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Top 51 Typical American Quotes

#1. The Typical American? He is sent to school Little or much, where he imbibes the rule Of safety first and comfort; in his youth He joins the church and ends the quest of truth. - Author: Edgar Lee Masters
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#2. Was a full-throated harangue, a typical performance when American officials speak about a regime not aligned with the United States. - Author: Glenn Greenwald
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#3. The typical American reports making about 70 [choices] in a typical day. - Author: Sheena Iyengar
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#4. As soon as an American man loves a girl he wants to marry her. This is not only a blunder but it is rather absurd. It is so typical of American men, always wanting to do the noble thing. - Author: Helen Lawrenson
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#5. The difference between the American version of 'Live Aid' and the British one - in England, if you wanted a cup of tea, you made it yourself. If you wanted a sandwich, you bought it. In typical American style, at the American concert, there were laminated tour passes and champagne and caviar. - Author: Phil Collins
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#6. I have no doubt that President George W. Bush - a man, in my experience, of extremely kind and generous instincts, and back in Austin even a rescuer of stray animals - would be appalled by the conditions of a typical American factory farm or packing plant. - Author: Matthew Scully
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#7. A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#8. If my life has had a theme, I suppose it has been a typical American theme in that, for most of it, I have been looking for happiness and success. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#9. Mayor Walmsley is using the typical Jim Crow manipulation tactics to deflect the blame and guilt. He's a classic racist politician with an ulterior motive," says Ora. - Author: Shaune Bordere
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#10. The typical American citizen is the business man. The typical business man is a bad citizen; he is busy. If he is a 'big business man' and very busy, he does not neglect; he is busy with politics, oh, very busy and very businesslike. - Author: Lincoln Steffens
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#11. The typical American believes that no necessity of the soul is free and that there are precious few, if any, which cannot be bought. - Author: Joseph Wood Krutch
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#12. I was a typical American boy. I did a lot of outdoor activities, played a lot outside with my friends, loved to go the beach, liked to hike, boating and fishing, and I flew a lot of model airplanes as well. - Author: Alan G. Poindexter
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#13. Reagan Declares
Firmness on Gulf;
Plans are Unclear
Isn't that classic? I don't mean the semicolon; I mean, isn't that just what the world needs? Unclear firmness! That is typical American policy: don't be clear, but be firm! - Author: John Irving
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#14. I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be ... but God clearly says, those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - Author: John Green
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#15. I'm not trying to say I'm a big tough guy, I'm a typical American waist deep in this violent culture. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#16. Reverse the typical American meal pattern and instead eat like a king for breakfast, a prince for lunch and a pauper for supper. - Author: Jane Brody
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#17. If today is anything like the typical day of the past 3 years, three American soldiers will die in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Taliban will get a little stronger in Afghanistan and the civil war will continue to be enhanced in Iraq. - Author: Alcee Hastings
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#18. In 1900, the typical American was a boy, not yet a teenager, named John. He lived with his parents and his sisters, Mary and Helen, on a farm in New York or Pennsylvania. - Author: Bill Dedman
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#19. I went to an all-girls pre school where everyone went off to Harvard or Yale, and I had zero interest in doing so. I think they thought I was on drugs. There was a neighboring all-boys school, so we'd get together and do dumb things. It was your typical Catholic-American upbringing. - Author: Katherine Moennig
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#20. To fix Social Security, we should first stop using the Consumer Price Index to adjust benefits for inflation. Using the C.P.I. overstates the impact of inflation and has also led to larger increases in benefits for Social Security recipients than the income gains of typical American workers. - Author: Steven Rattner
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#21. If you consider that a typical Central American consumer earns only a small fraction of an average American worker's wages, it becomes clear that CAFTA's true goal is not to the increase U.S. exports. - Author: Stephen F. Lynch
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#22. It was typical of the American to identify the one unfinished strand. - Author: Davis Bunn
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#23. I didn't grow up in the typical happy American home, but music was always a safe and wonderful place for me to go. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#24. No, pos, de nada," the Mexican said with the typical humility that has always bewildered my American need to take credit. - Author: Erasmo Guerra
