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american life Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about american life
  1. #1
    “The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.”
  2. #2
    “With each succeeding generation, the growing demand of the people that its elective officials shall not lead but merely register the popular will has steadily undermined the independence of those who derive their power from popular election. ”
  3. #3
    “The persistent refusal of the Adamses to sacrifice the integrity of their own intellectual and moral standards and values for the sake of winning public office or popular favor is another of the measuring rods by which we may measure the divergence of American life from its starting point.”
  4. #4
    “American experience seems to suggest that people are virtually unlimited in their need to give themselves away, on various levels. Some just prefer to do it in secret.”

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