Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Herbert Hoover
I, with other Americans, have perhaps unduly resented the stream of criticism of American life ... more particularly have I resented the sneers at Main Street. For I have known that in the cottages that lay behind the street rested the strength of our national character.
Herbert Hoover (1874–1964), U.S. president. The New Day: Campaign Speeches of Herbert Hoover, 1928, p. 109, Stanford University (1928).
Reflections on the American character, as exemplified by his attitude toward critics of mainstream American culture.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.