What It Means To Be An American Quotes by Mitt Romney, Ronald Reagan, Bruce Springsteen, William J. Clinton, Malcolm X and many others.
And this President wakes up every morning, looks out across America and is proud to announce, ‘It could be worse.’ It could be worse? Is that what it means to be an American? It could be worse? Of course not. What defines us as Americans is our unwavering conviction that we know it must be better.
And children, if your parents haven’t been teaching you what it means to be an American, let ’em know and nail ’em on it. That would be a very American thing to do.
I’m interested in what it means to be an American. I’m interested in what it means to live in America. I’m interested in the kind of country that we live in and leave our kids. I’m interested in trying to define what that country is.
Each generation of Americans must define what it means to be an American.
Sitting at the table doesn’t make you a diner, unless you eat some of what’s on that plate.