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Top 54 Quotes About What's Wrong With America

#1. Christopher Columbus was looking for a passage to India, but he landed in America. He landed in the wrong place, and when he got back, he wasn't sure where he'd been. But most important of all, he did it on someone else's money. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#2. The problem in this case was you can't be a middle-aged virgin in America without something being wrong with you. People can't conceive of a virtue in someone else that they can't conceive in themselves. Instead of believing you're stronger, it's so much easier to imagine you're weaker. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#3. Most people have it all wrong about wealth in America. Wealth is not the same as income. If you make a good income each year and spend it all, you are not getting wealthier. You are just living high. Wealth is what you accumulate, not what you spend. - Author: Thomas J. Stanley
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#4. When Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in 1990, I felt America's post-Cold War commitment to national principles and international leadership was on the line. I was dismayed by the wide opposition among my fellow Democrats. To me, their position was wrong. - Author: Joe Lieberman
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#5. People love America. Sometimes they don't like the decisions made by America, but I don't think you want a president who tries to become popular and does the wrong thing. - Author: George W. Bush
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#6. Here's the bottom line: The secret world of intelligence
at least in the United States of America
represents everything wrong with the government, the industrial era, our financial-economic system, and our ethics. - Author: Robert David Steele
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#7. It was apparent...that, all over America, thousands of people threw down a book or got up from a television show and said, 'I can write better than that!' It was amazing how many of them were wrong. - Author: Donald E. Westlake
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#8. America is not what's wrong with the world - Author: Donald Rumsfeld
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#9. We know enough to know that all of this is not quite right. And we know enough to know that settling for what's not quite right is quite wrong. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#10. I would far rather over-estimate the threat [imposed by the Patriot Act] and be proven wrong than to underestimate the threat and wake up one morning in a world where the 21st century's J Edgar Hoover has the power to blackmail anyone in America. - Author: Tim Lee
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#11. Any time in America when the military has to stand in opposition of their own citizenry, something is wrong. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#12. There's a lot of things wrong with this country, but one of the few things still right with it is that a man can steer clear of the organized bullshit if he really wants to. It's a goddamned luxury, and if I were you, I'd take advantage of it while you can. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#13. Rick Perry dropped out of the presidential race. When asked what went wrong, Perry said, I guess America is not ready to elect a dumb guy from Texas. But in time. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#14. Many bought into the idea that America could go from a technology-based, export-oriented powerhouse to a services-led, consumption-based economy - and somehow still expect to prosper. That idea was flat wrong. Our economy tilted instead toward the quicker profits of financial services. - Author: Jeffrey R. Immelt
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#15. I think immigrants, when they're stressed, think that there's something wrong with America, when it's really just difficult to leave a country and all that you know. - Author: Akhil Sharma
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#16. Critics say that America is a lie because its reality falls so far short of its ideals. They are wrong. America is not a lie; it is a disappointment. But it can be a disappointment only because it is also a hope. - Author: Samuel P. Huntington
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#17. There is no moral absolute, and this leads us to situational ethics, which unfortunately is being taught in public schools all over America. This means that right and wrong is dependent upon the circumstances. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#18. A lot of what is wrong with corporate America has to do with a culture filled with antibodies trained to expel anything different. HR departments often want cookie cutter employees, which inevitably results in cookie cutter solutions. - Author: Nolan Bushnell
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#19. I don't hate America. I love America. I want it to be better. The only way we can get it to be better is to realistically criticize what's wrong with it. - Author: Bill Maher
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#20. Patriotism is not 'my country right or wrong'; patriotism means loving the ideals for which America stands and having the courage to speak up when these ideals are distorted for personal or political gain. The American government was instituted to be the servant of the people, not our master. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#21. You look at my audience, and it proves what Congress thinks America is, is wrong. I get people across the political spectrum. Parents and kids come and they're all punked out, and there are these other guys in John Deere caps. - Author: Lewis Black
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#22. Everything wrong with America led to the point where the country built that tower of Babel, which consequently had to be destroyed. And then came the next shock. We had to realize that the people that did this were brilliant. It showed that the ego we could hold up until September 10 was inadequate. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#23. The Democrats said, "We don't know what's wrong with America, but we can fix it." The Republicans said, "There's nothing wrong with America, and we can fix that." - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#24. My whole career was launched in such sort of poptastic style with 'Kids In America', and I liked - and like - being poptastic. Songs big on melody, high on energy, lots of attitude ... what's wrong with that? - Author: Kim Wilde
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#25. We're entering our third century now, but it's wrong to judge our nation by its years. The calendar can't measure America because we were meant to be an endless experiment in freedom, with no limits to our reaches, no boundaries to what we can do, no end point to our hopes. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#26. What's wrong with our children? Adults telling children to be honest while lying and cheating. Adults telling children to not be violent while marketing and glorifying violence ... I believe that adult hypocrisy is the biggest problem children face in America. - Author: Marian Wright Edelman
