It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality. ~Adlai Stevenson
Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea. ~John Gunther
America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos. ~Max Lerner, Actions and Passions, 1949
Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all!
By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag. ~Author Unknown
Where liberty dwells, there is my country. ~Benjamin Franklin
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable! ~Daniel Webster
If you take advantage of everything America has to offer, theres nothing you cant accomplish. ~Geraldine Ferraro
Oh, it's home again and home again, America for me!
I want a ship that's westward bound to plough the rolling sea
To the blessed land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars,
Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars.
~Henry Van Dyke
Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world. ~Woodrow Wilson
This, then, is the state of the union: free and restless, growing and full of hope. So it was in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith. ~Lyndon B. Johnson
America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in. ~Theodore Roosevelt
Of all the supervised conditions for life offered man, those under U S A's constitution have proved the best. Wherefore, be sure when you start modifying, corrupting or abrogating it. ~Martin H. Fischer
He loves his country best who strives to make it best. ~Robert G. Ingersoll
It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism. ~J. Horace McFarland
"Our country, right or wrong." When right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right. ~Carl Schurz
Off with your hat, as the flag goes by!
And let the heart have its say;
you're man enough for a tear in your eye
that you will not wipe away.
~Henry Cuyler Bunner
It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the men whose people have been here many generations. ~Henry Cabot Lodge
The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic - have always blown on free men. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
Some Americans need hyphens in their names, because only part of them has come over; but when the whole man has come over, heart and thought and all, the hyphen drops of its own weight out of his name. ~Woodrow Wilson
My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy! ~Thomas Jefferson
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. ~Simone de Beauvoir
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton
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