Inspirational USA Quotes : United States Sayings In Life

These USA quotes will inspire you. The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country primarily located in North America.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging USA quotes, USA sayings, and USA proverbs.

Best USA Quotes

  1. “We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.” ~ Bill Maher
  2. “America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still.” ~ e. e. cummings
  3. “On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood. All Americans became New Yorkers.” ~ George Pataki
  4. “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  5. “America’s founding ideal was the principle of individual rights. Nothing more – and nothing less.” ~ Ayn Rand

  6. “America is a mistake, a giant mistake.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  7. “Here in America, we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels – men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  8. “When the strongest nation in the world can be tied up for years in a war with no end in sight when the richest nation in the world can’t manage its own economy when the nation with the greatest tradition of the rule of law is plagued by unprecedented lawlessness, and when the President of the United States cannot travel abroad or to any major city at home without fear of a hostile demonstration – then it’s time for new leadership for the United States of America.” ~ Richard M. Nixon
  9. “I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.” ~ Eldridge Cleaver
  10. “There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

  11. “America is a country that doesn’t know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.” ~ Laurence J. Peter
  12. “This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  13. “The rivalry is huge between South Carolina and Clemson. It’s major bragging rights; one of the most intense things I’ve been a part of.” ~ William Perry
  14. “You can’t change Washington from the inside. You can only change it from the outside.” ~ Barack Obama
  15. “What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.” ~ Will Rogers

  16. “America‚Äôs founding ideal was the principle of individual rights. Nothing more-and nothing less. The rest-everything that America achieved, everything she became, everything ‘noble and just,’ and heroic, and great, and unprecedented in human history-was the logical consequence of fidelity to that one principle.” ~ Ayn Rand
  17. “On July 4 we celebrate government of the people, by the people, and for the people, or as they are now called, corporations.” ~ Andy Borowitz
  18. “Congress is furious at the Secret Service for consorting with hookers, which has traditionally been Congress’s role.” ~ Andy Borowitz
  19. “If it turns out that President Barack Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hard-line, unreasonable, totalitarian mullahs in the world but not with Republicans? Maybe he’s not the problem.” ~ Jon Stewart
  20. “Why does the U.S. care which flag will be hoisted on a small piece of land thousands of miles away?” ~ Ron Paul

  21. “It is clear that the main element of any United States policy toward the Soviet Union must be that of long-term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies.” ~ George F. Kennan
  22. “We’ve backed off in good faith to try and give you a chance to straighten this problem out. But I am going to beg with you for a minute. I’m going to plead with you, do not cross us. Because if you do, the survivors will write about what we do here for 10,000 years.” ~ James Mattis
  23. “When fascism comes to the United States it will be wrapped in the American flag and will claim the name of 100-percent Americanism” ~ Sinclair Lewis
  24. “It would be some time before I fully realized that the United States sees little need for diplomacy; power is enough. Only the weak rely on diplomacy. The Roman Empire had no need for diplomacy. Nor does the United States.” ~ Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  25. “Funny that all of Nixon’s crimes – anonymous campaign cash, wiretapping, undeclared wars – are all legal now. Discuss.” ~ Bill Maher

  26. “There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the US, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers. Their Satanic music, jazz and swing, result from marijuana usage. This marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes, entertainers and any others.” ~ Harry J. Anslinger
  27. “Americans need to understand that they have lost their country. The rest of the world needs to recognize that Washington is not merely the most complete police state since Stalinism, but also a threat to the entire world. The hubris and arrogance of Washington, combined with Washington’s huge supply of weapons of mass destruction, make Washington the greatest threat that has ever existed to all life on the planet. Washington is the enemy of all humanity.” ~ Paul Craig Roberts
  28. “Some even believe we (the Rockefeller family) are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it.” ~ David Rockefeller
  29. “Look, we understood we couldn’t make it illegal to be young or poor or black in the United States, but we could criminalize their common pleasure. We understood that drugs were not the health problem we were making them out to be, but it was such a perfect issue for the Nixon White House that we couldn’t resist it.” ~ John Ehrlichman
  30. “Unemployment is down, confidence is up, DOW 5,000 above Bush – or as Republicans put it, let’s talk about gay people and abortion!” ~ Bill Maher