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#27. It's funny how people who ain't never been down there can think that America is so fair and that we should be alright. It's funny that the people who have their foot on our neck are telling us, 'Get up. What's wrong with you?' - Author: Ice Cube
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#28. One characteristic of Americans is that they have no toleration at all of anybody putting up with anything. We believe that whatever is going wrong ought to be fixed. - Author: Margaret Mead
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#29. Very little of what America does is actually bad, and I don't think it ever does anything anywhere that is intentionally bad. I mean, sometimes we make mistakes and bad judgments and kind of back the wrong regimes and things, but by and large what America does is really good. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#30. America's view of apartheid is simple and straightforward: We believe it is wrong. We condemn it. And we are united in hoping for the day when apartheid will be no more. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#31. I believe America has gone a long way down the wrong road. If we ever needed God's help, it is now. - Author: Billy Graham
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#32. The allegation of some progressives that America is an evil empire is not simply wrong - it is obscene. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#33. Something is clearly wrong with Kansas and the rest of Middle America when it comes to letting economic self-interest guide their voting. - Author: Howell Raines
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#34. I have been asked this question over and over again: 'Dr. Jeremiah, do you think God is finished with America?' But that is the wrong question. The right question is: 'Is America finished with God?' - Author: David Jeremiah
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#35. The liberals think government exists to fix what's wrong with America. They find fault with our Constitution, our economic model and our core values. We disagree with the premise of their argument. We believe there's nothing wrong with America that an extra dose of freedom won't cure. - Author: Rick Perry
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#36. Since the end of the 1970s, something has gone profoundly wrong in America. Inequality has soared. Educational progress slowed. Incarceration rates quintupled. Family breakdown accelerated. Median household income stagnated. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#37. That's the miracle of America. Freedom to believe means the freedom to believe the wrong thing, after all. Just as freedom of speech gives you the right to stay silent." The - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#38. What sort of job can you hold in America in which it is safe to hold the personal conviction that same-sex marriage is wrong? The answer: there is no such job. Except Democratic presidential candidate in 2008. Then you're fine. - Author: Ben Shapiro
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#39. The thing about writing in America is that writers in America have an arc. You enter writing as a career, you expect to be successful, and really it's the wrong thing. It's not a profession. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#40. Our enemies believed America was weak and materialistic, that we would splinter in fear and selfishness. They were as wrong as they are evil. - Author: George W. Bush
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#41. America, it is said, is suffering from intolerance - it is not. It is suffering from tolerance. Tolerance of right and wrong, truth and error, virtue and evil, Christ and chaos. Our country is not nearly so overrun with the bigoted as it is overrun with the broadminded. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#42. People know something has gone terribly wrong with our government and it has gotten so far off track. But people also know that there is nothing wrong in America that a good old-fashioned election can't fix. - Author: Sarah Palin
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#43. There is nothing wrong in America that can't be fixed with what is right in America. - Author: Bill Clinton
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#44. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. - Author: Bill Clinton
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#45. Liberals have shifted government into a position of being neutral between right and wrong. By concentrating power in government institutions, liberals chisel at the three pillars of society: the family unit, work ethic and faith. That's not good for America. - Author: James G. Watt
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#46. Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all. - Author: Bob Dole
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#47. Compromise where you can. Where you can't, don't. Even if everyone is telling you that something wrong is something right. Even if the whole world is telling you to move, it is your duty to plant yourself like a tree, look them in the eye, and say 'No, you move'. - Author: Christopher Markus
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#48. Once slavery in America was not seen as radical. It became, instead, a revolutionary idea that slaves should be freed. When we have lived under a pernicious power long enough, no matter how oppressive, we grow so accustomed to the yoke that its removal seems frightening, even wrong. - Author: Gerry Spence
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#49. I don't want to be 'Halsey: America's Sweetheart,' or 'Halsey: Bad Girl.' If you can sum up my career in a clickbait headline, I've done something wrong. - Author: Halsey
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#50. The average prison term for a convicted murderer in America is 6.5 years. The average tenure for a member of Congress is 13 years. We've got it backwards. We are giving early release to the wrong criminal class. - Author: Pat Robertson
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#51. In its heart, America knew that racial segregation was wrong. In its heart, America knows that human life begins before birth. - Author: F. LaGard Smith
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#52. Our friends at the Republican convention were more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with America, but they didn't have much to say about how they'd make it right. They want your vote, but they don't want you to know their plan. - Author: Barack Obama
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#53. I do not admit ... that a great wrong has been done to the Red Indians of America, or the black people of Australia ... by the fact that a stronger race, a higher grade race ... has come in and taken its place. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#54. Our democracy should aspire to be more democratic. - Author: DaShanne Stokes
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