The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. - Frank Zappa
There has always been, and there is now, a profound conflict of interest between the people and the government of the United States. - Howard Zinn
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything. - Jeffery F. Chamberlain
Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States. - J. Bartlett Brebner
By heritage and by choice, the United States of America will make that stand. - George W. Bush
Poor Mexico - so far from God and so close to the United States.
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. - Claiborne Pell
The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth, and prosperity in a world hostile to our values. - Phyllis Schlafly
Our United States "State religion" has become Secular Humanism which has no "separation from the State. - James C. Campbell
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes. - Lord Chesterfield
Without any inhibitions of any kind I make it quite clear that Australia looks to America, free of any pangs as to our traditional links or kinship with the United Kingdom.
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. - George W. Bush
The events of that day would forever be remembered, and they stood together as a united Marridon, a nation that would lead in innovation and liberality, taking up the thread that had been left for them, the essence of selfless love woven along a national loom. - Michelle Franklin
Live together as united people in a beautiful peaceful world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We now in the United States have more security guards for the rich than we have police services for the poor districts. If you're looking for personal security, far better to move to the suburbs than to pay taxes in New York. - John Kenneth Galbraith
You can't do it alone. Two things joined to a third thing are joined to each other. A is united to B and C is united to B. Therefore, A and C are united. - Maria Gregory
We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States. - Ann Coulter
Women united can create movements. We can empower entire generations. We can build peace one action at a time. Together we rise. The time is now. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Distance between two people is inconsequential when their souls are united. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on.[Address before the United Nations, September 20 1963] - John F. Kennedy
It is better to be divided by truth than united in error. - Bruce Bickel
The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by a common hatred of its neighbors.
You're thinking of Europe as Germany and France, I don't. I think that's old Europe. You look at vast numbers of other countries in Europe. They're not with France and Germany on this. They're with the United States.
A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible - indeed, inevitable - the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody. - Arthur C. Clarke
Live together as united people in beautiful world - Lailah Gifty Akita
Every Canadian has a complicated relationship with the United States, whereas Americans think of Canada as the place where the weather comes from. - Margaret Atwood
Humans are like sheepscattered everywherea shepherd is always needed to keep them united - Muhammad Danish Rizwan
I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
There is hardly a political question in the United States which doesn't sooner or later turn into a judicial one. - Alexis De Tocqueville
Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate. The people of the United States are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. - Abraham Lincoln
The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes. - Calvin Coolidge
Abraham Lincoln and Millard Fillmore had the same title. They were both presidents of the United States, but their tenure in office and their legacy could not be more different. - Barack Obama
We have one world. We have one chance; to be a united force of positive strength, to feed humanity the light of being humane. - Jessica Edouard
No matter your political affiliation, it’s an honor and a privilege to meet the sitting president of the United States. You are in the presence of someone who commands respect for taking the hardest job in the world.Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss - RoseMarie Trenzio
More die in the United States of too much food than of too little - John Kenneth Galbraith
Yes, 1960’s North American sitcoms have led me to study the United States 1920’s and 1930’s crime bosses— QET Jenkins - Kim Welsman
It always amazes me how people in Europe and the United States can be so indifferent to the speeches of their chancellor or president, for these worlds from the top can be a wind sock for what might happen next. - Paul Rusesabagina
The United States Congress, like a lot of rich people, lives in two houses.
