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To me, Americanism means an imperative duty to be nobler than the rest of the world.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty and eating bananas for breakfast.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, "The trouble with this country is...
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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Being American is to eat a lot of beef steak, and boy, we've got a lot more beef steak than any other country, and that's why you ought to be glad you're an American.nd people have started looking at these big hunks of bloody meat on their plates, you know, and wondering what on earth they think they're doing.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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America does to me what I knew it would do: it just bumps me. The people charge at you like trucks coming down on you -- no awareness. But one tries to dodge aside in time. Bump! bump! go the trucks.nd that is human contact.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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On September , when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment -- half-time.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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America, where people do not inquire of a stranger, "What is he?" But "What can he do?"
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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The wonder of nature is the treasure of America....The precious legacy of preservation of beauty will be our gift to posterity.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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There isn't a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as "American.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations of the earth are in a conspiracy to undervalue them.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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In Boston they ask, "How much does he know?" In New York, "How much is he worth?" In Philadelphia, "Who were his parents?"
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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Knavery seems to be so much a striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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The hope of America and the world is to regenerate liberty with its responsibilities and its obligations -- not to abandon it.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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Europe was created by history.merica was created by philosophy.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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The fabric of American life is woven around our tens of thousands of voluntary associations.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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The United States is just now the oldest country in the world, there always is an oldest country and she is it, it is she who is the mother of the twentieth century civilization. She began to feel herself as it just after the Civil War.nd so it is a country the right age to have been born in and the wrong age to live in.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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American "energy" is the energy of violence, of free-floating resentment and anxiety unleashed by chronic cultural dislocations which must be, for the most part, ferociously sublimated. This energy has mainly been sublimated into crude materialism and acquisitiveness. Into hectic philanthropy. Into benighted moral crusades, the most spectacular of which was Prohibition. Into an awesome talent for uglifying countryside and cities. Into the loquacity and torment of a minority of gadflies: artists, prophets, muckrakers, cranks, and nuts.nd into self-punishing neuroses. But the naked violence keeps breaking through, throwing everything into question.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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If we Americans are to survive, it will have to be because we choose and elect and defend to be first of all Americans; to present to the world one homogeneous and unbroken front, whether of white Americans or black ones or purple or blue or green. If we in America have reached that point in our desperate culture when we must murder children, no matter for what reason or what color, we don't deserve to survive and probably won't.
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Our country was built on voluntarism, and we need to do all we can to perpetuate this unique quality that has made our nation so great.
By: Indu Dhiman # 7
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We are a puny and fickle folk.varice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
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