Happy July 4th!
The United States is the only country with a known birthday.
~ James G. Blaine
America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
~ Gloria Steinem
What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise.
~ Barbara Jordan
This country will not be a good place for us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.
~ Theodore Roosevelt
We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
~ Benjamin Harris, address to Congress, 1888
Americans always try to do the right thing after they've tried everything else.
~ Winston Churchill
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.
~ Arnold Toynbee
Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.
~ Robert Orben
When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, "Ours."
~ Vine Deloria, Jr.
If you can speak three languages you're trilingual. If you can speak two languages, you're bilingual. If you can only speak one language, you're an American.
~ Author unknown
If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you'd find that only two of then could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song to The Beverly Hillbillies.
~ Dave Barry
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
~ e.e. cummings