Total violent crime in the United States 2013: (Number:1,163,146), (Rate per 100,000: 367.9). - Federal Bureau of Investigation
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice. - George Goethals
More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that is why we have the United Nations. - Kofi Annan
I like talking about people who don't have any power and it seems like some of the least powerful people in the United States are the migrant workers who come and do our work and don't have any rights as a result. And yet we still invite them to come here, and at the same time ask them to leave. - Stephen Colbert
They seemed so united that I loved them as one person." Lee wrote of his son and daughter-in-law on his daughter-in-law's death. - Robert E. Lee
Women divided by ego and united by gossip ,Men divided by women and united by beer - Yash Gupta
Yes, God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it. - Ely Culbertson
Yesterday the greatest question was decided which ever was debated in America; and a greater perhaps never was, nor will be, decided among men. A resolution was passed without one dissenting colony, 'that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States. - John Adams
Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind. Many men went a walking and many crippled men, did not. - John Phillips
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend. - Doug Larson
I am not sure I am willing to do what it takes to become President of the United States
There are as many violent women as men, but there's a lot of money in hating men, particularly in the United States -- millions of dollars. It isn't a politically good idea to threaten the huge budgets for women's refuges by saying that some of the women who go into them aren't total victims. - Erin Pizzey
O my soul, is not this enough? Dost thou need more strength than the omnipotence of the United Trinity? Dost thou want more wisdom than exists in the Father, more love than displays itself in the Son, or more power than is manifest in the influences of the Spirit? - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
A special Providence protects fools, drunkards, small children and the United States of America. - Otto von Bismarck
It was a momentary laughter, in which our souls united. But I think there comes a point in love, a unique moment which later on the soul seeks in vain to surpass, and that the effort to revive such happiness depletes it; that nothing thwarts happiness so much as the memory of happiness. - André Gide
Apparently these new rulers of the world did not indulge in any drinking or smoking to soften their moods when they met, which Menelaus knew to be a big mistake. The Congress of the United States, back before the Disunion, always met sober, and look at what had come of that. - John C. Wright
I am on a mission to spread more love on this planet. It is shocking to me to see how little attention to spreading love there is. I will not rest until I am the AMBASSADOR FOR LOVE for the United Nations. It is time to give love its voice, its place, and its impact in the hearts of all mankind. - Monika Zands
Sing before the spirits and dance with the earth deitiesAnd you will be able to compose your own tune.Then you and I, united, will clap hands joyously,Singing 'tum-tiddly-um tum-tiddly-um-tum. - Hongzhi Zhengjue
America seemed like a place for honest people. The United States of America. The land of the free and the home of the brave. The most righteous, politically correct and awesomest country in the world. It even says "in god we trust" on the dollar bills. God bless America. - Carlito Sofer, Nik Krasno
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - William Ralph Inge
The United States has become a place where entertainers and professional athletes are mistaken for people of importance.
...But today it is the United States that lives in infamy, as its government adopts the foreign policies of Imperial Japan.
When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. - Aristotle
The firmest friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame - Charles Caleb Colton
They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. - Calvin Coolidge
...[T]he United States is the land of formal democratic enclosure... - Fred Moten
When one treats people with benevolence, justice, and righteoousness, and reposes confidence in them, the army will be united in mind and all will be happy to serve their leaders'. - Sun Tzu
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes America what it is. - Gertrude Stein
Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being. - Blaise Pascal
There should be no bitterness or hate where the sole thought is the welfare of the United States of America. No man can occupy the office of President without realizing that he is President of all the people. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
No Statue of Liberty ever greeted our arrival in this country...we did not, in fact, come to the United States at all. The United States came to us. - Luis Valdez
The Supreme Court of the United States is no longer a court of law. It is a forum of legal fad and fashion. - A.E. Samaan
Sleep is my only ally united by a dream treaty - Munia Khan
Best way to gain greater credibility, clout and success: involve unexpected allies, ardently united around something specific that you all believe is meaningful. - Kare Anderson
A divided mind cannot conquer a united soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity. - Robertson Davies
I used to go missing a lot... Miss Canada, Miss United Kingdom, Miss World. - George Best
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. - Isaac Asimov
We need to accept that our skin colour, our race, beliefs, our genders does not separate us, we stand as one, one united person, let us unite! - Anon1467
Chinese food in Texas is the best Chinese food in the United States except Boston. - John Updike
If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States. - Henry A. Wallace
Mankind must put an end to war - or war will put an end to mankind.[Address before the United Nations, September 25 1961] - John F. Kennedy
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. - George Washington
If I had my way, any man guilty of golf would be ineligible for any office of trust in the United States. - H. L. Mencken
We have one world. We have one chance; to be a united force of positive strength, to feed humanity the light of being humane." - Jessica Edouard
Income from labor [in the United States] is about as unequally distributed as has ever been observed anywhere. - Thomas Piketty
God covers United people with His glory - Paul Gitwaza
The United States is at present so demoralized and so corrupted that, like England and France, it need not be taken into consideration as a military adversary. The United States will also be forced by Germany to complete and final capitulation.
This is the basis, and I am not being tried for whether I am a Communist, I am being tried for fighting for the right of my people, who are still second-class citizens in this United States of America - Paul Robeson
Nothing can be more notorious than the calumnies and invectives with which the wisest measures and most virtuous characters of The United States have been pursued and traduced [By American Newspapers] - Thurgood Marshall
Nearly every historic fruit and vegetable variety once found in the United States has disappeared. - Preeti Simran Sethi
The United States has never done away with slavery; we just stopped calling it such. These days, we call it free-market capitalism. - Michel Templet
Wo Hunger herrscht, ist auf die Dauer kein Friede.("Where there is hunger, there cannot be lasting peace.)Speech before the United Nations General Assembly, September 26, 1973 - Willy Brandt
The United States can't be so fixed on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans... - Bill Clinton
We inter-change ideas. You can stay in the United States and inspire people in Indonesia. You can stay in Ghana and inspire people in Turkey. You can stay in Nigeria and inspire people in cote'd voire. You can stay in Senegal and inspire people in China and vice versa. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is. - Gertrude Stein
In its foreign policies, the United States does not punish atrocities, only disobedience. - Noam Chomsky
In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults. - Thomas Szasz
When fully united, without ego or weakness, we become the greatest invisible force this world has ever witnessed. - Luis Marques
The United States of America has more monolingual experts on bilingual education than any other country in the world.
Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions - Frantz Fanon
The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation. - William McKinley
There is no one in the United States over the age of 18 who cannot be indicted for some federal crime. That is not an exaggeration. - John Baker
In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government." [Osborn v. United States, 385 U.S. 323, 341 (1966) (dissenting)] - William O. Douglas
Under the United States Constitution, the federal government has no authority to hold states "accountable" for their education performance...In the free society envisioned by the founders, schools are held accountable to parents, not federal bureaucrats. - Ron Paul
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels. - Francisco de Goya
President is a curious term for the American head of state, because "presiding" in any meaningful sense is the one thing the president of the United States does not do. - Garrett Epps
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow. - Steve Allen
Be united like a rain; be powerful like an ocean. - Abed Rahmani
Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.
For 60 years, my country, the United States, pursued stability at the expense of democracy in this region, here in the Middle East, and we achieved neither. - Condoleezza Rice
From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being. - Baal Shem Tov
Los Angeles, it should be understood, is not a mere city. On the contrary, it is, and has been since 1888, a commodity; something to be advertised and sold to the people of the United States like automobiles, cigarettes and mouth wash.
The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
Treaty with Tripoli, Art. 11. As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; - U.S. Congress
According to the strange mathematics of the god of mutual affinity, the shadows that clouded their pasts when united became only half as dense instead of darker. - The World And The Door - o.henry
The United States is like the guy at the party who gives cocaine to everybody and still nobody likes him.
I think we can all agree that the official language of the United States should be Latin. - Michel Templet
How do you like that guy? Can't run six balls and he's President of the United States.
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell. - H. L. Mencken
Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United States, please pay attention."[Shrub Flubs His Dub, The Nation, June 18, 2001] - Molly Ivins
Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian. - Robert Orben
What the United States call democracy is actually a vertical model of remote governance by oligarchs—economic barons and their political representatives. The result is that citizens in the United States have little control over what the U.S. government does. - S. Brian Willson
The United States has never been in a united state, it has never been a united state. It never will. Lines on screens and paper do not change that. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The divine plan of happiness enables family relationships to be perpetuated beyond the grave. Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally. - Gordon B. Hinckley
In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes American what it is. - Gertrude Stein
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States. - Ronald Reagan
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years. - Robert F. Kennedy
The United States does not have a choice as to whether or not is will or will not play a great part in the world. Fate has made that choice for us. The only question is whether we will play the part well or badly. - Theodore Roosevelt
There's not a liberal America and a conservative America - there's the United States of America. - Barack Obama
I'm proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is I could be just as proud for half the money.
It is a promise which eminently deserves our observation that all who are united to Christ and acknowledge Him to be Christ and Mediator will remain to the end safe from all danger, for what is said of the body of the Church belongs to each of its members since they are one in Christ. - John Calvin
We are in the energy dictatorship that calls itself the United States of America. - Steven Magee
We have survived the death of our childhood. We are soldiers now, maybe the last soldiers who will ever fight, the Earth’s final and only hope, united as one in the spirit of vengeance. - Rick Yancey
A nation that is divided, need love to be united. - Victor Dunsin
I really do think that if for one week in the United States we saw the true face of war, we saw people's limbs sheared off, we saw kids blown apart, for one week, war would be eradicated. Instead, what we see in the U.S. media is the video war game. - Amy Goodman
For all its flaws, I would feel safer to have my children grow up in a world dominated by the United States than by any other country.
United we stand, divided we fall. - Aesop
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people. - Walt Whitman
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - Dean William R. Inge
We are united by our common fears and divided by our individual freedom! - Ramana Pemmaraju
It is better to be divided by truth than to be united in error. It is better to speak the truth that hurts and then heals, than falsehood that comforts and then kills. - Adrian Rogers
If the United Nations wants to do something to be remembered forever, I guess that would be freeing people from insanity of religion. - M.F. Moonzajer
Over the last fifteen months we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been to fifty-seven states. I think, one left to go. - Barack Obama
Each city in the southeastern part of the United States has its own unique type of specialty food that can be only found in that city, and it all happens to be called 'barbecue'. - Jim Gaffigan