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" 1920 was an auspicious year for a young person to enter the world as an American citizen. "
" 58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end. "
" 9/11 was a sort of hinge event in American history, and all jihadi terrorist plots or attacks are kind of filtered through that lens. "
" A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it. "
" A basic element of the American dream is equal access to education as the lubricant of social and economic mobility. "
" Abe Ribicoff believes in that American dream. I believe it from the bottom of my heart, and your sons and daughters, too, can have the American dream come true. "
Abraham A. Ribicoff
" Abortion is not a right. It is a violent act against the defenseless. It violates every principle of morality and should be barred by American law. Until that day, I fully support bans on partial-birth abortion, third-trimester abortion, and indeed every limit that can receive public support. "
" A British porch is a musty, forbidding non-room in which to fling a sodden umbrella or a muddy pair of boots; a guard against the elements and strangers. By contrast the good ol' American front porch seems to stand for positivity and openness; a platform from which to welcome or wave farewell; a place where things of significance could happen. "
" A budget should be judged by whether it creates a foundation for the success of American working families striving to buy a house, or to send their kids to college, or to save a little for retirement and, if they're lucky, a vacation. "
" Accents are very sexy. American girls who speak French are very attractive to a Frenchman. Anything exotic or different is attractive. "
" Access to the security clearance database would disgorge even more detailed personal information, including the foreign contacts of American officials. "
" According to my parents, I was supposed to have been a nice, churchgoing Swiss housewife. Instead I ended up an opinionated psychiatrist, author and lecturer in the American Southwest, who communicates with spirits from a world that I believe is far more loving and glorious than our own. "
" According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world. "
" According to the Gallup Poll, 24 percent of American adults exercised regularly in 1961, and 50 percent after 1968. The peak was 59 percent in 1984, dropping off to 51 percent last September. "
Kenneth H. Cooper
" A chaplain's assistant is customarily a figure of fun in the American Army. "
" Acknowledge that a more closely integrated Europe is no longer an unqualified American interest. "
" A constitution, in the American sense of the word, is a written instrument by which the fundamental powers of the government are established, limited, and defined, and by which these powers are distributed among several departments, for their more safe and useful exercise, for the benefit of the body politic. "
Samuel Freeman Miller
" A country like America has twice as much food on its shop shelves and in its restaurants than is actually required to feed the American people. "
" A couple of weeks is a long time in American politics. "
" Across the Atlantic, commercial therapy of all kinds provides so many more comfortable outlets for people when they are under pressure. The English tradition is to get a grip, whereas the American version is to get in touch with your feelings, to say: 'I'm a good person. Isn't it terrible when bad things happen to people like me?' "
" Acting for me was hard enough without having to think of the accent. And also, when I was auditioning for stuff I would walk into the room with an Australian accent, and I would do the audition in an American accent, and they would invariably say, 'Yeah, it's that good, but I can still hear the oddity coming through.' "
" Actors, I think, are all the same. Both Korean actors and American actors are all very sensitive people, and they are all curious to know what the director thinks of them and how they are evaluated, and they try to satisfy the director. And they like it if you listen carefully to their opinions and accept them. "
" Actually it's great to be an American. I love my country. "
" Adolescence is a modern construct and very American in so many ways. "
" A few days after Bloody Sunday, there was demonstration in more than 80 American cities. People were demanding that the government act. "
" A few scattered accounts, collected and combined together, may lead us to two certain conclusions: 1. That all the American Indians are one kind of people; 2. That they are the same as the people in the northeast of Asia. "
" Affirmative action based on quotas is wrong - wrong because it is antithetical to the genius of the American idea: individual liberty. "
" Affirming belief that America is an exceptional nation has become a test of patriotism in American politics. "
" African American history is really American history because African Americans really helped build this country. "
" African American women, and moms in particular, are evicted at disproportionately high rates. "
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