united quotes

I will aim to restore the Japan-U.S. alliance and Japan's strong diplomatic capabilities. Japan can't pursue a strong foreign policy without strengthening its alliance with the United States.Shinzo Abe

Everybody needs to understand that I learned Arabic from the United States Army as a second language. I never spoke it at home.John Abizaid

The United States is the most powerful nation on Earth and it just can't walk away from the Middle East and central Asia and the Horn of Africa.John Abizaid

You don't build a new power plant in the United States overnight. It takes years to build.John Abizaid

Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here.John Abizaid

It's also natural in that part of the world to blame what people view as the... as the most important authority in the region, and that currently is the United States of America.John Abizaid

The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.Samuel Adams

I realized that I was African when I came to the United States. Whenever Africa came up in my college classes, everyone turned to me. It didn't matter whether the subject was Namibia or Egypt; I was expected to know, to explain.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.Kate Adie

United we stand, divided we fall.Aesop

All the technology of our production was still pre-War. They were sort of '38, '39 and the War had been stable and so we were infinitely behind whatever had been going on in the United States for instance.Gianni Agnelli

In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.Spiro T. Agnew

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement.Peter Agre

I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war.Daniel Akaka

As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.Daniel Akaka

As strong as the United States is, we can't deal with terrorism alone.Madeleine Albright

The greatest thrill in my life was to represent the United States of America.Madeleine Albright

I am often asked if, when I was secretary, I had problems with foreign men. That is not who I had problems with, because I arrived in a very large plane that said United States of America. I had more problems with the men in our own government.Madeleine Albright

I have always seen the United States as a force of good. And I have learned that there is the idealistic part about what we can do at the U.N. and there is a doable part. And I have learned what is more doable.Madeleine Albright

Unlike the United Kingdom or the Commonwealth, the umma, or Muslim community, has no symbolic leader, let alone a formal one.Ayaan Hirsi Ali