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This is my home. Home is where the disease is. As long as I stay in America, I’ll never run out of subjects for songs.

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This is the story of America. Everybody’s doing what they think they’re supposed to do.

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This is what I call the American idea, a government of the people, by the people, and for the people — a government of the principles of eternal justice, the unchanging law of God.

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This monster of a land, this mightiest of nations, this spawn of the future, turns out to be the macrocosm of microcosm me.

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This nation is peaceful, but fierce when stirred to anger.

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This young man-whether he’s my son or a stranger-repeatedly declares, ‘I didn’t do it, I didn’t do it.’ And he’s shot down. That’s not the American way of life. A man is innocent until he’s proved guilty.

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Those who don’t like America are entitled to their opinion, but remember, other countries aren’t as lucky as America is

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Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate!

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Through the history of our nation, Americans have always extended their hands in gestures of assistance.

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Throughout the history of the United States, war has been the primary impetus behind the growth and development of the central state. It has been the lever by which presidents and other national officials have bolstered the power of the state in the face of tenacious popular resistance.

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To be an American (unlike being English or French or whatever) is precisely to imagine a destiny rather than to inherit one; since we have always been, insofar as we are Americans at all, inhabitants of myth rather than history.

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—–to every man his chance –to every man, regardless of his birth, his shining, golden opportunity –to every man the right to live, to work, to be himself, and to become whatever his manhood and his vision can combine to make him –this, seeker, is the promise of America.

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To me Americanism means an imperative duty to be nobler than the rest of the world.

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To me, Americanism means an imperative duty to be nobler than the rest of the world.

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To those who scare peace loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: your tactics aid terrorists for they erode our national unity and diminish our resolve. They give ammunition to America ‘s enemies and pause to America ‘s friends.

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Today the world faces a single man armed with weapons of mass destruction, manifesting an aggressive, bullying attitude, who may well plunge the world into chaos and bloodshed if he miscalculates. This person, belligerent, arrogant, and sure of himself, truly is the most dangerous person on Earth. The problem is that his name is George W. Bush, and he is our president.

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Today there are only two kinds of Americans: patriots and neofascists.

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Too much and too long we seem to have surrendered community excellence and community values to the mere accumulation of material things. The gross national product measures neither our wit nor our courage, neither our wisdom nor our learning, neither our compassion nor our devotion to country. It measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile, and it can tell us everything about America—except whether we are proud to be Americans.

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Two things in America are astonishing: the changeableness of most human behavior and the strange stability of certain principles. Men are constantly on the move, but the spirit of humanity seems almost unmoved.

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United States!… Go put your creed into your deed.

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