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Top 98 Quotes About The American West

#1. the American West quietly became the first and most durable example of the modern welfare state. The - Author: Marc Reisner
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#2. The writer Richard Manning has argued that 'the most destructive force in the American West is its commanding views, because they foster the illusion that we command. - Author: Phillip Connors
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#3. In reality, France's American territory extended to the west as far as a Frenchman could go without getting shot by a Spaniard, and likewise to the north without getting shot by an Englishman. - Author: Mark Stein
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#4. During 1866 and 1922, Native Americans and black soldiers often intermingled in the American west, on the frontier. - Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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#5. The Cypress Hills massacre, ... one of the final outrages of the literally lawless West ... came ... along that practical and symbolic divide, between the Canadian system of monopoly trading and the American system of competition, whiskey, bullets, exploitation, and extermination. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#6. I don't want to collect Indian art, though pots and beadwork and blankets made by Indians remain the most beautiful art objects in the American West, in my opinion. - Author: Ian Frazier
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#7. No one in the American Enterprise imposes their beliefs. We clash, and I think that's what the West is all about. - Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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#8. Take your message of equality of achievement, take your message of economic dependency, take your message of enslaving the entrepreneurial will and spirit of the American people somewhere else. - Author: Allen West
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#9. From the American retelling of Romeo and Juliet in West Side Story to the Japanese adaptation of King Lear in Ran, Shakespeare's cultural influence is virtually limitless. - Author: Gordon Smith
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#10. The ceiling in the mess was very low, not even eight feet. You can feel the weight of the West Wing above your head, and with the the weight of American memory. - Author: David Frum
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#11. He had offered some of his own background. A youth in the South. An education in the North. Bred for life in the East. Trying not to die in the West. - Author: Mary Doria Russell
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#12. Luckily for us, now that steam has narrowed the Atlantic to a strait, the nervous, rocky West is intruding a new and continental element into the national mind, as we shall yet have an American genius. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#13. I read a lot of fantasy. I adored 'Anne of Green Gables'. But my favourite books as a child were probably Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' series, about a pioneer family in the mid-19th-century American west. I often thought of them as I was writing 'The Last Runaway'. - Author: Tracy Chevalier
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#14. The car was full of unhappy people heading west. It was the Great American Family Road Trip, all right. Whaaa-hoo! - Author: Kim Harrison
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#15. The sunset was a massive canvas of gold and orange, green and rose, gray and indigo and blue. It reminded him of beaches on the North American west coast, except there were no vendors clogging the place and no advertising drones muttering about the joys of commerce. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#16. Ten Little Indians once again shows [Alexie] to be not just one of the West's best, but one of the most brilliantly literate American writers, even funnier than Louise Erdrich, even more primal than Jim Harrison, and even more eloquent than Annie Proulx. - Author: Ron Franscell
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#17. The plan was that I was going to retire and take a job with the American Federation, but Nottingham Forest offered me a contract and there was interest from West Ham and another Premiership club. - Author: Richard Gough
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#18. Anyone who studies the history of American commerce or warfare should be interested in Burning Springs, nicknamed "Oiltown." This was the site of the first oil well in West Virginia, drilled in 1860, just one year after the nation's first well was opened in Pennsylvania. - Author: Clint Johnson
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#19. I never get bored talking about themes dealing with ambition, leadership and what it means to be an American. I love that stuff. I just love it. I've loved it ever since I was on 'The West Wing.' - Author: Rob Lowe
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#20. With a far-future setting merging Chinese and American culture, 'Firefly' also saw high-tech futurism blended with the traditional Wild West. - Author: Jay Kristoff
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#21. Martin Luther King Jr's agenda was not to help Negroes overcome American apartheid in the south. It was to make America democracy a better place, where everyday people, from poor people who were white and red and yellow and black and brown, would be able to live lives in decency and dignity. - Author: Cornel West
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#22. For if the Germans do not help defend the West, American and Canadian troops must cross the seas to do the job, and I venture to believe that the troops - if not the statesmen - regard this as an interference at least in their own domestic affairs. - Author: Arthur Hays Sulzberger
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#23. This boa, the American columns, are being besieged between Basra and other towns north, west, south and west of Basra. The Americans are the people who are under siege. - Author: Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf
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#24. The history of my state of Oklahoma offers a great example of pursuing the American Dream. It was built and settled by pioneers moving West to seek better lives. - Author: Mary Fallin
