U.S.A. Quotes (6 quotes)
A road across the United States; Lets build it before were too old to enjoy it. [About the Lincoln Highway]
Of agitating good roads there is no end, and perhaps this is as it should be, but I think you'll agree that it is high time to agitate less and build more. [Here is] a plan whereby the automobile industry of America can build a magnificent Appian Way from New York to San Francisco, having it completed by May 1, 1915 and present it to the people of the United States.
Only six electronic digital computers would be required to satisfy the computing needs of the entire United States.
Qualified scientists in Washington believe that the atom-blasting of Japan is the start toward heating plants the size of telephone booths for great factories, and motor-car trips of 1,000 hours on one gram of fuel. One expert estimated that with a few grams of uranium it might be possible to power the Queen Mary from Europe to the U.S. and back again. One of Americas leading scientists, Doctor Vollrath, said that the new discovery brings mans attempt to reach the moon within bounds of possibility.
When the ability to have movement across social class becomes virtually impossible, I think it is the beginning of the end of a country. And because education is so critical to success in this country, if we don't figure out a way to create greater mobility across social class, I do think it will be the beginning of the end.
World Game finds that 60 percent of all the jobs in the U.S.A. are not producing any real wealthi.e., real life support. They are in fear-underwriting industries or are checking-on-other-checkers, etc.