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An American is a man with two arms and four wheels.
- A Chinese child
Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.
- J. Bartlett Brebner
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
- Albert Einstein
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
- Dan Rather
Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.
- George Bernard Shaw
Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal
Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.
- George F Will Statecraft as Soulcraft
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American.
- Malcolm X Malcolm X Speaks