These America Quotes are going to inspire and motivate you to love your country.
The United States of America, comprised of 50 separate states, is recognized by many names over the globe, establishing this one-of-a-kind country.
However, for both its citizens and those who have never set foot on its territory, America and being American symbolize much more than location.
The appeal of American culture has propelled its growth around the world for millennia.
From World War II propaganda to popular movies, books and the internet, American culture has steadily been available to people all over the world.
In today’s linked globe, wider exposure fosters a greater awareness for America’s distinguishing features and the essence of being American.
As American culture’s impact grows, so does awareness and appreciation of the ideals and experiences that constitute the American identity.
Top 10 America Quotes
America is the only country ever founded on the printed word. ~ Marshall McLuhan.
Not merely a nation but a nation of nations. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson.
America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor. ~ Paul Tsongas.
Americans always try to do the right thing after they’ve tried everything else. ~ Winston Churchill.
There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand. ~ Charles Kettering.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~ Bill Clinton.
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. ~ Albert Camus.
America, to me, is freedom. ~ Willie Nelson.
One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore! ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes.
America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy. ~ John Updike.
Patriotic America Quotes
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong. ~ G. K. Chesterton.
What does the Flag mean? It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the man whose people have been here generations. ~ Henry Cabot Lodge.
You are either with us, or against us. ~ George W. Bush.
The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples. ~ Walter Lippman.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. ~ Abraham Lincoln.
America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos. ~ Max Lerner.
The magic of America is that we’re a free and open society with a mixed population. Part of our security is our freedom. ~ Madeleine Albright.
The fact is: It’s true what they say about the United States. It is a land of opportunity. It is too various to get bored with it. ~ Christopher Hitchens.
To be president of the United States is to be lonely, very lonely at times of great decisions. ~ Harry S. Truman.
True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on Earth. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom to and freedom from. ~ Marilyn vos Savant.
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. ~ Audre Lorde.
Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired. ~ Robert Kennedy.
What we need are critical lovers of America – patriots who express their faith in their country by working to improve it. ~ Hubert Humphrey.
Inspiring America Quotes
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. ~ Thomas Jefferson.
America is a land of opportunity, and don’t ever forget it. ~ Will Rogers.
Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. ~ John F. Kennedy.
You may live in an imperfect world but the frontiers are not closed and the doors are not all shut. ~ Maxwell Maltz.
An outstretched arm waving an American Flag to celebrate diversity and unity
My favorite thing about the United States? Lots of Americans, one America. ~ Terri Guillemets.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.
America without her soldiers would be like God without his angels. ~ Claudia Pemberton.
We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls. ~ Robert J. McCracken.
This is America: a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light, in a broad and peaceful sky. ~ George H.W. Bush.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. ~ John F. Kennedy.
You cannot spill a drop of American blood without spilling the blood of the whole world…. We are not a nation, so much as a world. ~ Herman Melville.
Best America Quotes
Give me liberty, or give me death! ~ Patrick Henry.
Dreams are the foundation of America. ~ Lupita Nyong’o.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. ~ Ronald Reagan.
I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free. ~ Rosa Parks.
One characteristic of Americans is that they have no tolerance at all of anybody putting up with anything. We believe that whatever is going wrong ought to be fixed. ~ Margaret Mead.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. ~ Harry S. Truman.
When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect. ~ Adlai Stevenson.
Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy. ~ Margaret Thatcher.
America is still the land of opportunity for most, but it is not a land of opportunity for all. If we are to remain an exceptional nation, we must close this gap in opportunity. ~ Marco Rubio.
Famous America Quotes
If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary. ~ Malcolm X.
In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. ~ Barack Obama.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. ~ John F. Kennedy.
I think patriotism is like charity – it begins at home. ~ Henry James.
Oh, it’s home again and home again, America for me! I want a ship that’s westward bound to plough the rolling sea, To the blessed land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars, Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars. ~ Henry Van Dyke.
America is not just a country, but a way of life. ~ Unknown.
Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. ~ Aldai Stevenson.
Every American carries in his bloodstream the heritage of the malcontent and the dreamer. ~ Dorothy Fuldheim.
Where liberty dwells, there is my country. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
Powerful America Quotes
The Constitution only guarantees you the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. ~ Benjamin Franklin.
Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.
In America, you can say anything you want, as long as it doesn’t have any effect. ~ Paul Goodman.
America loves a forgiveness story. America is the land of second chances. ~ Michael Caputo.
The reason they call it the American Dream is because you have to be asleep to believe it. ~ George Carlin.
View of the Freedom Tower and skyline down a busy lower Manhattan street
America is another name for opportunity. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
An American flag hanging from a front porch on a suburban American street
Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit. ~ Ronald Reagan.
Freedom lies in being bold. ~ Robert Frost.
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in. ~ Theodore Roosevelt.
Liberty is the breath of life to nations. ~ George Bernard Shaw.
Laughter is America’s most important export. ~ Walt Disney.
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely than this our own country! ~ Daniel Webster.
Inspirational America Quotes
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still. ~ E.E. Cummings.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ~ William Faulkner.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. ~ Thomas Jefferson.
If you’re worried about getting a job-or keeping one-start a company of your own. By doing so, you’ll reap the rewards of your hard work and you’ll only get fired if you fail. This is the land of opportunity. Live in it. ~ Bruce Campbell.
America stands for the land of opportunity. ~ Michael Grimm.
If you take advantage of everything America has to offer, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish. ~ Geraldine Ferraro.
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. ~ Oscar Wilde.
America’s one of the finest countries anyone ever stole. ~ Bobcat Goldthwaite.
We’re blessed with the opportunity to stand for something – for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to. ~ Ronald Reagan.
Motivational America Quotes
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower.
I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong. ~ George Washington.
Dreams can grow wild born inside an American child. ~ Phil Vassar.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love their country can change it. ~ Barack Obama.
When I was growing up, I don’t remember being told that America was created so that everyone could get rich. I remember being told it was about opportunity and the pursuit of happiness. Not happiness itself, but the pursuit. ~ Martin Scorsese.
I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true. ~ Wendell Willkie.
We will stand by the right, we will stand by the true, we will live, we will die for the red, white, and blue. ~ Unknown.
Popular America Quotes
Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea. ~ John Gunther.
The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic – have always blown on free men. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.
You know, that diversity that America has is so special. It’s starting to really become a cool thing for young people. ~ Russell Simmons.
America is not just a country, it’s an idea. ~ Bono.
My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien. ~ Leonard Nimoy.
The land of opportunity. You just need the right people and the right work ethic and you can accomplish anything. ~ Bob Poser.
America has as much diversity in peoples as it does in geographies. ~ Terri Guillemets.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~ Elmer Davis.
So these were the 92 quotes about America.