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Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas. It makes the whole thing mutual - America sees two John Kerrys.

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.

So this is America. They must be out of their minds.

Some Americans need hyphens in their names, because only part of them has come over; but when the whole man has come over, heart and thought and all, the hyphen drops of its own weight out of his name.

Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.

Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America, they are the most miserable individuals I've ever seen.

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.

Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of U.S.A. - not on the battlefields of Vietnam.

Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.

The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.

The business of America is business.

The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain and the Provinces in South America still continues, without any prospect of its speedy termination.

The first pork-barrel bill that crosses my desk, I'm going to veto it and make the authors of those pork-barrel items famous all over America.

The glamour of it all! New York! America!

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

The hardest that I've laughed at a movie was probably Team America. I laughed 'til I thought I was just gonna throw up. I almost had to turn it off.

The home of freedom, and the hope of the down-trodden and oppressed among the nations of the earth.

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.

The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.

The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.


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