Quotes containing word "American"

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Definitions and meanings of word "American"

• Noun: a native or inhabitant of the United States

• Noun: the English language as used in the United States

• Noun: a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country

• Adj: of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture; examples: "American citizens", "American English", "the American dream"

• Adj: of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas; examples: "the American hemisphere", "American flora and fauna"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "American"

Mitt Romney
21 quotes about American
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Marco Rubio
14 quotes about American
American Politician, Speaker
Born Friday 28 May 1971
Herbert Croly
11 quotes about American
American Philosopher, Leader, Author, Editor
Saturday 23 January 1869 - Saturday 17 May 1930
John Boehner
9 quotes about American
American Politician, Speaker
Born Thursday 17 November 1949
Henry A. Wallace
8 quotes about American
American Vice President
Sunday 7 October 1888 - Thursday 18 November 1965
Joe Biden
9 quotes about American
American Vice President
Born Friday 20 November 1942
Mike Pence
8 quotes about American
American Politician
Born Sunday 7 June 1959
Paul Ryan
7 quotes about American
American Politician, Vice President
Born Thursday 29 January 1970
Rick Perry
6 quotes about American
American Politician
Born Saturday 4 March 1950
George W. Bush
6 quotes about American
American President, Politician, Businessman
Born Saturday 6 July 1946
Ron Wyden
7 quotes about American
American Politician
Born Tuesday 3 May 1949

Among those best known, their highest ambition is to build American homes, possess American furniture, dress in American clothes, adopt the American style of living and be American citizens.

Sheldon Jackson

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There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don't understand what an Indigenous American is. We don't understand what a Latino American is.

Edward James Olmos

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We need American sources of resources, we need American energy, brought to you by American ingenuity and produced by American workers.

Sarah Palin

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An auctioneer is such a uniquely American thing. I keep thinking in my head, perhaps it's not as American as I think, but it feels so Southern. It feels so American. Like, hundreds of years of American tradition is involved in it.

Jack White

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I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.

Daniel Webster

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I'm not an American but I have always had the outsiders' respect for the American people and the American way.

Christiane Amanpour

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I've got a collection of songs that I've had, I keep adding to and they're all great American composers. I wanted to showcase American composers and I've done that on a lot of my records and played things by American composers that I really respect.

Charlie Haden

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I am an American. Black. Conservative. I don't use African-American, because I'm American, I'm black and I'm conservative. I don't like people trying to label me. African- American is socially acceptable for some people, but I am not some people.

Herman Cain

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President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation.

William L. Jenkins

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But I believe that the DPKO at this time was very much involved with American administration and was acting, taking on consideration the demand or the recommendation of the American administration. American administration was very powerful.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

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It is hard as an American to support the failure of American military operations in Iraq. Such failure will bring with it the death and wounding of many American service members, and many more Iraqis.

Scott Ritter

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I'm obviously an American citizen. My parents are American citizens. But I'm not looked at as an American.

Ana Castillo

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The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife, actually, was an effort to put something on the mall in Washington so American tourists could walk through America, and in their minds everything on the mall would be American.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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In terms of the revolution, I believe that the revolution will be a revolution of dispossessed people in this country: that's the Mexican American, the Puerto Rican American, the American Indian, and black people.

H. Rap Brown

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And the American people are the greatest people in the world. What makes America the greatest nation in the world is the heart of the American people: hardworking, innovative, risk-taking, God- loving, family-oriented American people.

Mitt Romney

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I stand before you tonight as a young American, a proud American, of a generation born as the Cold War receded, shaped by the tragedy of 9/11, connected by the digital revolution and determined to re-elect the man who will make the 21st century another American century - President Barack Obama.

Julian Castro

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The shortest path to more American jobs is more American energy and more jobs that relate to American energy.

Roy Blunt

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It's not the first time that I speak with American journalists. I've had meetings with many different newspapers and stations, and I've ha - never had a problem with meeting with American journalists.

Hassan Nasrallah

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One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America and then work.

Georgia O'Keeffe

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I believe that a contract, or at least an understanding, exists between the American public and the American advertiser concerning what advertising is, what its limitations are and what price people will pay for it.

John O'Toole

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