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"The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." Benjamin Franklin 4.72972972972973 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The American people are slow to wrath, but when their wrath is once kindled it burns like a consuming flame." Theodore Roosevelt 4.7 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." Oscar Wilde 4.6923076923076925 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"America is the first country to have gone from barbarism to decadence without the usual intervening period of civilization." Oscar Wilde 4.676470588235294 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less." Susan B. Anthony 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem-and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?" Dwight Eisenhower 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it." Douglas MacArthur 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure." George Washington 4.615384615384615 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission." John F. Kennedy 4.590909090909091 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The business of America is business." Calvin Coolidge 4.586206896551724 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.568965517241379 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate." Oliver Wendell Holmes 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Only Americans can hurt America." Dwight Eisenhower 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth." Abraham Lincoln 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer." Henry Kissinger 4.545454545454546 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea." John Gunther 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Driven from every other corner of the earth, freedom of thought and the right of private judgment in matters of conscience direct their course to this happy country as their last resort." Samuel Adams 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When American(s) ask for the cooperation of (their) fellow citizens, it is seldom refused; and I have often seen it afforded spontaneously and with great good will." Alexis de Tocqueville 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." John Adams 4.48 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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