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#25. We use American influence with Israel not to promote economic growth in the West Bank, but to try and impede Jewish - never Arab - construction in the capital city. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#26. West Indian cultural mentality and a North American life equals the perfect balance. - Author: Melanie Fiona
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#27. By far my most popular novel, and one that allows me to join the small company of "respectable" writers whose fiction deals with the American West: Cormac McCarthy, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Tom Lee and a handful of others, - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#28. Here beyond men's judgments all covenants were brittle. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#29. American mainstream is obsessed with black creative genius - be it music, walk, style - but at the same time puts a low priority on the black social misery which is the very context out of which that creativity flows. - Author: Cornel West
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#30. We must not allow the liberals to move us away from the conservative values of the American past which sustain our present and shall secure our future. As for me and my family, we will serve God, we will serve this constitutional republic, we will serve America. - Author: Allen West
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#31. However useful may be the National Parks and Forests of the West for those affording the Pullman fare to reach them, what is needed by the bulk of the American population is something nearer home. - Author: Benton MacKaye
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#32. I became interested in photography during my first visit to the United States. I was a student at a university in Holland. I was overwhelmed by the beauty of the American West. That was when I learned about the tradition of nature in American photography. - Author: Frans Lanting
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#33. Since I was a kid, I've had an absolute obsession with particular kinds of American music. Mississippi Delta blues of the Thirties, Chicago blues of the Fifties, West Coast music of the mid-Sixties - but I'd never really touched on dark Americana. - Author: Robert Plant
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#34. What opened up the American West was the fact that you owned the real estate. You owned the gold mines, the oil wells. The creation of these, back then, million dollar industries drove the railroads and eventually the airlines to provide this kind of transportation. - Author: Peter Diamandis
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#35. To live in the American West is to live with the possibilities of endlessness and the reality of loss. - Author: Laurie Marr Wasmund
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#36. The American journey has not ended. America is always still to build ... West is a country in the mind, and so eternal. - Author: Archibald MacLeish
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#37. The most dangerous thing in American society is a self-respecting and self-loving black person, because they're on the road to freedom and that means they're gonna run up against the powers that be. - Author: Cornel West
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#38. Kusewera, an organization that fosters orphanages in Africa and the Philippines and encourages through creative play and education. Anything and everything that supports cancer research. East West Players, the oldest and biggest Asian American theater in the U.S. - Author: Reggie Lee
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#39. When you cut down to the micro-level in the West, I think we have a great deal to be worried about. And it's odd because the American leadership, again in both parties, tends to take comfort in the idea that bin Laden is just an inspirational symbol now. - Author: Michael Scheuer
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#40. They are a doomed race. Wars, smallpox, gross immorality, a change from old ways to new ways their fate is the common fate of the American, whether he sails the sea in the North, gallops over the plain in the West, or sleeps in his hammock in the forests of Brazil. - Author: George Amos Dorsey
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#41. My friends and I live in the American SW because we love it, and love it for its own sake - not merely because it's the last region of the forty-eight states to be buried under asphalt and greed. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#42. I've always been a big fan of Bill Paxton, and I met him at the American Pie premiere. - Author: Shane West
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#43. The sexual revolution transformed the American West: Now even cowboys can get laid. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#44. My mother was actually born in Ohio but raised in West Virginia where her family had a laundry. She has a West Virginian accent. My father was born in China, but he's the son of an American citizen. My paternal grandfather was born in San Francisco in 1867. - Author: Laurence Yep
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#45. Vladimir Putin uses fascist propaganda to do so. From Ukraine to Syria, he is behaving like the world's new general and celebrating victories, while the American president sits on the sidelines and Europe sleeps. The West's behavior toward Putin is political and moral capitulation. - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#46. Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that these animals are managed, protected, and controlled in an effective manner. - Author: Jon Porter
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#47. For decades, people have known the chemical-propulsion approach to space travel is really not going to get us that far. Chemical propulsion is essentially like the horse-and-cart approach to the exploration of the American West, instead of the steamboat or the railroad. - Author: Franklin Chang Diaz
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#48. Every empire suffers from hubris, arrogance and condescension, and therefore a moral blindness. That's true of the American empire, it was true of the British Empireearlier, and it will certainly be true of the Chinese Empire in the future. - Author: Cornel West
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#49. Ever since the 1860s when photographers travelled the American West and brought photographs of scenic wonders back to the people on the East Coast of America we have had a North American tradition of landscape photography used for the environment. - Author: Galen Rowell
