The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here.
For most Americans, economic growth is a spectator sport.
There was no experience, I thought, quite as wonderful as being an American in Paris.
unfettered leewardings,” here at the end of the world.
While you’re alive there’s no time for minor amazements.
America. Where property damage is a greater offense than genocide.
O Time the fatal wrack of mortal things,That draws oblivion’s curtains over kings;Their sumptuous monuments, men know them not,Their names without a record are forgot,Their parts, their ports, their pomps all laid in th’ dustNor...