James Truslow Adams

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... there has been also the American dream, that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement. Oratory, Discussion & Debate
Big business does not want honest government. Business, Commerce & Finance
Every link in the chain that runs from the corporation desiring political favors down to the policeman on the beat levying his toll on the prostitute or the apple-seller is too strong to have been broken yet. Corruption
God looks after drunks, children and Americans. Miscellaneous ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
So long as our politics are primarily concerned with men rather than measures, it will be men who will be attacked. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The American Dream Slogans & Mottoes
The system of building up, by corruption, political machines dominated by a boss whom the corporations believe essential to them for corrupt purposes of their own, is too deeply entrenched even yet in our national life. Political Parties & Machines
Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline.
Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, 'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude, follow it.
The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry. Freedom & Liberty
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind. Life
There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.