Quotations About / On: AMERICA

  • 11.
    There are no more jobs in America, only sentences, LIFE SENTENCES
    (This is based on my many years in the American workforce.)
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  • 12.
    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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  • 13.
    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
  • 14.
    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
  • 15.
    ... 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).)
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  • 16.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Shirley Chisholm, america
  • 17.
    In America, every female under fifty calls herself a "girl."
    (H.E. Bates, British screenwriter, and David Lean. Jane Hudson (Katherine Hepburn), Summertime.)
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  • 18.
    Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. "Things," The Lovely Lady (1933).)
  • 19.
    America is addicted to wars of distraction.
    (Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941), U.S. author, columnist. Times (London, April 22, 1991).)
    More quotations from: Barbara Ehrenreich, america
  • 20.
    Discussion in America means dissent.
    (James Thurber (1894-1961), U.S. humorist, illustrator. "The Duchess and the Bugs," Lanterns and Lances (1961).)
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