1 America – a country that has leapt from barbarism to decadence without touching civilization. John O'Hara and he was an American.
2 America has progressed from barbarism to decadence without the intervening stage of civilization. George Bernard Shaw
3 America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilisation in between. Oscar Wilde.
Numerous other people have been credited with expressing that sentiment or something similar including Henry James, another American. However, in all probability the phrase originates with Georges Clemenceau when he was President of France.
America, so many people seem to dislike you.
by AKACroatalin April 17, 2015
despite what people say, a great country. powerful, rich, and overall nice people. the majority of people you see dissing the states on here are actually folks who live here as well, but are going through the "fuck everyone i wanna be different and cool" phase in their life. a cool place, lived here my whole life, and there are just as many dumb people here as anywhere else. the U.S is misunderstood due to George bush jr, NOT sr, and is in decline. but as a country based off of freedom and liberty, i know we can bounce back. the land of the free and the home of the brave, i am proud to be an american!
Australian: i hear everyone in the states is dumb and fat, not to be rude though, mate

American: well, not exactly. maybe our leader made you believe that, but we are actually a capitalist nation, so a majority of us are smart. and we do have an obesity problem. but mostly in Texas.
by darmanithegreat May 17, 2011
Best fucking country in the world, despite what Europeans and snotty little rich kids might say. Still the most free, richest, and strongest country in the world.
America: QQ, rest of the world.
by That American, over there! January 19, 2010
Most people hate America because we are said to be fat, religious, lazy,greedy assholes. But that's what happens to a country that is so diverse. If you hate America because "Every single person in America is a fat Jesus freak who eats McDonalds for every supper has 12 children and no job" then you are apparently to arrogant to give most of the people in America a chance.
Person 1: Were lucky we don't liver in America. Everyone there is so stupid.
Person 2: I'm actually American you arrogant son of a bitch.
by Jfizzlestacks244 December 03, 2010
The best goddamn country in the world
America Fuck Yea!!!
by rebelman May 02, 2011
America is the name given to two places; North America and South America. Contrary to what the people from the US like to think, America does not just refer to them.
Anybody from the Americas can be American.
That includes Canadians, Mexicans, Brazilians, and other such people.
Yes they are. They came from Panama. That's in America too.
by Alice will Appear July 05, 2010

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