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    • America - a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far-reaching in purpose.
    • America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
    • This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do.
      On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
    • I believe America's best days are ahead of us because I believe that the future belongs to freedom, not to fear.
    • The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
    • Intellectually, I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
    • The trouble with America is that there are far too many wide-open spaces surrounded by teeth.
    • There are three social classes in America: upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class.
      (Miss Manners), by Judith Martin
    • You Europeans know nothing about America. Because we amass large fortunes you think we care for nothing but money. We are nothing for it; the moment we have it we spend it, sometimes well, sometimes ill, but we spend it. Money is nothing to us; it's merely the symbol of success. We are the greatest idealists in the world; I happen to think that we've set our ideal on the wrong objects; I happen to think that the greatest ideal man can set before himself is self-perfection.
      The Razor's Edge, 1943, by William Somerset Maugham
    • America, we are better than these last eight years. We are a better country than this.
      Nomination Acceptance Speech, 08-28-08, by Barack Obama
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