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Greatness Of America Sayings By Rafael Cruz: Only in America can someone start with nothing and achieve the American Dream. That's the Only in America can someone start with nothing and achieve the American Dream. That's the greatness of this country. — Rafael Cruz
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Ronald Reagan: How can we not believe in the greatness of America? How can we not do How can we not believe in the greatness of America? How can we not do what is right and needed to preserve this last best hope of man on Earth? After all our struggles to restore America, to revive confidence in our country, hope for our future - after all our hard-won victories earned through the patience and courage of every citizen - we cannot, must not, and will not turn. We will finish our job. How could we do less? We're Americans. — Ronald Reagan
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Greatness Of America Sayings By David Limbaugh: A president who believed that America's greatness is recoverable and expandable - a chief executive A president who believed that America's greatness is recoverable and expandable - a chief executive determined to lead us back to national restoration - would reject the crippling notions of national impotency that Obama has embraced. — David Limbaugh
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Greatness Of America Sayings By John W. Gardner: America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive. — John W. Gardner
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Alexis De Tocqueville: The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults. — Alexis De Tocqueville
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Rick Santelli: Our society, our culture - the greatness of America - goes hand-in-hand with energy, and Our society, our culture - the greatness of America - goes hand-in-hand with energy, and our leaders need to wake up. We need energy, OK? — Rick Santelli
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Greatness Of America Sayings By John Marini: Post-modern intellectuals have pronounced their historical judgment on America's past, finding it to be morally Post-modern intellectuals have pronounced their historical judgment on America's past, finding it to be morally indefensible. Every great human achievement of the past - whether in philosophy, religion, literature, or the humanities - came to be understood as a kind of exploitation of the powerless. Rather than allowing the past to be viewed in terms of its aspirations and accomplishments, it has been judged by its failures. The living part of the past is understood in terms slavery, racism, and identity politics. Political correctness arose as the practical and necessary means of enforcing this historical judgment. No public defense of past greatness could be allowed to live in the present. Public morality and public policy would come to be understood in terms of the formerly oppressed. — John Marini
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Chief Seattle: My people are few. They resemble the scattering trees of a storm-swept plain ... There My people are few. They resemble the scattering trees of a storm-swept plain ... There was a time when our people covered the land as the waves of a wind-ruffled sea cover its shell-paved floor, but that time long since passed away with the greatness of tribes that are now but a mournful memory. — Chief Seattle
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Garrison Keillor: The greatness of America is that it produces exuberant geniuses like Louis Armstrong and Fred The greatness of America is that it produces exuberant geniuses like Louis Armstrong and Fred Astaire and Leonard Bernstein. We are meant to be a jazzy people who talk big and jump on the table and dance; we aren't supposed to be dopey and glum and brood over old injuries. — Garrison Keillor
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Terence Cooke: The reflections and histories of men and women throughout the world are contained in books The reflections and histories of men and women throughout the world are contained in books ... America's greatness is not only recorded in books, but it is also dependent upon each and every citizen being able to utilize public libraries. — Terence Cooke
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Howard Dean: America's greatness rests on far more than the power of our arms. Our greatness is America's greatness rests on far more than the power of our arms. Our greatness is also measured by our goodness, it's in the capacity of our minds, of our hearts, and it's in the strength of our democracy. — Howard Dean
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Herbert Hoover: The greatness of America has grown out of a political and social system and a The greatness of America has grown out of a political and social system and a method of control of economic forces distinctly its own - our American system. — Herbert Hoover
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Timothy Pina: America was born out of despair & we'll all go through it in our lifetime. America was born out of despair & we'll all go through it in our lifetime. It's what we do with it that will help determine our greatness! — Timothy Pina
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Richard Allen Epstein: America's greatness is due in no small measure to our system of government, in which America's greatness is due in no small measure to our system of government, in which power and authority are deliberately divided. The separation of powers is not a mere "technicality." It is the centerpiece of our Constitution. Our freedoms depend upon it in the future, just as they have in the past. — Richard Allen Epstein
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Martin Luther King Jr.: If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, Maybe I could If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, Maybe I could understand some of these illegal injunctions ... But somewhere I read of the freedom of assembly. Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech. Somewhere I read of the freedom of the press. Somewhere I read that the greatness of America is the right to protest for right. — Martin Luther King Jr.
