Quips & Quotes on the USA
(Thanks to jfwink66 for contributing to this page!)
86% of Americans believe in God. Therefore I have
a very hard time understanding why there is such a mess about
having "In God We Trust" on our money and having God in the pledge
of Allegiance. Why don't we just tell the 14% to sit down and
I love America more than any other country in this
world, and exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize
- James Baldwin
When NASA first started sending up astronauts,
they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in
zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade
and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity,
upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass
and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300 Celsius.
Confronted with the same problem the Russians used a pencil.
THE NUMBER ONE BUMPER STICKER YOU'D LIKE TO SEE:
Welcome to America...now speak English!!!!!!
America does not go abroad in search of monsters
to destroy… She well knows that by once enlisting under other
banners than her own . . . she would involve herself . . . in
all the wars of interest and intrigue, of individual avarice,
envy, and ambition. . . . She might become the dictatress of the
world: she would be no longer the ruler of her own spirit.
- John Quincy Adams, Fourth of July speech, 1821