Monday Lifelines

From “The little book of insults”. About America.

It is absurd to say that there are neither ruins nor curiosities in America when they have their mothers and their accents. Oscar Wilde

America is a country that doesn’t know where it is going, but is determined to set a speed record getting there. Peter Lawrence

It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been more wonderful to miss it. Mark Twain

America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. George Clémenceau

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