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Adriana Trigiani: There was a fleeting cold front, the slight judgment that said immigrants were a necessary There was a fleeting cold front, the slight judgment that said immigrants were a necessary fact of life, one that must be tolerated but never truly accepted. The only way to ever become a permanent part of America's greatness would be to defend it. Cassidy — Adriana Trigiani
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Pope John Paul II: That is the dignity of America, the reason she exists, the condition of her survival, That is the dignity of America, the reason she exists, the condition of her survival, yes, the ultimate test of her greatness: to respect every human person, especially the weak and most defenseless ones, those as yet unborn. — Pope John Paul II
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Franklin D. Roosevelt: The fate of America cannot depend on any one man. The greatness of America is The fate of America cannot depend on any one man. The greatness of America is grounded in principles and not on any single personality. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Tom Clancy: Melanie's father had been an Army colonel who instilled in her a sense of duty Melanie's father had been an Army colonel who instilled in her a sense of duty as well as a sense of individuality. She grew up reading biographies of great men and women, mostly men and women in the military and government, and she recognized through her readings that no one rose to exceptional greatness exclusively by being "a good soldier." No, those few men and women who went against the establishment from time to time, only when necessary, were what ultimately made America great. — Tom Clancy
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Os Guinness: Americans might ponder two quotations. One is the much-cited, self-congratulatory saying attributed to Tocqueville (but Americans might ponder two quotations. One is the much-cited, self-congratulatory saying attributed to Tocqueville (but whose source no one has so far been able to show me): "America is great because America is good." The other is the very real saying of Samuel Johnson, attacking the similar self-congratulatory "greatness" of the English: "We continue every day to show by new proofs, that no people can be great who have ceased to be virtuous. — Os Guinness
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Greatness Of America Sayings By Alberto Gonzales: America is my home I believe in her promise and I will do what I America is my home I believe in her promise and I will do what I can to secure that promise for future generations of our children. America is great not because of our military might or our economic strength but because of the greatness of Americans, and I welcome the opportunity to stand shoulder to shoulder, side by side with all of you to preserve our heritage rich in liberty and justice for all. — Alberto Gonzales
Greatness Of America Sayings By Pope John Paul II: America you are beautiful ... and blessed ... The ultimate test of your greatness is America you are beautiful ... and blessed ... The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being, but especially the weakest and most defenseless. If you want equal justice for all and true freedom and lasting peace, then America, defend life. — Pope John Paul II
Greatness Of America Sayings By Cory Booker: We have a presidential nominee in Hillary Clinton who knows that, in a time of We have a presidential nominee in Hillary Clinton who knows that, in a time of stunningly wide disparities of wealth in our nation, America's greatness must not be measured by how many millionaires and billionaires we have, but by how few people we have living in poverty. — Cory Booker
Greatness Of America Sayings By Jonathan Franzen: So many Jonathans. A plague of literary Jonathans. If you read only the New York So many Jonathans. A plague of literary Jonathans. If you read only the New York Times Book Review, you'd think it was the most common male name in America. Synonymous with talent, greatness. Ambition, vitality. — Jonathan Franzen
Greatness Of America Sayings By Mike Huckabee: I think America is in trouble, but it's not beyond repair. But it's going to I think America is in trouble, but it's not beyond repair. But it's going to take leadership who sees the greatness of this country and who believes that, once again, we can be one nation under God. — Mike Huckabee
Greatness Of America Sayings By Rick Perry: America's greatness is not found in the size of its government. America's greatness resides in America's greatness is not found in the size of its government. America's greatness resides in the hearts and the minds of the people. — Rick Perry
Greatness Of America Sayings By Richard M. Nixon: This Memorial Day should remind us of the greatness that past generations of Americans achieved This Memorial Day should remind us of the greatness that past generations of Americans achieved from Valley Forge to Vietnam, and it should inspire us with the determination to keep America great and free by keeping America safe and strong in our own time, a time of unique destiny and opportunity for our Nation. — Richard M. Nixon
Greatness Of America Sayings By Jeff Greene: If an immigrant comes here, and they're willing to create jobs, and they're willing to If an immigrant comes here, and they're willing to create jobs, and they're willing to contribute to our economy, we have to make it easier for the kinds of immigrants we want, because that is the past of America; that's our greatness, and that will continue to be our greatness in the future. — Jeff Greene
