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It is rarely that you see an American writer who is not hopelessly sane.
Writers and Writing
Margaret Anderson

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We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of the Americans.
America
Ruben Askew

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The American ideal, after all, is that everyone should be as much alike as possible.
Conformity
James Baldwin

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Alien. An American sovereign in his probationary state.
Immigration
Ambrose Bierce

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Wit. The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
Wit
Ambrose Bierce

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The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.
Manners
Malcolm Bradbury

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I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.
America
Lord Byron

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My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
Crime and Criminals
Al Capone

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Nothing will bring American sympathy along with us so much as American blood shed in the field.
Uncategorised
Winston Churchill

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The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.
America
John Ciardi

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After all, the chief business of the American people is business.
Uncategorised
Calvin Coolidge

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The business of America is business and the chief ideal of the American people is idealism.
America
Calvin Coolidge

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No country has suffered so much from the ruins of war while being at peace as the American.
War and Peace
Edward Dahlberg

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The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
Books - Reading
Frank Dane

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I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words together.
Gentlemen
Charles Dickens

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Americans usually believe that nothing is impossible.
America
Lawrence S. Eagleburger

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Only Americans can hurt America.
America
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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The future of this republic is in the hands of the American voter.
Voting
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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I find that the Americans have no passions, they have appetites.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There are no second acts in American lives.
America
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Americans have mastered the art of being prosperous though broke.
Prosperity
Billy Boy Franklin

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The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.
Women
Betty Friedan

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Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Bob Geldof

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Good Americans when they die, go to Paris.
America
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
Freedom
Edgar Watson Howe

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun