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How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be 'American' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries?
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America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.
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I don't think there is another person in America that wants to tell this story as much as I do. (Invoking Fifth Amendment)
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We can now prove that large numbers of Americans are dying from sitting on their behinds.
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The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history.
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America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.
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I like America, just as everybody else does. I love America, I gotta say that. But America will be judged.
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Americans are a free people, who know that freedom is the right of every person and the future of every nation. The liberty we prize is not America's gift to the world it is God's gift to humanity.
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The prostitute is the only honest woman left in America.
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Whatever the Americans are proud of - whatever they consider to be particularly good, useful, brilliant, or characteristic of themselves or their climate, they designate, half in jest, though scarcely half in earnest, as an "institution." Thus the memory of George Washington... is an institution; the Falls of Niagara are an institution; the Plymouth Rock, on which the Pilgrim Fathers first set foot, is an institution...; "Sweet potatoes" are an institution, and Pumpkin (or Punkin) pie is an institution; ... squash is an institution; Bunker Hill is an institution; and the firemen of New York are a great institution.
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Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.
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When fascism comes to America, it will come wrapped in the American flag.
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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.
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Poker is to cards and games what jazz is to music. It's this great American thing, born and bred here. We dig it because everybody can play.
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America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
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When even one American, who has done nothing wrong, is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in peril.
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One characteristic of Americans is that they have no tolerance at all of anybody putting up with anything. We believe that whatever is going wrong ought to be fixed.
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The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.
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The rest of the world loves soccer. Surely we must be missing something. Uh, isn't that what the Russians told us about communism? There's a good reason why you don't care about soccer - it's because you are an American and hating soccer is more American than mom's apple pie, driving a pick-up and spending Saturday afternoon channel-surfing with the remote control.
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I have fallen in love with American names, the sharp, gaunt names that never get fat.
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