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

Caleb Cushing on America

When we fled from the oppressions of kings and parliaments in Europe, to found this great Republic in America, we brought with us the laws and the liberties, which formed a part of our heritage as Britons. – Caleb Cushing

Henry Ford on America

What’s right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity – intellect and resources – to do some thing about them. – Henry Ford

Vine Deloria, Jr. on America

When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, “Ours.” – Vine Deloria, Jr.