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Letter "A" » an American
«An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say ''Gentlemen'' to the person with whom he is conversing.»
«It is easy to see that, even in the freedom of early youth, an American girl never quite loses control of herself; she enjoys all permitted pleasures without losing her head about any of them, and her reason never lets the reins go, though it may oft»
Author: Alexis de Tocqueville
, Political scientist
, an American
, Lose Control
«An American Monkey after getting drunk on Brandy would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men»
«If I were to live my life over again, I would be an American. I would steep myself in America, I would know no other land.»
«Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised.»
Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
America and Americans
, an American
«If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.»
«DEJEUNER, n. The breakfast of an American who has been in Paris. Variously pronounced.»
«An American can have a Ford in any color so long as its black.»
«Being American is to eat a lot of beef steak, and boy, we've got a lot more beef steak than any other country, and that's why you ought to be glad you're an American. And people have started looking at these big hunks of bloody meat on their plates, you know, and wondering what on earth they think they're doing.»
Author: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
, Big Boys
, Big Country
«An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.»