Quotes about American character

This is ... a trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do--namely, a feeling of almost childish inj ury and r ...

Eleanor Roosevelt American character

Our country has deliberately undertaken a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far- reaching in purpose. ...

Herbert Hoover American character Prohibition social experiments

Everything overworks everybody here. ...

Fanny Kemble work Christmas American character

... the men and women of the United States are upon the whole the least animal race of human beings that I have ever seen. The men have no b ...

Fanny Kemble American character

I am convinced that our American society will become more and more vulgarized and that it will be fragmentized into contending eco nomic, ra ...

Agnes E. Meyer American character family community

Chinese were born ... with an accumulated wisdom, a natural sophistication, an intelligent naivete, and unless they were transplan ted too y ...

Pearl S. Buck philosophical China and the Chinese American character

In America we eat, collectively, with a glum urge for food to fill us. We are ignorant of flavour. We are as a nation taste-blind. ...

M.F.K. Fisher American character eating

When women finally get liberated, they'll do the same that men do--dog eat dog-- that's what our culture is.... Not cooperation bu t assassi ...

Alice Neel competitiveness cooperation American character

We tend to be so bombarded with information, and we move so quickly, that there's a tendency to treat everything on the surface le vel and p ...

Rita Dove poetry poets information American character