I'm completely Americanized - I have an American accent, an American wife - but a residue of me is foreign.

Dinesh D'Souza

I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism.

Warren Buffett

She was the Judy Garland of American poetry.

James Dickey

I wish we would all remember that being American is not just about the freedom we have; it is about those who gave it to us.

Mike Huckabee

I don't think the American people, if you look historically, elect angry candidates.

Ken Mehlman

The American people are being victimized more than any free market would warrant.

Gordon Smith

We think there's a huge opportunity in smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles done in an American way.

Freeman Thomas

People have no tolerance. They think all bugs are bad. It's the American way. If you don't like something, kill it.

Carl Olson

Louis Armstrong is quite simply the most important person in American music. He is to 20th century music (I did not say jazz) what Einstein is to physics.

Ken Burns

We have the greatest hospitals, doctors, and medical technology in the world - we need to make them accessible to every American.

Barbara Boxer

We simply must look beyond partisan goals and find common ground as Americans. It is imperative that the Members of Congress recognize that partisanship will not serve the American people.

Michael Crapo

You don't have freedom because you are a hyphenated American; you have freedom because you are an individual, and that should be protected.

Ron Paul

I want the American people to understand that conservatism is an ideology of protecting the people and the people's rights.

Jonathan Krohn

When even one American - who has done nothing wrong - is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth - then all Americans are in peril.

Harry S Truman

I think what you're seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers, our sisters, our children, our cousins, our friends, our co-workers, and that they've got to be treated like every other American. And I think that principle will win out.

Barack Obama

The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I think we just need to stick to our knitting on the topics and the subjects the American people care about.

Sam Brownback

Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

Ambrose Bierce

Among the American contemporaries I read with most enjoyment are several North Carolinians. I think the best poetry being written these days is being written by Southerners.

Robert Morgan

To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.

Richard King

The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on; this is the black hole of American politics.

Michael Pollan

If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.

Noam Chomsky

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.

Marvin Olasky

Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home, wondering why the hell you went.

John Updike

English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.

Malcolm Bradbury

Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.

Adrian Cronauer

The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.

John Quincy Adams

Ever since the first 'American Pie,' I've always been happy to just have an opportunity, I just didn't think it was going to be with comedies. Now I really like it.

Sean William Scott

The corruption of the American soul is consumerism.

Ben Nicholson

We as Americans of Latin descent are just as American as anyone else of any other descent.

Esai Morales

I love the script and I just thought it was a great role. Like I say, it's like this - the script is like this sad, funny, desperate love song to the lost American man.

Oliver Platt

Amin hid nothing. Everybody knew everything. Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

No section of the American populace has been more completely deceived by the forces interested in keeping the truth from the people than America's youth.

Francis Parker Yockey

We went to see all the shows. American musical theater and jazz were very big.

Carly Simon

Year by year we are learning that in this restless, strenuous American life of ours vacations are essential.

Ellsworth Huntington

I never thought of myself as a New York poet or as an American poet.

Kenneth Koch

What a privilege it is to be an American!

Thomas Starr King

The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices.

Bill Bradley

When I see the American flag, I go, 'Oh my God, you're insulting me.'

Janeane Garofalo

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.

Laurence J. Peter

Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.

H. L. Mencken

We want to add an American League pennant... and to bring the World Series to Arlington.

Tom Hicks

I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Teamsters and all American workers.

James P. Hoffa

Canada is the essence of not being. Not English, not American, it is the mathematic of not being. And a subtle flavour - we're more like celery as a flavour.

Mike Myers

No matter what happens, we couldn't let people say Asian-American actors can't act.

Mako

Being an American is such a rich environment, because there's so many people from other countries and cultures, and through that you're able to see other people's experiences.

Rick Yune

With the NDAA, his failure to close Guantanamo Bay and the ramping use of drones, President Obama looks suspiciously like President Bush, a man on a quest for American Empire.

Justin Sane

The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry.

Ernest Gellner

Magic Realism is not new. The label's new, the specific Latin American form of it is new, its modern popularity is new, but it's been around as long as literature has been around.

Terri Windling

I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.

H. Rap Brown

So at the end of the day, our number 1 goal, our top priority, is to motivate American youngsters to reject the abuse of illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol. All three of them are illegal behaviors.

Barry McCaffrey

We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree.

Hillary Clinton

The American people should be informed about what kind of capability terrorists have inside the United States. They should be informed of why we are not using information to do a more effective job of dealing with terrorists.

Bob Graham

Our job is to ensure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, accurately labeled for the benefit of the American consumers, and to make sure that they are in compliance with all federal laws.

Mike Johanns

This story, I predict, will grow to be worse than Watergate. The American people need to have the answers.

Curt Weldon

I want people to think of me as a nice person. I really am so blessed. All of this has been a great experience and I thank the American public so much for putting me in this position. I appreciate every second of it.

Carrie Underwood

I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent, and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build, and what can happen to you and your family.

Sanford I. Weill

The Recovery plan will put money in the pockets of the American worker, create and save millions of new jobs and invest in crucial areas such as health care, education, energy independence and a new infrastructure.

Valerie Jarrett

We do not support the man. We do not support the individual. We support the idea of independent revolution in the Western Hemisphere, free from American intervention.

Lee Harvey Oswald

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