  31. “You are talking to a leftist. I believe in the redistribution of wealth and power in the world. I believe in universal hospital care for everyone. I believe that we should not have a single homeless person in the richest country in the world. And I believe that we should not have a C.I.A. that goes around overwhelming governments and assassinating political leaders, working for tight oligarchies around the world to protect the tight oligarchy here at home.” ~ Abbie Hoffman
  32. “We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it’s legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines.” ~ Dianne Feinstein
  33. “The power of the people pervading the proposed system, together with the strong confederation of the states, will form an adequate security against every danger that has been apprehended.” ~ John Dickinson
  34. “Liberals hate America, they hate “flag-wavers”, they hate abortion opponents, they hate all religions except Islam (post 9/11). Even Islamic terrorists don’t hate America like liberals do. They don’t have the energy. If they had that much energy, they’d have indoor plumbing by now.” ~ Ann Coulter
  35. “Americans never quit.” ~ Douglas MacArthur

  36. “I take with me Kentucky, embedded in my brain and heart, in my flesh and bone and blood. Since I am Kentucky, and Kentucky is part of me.” ~ Jesse Stuart
  37. “Any politician who can be elected only by turning Americans against other Americans is too dangerous to be elected.” ~ Thomas Sowell
  38. “Can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could get through Congress today? It wouldn’t even get out of committee.” ~ F. Lee Bailey
  39. “If liberty is worth keeping and free representative government worth saving, we must stand for all American fundamentals-not some, but all. All are woven into the great fabric of our national well-being. We cannot hold fast to some only, and abandon others that, for the moment, we find inconvenient. If one American fundamental is prostrated, others in the end will surely fall.” ~ Albert J. Beveridge
  40. “A man of abilities and character, of any sect whatever, may be admitted to any office of public trust under the United States.” ~ Edmund Randolph

  41. “To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he’d be on Mount Rushmore by now.” ~ Andrew Sullivan
  42. “Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago. I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, `That’s their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong. I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the world, had better be the business of us all.” ~ Mamie Till
  43. “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” ~ John Adams
  44. “I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side… Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.” ~ Robert Byrd
  45. “I always like to go to Washington D.C. It gives me a chance to visit my money.” ~ Bob Hope

  46. “You are about to be told one more time that you are America’s most valuable natural resource. Have you seen what they do to valuable natural resources?! Have you seen a strip mine? Have you seen a clear cut in the forest? Have you seen a polluted river? Don’t ever let them call you a valuable natural resource! They’re going to strip mine your soul. They’re going to clear cut your best thoughts for the sake of profit unless you learn to resist because the profit system follows the path of least resistance, and following the path of least resistance is what makes the river crooked!” ~ Utah Phillips
  47. “Poor Mexico. So far from God and so close to the United States.” ~ Porfirio Diaz
  48. “United States: the country where liberty is a statue.” ~ Nicanor Parra
  49. “Americans are incredibly inpatient. Someone once said that the shortest period of time in America is the time between when the light turns green and when you hear the first horn honk.” ~ Jim Rohn
  50. “The worth of a child born and bred in Nigeria cannot be compared to that in the United States.” ~ Yakubu Gowon

  51. “I call the present system ‘Post-Constitutional America.’ As I sometimes put it, the U.S. Constitution poses no serious threat to our form of government.” ~ Joseph Sobran
  52. “I love my country, not my government.” ~ Jesse Ventura
  53. “After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing, and prospering in the world.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  54. “The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples.” ~ Walter Lippmann
  55. “If these United States can be called a body, then Kentucky can be called its heart.” ~ Jesse Stuart

  56. “We cannot reform the world…. Uncle Sugar is as dangerous a role for us to play as Uncle Shylock.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  57. “Did you hear that we’re writing Iraq’s new Constitution?
    Why not just give them ours? We’re not using it anymore.” ~ Jay Leno
  58. “35 million people in the U.S. are hungry or don’t know where their next meal is coming from, and 13 million of them are children. If another country were doing this to our children, we’d be at war.” ~ Jeff Bridges
  59. “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  60. “Americans like fat books and thin women.” ~ Russell Baker

  61. “I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system – one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle, and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy.” ~ Andrew Weil
  62. “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of ‘liberalism,’ they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until one day America will be a socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.” ~ Norman Thomas
  63. “It can not be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ!” ~ Anonymous

  64. “Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.” ~ John Dickinson
  65. “We do not believe that in this country, freedom is reserved for the lucky, or happiness for the few.” ~ Barack Obama , USA quotes freedom
  66. “Dear America, I suppose we should introduce ourselves: We’re South Louisiana…You probably already know that we talk funny and listen to strange music and eat things you’d probably hire an exterminator to get out of your yard. We dance even if there’s no radio. We drink at funerals. We talk too much and laugh too loud and live too large and, frankly, we’re suspicious of others who don’t.” ~ Chris Rose

The United States shares significant land borders with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south as well as limited maritime borders with the Bahamas, Cuba, and Russia.

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