Greatness Of America Sayings By Gary Bauer: Part of America's greatness is its willingness to care for those who are truly in Part of America's greatness is its willingness to care for those who are truly in need. But those who defraud the system take money and resources away not only from American taxpayers but also from those who truly need help. — Gary Bauer
Greatness Of America Sayings By Fran Tarkenton: The greatness of America is capitalism, free market capitalism. The exceptionalism of American business. The greatness of America is capitalism, free market capitalism. The exceptionalism of American business. — Fran Tarkenton
Greatness Of America Sayings By Chris Christie: The greatness of America is in the American people. And what we need to do The greatness of America is in the American people. And what we need to do is get the government the hell out of the way and let the American people win once again. — Chris Christie
Greatness Of America Sayings By George W. Bush: I've got a reason for running. I talk about a larger goal, which is to I've got a reason for running. I talk about a larger goal, which is to call upon the best of America. It's part of the renewal. It's reform and renewal. Part of the renewal is a set of high standards and to remind people that the greatness of America really does depend on neighbors helping neighbors and children finding mentors. I worry. I'm very worried about, you know, the kid who just wonders whether America is meant for him. I really worry about that. — George W. Bush
Greatness Of America Sayings By Patrick Mendis: America acknowledged the greatness of Confucius through a trio of ancient lawgivers - Moses flanked America acknowledged the greatness of Confucius through a trio of ancient lawgivers - Moses flanked by Confucius to his right and Solon on his left - on the monument to "Justice, the Guardian of Liberty" displayed on the eastern pediment of the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C. — Patrick Mendis
Greatness Of America Sayings By Matt Ridley: If you attend a meeting of evolutionary biologists somewhere in America, you might be lucky If you attend a meeting of evolutionary biologists somewhere in America, you might be lucky and spot a tall, gray-whiskered, smiling man bearing a striking resemblance to Abraham Lincoln, standing rather diffidently at the back of the crowd. He will probably be surrounded by a knot of admirers, hanging on his every word - for he is a man of few words. A whisper will go around the room: "George is here." You will sense from people's reactions the presence of greatness. — Matt Ridley
Greatness Of America Sayings By Charles B. Rangel: From leading the world into the age of democracy to spearheading the technological revolution, America From leading the world into the age of democracy to spearheading the technological revolution, America has always been at the forefront of greatness. — Charles B. Rangel
Greatness Of America Sayings By Rick Scott: America's greatness is largely because of how we value the weakest among us. America's greatness is largely because of how we value the weakest among us. — Rick Scott
Greatness Of America Sayings By Jim Ramstad: My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss of America's 40th President and celebrating My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss of America's 40th President and celebrating the life of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America. — Jim Ramstad
Greatness Of America Sayings By Charles B. Rangel: America was born as a nation of immigrants who have always contributed to its greatness. America was born as a nation of immigrants who have always contributed to its greatness. — Charles B. Rangel
Greatness Of America Sayings By Dick Cheney: In our own country, we take democratic values seriously - and so we always have In our own country, we take democratic values seriously - and so we always have a vigorous debate on the issues. That's part of the greatness of America, and we wouldn't have it any other way. — Dick Cheney
Greatness Of America Sayings By Cornel West: I'm a Christian. I believe that greatness has to do with the quality of love I'm a Christian. I believe that greatness has to do with the quality of love shown to the least of thy brethren and the quality of service to those who are catching hell. When you look at it in that sense, I'd say America has had great moments, but I wouldn't call it a great nation. I don't think there have been any great nations in the history of the world, because in every nation you find poor people being subjugated. So, I see the term "great nation" as a contradiction, as an oxymoron. — Cornel West
Greatness Of America Sayings By George W. Bush: I can't tell you what it's like to be in Europe, for example, to be I can't tell you what it's like to be in Europe, for example, to be talking about the greatness of America. But the true greatness of America are the people. — George W. Bush
Greatness Of America Sayings By Allen West: This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country. — Allen West
Greatness Of America Sayings By Todd Stocker: Our country is a place where hope can be born and great companies, organizations and Our country is a place where hope can be born and great companies, organizations and non-profits can spring up from an idea birthed on the back of a coffee-shop napkin. — Todd Stocker
Greatness Of America Sayings By Ta-Nehisi Coates: My enlightened racial consciousness demands that I reject the so-called greatness of William Faulkner and My enlightened racial consciousness demands that I reject the so-called greatness of William Faulkner and William Shakespeare. I don't have time for any of that Hamlet jive -- but Marvel superheroes are super cool. — Ta-Nehisi Coates
