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Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
Andy Rooney

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Martin Luther King said, and it is sadly still true, that one of the most segregated times in America is the hour of worship.
Barney Frank

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Most people outside of America won't get it. It's the Easter bunny. It's another lie and I don't understand why we had to invent this character.
Todd Rundgren

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Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
Earl Blumenauer

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My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine because it cost more than she can pay with social security. She is America.
Jack Bowman

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My book collection is primarily in America, since that's where I've lived most of my life.
Terri Windling

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My daddy expected that my brothers and I and our generation would make the world a better place. He had lived in an America of continual social progress.
Wynton Marsalis

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My entire career has been confronted with censorship. You can't talk about masturbation in America without confronting censorship.
Betty Dodson

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My focus is that firearms are handled safely and that we can continue to enjoy them here in North America.
Steve Kanaly

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No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
Bell Hooks

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Now we can play less, and to more people doing bigger venues in America, so that gives us more time, so I have to live in two places.
Glenn Tipton

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On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
George W. Bush

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Only two countries in this hemisphere are not democratic, but many countries in both Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, are really fragile democracies.
Warren Christopher

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Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people.
Walt Whitman

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Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.
Jimmy Carter

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Our concept is not that America should operate alone or by itself in world affairs or in military affairs.
Douglas Feith

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Our election in America sent a message to the world that America is behind our President to lead this world toward a world of peace and prosperity.
Donald Evans

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Our heroes are those... who... act above and beyond the call of duty and in so doing give definition to patriotism and elevate all of us.... America is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave.
David Mahoney

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Our nation must come together to unite.
George W. Bush

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Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly.
Matthew Arnold

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Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.
Bill Shuster

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Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen... Their faith is their passport.
David Ben Gurion

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Over the last 10-15 years, you've seen soccer finally start to grow at a fast pace, start to get the recognition it deserves, and I think it has to do with all of the people who come to America from foreign countries.
Claudio Reyna

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Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
Thomas Jefferson

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People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster.
Alistair Cooke

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Pushing production out of America to nations without our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
Frank Murkowski

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Racism may be as systemic as it always was. It is the great problem of America. It's the one stumbling block that I don't believe was ever smoothed over.
Robert Guillaume

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Sept. 11 represented a terrorist attack aimed at destroying everything that America stands for - our freedoms and our way of life.
John Whitehead

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So, yes, we do celebrate America today because the majority will stand up and empower the American people to live that American Dream and to be part of making a better, freer, and safer world.
Robin Hayes

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Some fine day, Democrats may figure out how to get on the right side of the value divide - how to define America as a place of the common good and not a playground of the strong.
Todd Gitlin

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Somewhere between a third and a quarter of all people living in America today were born between 1946 and 1965 and if you think you're tired of hearing about us, you should try being one of us.
Anna Quindlen

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Talking about a materialistic thing, I get about 13 times more royalties from Europe than I do from America.
Elliott Carter

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Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.
George W. Bush

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That whole process of somebody who has all that charisma and talent, to be able to break through and make it in America is fabulous.
Taylor Hackford

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The artist is something of an outsider in America. I have always felt that America does not value its artists, certainly not in the sense that the Europeans do.
Carlisle Floyd

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The best doctors and the best hospitals in America, if they cannot get the patient information they need when they need it, it can lead to morbid consequences: Higher mortality.
Timothy Murphy

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The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are.
Sara Paretsky

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The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world.
Barack Obama

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The citizens of America expect more. They deserve and they want more than a recital of problems.
Barbara Jordan

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The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain and the Provinces in South America still continues, without any prospect of its speedy termination.
James Monroe

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The confusing thing, I thought, was that most of America already knew that we were overly reliant on oil, especially on foreign oil. But it was news that this administration had begun to at least acknowledge that problem.
Chris Van Hollen

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The contracts are structured different than athletes in America, but for me, it was good to move on and go back to playing in the premiere league, which is the best league. It was disappointing, as far as the team goes, but for me, there wasn't much I could do.
Claudio Reyna

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The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future.
Aly Khan

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The fancy term for what America has squandered in the past year and a half or so is legitimacy.
Todd Gitlin

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The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Walt Whitman

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The glamour of it all! New York! America!
Charlie Chaplin

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The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.
George W. Bush

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The music industry over there seems to treat America like it's one territory even though they got offices in different parts of America - they're still quite sort of 'America is the territory.'
Sean Booth

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The only thing America respects is power and power concedes nothing. After the LA Riots, they tried to calm us down and nothing changed since.
Tupac Shakur

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The problem is that this speeded-up life and stress in America causes us to cut off our feelings, so we are out of touch with our reality.
Keith Miller

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The problem of freedom in America is that of maintaining a competition of ideas, and you do not achieve that by silencing one brand of idea.
Max Lerner

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The resolve of our great nation is being tested. But make no mistake, we will show the world that we will pass the test
George W. Bush

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The situation was, the team I was on when I got injured went down to the lower leagues. In America, they don't have that relegation, so when the team went down to the lower region, every player has his value, and they went off and sold any player who had value.
Claudio Reyna

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The thing about being in America is when you are driving with the sun on your back, there's hip hop. I never used to be into hip hop, but there's hip hop in the food, soul food, there's hip hop in the cars.
Vanessa Brown

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The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).
Faith Popcorn

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The trouble with America is that there are far too many wide-open spaces surrounded by teeth.
Charles Luckman

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The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.
George W. Bush

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The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
Frank Zappa

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The United States of America have taken their name from the United States of the Netherlands.
Seth Low

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The United States of America will never be intimidated by thugs and assassins. The killers will fail, and the Iraqi people will live in freedom.
George W. Bush

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The United States prefers that Iraq meet its obligations voluntarily, yet we are prepared for the alternative.
George W. Bush

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Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.
Agnes de Mille

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There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep.
Herman Melville

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There are three social classes in America: upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class.
Judith Martin

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There is a movement to get an international criminal court in the world, voted for by hundreds of states-but with the noticeable absence of the United States of America.
Harold Pinter

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There is a New America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.