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#50. Now even the American command is under siege. We are hitting it from the north, east, south and west. We chase them here and they chase us there. But at the end we are the people who are laying siege to them. And it is not them who are besieging us. - Author: Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf
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#51. This is not the beginning of American civilization where we need guns because it's the Wild, Wild West ... There should not be guns in our society, and we all know that; politicians know that. - Author: Rick Pitino
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#52. For most of the history of the American empire, government has been a tool for preserving and furthering the power and might of white male corporate elites ... - Author: Cornel West
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#53. Joe Louis was one of my closest friends ... I'm a great boxing fan. I used to go to the American Legion Stadium in Hollywood, every Friday night for 15 years. Down the aisle would come Lupe Velez, Johnny Weismuller, Mae West. All at ringside. - Author: Mickey Rooney
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#54. In committing an estimated 3,000 U.S. forces to join international Ebola relief efforts in West Africa, President Obama seems to be fulfilling the plans of highly influential progressive groups who seek to transform the American military into more of a social-work organization. - Author: Aaron Klein
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#55. No, I don't work here, I'm taking pictures of messy bathrooms for a photo essay on the American West. But I'm always up for clean, so if you want to pitch in, I've got Pine Sol and a sponge in my car ... It's that VW microbus parked next to the dumpster, and you don't need a key, just pull hard. - Author: Pansy Schneider-Horst
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#56. There are billions of barrels of oil in the Outer Continental Shelf. There is even more in Alaska. There is enough oil shale in the Rocky Mountain West alone to power America for the next hundred years. The Democrats say all this American energy is off limits. - Author: John Barrasso
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#57. Those roads provided breath-taking views. There's something special about an empty road going on and on and on to the horizon where the sun burns the world away into a dancing, shmmering heat haze that reflects the crystal blue sky, literally blurring the line between heaven and earth. - Author: Dave Gorman
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#58. I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people in - and the West in general - into an unbearable hell and a choking life. - Author: Osama Bin Laden
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#59. The Western public should learn and remember one essential thing about China: no matter what European and North American propaganda barks about the People's Republic, China is much more "democratic" than the West. It is democratic in its own way. - Author: Andre Vltchek
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#60. There's no doubt that many of the mainstream white institutions tend to be cosmetic and symbolic when it comes to including African-Americans, whereas we black folk tend to be much more sensitive about embracing others, and we have a long history of that. - Author: Cornel West
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#61. These Planned Parenthood women, the Code Pink women, and all of these women have been neutering American men and bringing us to the point of this incredible weakness ... We are not going to have our men become subservient. - Author: Allen West
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#62. American critics of welfare statism are often surprised to learn that countries like West Germany, with a much more comprehensive welfare state and a statistically larger public sector, have fewer government employees per capita than the United States does. - Author: Robert Kuttner
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#63. West Point - The Key to the Continent and Independence. - Author: P.J. Parker
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#64. I think that this liberal progressive agenda is not the thing that the American people want and it's antithesis to who we are as a constitutional republic. - Author: Allen West
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#65. Ahead and to the west was our ranger station - and the mountains of Idaho, poems of geology stretching beyond any boundaries and seemingly even beyond the world. - Author: Norman Maclean
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#66. I am happy to be a regional writer. My region is the American West, old Mexico, West Virginia, New York, Europe, Australia, the human heart, and the male groin. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#67. Unfortunately there are still people in other areas who regard New York City not as part of the United States, but as a sort of excrescence fastened to our Eastern shore and peopled by the less venturesome waves of foreigners who failed to go West to the genuine American frontier. - Author: Robert Moses
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#68. In Obama's case, we've enabled affirmative action to find a home in the nation's highest office. There you have it. I said it and I stand by it. America fell for the gimmick candidate, disregarding every fact and warning sign in the rush to have 'the first African-American president.' - Author: Allen West
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#69. I loved the audacity of that American principle which says. When life gets tainted or goes stale, junk it! Leave it behind! Go West! - Author: Jonathan Raban
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#70. Like the tail fins on fifties American cars or the parabolic shapes of Populuxe furniture, 'West Side Story' incarnates the dream of momentum in the golden age of the twentieth century. - Author: John Lahr
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#71. Long before 9/11 and the war in Iraq, a lot of people hated the United States and the West. But what the Iraqi war seems to have done, at least in ... I mean, I'm just reporting what I see from the people on the ground, is that it has silenced many pro-American forces in the Muslim world. - Author: Yaroslav Trofimov
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#72. Latin American countries are part of the West and that it is reasonable to expect a certain degree of openness in their societies that we do not demand of, say, China or Vietnam. - Author: Mark Falcoff