Greatness Of America Sayings By Theodore H. White: But if America falters in greatness and purpose, than Americans are nothing but the offscourings But if America falters in greatness and purpose, than Americans are nothing but the offscourings and hungry of other lands. — Theodore H. White
Greatness Of America Sayings By Theodore Roosevelt: And it is through strife and the readiness for strife that a man or a And it is through strife and the readiness for strife that a man or a nation must win greatness. So, let the world know that we are here and willing to pour out our blood, our treasure, our tears. And that America is ready and if need be desirous of battle — Theodore Roosevelt
Greatness Of America Sayings By Ronald Reagan: My fellow citizens, our nation is poised for greatness. We must do what we know My fellow citizens, our nation is poised for greatness. We must do what we know is right, and do it with all our might. Let history say of us: "These were golden years - when the American Revolution was reborn, when freedom gained new life, and America reached for her best." — Ronald Reagan
Greatness Of America Sayings By Julius Evola: America ... has created a 'civilization' that represents an exact contradiction of the ancient European America ... has created a 'civilization' that represents an exact contradiction of the ancient European tradition. It has introduced the religion of praxis and productivity; it has put the quest for profit, great industrial production, and mechanical, visible, and quantitative achievements over any other interest. It has generated a soulless greatness of a purely technological and collective nature, lacking any background of transcendence, inner light, and true spirituality. America has [built a society where] man becomes a mere instrument of production and material productivity within a conformist social conglomerate — Julius Evola
Greatness Of America Sayings By Fredrik Logevall: Successful American presidents project a populist image. They do not place themselves above their compatriots Successful American presidents project a populist image. They do not place themselves above their compatriots but strive whenever possible to show qualities typical of "average" Americans. If they have an intellectual bent, they do their best to hide it. To be likable, smiling, and unpretentious is all-important, to express the values of middle America an essential prerequisite for greatness. — Fredrik Logevall
Greatness Of America Sayings By Darrell Issa: Remember, America's greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has Remember, America's greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has never known, and then, making sure it's shared throughout a middle class and even the underprivileged. — Darrell Issa
Greatness Of America Sayings By Martin Luther: Many of the ugly pages of American history have been obscured and forgotten. A society Many of the ugly pages of American history have been obscured and forgotten. A society is always eager to cover misdeeds with a cloak of forgetfulness, but no society can fully repress an ugly past when the ravages persist into the present. America owes a debt of justice which it has only begun to pay. If it loses the will to finish or slackens in its determination, history will recall its crimes and the country that would be great will lack the most indispensable element of greatness - justice. — Martin Luther
Greatness Of America Sayings By Adam Smith: It is not the actual greatness of national wealth, but its continual increase, which occasions It is not the actual greatness of national wealth, but its continual increase, which occasions a rise in the wages of labour. It is not, accordingly, in the richest countries, but in the most thriving, or in those which are growing rich the fastest, that the wages of labour are highest. England is certainly, in the present times, a much richer country than any part of North America. The wages of labour, however, are much higher in North America than in any part of England. — Adam Smith
Greatness Of America Sayings By William J. Clinton: America's greatness depends on the ability of its citizens to make the most of their America's greatness depends on the ability of its citizens to make the most of their lives. Americans with disabilities are an enormous, often untapped reservoir of that potential. — William J. Clinton
Greatness Of America Sayings By Allan Bloom: In America we have only the bourgeoisie, and the love of the heroic is one In America we have only the bourgeoisie, and the love of the heroic is one of the few counterpoises available to us. In us the contempt for the heroic is only an extension of the perversion of the democratic principle that denies greatness and wants everyone to feel comfortable in his skin without having to suffer unpleasant comparisons. Students have not the slightest notion of what an achievement it is to free oneself from public guidance and find resources for guidance within oneself. — Allan Bloom
Greatness Of America Sayings By Ronald Reagan: I want you to know that this administration is motivated by a political philosophy that I want you to know that this administration is motivated by a political philosophy that sees the greatness of America in you, her people, and in your families, churches, neighborhoods, communities - the institutions that foster and nourish values like concern for others and respect for the rule of law under God. — Ronald Reagan
Greatness Of America Sayings By Theodore C. Sorensen: Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America's proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace. — Theodore C. Sorensen
Greatness Of America Sayings By Dorothy Gish: I never cease to wonder at my luck in having for my sister the woman I never cease to wonder at my luck in having for my sister the woman who, more than any other woman in America, possesses all the qualities of true greatness. — Dorothy Gish