My friends, to those who say that we are rushing this issue of civil rights, I say to them we are 172 years late. To those who say that this civil-rights program is an infringement on states’ rights, I say this: The time has arrived in America for the Democratic Party to get out of the shadow of states' rights and to walk forthrightly into the bright sunshine of human rights.
Address to the Democratic National Convention (July 14, 1948), Convention Hall, Philadelphia.
The best that an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountain top where few have been, where few can follow, and where few will consent to believe that he has been.george f. kennan
The United States is not a Christian nation any more than it is a Jewish nation or a Mohammedan nation.
Regarding the fitness craze: America has lost its soul; now it's trying to save its body.George carlin
The biggest party in America is neither Democrats nor Republicans. It’s the party of non-voters – a group that outnumbers the other two.Robert Reich
America is one of few advanced nations that allow direct advertising of prescription drugs.Robert Reich
America spends a fortune on drugs: more per person than any other nation on earth, even though Americans are no healthier than the citizens of other advanced nations.Robert Reich
In reality, most of America's poor work hard, often in two or more jobs.Robert Reich
I think a lot of Americans are not sure which side Washington is on: the side of banks or the side of the people.Elizabeth warren
Seems like Americans just want it to be Halloween all year. The holiday just keeps getting more popular.Amity Shlaes
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.john f. kennedy
In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans.theodore roosevelt
I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.walt whitman
I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It's America's pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.Mark McGwire
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.Jaques Barzan
Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.ted williams
He's the man of the hour, a man whose extraordinary grace under pressure in the days since this devastating attack has led him to be called America's mayor. He's the mayor of New York City, ladies and gentlemen, Rudy Giuliani.Oprah Winfrey
I know what I am in Washington to do: I'm here to fight for hardworking families.Elizabeth warren
We're Americans. We celebrate success. We just don't want the game to be rigged.Elizabeth warren
Country music has become the music that best represents the reality of American life.Brad paisley
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