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(Pedagogues:) More than any other class of blind leaders of the blind they are responsible for the degrading standardization which now afflicts the American people
Henry Louis Mencken
A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
Frank Lloyd Wright
A nobleman is Nature's provision for wealthy American minds ambitious to incur social distinction and suffer high life.
Ambrose Bierce
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
About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.
Will Rogers
Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection; that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government
George Washington
America is a mistake, a giant mistake.
Sigmund Freud
America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there.
Will Smith
America is another name for opportunity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
Will Rogers
America is the best half-educated country in the world.
Nicholas Murray Butler
America is the country where you buy a lifetime supply of aspirin for one dollar and use it up in two weeks
John Barrymore
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
Sigmund Freud
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
Oscar Wilde
America is woven of many strands. I would recognise them and let it so remain. Our fate is to become one, and yet many. This is not prophecy, but description.
Ralph Ellison
America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses
Woodrow T. Wilson
America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.
Woodrow T. Wilson
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S Truman
America's abundance was not created by public sacrifices to "the common good", but by the productive genius of free men who pursued their own personal interests and the making of their own private fortunes
Ayn Rand
America, where thanks to Congress, there are forty million laws to enforce the Ten Commandments
Anatole France
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