Quotations on America

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America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest, saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Love, America, Innocence, Saying, Training)

It's also natural in that part of the world to blame what people view as the... as the most important authority in the region, and that currently is the United States of America.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: People, America, Authority, Blame, states, United, World)

I hope America sees I am a goofy guy andI'm kind a crazy, I hope they see that I am a musician aswell, that I have music all around my body - I'm just exfoliating music, and I just hope America sees that.
- Casey Abrams
(Keywords: Music, Hope, America, Body)

I had no idea I could make it this far. And the fact that they told me I made it this far and that America is going to vote for me, I freaked out.
- Casey Abrams
(Keywords: Idea, America, Fact, Vote)

I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Design, America, Earth, Mankind, Providence, Wonder)

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Nature, Virtue, America, Confusion, Constitution, Credit, Honor, Ignorance, Want)

America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.
- Jane Addams
(Keywords: Home, America, Future, School, Will)

You have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: People, America, Entertainment, Majority, Media, World)

Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again.
- Gianni Agnelli
(Keywords: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

Well, in 1947... in Europe and in Italy especially, we thought of America as all-powerful.
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Keywords: Thought, America, Europe, Italy)

Whatever I do, it's my business. It's not my job to parent America.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Business, America, Job)

Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Equality, Power, People, America, Iraq, Land)

Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Experience, America, Country, Palestine, Today)

This October, we renew the fight against domestic violence and abuse in America. Together, we can eliminate domestic violence from homes across the country and ensure that our children grow up in healthy, peaceful communities.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Abuse, America, Children, Country, Fight, October, Violence)

Wilson thought in terms of the whole world; Harding was for America first. And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly, Harding wanted to give it a rest.
- Frederick Lewis Allen
(Keywords: Thought, America, First, Rest, World)

In some ways, September 11, 2001, seems a long time ago. Yet we have done so much in only a few years, and we will continue to do so in the future, to prevent such attacks on America.
- George Allen
(Keywords: Time, America, Future, Will, Years)

If we had loads of money as a family, things would be different and they'd come to visit more and I'd get to spend more time here. But I'm laying down roots in America so when I'm there, just being at home, it's harder to break away from that.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: Money, Time, Family, Home, America, Being, Visit)

America feels like home as much as it does here. Although it's a strange situation as I feel almost like I'm in no-man's land some of the time, because although I'm a resident, I still can't vote so I don't really have a say in what goes on where I live.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: Home, Time, America, Land, Vote)

I had a really good time with Martha Stewart, who also is somebody I really admire a lot. I've learned a lot from her and I think all of America has, about attention to detail and using fresh ingredients and making things beautiful and special.
- Ted Allen
(Keywords: Time, America, Attention, Detail)

I like America, and I think probably the American people like me.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: People, America, American)

In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: Women, America, Approval)

The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person.
- Benny Anderson
(Keywords: Time, Work, America, England)

Life has become terribly insecure. It's on the vortex of civil war. It's difficult to know how America will bring it back from the brink and build up good will.
- Jon Lee Anderson
(Keywords: Life, War, America, Will)

I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

You always want to try to make something new, and, of course, America is the world leader in economics today.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Leader, America, Economics, Today, Want, World)

I hope that America as a whole, and especially its architects, will become more seriously involved in producing a new architectural culture that would bring the nation to the apex - where it has stood before - and lead the world.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Hope, America, Culture, Nation, Will, World)

I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Hope, America, Spirit, World)

In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it.
- Piers Anthony
(Keywords: Education, Sex, America, Culture, Disease, Fact, Folk)

Make no mistake about it. These are not 'kookie' birds. Right now the greatest player, the big tent on the political scene in America, is called the Tea Party movement.
- Dick Armey
(Keywords: Mistake, America, Birds, Now, Party, Right, Tea)

What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit.
- Richard Attenborough
(Keywords: Art, America, Now)

You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: People, America, England, Secrets)

A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Work, People, America, Man, Office)

If I can procure three hundred good substantial names of persons, or bodies, or institutions, I cannot fail to do well for my family, although I must abandon my life to its success, and undergo many sad perplexities and perhaps never see again my own beloved America.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Life, Family, Success, America, Names)

After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

I guess I wanted to leave America for awhile. It wasn't that I wanted to become an expatriate, or just never come back, I needed some breathing room. I'd already been translating French poetry, I'd been to Paris once before and liked it very much, and so I just went.
- Paul Auster
(Keywords: Poetry, America, Paris)

Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America's future success.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Success, Ability, America, Children, Future, Will)

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Men, Women, America, Military, Pride)

To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: War, America, Beginning, Country, Dying, Fighting, Freedom, Iraq, Today)

The Postal Service's unmatched ability to reach every household and business in America six days a week is a vital part of the nation's infrastructure.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Business, Ability, America, Nation, Service)

Metal is still the biggest music now in America.
- Sebastian Bach
(Keywords: Music, America, Now)

For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Life, Opportunity, Hope, America, Country, Freedom, Generations, Land)

The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans, provides an avenue to do just that. Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more than 40,000 individual stories.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: History, War, America, Effort, Now, Project, Veterans)

Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Opportunity, America, Rest, Sense, World)

It's almost like a lot of black people in America, a lot of young black men, are born with this cloud over their heads. It's their penitentiary cloud, this philosophy we all have, that it's harder for us.
- Erykah Badu
(Keywords: Men, People, America, Philosophy)

Disney had such a hold on the mind of America-they were Adolf Hitler. The whole country thought Disney was some sort of god and that animation was some sort of pure thing for children.
- Ralph Bakshi
(Keywords: God, Thought, America, Animation, Children, Country, Disney, Mind)

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Love, America, Country, Reason, Right, World)

It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story.
- James Baldwin
(Keywords: Music, America, Americans, Limits, Sentimentality, Understanding)

You know what, man? I don't have time to worry about what people think. I'm focused on the youth of America. I'm focused on the kids who are dressing like whores. Because that's the message in the media.
- Stephen Baldwin
(Keywords: Time, People, America, Kids, Man, Media, Worry, Youth)

I love the diversity of America. I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have. It is not wicked, like in some countries. And I also love how new America is.
- Antonio Banderas
(Keywords: Humor, Love, America, Americans, Countries, Diversity, Sense)



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