The best Quotes about the American Dream

The best Quotes about the American Dream

One of the flaws in the American dream is that there isn't as much of a safety net as you may get in other countries.
There are 320 million American dreams. Go get yours!
The American Dream is an impossible affirmation of possibility. And maybe native-born Americans don't have it anymore. Maybe it has run through their fingers.
The American dream was more like a nightmare.
Vito Scaletta in Mafia - II
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
The American dream belongs to all of us.
The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.
If you work hard and play by the rules, this country is truly open to you. You can achieve anything.
The American dream is about freedom.
Democrats believe in reigniting the American dream by removing barriers to success and building ladders of opportunity for all, so everyone can succeed.
The American Dream is a term that is often used but also often misunderstood. It isn't really about becoming rich or famous. It is about things much simpler and more fundamental than that.
For many, the American dream has become a nightmare.
I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.

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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.
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This is America. Anyone can eat what they want, as long as they eat too much.
Homer Simpson in The Simpsons - Season 24 Episode 5
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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.
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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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
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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!
Francis Scott Key - Star-Spangled Banner
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Americans are the best entertained and quite likely the least well-informed people in the Western world.
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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.
Nelson Mandela - 2002, on the US, preparing to invade Iraq
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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.
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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
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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.
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Laughter is America's most important export.
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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.
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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.
George Washington - 27. August 1776 - before the Battle of Long Island
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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!
Samuel Francis Smith - My Country, 'Tis of Thee
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We commend Taiwan for being one of the freest societies in the world.
Nancy Pelosi - August 2022
Our distinguished Congressional delegation came to Poland to send an unmistakable message to the world: that America stands firmly with our NATO allies in our support for Ukraine.
Nancy Pelosi - May 2022
We're able to say that we have held the House.
Nancy Pelosi - during US Election Night 2020
Christians are like a thirteen year old kid who still believes in Santa.
If you hate gay marriage, then don't marry a gay person.
My experience tells me the hard road is almost always the right road.
The bedrock of this country are immigration and, really, a great separation between church and state.
But one does not forget by trying to forget. One only remembers.
Richard Rodriguez - Hunger of Memory
Education is that human process of feeding your mind with ideas that it never had before, or information you never had.
The guy who wants too much risks losing absolutely everything. Of course, the guy who wants too little from life might not get anything at all.
Tommy Angelo in Mafia
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Family isn't who you're born with, it's who you die for.
Lincoln Clay in Mafia - III
In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
Aging does not make women powerless objects of pity but colorful and entertaining individuals and, on occasion, fire-breathing dragons that wise people don't cross.
While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last.
Kamala Harris (as Vice President-elect) - November 2020
I accept your nomination for Vice President of the United States of America.
Kamala Harris - November 2020
What you know today can affect what you do tomorrow. But what you know today cannot affect what you did yesterday.
The day has to come when it's not a surprise that a woman has a powerful position.
President Trump is a failed leader. He will go down in history as the worst president ever.
Arnold Schwarzenegger - January 2021
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Marihuana? That's not a drug, it's a plant.
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Can't change the world by following all the rules.
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I think there is a real misunderstanding about what the Tea Party movement is. The Tea Party movement is a sentiment in America that government is broken - both parties are to blame - and if we don't do something soon, this exceptional country will be lost, and it will become just like everybody else.

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