Favorite Quotations ~  America What's So Great About America

"May our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right." ~ John Quincy Adams

Statue of Liberty

We are the "can do" country. We adjust to situations better than any people in the history of the world... We adjust to change. ~ Dan Rather

It is a fabulous country, the only fabulous country; it is the one place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time. ~ Thomas Wolfe

America is the only idealistic nation in the world. ~ Woodrow Wilson

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball. ~ Jacques Barzun

A survey says that American workers work the first three hours every day just to pay their taxes. So that's why we can't get anything done in the morning-- We're government workers. ~ Jay Leno

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America. ~ Jimmy Carter

The blues has been the foundation of all other American music since the beginning. ~ Willie Dixon

We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

You can trust the Americans to do the right thing, after they have tried every other alternative. ~ Winston Churchill

Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night? ~ Jack Kerouac

I stand before you to proclaim tonight: America is the land where dreams can come true for all of us. ~ Geraldine Ferraro

We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first thing we invented, which was human liberty. ~ Mark Twain