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1. "Nite Owl II: But the country's disintegrating. What's happened to America? What's happened to the American dream?The Comedian: It came true. You're lookin' at it."
Author: Alan Moore
2. "The last great escape. I was done gambling, done betting on a ship that would never come in. I would cash in my chips while I was ahead. I didn't want to suffer the growing old, didn't want to wait until my memory went. It was all so tiresome. I would just go out in a blaze of glory before the parasites of sadness got at me and made me bitter. After that's the American way: take your own life before everything else takes it from you."
Author: Brian James
3. "Im ganzen Raum war der Energiespiegel angestiegen, die Stimmen klangen lauter, es wurde mehr gelacht – es war, als hätten die Menschen sich mit dem Glück der jungen Leute aufgeladen, und ob sie an die Liebe glaubt oder nicht, sie feierten und sonnten sich im Abglanz derer, die es taten."
Author: Cecelia Ahern
4. "Insisting that we must tax and take and demonize those who have already achieved the American Dream. That may turn out to be a good re-election strategy for President Obama, but is a demoralizing message for America."
Author: Chris Christie
5. "Hoffnungen gegenüber war ich schon immer misstrauisch gewesen. Jetzt jedoch merkte ich, dass einem auch die Hoffnungslosigkeit nicht weiterhilft. Natürlich ist es schön, von etwas Gutem überrascht zu werden. Einem Anruf aus heiterem Himmel. Einem unerwarteten Gewinn. Aber wie schön ist es doch auch, etwas zu wagen und dafür zu sorgen, dass etwas Gutes wahr wird."
Author: Danny Wallace
6. "I don't know why British actors are getting big parts in American TV shows. Maybe it's because we're cheap."
Author: Dominic West
7. "...und ich sage nicht, daß es mehr war als Eitelkeit, weshalb ich die Bühne wieder verlassen habe. Lächerlich, Vater, ich bin gegangen, weil einmal, als ich spielte, ein Polizeipräsident geweint hatte. Aber bedenke auch, ob dies erträglich war. Feinheiten letzten Grades, Einsicht in Herzen, hohe Moral, Modernität des Intellekts und der Seele stelle ich für Menschen dar, die meinesgleichen scheinen, weil sie mir zuwinken und betroffene Gesichter haben. Nachher liefern sie Revolutionäre aus und schießen auf Streikende. [...] Kunst bleibt Kunst, und alles Ungestüm des Geistes rührt nie am Leben."
Author: Heinrich Mann
8. "Conservation is an American value, and it is lacking from this bill."
Author: Jim Costa
9. "The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn't deliver the goods."
Author: John Maynard Keynes
10. "It is simply not true that war is solely a means to an end, nor do people necessarily fight in order to obtain this objective or that. In fact, the opposite is true: people very often take up one objective or another precisely in order that they may fight."
Author: Martin Van Creveld
11. "I write in American slang."
Author: Norman Spinrad
12. "There is a definite Chinese pop sound developing, but I was shocked at how influenced it is by American music."
Author: Paul Oakenfold
13. "Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American."
Author: Renny Harlin
14. "Cyber Leader: Daleks, be warned. You have declared war upon the Cybermen. Dalek Sec: This is not war - this is pest control! Cyber Leader: We have five million Cybermen. How many are you? Dalek Sec: Four. Cyber Leader: You would destroy the Cybermen with four Daleks? Dalek Sec: We would destroy the Cybermen with one Dalek! You superior in only one respect. Cyber Leader: What is that? Dalek Sec: You are better at dying."
Author: Russell T. Davies
15. "A European says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with me? An American says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with him?I make no suggestion that one side or other is right, but observation over many years leads me to believe it is true."
Author: Terry Pratchett

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Nothing in the tangible word that isn't living has any value beyond a dollar amount. Considering that dollars can only buy more tangible and inanimate objects, it would seem a far more worthwhile goal to instead learn to place value on the treasures of the mind. Memories, knowledge and skill together are the only things we will ever actually own."
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