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There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America - there's the United States of America.
Barack Obama

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There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
Bill Clinton

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There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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There is something inherent in our democracy that tends to want to level. America is a little uncomfortable in the presence of someone who is distinctly superior in whatever way.
Carlisle Floyd

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There never was a social change in America without angry people at the heart.
Keith Miller

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There's nothing to scream about because in America we're all one blanket, everybody feels the same way about things, they just need some money.
Abbey Lincoln

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There's some new evidence that has just come out about the CIA planning terrorist attacks on U.S. soil in the '60s and how they were going to set up Castro for it in order to get America behind a war in Cuba.
Aaron McGruder

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There's the country of America, which you have to defend, but there's also the idea of America. America is more than just a country, it's an idea. An idea that's supposed to be contagious.
Bono

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There's no bigger task than protecting the homeland of our country.
George W. Bush

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Think of what would happen to us in America if there were no humorists; life would be one long Congressional Record.
Tom Masson

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This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do.
Jack Kerouac

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Through the Young Men's Christian Association and principally in Australia and North America, as well as in South America, I came into contact with families of these countries.
Fritz Sauckel

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To establish justice and to promote the general welfare, America does not need the abortion license.
Robert Casey

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To have a film in America means precisely nothing if you don't have a distributor who stands behind it.
Arthur Cohn

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To the European immigrant - that is, to the aliens who have been converted into Americans by the advantages of American life - the Promise of America has consisted largely in the opportunity which it offered of economic independence and prosperity.
Herbert Croly

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Today right here in America we have 50 million people without health insurance.
Corrine Brown

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Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.
Barack Obama

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Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?
Arundhati Roy

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Unique among the nations, America recognized the source of our character as being godly and eternal, not being civic and temporal. And because we have understood that our source is eternal, America has been different. We have no king but Jesus.
John Ashcroft

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Until quite recently dance in America was the ragged Cinderella of the arts.
Shana Alexander

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Wasn't nobody ready for internationalism. I don't think we should have started the tour in America. We should have went straight overseas.
Bobby Brown

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We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation... but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America.
Barbara Jordan

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We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
Saddam Hussein

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We are succeeding in Iraq. Thank you, America.
Iyad Allawi

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We are the only school in America, drama school in America that trains actors, writers and directors side by side for three years in a master's degree program, and we want them - to expose them to everything.
James Lipton

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We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that.
Barbara Jordan

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We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate.
Thomas Jefferson

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We in the majority have worked hard to empower people to create opportunities, to make jobs, to do things that turn America into a place where people can achieve their dreams.
Robin Hayes

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We must get back to a very strong Christianity... Christianity shaped America and England, and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great.
George Carey

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We must have an America in which White men and women can live and work, in their homes and in the streets of our cities, without fear.
George Lincoln Rockwell

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We must never again let America be led into a fratricidal war like the last two world wars, for the sake of alien, minority interests.
George Lincoln Rockwell

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We need somebody who's got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it's like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old - and that's the criterion by which I'll be selecting my judges.
Barack Obama

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We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression, and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America - every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster, black and white, in America too.
Quincy Jones

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Well, in America people know us. We've got it made there, but in Europe people don't know us. We've got to win them over and that's a challenge.
Kid Rock

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Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer. The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars. I think it's incumbent upon us to.
Dan Aykroyd

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What a pity, when Christopher Colombus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
Margot Asquith

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What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant, powerful body and a dull, bestial mind.
Eldridge Cleaver

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What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit.
Richard Attenborough

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What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!
Joe Strummer

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What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt.
Billie Joe Armstrong

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What is worst about America was acted out. What is best in America doesn't export.
Robert Stone

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What kind of America do people want to leave for their children? What horrors are down the road, stuff that was unthinkable 30 years ago?
Randall Terry

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What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise.
Barbara Jordan

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What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and resources - to do some thing about them.
Henry Ford II

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Whatever changes the new era brings, whatever new pathways we take, I am sure that our special relationship with America - forged in adversity, will not change.
Mary McAleese

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When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price.
Arthur Ashe

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When we first came to America, I bought a tiny piece of land far out in the country. But there was no place to live on it, only a shed.
Douglas Sirk

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When you poll all of the economists, uh, across America that I think are intellectually honest they would all, or maybe not all, but 95% of them 96% of them would say you know we really have got a powerful economy.
Donald Evans

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When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front row seat.
George Carlin

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While America has always been and always will be a safe harbor for those being persecuted by tyrannical governments we must be vigilant to ensure those individuals are not taking advantage of America's generosity and good will.
Bill Shuster

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Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.
Jacques Barzun

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Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky.
Eric McCormack

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Workers come to America to fill jobs unwanted by Americans, but they are staying and they are not going home.
Kit Bond

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Worse things have happened to America. We're going to overcome this, too. It's not our fault. The storm came and flooded the city.
Russel Honore

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Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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You always want to try to make something new, and, of course, America is the world leader in economics today.
Tadao Ando

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You're surrounded by electronic music in New York. I mean New York is one of the few places in North America where electronic music is the prevalent form.
Bob Mould

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