Past Voices – 10 American Quotes

America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.  ~Hunter S. Thompson

We dare not forget that we are the heirs of that first revolution.  ~John F. Kennedy

This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.  ~Theodore Roosevelt

What the people want is very simple.  They want an America as good as its promise.  ~Barbara Jordan

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.  ~Elmer Davis

We need an America with the wisdom of experience.  But we must not let America grow old in spirit.  ~Hubert H. Humphrey

I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him “father.”  ~Will Rogers

America will never be destroyed from the outside.  If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.  ~Abraham Lincoln

You cannot spill a drop of American blood without spilling the blood of the whole world…. We are not a nation, so much as a world.  ~Herman Melville

What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.  ~Will Rogers

Written by Jak Ahabdune

Jak Ahabdune is an eccentric and enthusiastic writer from Venice, California with a unique, creative approach. Currently, he enjoys writing for e-zines articles and for a variety of websites as well as his own blog site, Jak’s View. He also frequently writes for 180 Films, an independent film company based in Los Angeles. His innovative and inspiring imagination strikes as a fresh draft of originality when he explores topics like skateboarding, consciousness, science, film and music.

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