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Pico Iyer Quotes and Sayings

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American dreams are strongest in the hearts of those
who have seen America only in their dreams.
- Pico Iyer

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional PHOTO

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

 

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
- American Indian Proverb

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

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Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
- Jerry Brown

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Confronted with the choice, the American people would
choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
- Spiro T. Agnew

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

I am a gay American.
- James McGreevey

It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life,
our courage that will win the final battle.
- Prescott Bush

I happen to think that American politics is one of
the noblest arts of mankind;
and I cannot do anything else but write about it.
- Theodore White

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism,
American citizenship is a very precious possession.
- Phyllis Schlafly

We lost the American colonies because we lacked the
statesmanship to know the right time and the manner
of yielding what is impossible to keep.
- Elizabeth II

Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
- William Dean Howells

We know that Medicare's going broke in seven years,
but we need to start over.That's what the American people want us to do.
- John McCain

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party,
as we disagree with other political parties who are
trying to maintain the American way of life.
- Dorothy Day

Right now, I'm as single as a slice of American cheese.
- Nick Cannon

I'm the only American alive or dead who presided unhappily
over the removal of a vice president and a president.
- Alexander Haig

The American Constitution is the greatest governing document,
and at some 7,000 words, just about the shortest.
- Stephen Ambrose

No American soldier should be allowed to set foot on Iranian soil,
regardless of the criticism we have of the Iranian government.
- Shirin Ebadi

If we invest in the American people,
the American people always bring this Nation a good return.
- Blanche Lincoln

I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol.
It's at the point now where it's old.
- Clay Aiken

"Indian policy" has now been brought down upon the American people,
and the American people are the new Indians of the 21st Century.
- Russell Means

I am not anti-American.
But I am strongly pro-Canadian.
- John G. Diefenbaker

If sexual intercourse, as the poets tell us,
began in 1963, it was another decade and a half before
the American political system began to take notice.
- Michael Kinsley

There is no way the American public will sit still
for the banning of or putting any significant restrictions
on the kinds of guns they want.
- James Q. Wilson

American critics are like American universities.
They both have dull and half-dead faculties.
- Edward Albee

The American Republic was bound - is still bound -
to follow in the centuries to come the same course
to destruction as did Rome.
- Robert Welch

Sure, I did a lot of things in excess.
But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued,
what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
- Charlie Sheen

That's the premise of the Saudi Arabians.
He's holding the president's hand with one.
In the other hand, he's got his hand in the pocket of American consumers.
- Ed Markey

The American public historically was really not part of the stock market.
- Ron Chernow

Because of the structure of the contemporary American party system,
every president is polarizing.
- Larry J. Sabato

Growing up, I thought I was white.
It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I
was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice.
- Maya Lin

At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair.
Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out,
there is more of an opportunity.
- Marla Sokoloff

It is from the blues that all that may be called American
music derives its most distinctive character.
- James Weldon Johnson

I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked,
especially under such compulsion as this.
I would be very glad to tell you my life if you want to hear of it.
- Pete Seeger

My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of
the American Public of every race and creed.
- William S. Hart

All the American women had purple noses and gray lips
and their faces were chalk white from terrible powder.
I recognized that the United States could be my life's work.
- Helena Rubinstein

Dick Clark is an American icon.
I am honored that he has entrusted me with such a role
in this national tradition.
- Ryan Seacrest

Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.
- Barbara Kingsolver


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