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Rebecca H. Davis Quotes

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America may have great poets and novelists,
but she never will have more than one necromancer.
- Rebecca H. Davis

It has happened to me to meet many of the men of my
day whom the world agreed to call great.
- Rebecca H. Davis

We don't often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle.
We all prefer to think that every man who wore the
blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart.
- Rebecca H. Davis

No man surely has so short a memory as the American.
- Rebecca H. Davis


 

TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two
things in life which I always felt I could do with
credit to myself and benefit to the world,
if I only had the chance.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Our village was built on the Ohio River,
and was a halting place on this great national road,
then the only avenue of traffic between the South and the North.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Reform is born of need, not pity.
- Rebecca H. Davis


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Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity,
which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts
a nation and develops patriotism and courage.
- Rebecca H. Davis

War may be an armed angel with a mission,
but she has the personal habits of the slums.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon,
the chief agent of the flesh and the devil.
- Rebecca H. Davis

We have grown used to money.
The handling, the increase of it, is the chief business
of life now with most of us.
- Rebecca H. Davis

But, after all, we are a young nation,
and vanity is a fault of youth.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Crime, to the man of the forties, was an alien monstrous terror.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The only hero known to my childhood was Henry Clay.
- Rebecca H. Davis

It was part of your religion to hate the British.
- Rebecca H. Davis

You will find the poet who wrings the heart of the world,
or the foremost captain of his time,
driving a bargain or paring a potato,
just as you would do.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath
are parts of the banquet.
- Rebecca H. Davis

You were only truly patriotic if you had a laborer
for a grandfather and were glad of it.
- Rebecca H. Davis

For, after all, put it as we may to ourselves,
we are all of us from birth to death guests at a table which we did not spread.
- Rebecca H. Davis

But remember, I am no politician, and no seer into souls.
- Rebecca H. Davis

It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose
words have wrung your heart,
or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too
closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines
on your path on a summer night,
if you would not see the ugly worm below.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The histories which we have of the great tragedy give
no idea of the general wretchedness,
the squalid misery, which entered into every individual
life in the region given up to the war.
Where the armies camped the destruction was absolute.
- Rebecca H. Davis

I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods,
firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men.
He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart
and could interpret Him to us.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old,
the commonest things around us take on live meanings
and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm,
slow moving days when we were young.
- Rebecca H. Davis

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

There is nothing wrong with America
that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
- William J. Clinton

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world
must first come to pass in the heart of America.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If the United States of America or Britain is having elections,
they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia.
But when we have elections, they want observers.
- Nelson Mandela

My dream is of a place and a time where America
will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
- Abraham Lincoln

America has tossed its cap over the wall of space.
- John F. Kennedy

I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America,
the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry,
and of criminal inquiry too.
- Thomas Jefferson

Only Americans can hurt America.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects,
and so will continue while the present
order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
- Thomas Jefferson

America will never be destroyed from the outside.
If we falter and lose our freedoms,
it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is nothing wrong with America
that faith, love of freedom, intelligence,
and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

America is another name for opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

America did not invent human rights.
In a very real sense, it is the other way around.
Human rights invented America.
- Jimmy Carter

In America and Europe, the nomadism is of trade and curiosity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem -
and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

No one has been barred on account of his race
from fighting or dying for America,
there are no white or colored signs
on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
- John F. Kennedy

I look forward to an America which
will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
- John F. Kennedy

The school is the last expenditure upon which America
should be willing to economize.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have found out in later years that we were very poor,
but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pushing production out of America to nations without
our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
- Frank Murkowski

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

There are many men of principle in both parties in America,
but there is no party of principle.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

A free America... means just this:
individual freedom for all, rich or poor,
or else this system of government we call democracy
is only an expedient to enslave man
to the machine and make him like it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

America cannot continue to lead the family of nations
around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.
- Mitt Romney

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

I love America more than any other country in this world,
and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right
to criticize her perpetually.
- James A. Baldwin

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

Here in America we are descended in blood
and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels.
Men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine.
As their heirs, may we never confuse
honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
- Joyce Carol Oates

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
- Tom Ford

I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the
uniformed services of the United States of America,
ever violated an order - not one.
- Oliver North

I look forward to a great future for America -
a future in which our country will match its military strength
with our moral restraint,
its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
- John F. Kennedy

I get all fired up about aging in America.
- Willard Scott

Memorial Day remains one of America's
most cherished patriotic observances.
The spirit of this day has not changed -
it remains a day to honor those who
died defending our freedom and democracy.
- Doc Hastings

I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly
what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush

If you're going to America, bring your own food.
- Fran Lebowitz

America's present need is not heroics but healing;
not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
- Warren G. Harding

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

The largest party in America, by the way,
is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans.
It's the party of non-voters.
- Robert Reich

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
- Theodore White

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list
of the richest people in America.
If I'm not there, I go to work.
- Robert Orben

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.
- Michael Malone

America and Israel share a special bond.
Our relationship is unique among all nations.
Like America, Israel is a strong democracy,
a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty,
a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
- William J. Clinton


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