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"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear � kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor � with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it." Douglas MacArthur 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea." John Gunther 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return." Colin Powell 4.7555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected." Oscar Wilde 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"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 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Some Americans need hyphens in their names, because only part of them has come over; but when the whole man has come over, heart and thought and all, the hyphen drops of its own weight out of his name." Woodrow Wilson 3.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world." Woodrow Wilson 3.6666666666666665 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Declaration of Independence dogmatically bases all rights on the fact that God created all men equal; and it is right; for if they were not created equal, they were certainly evolved unequal. There is no basis for democracy except in a dogma about the divine origin of man." GK Chesterton 4.076923076923077 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The American people are slow to wrath, but when their wrath is once kindled it burns like a consuming flame." Theodore Roosevelt 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.8 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The American temptation is to believe that foreign policy is a subdivision of psychiatry." Henry Kissinger 0 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other." Alexis de Tocqueville 3.823529411764706 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The business of America is business." Calvin Coolidge 4.586206896551724 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." Benjamin Franklin 4.72972972972973 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The Constitution shall never be construed...to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms." Samuel Adams 4.454545454545454 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure." George Washington 4.615384615384615 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission." John F. Kennedy 4.590909090909091 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The country shall be independent, and we will be satisfied with nothing short of it." Samuel Adams 4.1 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The flames kindled on the Fourth of July, 1776, have spread over too much of the globe to be extinguished by the feeble engines of despotism; on the contrary, they will consume these engines and all who work them." Thomas Jefferson 3.8 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The government at Washington does live. It lives in the pages of our Constitution and in the hearts of our citizens, and there it will always be safe." Spiro Agnew 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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