Quotes About American Dream

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Quotes About American Dream

Are we a nation of guarantees or are we a nation of opportunities to achieve the American dream?
— Bob McDonnell —

You can dream the American Dream
But you sleep with the lights on
And wake up with a scream

— Warren Zevon

Fitzgerald's plot may suggest that the American Dream is a mirage, but his words make that dream irresistible.

— Maureen Corrigan

I used to respect the United States and the American dream. Now I consider the United States the biggest threat to Internet freedom and peace in the world.

— Kim Dotcom

The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.

— Leonard Boswell

I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream.

— Bruce Springsteen

I got to see the American Dream unfold in my living room.

— Ross Perot, Jr.

The American dream, to me, means having the opportunity to achieve, because I don't think you should be guaranteed anything other than opportunity.

— Lenny Wilkens

We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of Americans.

— Max Beerbohm

I really love stand-up. I'm more than happy to do it for nothing. I've come to America to do it for nothing. It's the American Dream: Work for free.

— John Oliver

That's the American Dream: to make your life into something you can sell.

— Chuck Palahniuk

Intern is not just a gripping tale of becoming a doctor. It's also a courageous critique, a saga of an immigrant family living (at times a little uneasily) the American dream, and even a love story. A great read and a valuable addition to the literature-and I use the word advisedly-of medical training.

— Melvin Konner

Rand Paul is officially running for president. He even revealed his campaign slogan, which is 'Defeat the Washington machine. Unleash the American dream.' It's hard to tell if he's running for president or doing an infomercial for Bowflex.

— Jimmy Fallon

From the first moment a woman dared to speak that hope - dared to believe that the American Dream was meant for her too - ordinary women have taken on extraordinary odds to give their daughters the chance for something else; for a life more equal, more free, and filled with more opportunity than they ever had. In so many ways we have succeeded, but in so many areas we have much work left to do.

— Barack Obama

The American Dream is a romantic notion but it's newer - not as pretty. You go to Europe, and it says something about the type of person you are. You're in search of something more intimate and more about yourself.

— Kate Hudson

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