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We of America are especially fitted to visualize and
by James H. Breasted

We of America are especially fitted to visualize and
to understand the marvellous transformation of a wilderness
into a land of splendid cities.
- James H. Breasted

Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress.
There has really never been any progress without it.
- James H. Breasted

To the present writer a careful study of the facts
now available seems to leave no doubt that civilization
was born at the southeast corner of the Mediterranean.
- James H. Breasted

It is this conception of the unity of the human career
which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study,
since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
- James H. Breasted

 

Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland
at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which
he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.
- James H. Breasted

The man who first gave history a recognized place in
science was an ancient historian.
- James H. Breasted

But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have
planted these great and prosperous cities along the
once lonely trails of our own broad land,
received all the fundamentals of civilization as a
heritage from their European ancestors.
- James H. Breasted

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In the more recently disclosed field of history in the ancient Near East,
however, there has been no such sense of responsibility
displayed by historians either in Europe or America.
- James H. Breasted

By 3000 B.C.
the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that
it is surprising to find any student of early culture
proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early
Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile.
- James H. Breasted

There was an age, however, when the transition from
savagery to civilization,
with all its impressive outward manifestations in art and architecture,
took place for the first time.
- James H. Breasted

There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the
way in the creation of the earliest known group of
civilizations which arose on both sides of the land
bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.
- James H. Breasted

In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us,
the advent of civilization for the first time on our
globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes
to which evolution had anywhere attained.
- James H. Breasted

It is the recognition of history as a record of human
experience which has inevitably resulted in the inclusion
of this conquest of civilization within the framework
of a complete human history.
- James H. Breasted

This recognition of the earlier human background,
now so obvious to us, did not come all at once,
for the inclusion of history itself in university instruction
is an event less than two centuries old.
- James H. Breasted

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

There are many men of principle in both parties in America,
but there is no party of principle.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

The largest party in America, by the way,
is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans.
It's the party of non-voters.
- Robert Reich

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.
- Michael Malone

In America there are two classes of travel -
first class,
and with children.
- Robert Benchley

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list
of the richest people in America.
If I'm not there, I go to work.
- Robert Orben

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

I love America more than any other country in this world,
and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right
to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin

I get all fired up about aging in America.
- Willard Scott

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

America's present need is not heroics but healing;
not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
- Warren G. Harding

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

If you're going to America, bring your own food.
- Fran Lebowitz

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
- Theodore White

Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
- Joyce Carol Oates

Pushing production out of America to nations without
our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
- Frank Murkowski

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
- Tom Ford

America cannot continue to lead the family of nations
around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.
- Mitt Romney

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the
uniformed services of the United States of America,
ever violated an order - not one.
- Oliver North

Patriotism is easy to understand in America.
It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

For a while I was on the cover of every Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue,
which was regarded as the pinnacle of success in America.
- Elle Macpherson

America tends to worship the modest talent because
it doesn't put us in an uncomfortable position vis-a-vis the artist.
- Carlisle Floyd

In America, the race goes to the loud,
the solemn, the hustler.
If you think you're a great writer, you must say that you are.
- Gore Vidal

Who says I'm gonna marry another guy? In Europe it's not like in America,
where you set a date.
- Brigitte Nielsen

England was incredibly dull and everything exciting seemed to be in America.
- Gerald Scarfe

I'm proud of our court.
It knocks back a lot of the propaganda the Communists
put out about the way America treats her Negroes.
- Nat King Cole

Now we understand much more clearly.
why people from all over the world want to come to New York and to America.
It's called freedom.
- Rudy Giuliani

America is the sum of all our journeys as we search
for our national community and our national culture.
- Paul Tsongas

I think that New York is not the cultural centre of America,
but the business and administrative centre of American culture.
- Saul Bellow

Our alliances and our credibility are crucial elements
of our working capital in advancing America's interests in the world,
and they have been eroded over the last four years.
- Patrick Leahy

And there's a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it,
like taking a puppet and throwing it against the wall.
Because it's not CG, there's something funny about it.
- Matt Stone

In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's
leading role in the world.
- Barack Obama

From first to last the civilization of America has
been bound up with its physical environment.
- Ellsworth Huntington

I was recently on a tour of Latin America,
and the only regret I have was that I didn't study
Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.
- Dan Quayle

Much of what we see in America, what most people feel
has been progress and good things,
have been brought about by the existence of third parties.
- Peter Camejo

I doubt God would want to touch America's tax code,
since it is already located in the third rung of Hell.
- Larry J. Sabato

This is America, not a banana republic.
- Vincent Bugliosi

Jamaica has problems; America has problems;
everywhere has problems.
- Ziggy Marley

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

We will have health care reform in America.
- Dick Durbin

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.
- Jello Biafra

We have to make America the best place in the world to do business.
- Dick Cheney

In spite of all this noise, customers are still definitely buying in North America,
and they're really, really buying internationally.
- Jim Balsillie

The great social adventure of America is no longer
the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples.
- Walter Lippmann

Every child in America deserves high-quality health care.
- Nancy L. Johnson

I want to rebuild America.
- Carol Moseley Braun

Through the Young Men's Christian Association and principally
in Australia and North America,
as well as in South America, I came into contact with
families of these countries.
- Fritz Sauckel

You know there are no secrets in America.
It's quite different in England, where people think
of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
- W. H. Auden

The 1957 crisis in Little Rock, brought about by the
desegregation of Little Rock Central High School,
was a huge part of the march toward freedom and opportunity in America.
- Vic Snyder

It is tragic that many in America think of us -
Christians -
as being people who hate others.
- Anne Rice

I got to go to Malaysia, Germany, Switzerland,
Madrid, America.
- Parminder Nagra


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