Category: Quotes

Dwight D. Eisenhower on America

I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn’t know it then. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

David Riesman on America

America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese. – David Riesman

Warren G. Harding on America

America’s present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. – Warren G. Harding

Richard J. Daley on America

We have to face it: in America today the way to have fun and celebrate is to break a store window and take something. That’s the way it is, today in America, and we have to accept it. – Richard J. Daley

Gerald R. Ford on America

The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election. – Gerald R. Ford

Patrick Henry on America

When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. – Patrick Henry