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The American advertiser has made the superior American
by Edward Bok

The American advertiser has made the superior American
magazine of today possible.
- Edward Bok

The fact must never be forgotten that no magazine publisher
in the United States could give what it is giving to
the reader each month if it were not for the revenue
which the advertiser brings the magazine.
- Edward Bok

It is the growth of advertising in this country which,
more than any single element, has brought the American
magazine to its present enviable position in points of literary,
illustrative and mechanical excellence.
- Edward Bok

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

 

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

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We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
- American Indian Proverb

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

I can think of nothing more boring for the American people
than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour
looking at my face on their television screens.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

How does it become a man to behave
towards the American government today?
I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
- Henry David Thoreau

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

When we make college more affordable,
we make the American dream more achievable.
- William J. Clinton

It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
- Jerry Brown

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere
to get American citizens to obey
the orders of constituted courts.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Confronted with the choice, the American people would
choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
- Spiro T. Agnew

If there is one principle more deeply rooted
in the mind of every American,
it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.
- Thomas Jefferson

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

Our American heritage is greater than any one of us.
It can express itself in very homely truths;
in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.
- Bruce Catton

I cannot believe that the American people and the people
they elected would use the Constitution to stifle any group's rights.
- Jean O'Leary

If you really want to help the American theater,
don't be an actress, dahling.
Be an audience.
- Tallulah Bankhead

We can have no '50-50' allegiance in this country.
Either a man is an American and nothing else,
or he is not an American at all.
- Theodore Roosevelt

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving
at driver's license age than at voting age.
- Marshall McLuhan

Our great American writers were all newspaper people.
- John Gould

The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.
- Betty Friedan

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.
- Israel Zangwill

As far as carrying the American banner,
you just do what's right for the kids.
- Dennis Farina

All the American women had purple noses and gray lips
and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder.
I recognized that the United States could be my life's work.
- Helena Rubinstein

I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell,
an American writer whose work I admire very much.
- Donna Tartt

It's a complex fate, being an American,
and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting
against a superstitious valuation of Europe.
- Henry James

The American public tunes in every night hoping to see two people screwing.
Obviously, we can't give them that but let's always keep it in mind.
- Barry Diller

Am I Latin? Am I American? What the hell am I? I love
my culture and I'm very proud of my culture.
- America Ferrera

The only people I've ever heard saying that disagreeing with Bush,
Cheney and Rumsfeld is un-American or treasonous are
people who disagree with Bush,
Cheney and Rumsfeld.
- Craig Bruce

Chicago is not the most corrupt American city.
It's the most theatrically corrupt.
- Studs Terkel

I was outraged to learn that the president wanted to
outsource operations at some American ports to the United Arab Emirates.
- Francine Busby

When I'm writing for Esquire, my conscious thought is,
I'm not writing for American Scholar.
- Denis Johnson

And almost half of American oil consumption is for motor vehicles.
- Tim Holden

The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively,
relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
- Maurice Hinchey

It is one of the paradoxes of American literature that
our writers are forever looking back with love and
nostalgia at lives they couldn't wait to leave.
- Anatole Broyard

The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people.
Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency
or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture.
- Sherrod Brown

I think the future stopped looking American when you
think back to Blade Runner and Neuromancer,
when it started to look more Japanese.
- Iain Banks

The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got
away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense.
- Ida B. Wells

As a member of the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics,
I am a firm believer in the American space program.
- Randy Forbes

If we can boondoggle ourselves out of this depression,
that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of
the American people for years to come.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have great faith in the intelligence of the American
viewer and reader to put two and two together and come up with four.
- Jim Lehrer


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