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America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

There is no country in the world where machinery is so lovely as in America.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

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.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

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.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

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.

Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)

Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA

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