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1. "In America most everybody who's Italian is half Italian. Except me. I'm all Italian. I'm mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me."
Author: Al Pacino
2. "I have gone to war and now I can issue my complaint. I can sit on my porch and complain all day. And you must listen. Some of you will say to me: You signed the contract, you crying bitch, and you fought in a war because of your signature, no one held a gun to your head. This is true, but because I signed the contract and fulfilled my obligation to fight one of America's wars, I am entitled to speak, to say, I belong to a fucked situation."
Author: Anthony Swofford
3. "Americans need to understand the significance of having their civil liberties dismantled. It doesn't just affect terrorists and foreigners, it affects us all."
Author: Bianca Jagger
4. "Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do."
Author: Byron Dorgan
5. "My sentiments for the American cause, from the Stamp Act downward, have never changed... I am still of opinion that it is the cause of liberty and of human nature."
Author: Christopher Gadsden
6. "You know why the French don't want to bomb Saddam Hussein Because he hates America he loves mistresses and he wears a beret. He is French people."
Author: Conan O'Brien
7. "The Framers were no more interested in binding future Americans to a set of divinely inspired commandments than any of us would wish to be bound by them."
Author: Dahlia Lithwick
8. "I've been as bad an influence on American literature as anyone I can think of."
Author: Dashiell Hammett
9. "I went to Ethiopia, and it dawned on me that you can tell a starving, malnourished person because they've got a bloated belly and a bald head. And I realized that if you come through any American airport and see businessmen running through with bloated bellies and bald heads, that's malnutrition, too."
Author: Dick Gregory
10. "There is an aversion to long chunks of sentences...The dire problem is that long chunks of sentences are still the best way humans have to express complex thoughts, intricate observations, fleeting emotions-the whole range of what we are...It is unclear whether the American attention span can support book reading for much longer..."
Author: Dick Meyer
11. "I am obligated and I will pay hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes to the American government. I already paid and I will keep paying whatever taxes I owe based on my time as a U.S. citizen."
Author: Eduardo Saverin
12. "I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare."
Author: Eldridge Cleaver
13. "In 2004, President Bush gave Prime Minister Sharon certain guarantees about American policy, but the Obama administration treated those as a kind of private letter having no binding policy impact."
Author: Elliott Abrams
14. "Their point of resemblance to each other and their difference from so many American women, lay in the fact that they were all happy to exist in a man's world--they preserved their individuality through men and not by opposition to them. They would all three have made alternatively good courtesans or good wives not by the accident of birth but through the greater accident of finding their man or not finding him."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
15. "Congress is attempting to eviscerate women's health care. Like many women across America, I am outraged."
Author: Felicity Huffman
16. "Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father."
Author: Gloria Steinem
17. "I would like to see America some day."
Author: Hanoi Hannah
18. "This 21st century economy holds great promise for our people. But unless we give all Americans the skills they need to succeed, countries like India and China will take good-paying jobs that should be ours."
Author: Harry Reid
19. "...the innocent seriousness with which she told her story and I'd listened to so often and myself told-- wide eyed hugging in heaven together-- hipsters of America in the 1950's sitting in a dim room-- the clash of the streets beyond the window's bare soft sill."
Author: Jack Kerouac
20. "A country that cannot feed itself cannot have self-pride, and in the mid-'60s 20 percent of all the wheat produced in America came into India. We were agriculturally a basket case. And 15 years later, 20 years later, we have become an agricultural power. This is the famous Green Revolution."
Author: Jairam Ramesh
21. "This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I'll never run out of subjects for songs."
Author: Jello Biafra
22. "Spending time with America's soldiers is always inspiring."
Author: John Boehner
23. "One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so."
Author: John Naisbitt
24. "If America leads a blessed life, then why did God put all of our oil under people who hate us?"
Author: Jon Stewart
25. "We know, at least, that this decision (ending factory farming) will help prevent deforestation, curb global warming, reduce pollution, save oil reserves, lessen the burden on rural America, decrease human rights abuses, improve publish health, and help eliminate the most systematic animal abuse in history."
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
26. "When William Johnson and slave walked down that long, winding American road toward freedom and justice, they didn't realize they would be speaking out for all those left behind. They learned that it would take hard work to make the words of the Declaration of Independence mean what they said. Ellen and William Craft were willing to do their part."
Author: Joy Hakim
27. "For too many women in America are becoming sick with exhaustion and stress as they try to do things that can't be -- shouldn't be -- done. Too many are eaten up by resentment toward their husbands, who are not subject to the same heartless pressures. Too many are becoming anxious and depressed because they are overwhelmed and disappointed. Too many are letting their lives be poisoned by guilt because their expectations can't be met, and because there is an enormous cognitive dissonance between what they know to be right for themselves and what they're told is right for their children. Too many feel out of control."
Author: Judith Warner
28. "Nothing is further from the truth than the claim that the American soul is ‘open-minded' and unbiased; on the contrary, it is ridden with countless taboos of which people are sometimes not even aware."
Author: Julius Evola
29. "It was really cool to work with Dakota Fanning. I've watched her grow up and I've always loved her films, loved her. It was amazing working with someone who was American as well, because obviously it's going to be a different energy straightaway. We got on really well; she's so professional and hardworking."
Author: Kaya Scodelario
30. "One result of An American Family was that I became a gay role model."
Author: Lance Loud
31. "I am reminded once again that the best things about America are the little things, the little freedoms that Americans don't think twice about."
Author: Laura Fitzgerald
32. "I always thought, because America is supposed to be the land of the free, nudity would be part of the norm over there, but it isn't. It's surprising."
Author: Mark Roberts
33. "True Americanism is practical idealism. Its aims, instead of being materialistic and mechanical, are idealistic to the point of being Utopian. In this way, the U.S. can provide and express ideals that strike a chord in humans everywhere - a declaration of independence on behalf of all the peoples of the world."
Author: Maurice Saatchi
34. "Speaking up for America has become a lonely ordeal."
Author: Maurice Saatchi
35. "Our 20s are the defining decade of adulthood. 80% of life's most defining moments take place by about age 35. 2/3 of lifetime wage growth happens during the first ten years of a career. More than half of Americans are married or are dating or living with their future partner by age 30. Personality can change more during our 20s than at any other decade in life. Female fertility peaks at 28. The brain caps off its last major growth spurt. When it comes to adult development, 30 is not the new 20. Even if you do nothing, not making choices is a choice all the same. Don't be defined by what you didn't know or didn't do."
Author: Meg Jay
36. "Football is the No. 1 sport in America."
Author: Michael Ovitz
37. "America's doctors, nurses and medical researchers are the best in the world, but our health care system is broken."
Author: Mike Ferguson
38. "I have deep emotions about the American people. If I were to cry for anything, I would cry for them and the policies that they're about to face."
Author: Nancy Pelosi
39. "He was rigidly truthful, where the issue concerned only himself. Where it was a case of saving a friend, he was prepared to act in a manner reminiscent of an American expert witness."
Author: P.G. Wodehouse
40. "The hope that fuels the pursuit of endless economic growth – that billions of consumers in India & China will one day enjoy the lifestyles of Europeans and Americans – is as absurd & dangerous a fantasy as anything dreamt up by Al-Qaeda. It condemns the global environment to early destruction & looks set to create reservoirs of nihilistic rage & disappointment among hundreds of millions of have-nots – the bitter outcome of the universal triumph of Western Modernity, which turns the revenge of the East into something darkly ambiguous, and all its victories truly Pyrrhic."
Author: Pankaj Mishra
41. "American inventiveness and the desire to build developed because we were guaranteed the right to own our success."
Author: Rand Paul
42. "Americans who may be going to the largest embassy we've ever had."
Author: Richard Lugar
43. "A legacy that powerful does not disappear. Next to the Egyptians, the Greeks and Romans were babies. Our modern nations like Great Britain and America? Blinks of an eye...The very oldest root of civilization, at least of Western civilization, is Egypt. Look at the pyramid on the dollar bill. Look at the Washington Monument—the world's largest Egyptian obelisk. Egypt is still.......very much alive."
Author: Rick Riordan
44. "I glance at the book he's holding. It is American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis. There is a deep, dark irony to this and I wonder if he realises it or not. I want to ask him why he's bought it but what if he's bought it as a text book?"
Author: Sarah Alderson
45. "I think Canadian humor is a little less broad than American humor."
Author: Scott Thompson
46. "Is it that you hate this president or that you hate America?"
Author: Sean Hannity
47. "I'm Canadian. The only difference between dating American and Canadian guys is whether you'll be watching football or hockey. I have no preference."
Author: Serinda Swan
48. "America used to live by the motto "Father Knows Best." Now we're lucky if "Father Knows He Has Children." We've become a nation of sperm donors and baby daddies."
Author: Stephen Colbert
49. "In America, magic has never been an important part of peoples' lives."
Author: Teller
50. "America is not another word for Opportunity to all her sons."
Author: W.E.B. Du Bois

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She unwrapped the blanket when she came in my door. You were inside it. She set you down on the floor and you started ranging around, picking things up, pulling my cat's tail—you screamed like a banshee when the cat scratched you, so I asked your mother if you were part banshee. She didn't laugh."
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