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Samuel George Morton Quotes and Sayings

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The American Race is marked by a brown complexion;
long,
black, lank hair; and deficient beard.
- Samuel George Morton

The moral and intellectual character of the Africans
is widely different in different nations.
- Samuel George Morton

In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible,
and indolent; while the many nations which compose
this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character,
of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity.
- Samuel George Morton

The Negroes have little invention, but strong powers of imitation,
so that they readily acquire mechanic arts.
They have a great talent for music, and all their external
senses are remarkably acute.
- Samuel George Morton

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But recently it seems that each time I vote,
I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals
and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for
the benefit of political gain.
- Jeff Miller

Is there a sharper commentary on American culture and
the world than The Simpsons?
- Anthony Bourdain

Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday
middle-class values on college campuses,
and serving in the military and being pro-American
just seems to be one of them.
- Jack Kingston

The American Dream is a phrase we'll have to wrestle with all of our lives.
It means a lot of things to different people.
I think we're redefining it now.
- Rita Dove

I was the first person to come into New York with a
Latin American point of view which was also very much
influenced by political happenings in Latin America.
- Ruben Blades

American men, as a group, seem to be interested in only two things,
money and breasts.
It seems a very narrow outlook.
- Hedy Lamarr

Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears.
In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
- Erica Jong

First of all, there's no mention of political parties in the Constitution,
so you begin American history with not only no political
conventions but also no parties.
- Michael Beschloss

The Native American side was tragic.
It's just unbelievable what has happened to them.
- Skeet Ulrich

We are now in the Me Decade - seeing the upward roll
of the third great religious wave in American history.
- Tom Wolfe

Millions of American families affected by debilitating
diseases have new hope today after the U.S.
House passed legislation to support potentially life-saving stem cell research.
- Nancy L. Johnson

Rap actually took root in the Negro community,
and then in the Hispanic community, long before it
impacted on the larger American community as a whole.
- Archie Shepp

I'm a mother, I'm a journalist, I'm an American;
I'm all of those things,
and it really complicates your job when you have all
these things come into play.
- Paula Zahn

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

We've got to understand that the whole nature of the
way American democracy guards its freedom has been changed.
- John Ashcroft

As American taxpayers know too well,
the tax code is incredibly complex and compliance is all to expensive.
- Jim Ramstad

It appears that the present-day form of African American
English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery,
but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.
- William Labov

Offhand, the only North American writers I can think
of who have come from a background of rural poverty
and gone on to write about it have been Negroes.
- Alden Nowlan

Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment,
damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers
billions of dollars annually.
- John M. McHugh

I would rather have a nod from an American,
than a snuff- box from an emperor.
- George Byron

An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed
with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening
could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40.
- Matthew Lesko

Non-citizen terrorist suspects are not members of the
American national community,
and they have no proper claim on the rights Americans accord one another.
- Richard Perle

Chinese buildings are like American buildings,
with big footprints.
People don't care about daylight or fresh air.
- Helmut Jahn

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

It is now common knowledge that the average American
gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
- Marilu Henner

I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep
decency in the American people and a native intelligence -
providing they have the facts,
providing they have the information.
- Studs Terkel

The corruption of the American soul is consumerism.
- Ben Nicholson

I believe if more American children read the Ten Commandments
and are taught what they mean,
they will predictably engage in less crime.
- Gary Bauer

I'm not a very good advertisement for the American school system.
- David Brinkley


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