America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years.
There is no country in the world where machinery is so lovely as in America.
The gap between ideals and actualities, between dreams and achievements, the gap that can spur strong men to increased exertions, but can break the spirit of others -- this gap is the most conspicuous, continuous land mark in American history. It is conspicuous and continuous not because Americans achieve little, but because they dream grandly. The gap is a standing reproach to Americans; but it marks them off as a special and singularly admirable community among the world's peoples.
Author: George F. Will (1941-)
Profession: American Political Columnist
The interesting and inspiring thing about America is that she asks nothing for herself except what she has a right to ask for humanity itself.
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.
America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.
No... the real American has not yet arrived. He is only in the Crucible, I tell you -- he will be the fusion of all races, perhaps the coming superman.
Author: Israel Zangwill (1864-1926)
Profession: British Writer
Building a better you is the first step to building a better America.
Author: Zig Ziglar
Profession: American Sales Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker