Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.— Julius Nyerere
Remarkable American President quotations
Defiance, not obedience, is the American's answer to overbearing authority.
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president.
The American story has never been about things coming easy.
It has been about rising to the moment when the moment is hard. About rejecting panicked division for purposeful unity. About seeing a mountaintop from the deepest valley. That is why we remember that some of the most famous words ever spoken by an American came from a president who took office in a time of turmoil: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.
Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program.
No president, not the smartest, best human being in the world can do it alone.
You cannot take on this, the power that is in Washington, to billionaires and lobbyist, the military industrial complex, all of this money and power, you can`t do it. You need a mass movement of American who are looking in congress and we say directly.
American soldiers in battle don't fight for what some president says on T.
V., they don't fight for mom, apple pie, the American flag...they fight for one another.
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.
One day we will look back and realize that the Barack Obama Presidency was the biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the American people.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.~ Nelson Mandela
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.
The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.
And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you'll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout?
No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain.
All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
I have never had a president who inspired me the way people tell me that my father inspired them. But for the first time, I believe I have found the man who could be that president - not just for me, but for a new generation of Americans.
The American people do not like privatization.
They are afraid of the debt the president's willing to do. And they don't like benefit cuts. And everyone here should understand all 45 Senate Democrats are united. We are not going to let this happen.
We have had good and bad Presidents, and it is a consoling reflection that the American Nation possesses such elements of prosperity that the bad Presidents cannot destroy it, and have been able to do no more than slightly to retard the public's advancement.
we are the ones we have been waiting for
We are the ones we've been waiting for.
Is the president purposefully using propaganda and hyperbole to garner the American public for support?
While Americans have heard of Darfur and think we should be doing more there, they aren't actually angry at the president about inaction
President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
My fellow Americans, this is an amazing moment for me.
To think that a once-scrawny boy from Austria could grow up to become governor of the state of California and then stand here... then stand here in Madison Square Garden and speak on behalf of the president of the United States - that is an immigrant's dream. It is the American dream.
"I am appalled at the prospect of using water as a vehicle for drugs.
Fluoride is a corrosive poison that will produce serious effect on a long-range basis. Any attempt to use the water this way is deplorable." Charles Gordon Heyd, M.D., Past President, American Medical Association.
I'm here not just as an actress but as a woman, an African-American, a granddaughter of Ellis Island immigrants, a person who could not have afforded college without the help of student loans and as one of millions of volunteers working to re-elect President Obama!
Absolute freedom of the press to discuss public questions is a foundation stone of American liberty.
I will sign a universal health-care bill into law by the end of my first term as president that will cover every American and cut the cost of a typical family’s premium by up to $2,500 a year.
Bipartisanship on behalf of an imprudent policy can be folly, just as partisanship on behalf of a just cause can be wise. What is clear is that politics will not stop at the water's edge simply because presidents plead for it. American foreign policy will return to the tradition of Truman and Vandenberg only when the American public demands it.
I like a President who tells jokes instead of appointing them.
The death of chief justice Rehnquist and the president's nomination of John Roberts raises the stakes for the court and the American people exponentially.
I've always admired President Chavez for standing up to imperialism and the meddling of the American government in South America.
That loyal retainer of the Chase Manhattan Bank, the American president.
One out of forty American men wears women's clothing.
We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress.
President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.
Harry Truman once said, 'There are 14 or 15 million Americans who have the resources to have representatives in Washington to protect their interests, and that the interests of the great mass of the other people - the 150 or 160 million - is the responsibility of the president of the United States, and I propose to fulfill it.'