Quotations About / On: AMERICA

  • 11.
    One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.
    (Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), U.S. artist. repr. In Laurie Lisle, Portrait of an Artist (1986). Quoted in Chicago Evening Post (March 2, 1926).)
  • 12.
    The most 'UNGODLY' moment in America, perhaps, 'tis Sunday mornings.
    (Christianity's ineptitude in following Christ's teachings.)
    More quotations from: James B. Earley
  • 13.
    Controversies can only improve things, that's why America is so great.
    (America)
    More quotations from: Hebert Logerie
  • 14.
    There are no more jobs in America, only sentences, LIFE SENTENCES
    (This is based on my many years in the American workforce.)
    More quotations from: Darwin Henry Beuning
  • 15.
    America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
    (Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923), U.S. Republican politician, president. Speech, June 1920, Boston. "Back to normalcy" was Harding's campaign slogan in that year.)
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  • 16.
    Yes, America is gigantic, but a gigantic mistake.
    (Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Quoted in Memories of a Psycho-analyst, ch. 9, Ernest Jones (1959). "America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen," Freud said on another occasion, "but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success." (Ronald W. Clark, Freud: the Man and his Cause, pt. 3, ch. 12, 1980).)
    More quotations from: Sigmund Freud, america
  • 17.
    If you're going to America, bring your own food.
    (Fran Lebowitz (b. 1951), U.S. journalist. "Fran Lebowitz's Travel Hints," Social Studies (1981).)
    More quotations from: Fran Lebowitz, food, america
  • 18.
    ... the Black woman in America can justly be described as a "slave of a slave."
    (Frances Beale, African American feminist and civil rights activist. The Black Woman, ch. 14 (1970).)
    More quotations from: Frances Beale, america, black, woman
  • 19.
    I don't measure America by its achievement, but by its potential.
    (Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924), African American politician and feminist. Unbought and Unbossed, ch. 16 (1970).)
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  • 20.
    In America, every female under fifty calls herself a "girl."
    (H.E. Bates, British screenwriter, and David Lean. Jane Hudson (Katherine Hepburn), Summertime.)
    More quotations from: H.E Bates, girl, america
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