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Quotes About America And Americans

"Wherever I have gone in this country, I have found Americans." -Alf Landon

"If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you'd find that only two of them could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song from the 'Beverly Hillbillies.'" -Dave Barry

"In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience." -Walt Whitman

"Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic." -Arnold Bennett

"A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election." -Bill Vaughan

"Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them." -Lily Tomlin

"Americans [and British] have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator,' we say 'lift' ... they say 'President', we say 'stupid psychopathic guilt.'" -Alexis Sayle

"High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of." -Kurt Vonnegut

"Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair." -George Burns

"You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans." -Ronald Reagan

"The greatest American superstition is a belief in facts." -Hermann Keyserling

"We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world."  -Dan Quayle

"Whatever it is that the government does, sensible Americans would prefer that the government do it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy." -P. J. O'Rourke

"It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either." -Mark Twain

"America: Where a man can say what he thinks, if he isn't afraid of his wife, his boss, his customer, his neighbors, or the government." -Joe Moore

"In free countries, every man is entitled to express his opinions and every other man is entitled not to listen." -G. Norman Collie

"We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather." -Barbara Ehrenreich

"People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use." -Kierkegaard

"I express many absurd opinions, but I am not the first man to do it; American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense." -Edgar Watson Howe

"It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them." -Caron de Beaumarchais

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