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Quotes of Americans

  1. When Americans shoot movies they aim at the entire planet. When the French make movies, they aim at Paris. – Jean-Jacques Annaud
  2. I love the diversity of America. I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have. It is not wicked, like in some countries. And I also love how new America is. – Antonio Banderas
  3. A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy. – Bernardo Bertolucci
  4. We know no document is perfect, but when we amend the Constitution, it would be to expand rights, not to take away rights from decent, loyal Americans This great Constitution of ours should never be used to make a group of Americans permanent second -class citizens. – Barbara Boxer
  5. We are hopeful about the opportunities ahead, and stand ready to join this President in an open and honest dialogue about improving the state of our union for all Americans not the select few. – Jim Clyburn
  6. I begin to feel like I was in the last generation of Americans who took a civics class. – Roger Ebert
  7. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, have played an important role in enriching the lives of not just African Americans but our entire country. – Ric Keller
  8. My American gay audience have continued to dance and sing to the music I make in a way that straight Americans haven't. I am grateful to them for that. – George Michael
  9. Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize. – Christine O'Donnell
  10. The fortunes of the entire world may well ride on the ability of young Americans to face the responsibilities of an old America gone mad. – Phil Ochs
  11. Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance- before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans helped convince me that he has a deep -seated antipathy toward American values and traditions. – Rick Santorum
  12. The good news is, Americans know firsthand the benefits of a free market- more choices, lower prices, higher quality- and there is no reason why we cannot help them see these same benefits in health care. – John Shadegg
  13. When the franc was in danger of collapsing in 1956, it was the Americans who propped it up and their reward was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris. I was there. I saw it. – Gordon Sinclair
  14. You know, they were returning to the language of the people and trying to use musical language, particularly as Copland did to create a musical language in which all Americans would feel that they had a stake. – Michael Tilson Thomas
  15. This awareness instills a fierce desire to protect that heritage and- in doing so- to educate Americans in the meaning and importance of our pivotal documents. – Allen Weinstein

Usage examples for Americans

  1. And for gentle, polite, amiable manners they go as fur ahead of Americans as the leaves of their trees duz, and I've seen leaves there more'n ten feet long. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  2. They tried to fight the Americans – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  3. These Americans working together could do it. – The Congo and Coasts of Africa by Richard Harding Davis
  4. A strange people, these Americans – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. Why should Stainton not complete his knowledge of Paris, and why should he not, like most other Americans take his wife, however young she was, to Montmartre with him? – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  6. Even for Americans the East will not move. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  7. That is a title of new Paris- the Paris of your Americans and English. – "Le Monsieur De La Petite Dame" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  8. But they're not Americans up there in the Bend." – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. He must still have a low rank among practical people; and he will be regarded by the great mass of Americans as perhaps a little off, a little funny, a little soft! – The Man of Letters as a Man of Business by William Dean Howells
  10. He writes that we Americans have got to fit our practice to our theories. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  11. Or, perhaps, you don't fancy Americans – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  12. About 1850 it was found by Americans in its present condition. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  13. " But as I was saying-" " I don't think that the water we Americans drink can be good. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  14. It was very American and possible only among Americans – The American Revolution and the Boer War, An Open Letter to Mr. Charles Francis Adams on His Pamphlet "The Confederacy and the Transvaal" by Sydney G. Fisher
  15. We Americans are death on dukes, you know. – The Duke Decides by Headon Hill
  16. These Americans want to take their places for you to- day. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  17. The loss on the part of the Malays was near a hundred killed, while of the Americans only two lost their lives. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  18. We can do even more to help Americans help each other. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. What's more, Americans loved it. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  20. Now, with respect to adjectives from proper names, and also to the nouns formed immediately from such adjectives, it is clear that they ought to have capitals: no one will contend that the words American and Americans should be written with a small a. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown