If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.Nelson Mandela
This is America. Anyone can eat what they want, as long as they eat too much.FoodHomer Simpson in The Simpsons, Season 24 Episode 5
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.Tolerance, Independence DayMartin Luther King
Not only are you wrong... but you are belligerently sticking to your guns and insulting me in the process. Robin Scherbatsky, you are an American.Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, Season 5 Episode 5
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust"
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.Human Rights, Famous Quotes, Independence DayThomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence
Americans are the best entertained and quite likely the least well-informed people in the Western world.Neil Postman
If you look at those matters, you will come to the conclusion that the attitude of the United States of America is a threat to world peace.2002Nelson Mandela, 2002, on the US, preparing to invade Iraq
It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.Independence DayBenjamin Franklin, May 1777
Let every nation know... that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address
If you don't like your job, you don't strike: you just go in every day and do it really half a-sed. That's the American way.Homer Simpson in The Simpsons
Laughter is America's most important export.Laughing & SmileWalt Disney
I say to you that our goal is freedom, and I believe we are going to get there because however much she strays away from it, the goal of America is freedom.FreedomMartin Luther King
The fate of unborn millions will now depend, under God, on the courage and conduct of this army. Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us only the choice of brave resistance, or the most abject submission. We have, therefore, to resolve to conquer or die.Independence DayGeorge Washington, 27. August 1776 - before the Battle of Long Island
My country, 'tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty,
Of thee I sing;
Land where my fathers died,
Land of the pilgrims' pride,
From every mountainside
Let freedom ring!
The bedrock of this country are immigration and, really, a great separation between church and state.Refugees & ImmigrantsShahid Khan
Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.NeutralityWoodrow Wilson
America's health care system is second only to Japan, Canada, Sweden, Great Britain, well… all of Europe. But you can thank your lucky stars we don't live in Paraguay!Homer Simpson in The Simpsons
Ooh, the Patriot Act is so terrible! The government might find out what library books I take out! What's next, finding out what operas I go to?OperasHomer Simpson in The Simpsons
Homer: "Do you want the job done right or do you want it done fast?"
Marge: "Well, like all Americans… fast!"
Hammond: "Colonel, the United States is not in the business of interfering in other people's affairs!"
O'Neill: "Since when?"
I don't understand what's more American than fighting for liberty and justice for everybody, for the equality this country says it stands for. To me I see it as very patriotic and American to uphold the United States to the standards it says it lives by.Colin Kaepernick, October 2016
America is rising, choosing hope over fear, truth over lies, and light over darkness. After 100 days of rescue and renewal, America is ready for a takeoff, in my view. We are working again. Discovering again and leading the world again.Joe Biden, April 2021, Speech to Congress
I think America's strength is in innovation.InnovationLonnie Johnson
You're not anyone in America unless you're on TV.Nicole Kidman
I don't look at this in terms as he does, blue states and red states, they're all the United States.Joe Biden, October 2020, second United States presidential debate
I like America to some extent.Michael Moore
Jobs are booming, incomes are soaring, poverty is plummeting, crime is falling, confidence is surging, and our country is thriving and highly respected again. America’s enemies are on the run, America’s fortunes are on the rise, and America’s future is blazing bright. The years of economic decay are over.2020Donald Trump (as President of the United States of America), State of the Union 2020
Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth, and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.Mort Sahl
This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.Memorial Day, Armed Forces DayElmer Davis
This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it.Elmer Davis
The Electoral College needs to go, because it's made our society less and less democratic.Pete Buttigieg, April 2019
Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!Independence DayJames Monroe (1758 - 1831)
May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.Millard Fillmore
America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.Independence DayWoodrow Wilson
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense… human rights invented America.Independence DayJimmy Carter
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.Alexis de Tocqueville
America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world.Bill Frist
It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward.Bill Frist
There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody! You built a factory out there? Good for you, but I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate.Wealth & RichnessElizabeth Warren, "You didn't build that" (September 2011)
Every red stripe in that flag represents the black man's blood that has been shed.SlaveryFannie Lou Hamer
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.NewspapersGore Vidal
Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion.Fake NewsJames Fenimore Cooper
Chum: "Humans - they think they own everything."
Anchor: "Probably American."
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.Dan Rather
If the world were a bar, America would currently be the angry drunk waving around a loaded gun. Yeah, the other people in the bar may be afraid of him, but they sure as hell don't respect him.Wil Wheaton
Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all.Bob Dole
This country gave us hope. This country allowed for us to develop our own identity and to create our own home. And we should not look down on the next person that is trying to do that.Tolerance, 2019Ilhan Omar
Our Constitution works; our great republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.Gerald R. Ford
The choice facing the American people is not between growth and stagnation, but between short-term growth and long-term disaster.2019Stewart Udall