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Quotes on America

America's history may not be near as long as some other countries'. However, the economic and military power the country has is great and causes fear among many foreigners.

These quotes are mostly from famous Americans and their thoughts about the country adn power it holds.

After all, the chief business of the American people is business.
Calvin Coolidge
This will remain the land of the free only so as it is the home of the brave.
Elmer Davis
Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of AMerica.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
America means opportunity, freedom, power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The business of America is not business. Neither is it war. The business of America is justice, and securing the blessings of liberty.
George F. Will
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Walt Whitman
The strength of our Nation must continue to be used in the interest of all our people rather than a privileged few. It must continue to be used unselfishly in the struggle for world peace and the betterment of mankind.
Harry S. Truman
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
Mark Twain
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
George Clemenceau
God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it.
Ely Culbertson
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