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- Famous Quotes from American History -
US 20th-Century Pop Culture Quotes

Thomas Alva Edison 1847 - 1931

"Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration."

Thomas Alva Edison

Henry Ford Henry Ford 1863 - 1947

May 25, 1916
"History is more or less bunk."

"Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black."

March 16, 1930
"What we call evil is simply ignorance bumping its head in the dark."

Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein 1879 - 1955

"If A is a success in life, them A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut."

"Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity."

"God is subtle but he is not malicious."

December 4, 1926
"I am convinced that He (God) does not play dice."

December 1930
"I never think of the future. It comes soon enough."

"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."

Mae West 1892 - 1980

"Is that a gun in your pocket,
or are you just glad to see me?"

(Usually quoted as: "Is that a pistol in your pocket?")

Mae West

1932 film - Night After Night
"Goodness, what beautiful diamonds!" "Goodness had nothing to do with it."

1933 film - She Done Him Wrong
"Why don't you come up sometime, and see me?"
(Usually quoted as: "Why don't you come up and see me sometime?")

1933 film - I'm No Angel
"It's not the men in my life that counts - it's the life in my men."

1933 film - I'm No Angel
"Beulah, peel me a grape."

1937 film - Every Day's a Holiday
"I always say, keep a diary and some day it'll keep you."

Mae West/W.C. Fields W. C. Fields 1880 - 1946

"Hell, I never vote for anybody. I always vote against."

Groucho Marx 1895 - 1977

"Please accept my resignation. I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member."

Eleanor Roosevelt 1884 - 1962

August 1960
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."

Stanley Kubrick 1928 - (1999?)

June 5, 1963
"The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes."

Andy WarholAndy Warhol 1927 - 1987

"In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes."

Alfred Hitchcock 1899 - 1980

December 1965
"Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs."

Alfred Hitchcock

Gerald Ford Gerald Ford 1909 -

December 6, 1973
"I am a Ford, not a Lincoln."

"If the Government is big enough to give you everything you want, it is big enough to take away everything you have."

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- Famous Quotes Throughout World History -

| Index of Quotes by Speaker / Historical Period |
| The Great Quotes of Ancient Greece |
| Profound Quotes of Ancient Rome - BC |
| Quotes from the Roman Empire - AD |
| Famous Quotes from the Dark and Middle Ages |
| Relevant Quotes from the Reformation and Renaissance |
| Quotes from England: 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries |
| Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution Quotes | Voltaire |
| Quotes from the French Revolution and Napoleon Era |
| Modern European History Quotes from the 1800s |
| Quotes from Europe and Asia - 1900s | Winston Churchill |

Famous Quotes from American History
| Benjamin Franklin | Quotes from America in the 1700s |
| Thomas Jefferson | United States Quotes from the 1800s |
| Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War | Mark Twain |
| American Quotes from the Early 1900s and World War I |
| US 20th-Century and World War II Quotes |
| Famous American Pop Culture Quotes |



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World History: Dawn of Civilization to Napoleon - Units of Study
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