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#25. Des Moines is like your typical American city; it's just these concentric circles of malls, built outward from the city. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#26. American human beings are a slippery and protean bunch in real life, hard as hell to get any kind of universal handle on. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#27. The typical American corporation is a shareholders' republic the same way that China is a peoples' republic. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#28. I was not very well-behaved. I remember I was a discipline problem. I was a typical American male at twenty years old, and I was causing trouble whenever I could. - Author: Peter DeLuise
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#29. The typical American voter is so stupid, his dog teaches him tricks. - Author: Jonathan Gruber
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#30. New York is the meeting place of the peoples, the only city where you can hardly find a typical American. - Author: Djuna Barnes
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#31. It is good for a student to be poor. Getting and spending, the typical American college student lays waste his powers. Work and contemplation don't mix, and university days ought to be days of contemplation. - Author: Russell Kirk
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#32. In North Korea, even arithmetic is a propaganda tool. A typical problem would go like this: "If you kill one American bastard and your comrade kills two, how many dead American bastards do you have? - Author: Yeonmi Park
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#33. For most teenage runners, the right foods means a varied diet, decreasing the amount of fat found in the typical American diet and replacing those calories with carbohydrates. Avoid saturated fats, such as those found in fried foods, and eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. - Author: Don Kardong
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#34. The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers had, and all their disgust of emotion, and pride in self- reliance. He is led no longer by Davy Crocketts; he is led by cheer leaders, press agents, word mongers, uplifters. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#35. For the first time in history, the typical American now spends more years single than married. What - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#36. My ancestors come from a part of southern China where most villages can trace their roots back at least a thousand years or even more. However, as a typical American, I have lived in four cities and moved at least seven times. - Author: Laurence Yep
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#37. I had a very normal, very typical American childhood. My father worked for the government at the Pentagon and my mother was an educator, so we had a very average upbringing, but that's helped me in my writing because I'm writing about ordinary things. - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#38. I'm a typical American, half of me is dying to give myself away and the other half is continually rebelling. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#39. Even though there is a villain here, serious as death. It is this typical American teenager's own Father, trying episode after episode to kill his son. And the kid knows it. Imagine that. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#40. It's no secret that Cuba is a typical Latin American culture in that it has a fair amount of homophobia. Homosexuals have been notoriously persecuted under Fidel's government. - Author: Rachel Kushner
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#41. The typical white American woman in 1800 gave birth seven times; by 1900, the average was down to 3.5. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#42. The authentic Gullah dialect is actually very clipped, and so it would sound almost Jamaican and be very odd to an American audience's ears. It's not the typical Southern dialect that we're used to. - Author: Audra McDonald
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#43. Without thinking too much about it in specific terms, I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed. My fundamental purpose is to interpret the typical American. I am a story teller. - Author: Norman Rockwell
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#44. My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand. - Author: Frederick Reines
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#45. It took me a long time to square with the fact that none of my experiences are typical - I'm not a typical American, but I'm also not a typical Muslim. - Author: G. Willow Wilson
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#46. Everyone gives much more and the receipts are considerable. Typical of American generosity. Their hospitality, their cordiality are like that too, spontaneous and without affectation. It's what's best in them. - Author: Albert Camus
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#47. The typical American, after he has lost the foundations of his existence, works for new foundations - Author: Paul Tillich
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#48. By the mid 1920s the typical American town was in full sexual bloom. The change came with erotic fashions, literature and movies, and an unsuspected sexual aid, the automobile. - Author: John Leo
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#49. Excess dietary salt is most notorious for increasing blood pressure. Americans have a 90 percent lifetime probability of developing high blood pressure - so even if your blood pressure is normal now, if you continue to eat the typical American diet, you will be at risk. - Author: Joel Fuhrman
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#50. I am constantly swimming on the margin, neither 100% American, French, nor Lebanese. I am none of those. I am the result of those three. Sometimes it's an asset: no one can put you in a category. That I do not make typical Lebanese, European or American films does not bother me. - Author: Ziad Doueiri
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#51. I will sign a universal health-care bill into law by the end of my first term as president that will cover every American and cut the cost of a typical family's premium by up to $2,500 a year. - Author: Barack Obama
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