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Carlos Fuentes Quotes and Sayings

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What the United States does best is to understand itself.
What it does worst is understand others.
- Carlos Fuentes

I don't think any good book is based on factual experience.
Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them.
- Carlos Fuentes

Perfect order is the forerunner of perfect horror.
- Carlos Fuentes

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

 

I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality
by contact with this great novel land of yours
which sticks up out of the Atlantic.
- Winston Churchill

I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket.
To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.
- Wallis Simpson

Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns,
do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior,
that they are so united to creative people.
- Andre Norton

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A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

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

Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
- Anwar Sadat

There are 80 million moms in the United States.
Forty million stay at home with their children.
- Andrew Shue

If the United Nations is a country unto itself,
then the commodity it exports most is words.
- Esther B. Fein

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.
Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
- Will Rogers

If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end,
it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
- Doug Larson

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

You know they say the most dangerous person of the
world is a member of the United States Congress just
home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
- Johnny Isakson

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body;
the two are ever united.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on
the domestic side of protecting the United States.
- Bill Owens

Look at the United States today.
We have made mistakes in the past.
We have had shortcomings.
We shall make mistakes in the future and fall short of our own best hopes.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

For example, colon cancer is the second leading cause
of cancer death in the United States.
Every four minutes someone is diagnosed,
and every nine minutes someone dies.
- Kevin Richardson

With United, we'd all grown up together,
we all wanted to win the biggest trophy in football.
We did it togther.
- David Beckham

By and large the United States has been able to resist
the temptation to close its doors to the world.
- Roger Mahony

If that for which the Spanish Empire has stood since
the days of Charles V is right,
then everything for which the United States stands
and has always stood is wrong.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

It's a shame the Manchester United situation turned sour.
- Paul Ince

Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein.
I don't know anything about explosives,
but, my God, do those things even need to explode?
- David Letterman

By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a
citizen of the United States?
- Victoria Woodhull

Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness,
the United States would never have been the Land of Promise.
- Herbert Croly

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

Further, Japan is the second largest donor in Iraq after the United States,
with over $5 billion dollars for humanitarian,
infrastructure and reconstruction projects.
- Michael K. Simpson

My parents came to the United States in the early years
of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish
immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.
- Daniel Nathans

What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us:
Our unshakable faith.
Our love of family and compassion for others.
The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.
- Brad Henry

I'd say if you live in the United States of America
and you vote for George Bush,
you've lost your mind.
- John Edwards

The President of the United States thinks that for
the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war.
- Townsend Harris

I have lived in the United States for half of my life,
my entire adult life.
- Sheena Easton

Exeter City's trip to Old Trafford will be a great
day for their fans but that is about it -
they won't get the result they want against Manchester United.
- Mark Lawrenson

Obama had the audacity to say, 'I have unequivocally
prohibited the use of torture by the United States.'
Ladies and gentlemen,
torture in the United States has always been illegal.
- Rush Limbaugh

We're not the States of America; we're the United States of America.
If states don't get what they need, we're not going
to have a successful plan,
period.
- Anna Eshoo

There is a movement to get an international criminal court in the world,
voted for by hundreds of states-but with the noticeable
absence of the United States of America.
- Harold Pinter

Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between
the well off and everyday people in the United States.
- Don Baylor

Yet there is disappointment in Washington and in the
United States that Canada is not supporting us fully.
- Paul Cellucci

John Wayne was one of the greatest ambassadors for
the United States that ever lived.
- Maureen O'Hara

Although...
the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen
by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures,
yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only,
but of the whole people of the United States.
- James K. Polk

I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would
be a good time to leave the United States.
I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States.
- Alec Baldwin

By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States
with as many oil imports as the Middle East.
- Anthony Lake

I would like to be the first ambassador to the United
States from the United States.
- Barbara Mikulski

Just this week, Syria broke off all relations with
the United States military and the CIA.
- Ed Markey

By the mid-sixties, the United States had poured more
than half a million troops into South Vietnam.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million.
The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million.
The implications are clear.
- Emanuel Celler

My parents were French and Irish and our family even
has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States
and consider myself part American.
- Vivien Leigh

I began writing a book on love because I felt that
the United States is moving away from love.
- Bell Hooks

The struggle to get weapons is continuous,
but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel
displaying a willingness for peace.
- Yitzhak Rabin

I've seen every highway in the United States,
and they all look alike to me.
- Loretta Lynn

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;
united with it,
she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
- Francisco de Goya

As it has for America's other indigenous peoples,
I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.
- Daniel Akaka

The United States government has the obligation to
educate all young people in this country.
- Al Sharpton

Companies are not charitable enterprises:
They hire workers to make profits.
In the United States, this logic still works.
In Europe, it hardly does.
- Paul Samuelson

Contrast the United States with any country on the
face of the earth today and ask yourself whether the
situation of the United States is not the best to be found.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

It was the biggest inflation and the most sustained
inflation that the United States had ever had.
- Paul A. Volcker

Government does not create wealth.
The major role for the government is to create an environment
where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
- George W. Bush

I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married,
for they are most intimately united;
and when one suffers,
the other sympathizes.
- Lord Chesterfield

I would like to raise my glass to friendship between
Russia and the United States.
- Richard Lugar

As New Zealanders, we've been in on the United Nations from the very beginning,
played a role in the drafting of the charter -
it means a lot to us that those processes are followed.
- Helen Clark

He was a very private person, but then,
you know, he belonged to the whole United States.
The United States thought they owned Johnny Carson.
- Doc Severinsen

My mother was an immigrant from Lebanon to the United States.
She came when she was 18 years old in 1920.
- George J. Mitchell

After four years at the United Nations I sometimes
yearn for the peace and tranquillity of a political convention.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The rebuilding of New Orleans is an important point
in the history of the United States.
- Wynton Marsalis

Yet another thing Canadians and Europeans have in common
is an obsession with the United States,
and with distinguishing themselves from it,
often by crude stereotyping.
- Timothy Garton Ash

I have often heard it said that the United States is
isolated and is not interested in European affairs.
I assure you that this is not the case.
- Frank B. Kellogg

During my service in the United States Congress,
I took the initiative in creating the Internet.
- Al Gore

It's sort of well-known that anytime any catastrophe
happens anywhere in the world,
they can count on the United States for help.
- Morgan Freeman


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