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#73. And I can't even go to the grocery store without some ones that's clean and a shirt with a team/It seems we living the American dream but people highest up got the lowest self esteem/The prettiest people do the ugliest things for the road to riches and diamond rings. - Author: Kanye West
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#74. It doesn't serve an American interest. It really doesn't really serve Israeli interests - it serves the interests of the political party that's getting the votes of the settlers on the West Bank. - Author: Chris Matthews
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#75. I read American sagas (of the west) and I do not see people who went in search of material things. I see people who wrote down that what they sought was an escape from an old world which dictated their conscience and established their merit based on who their parents. - Author: Alan Keyes
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#76. I was in federal prison in West Virginia for three months for contempt of Congress for a refusing to comply with a request of a Congressional committee of Congress, the House Un-American Activities Committee. - Author: Howard Fast
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#77. He was simply undeveloped compared to teammates who had grown up in the American West, linking 60 mph carved turns at Sun Valley or Crystal Mountain. - Author: Nathaniel Vinton
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#78. When dealing with illegal immigration, the answer is simple; enforce Constitutional mandates, and you will protect Floridians and the American people. - Author: Allen West
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#79. This book is the best treatment of the best American Marxist philosopher-and the best philosopher to emerge from American slums. Young Sidney Hook is essential reading for anyone interested in democratic theory and practice in America. - Author: Cornel West
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#80. I can say without hesitation that there is certainly no greater show to be a contestant on than 'Price' - the prizes can be huge, and the whole world loves and watches the show. It's an American institution! - Author: Randy West
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#81. The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy. - Author: Rebecca West
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#82. People always kept moving, her mother had said, it's the American way. Moving west, moving south, marrying up, marrying down, getting divorced - but moving... - Author: Elizabeth Strout
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#83. One of the characteristics of North American culture is that you can always start again. You can always move forward, cross a border of a state or a city or a county, and move West, most of the time West. You leave behind guilt, past traditions, memories. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#84. Up to our own day American history has been in a large degree the history of the colonization of the Great West. The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward, explain American development. - Author: Frederick Jackson Turner
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#85. The message for the American youth is that this is a great country and we need to make sure that we pass on a heritage, a lineage and a legacy of American exceptionalism to each and everyone of you so that you can enjoy all the great liberties and freedoms that all the previous generations have had. - Author: Allen West
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#86. The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism. - Author: Richard Reeves
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#87. When we rise in the morning ... at the table we drink coffee which is provided to us by a South American, or tea by a Chinese, or cocoa by a West African; before we leave for our jobs we are already beholden to more than half the world. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#88. The American West is just arriving at the threshold of its greatness and growth. Where the West of yesterday is glamorized in our fiction, the future of the American West now is both fabulous and factual. - Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
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#89. It always seemed to me that the hacker occupied the same niche as the American cowboy in your Wild West. Gunslingers at the edge of known civilization. Black hats, white hats. Some drawn into thievery, others taking the law into their own hands - justice both corporeal and social. - Author: Chuck Wendig
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#90. I'm a chairman on the Board of Governors for the East-West Players, the longest-running Asian-American theater company in America. - Author: George Takei
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#91. Guns are part of the American psyche, aren't they? This is collateral damage for having a Wild West mentality. It's intrinsic to the American psyche. It's never going to change. - Author: Nick Cave
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#92. All these things were part of the business of dreams. He had learned not to laugh at the advertisements offering to teach writing, cartooning, engineering, to add inches to the biceps and to develop the bust - Author: Nathanael West
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#93. The American crow is at an all-time low of 82 birds. Others hit by the West Nile, like the black-capped chickadee, have rebounded. - Author: Jeff Chapman
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#94. I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama. - Author: Ang Lee
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#95. Confidence is the prize given to the mediocre - Author: Robert Hughes
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#96. I can't help thinking that if the American West were discovered today, the most glorious bits would be sold off to the highest bidder. Yosemite might be nothing but weekend homes for Internet tycoons. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#97. In the real world, I see conservatives volunteering at adoption agencies, at churches, at bake sales and the local American Legion Post while the only charity a progressive sends is a smug sermon on fair share and what fairness is. - Author: Allen West
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#98. If you do an American TV series, before the audition you sign away the next five years of your life. - Author: Dominic West
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