Quotes about the American Dream

I’m not the American Nightmare. I am the American Dream! (Nixon character in Freed’s Secret Honor)

The American Dream, the idea of the happy ending, is an avoidance of responsibility and commitment. Jill Robinson

The American Dream is really money. Jill Robinson

The American Dream has run out of gas. J G Ballard

The American dream is, in part, responsible for a great deal of crime and violence because people feel that the country owes them not only a living but a good living. David Abrahansen

American Dreams are strongest in the hearts of those who have seen America only in their dreams. Pico Iyer

We must stop talking about the American Dream and start listening to the dreams of the Americans. Ruben Askew

There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is. It is the American Dream. Archibald Macleish

People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they’re all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error. Florence King

I am the living attestation of the American Dream. I am the extolment of this great nation. Don King