Quotation by Alfred Harmsworth Northcliffe, Lord

It is impossible for a stranger traveling through the United States to tell from the appearance of the people or the country whether he is in Toledo, Ohio, or Portland, Oregon. Ninety million Americans cut their hair in the same way, eat each morning exactly the same breakfast, tie up the small girls' curls with precisely the same kind of ribbon fashioned into bows exactly alike; and in every way all try to look and act as much like all the others as they can.
Alfred Harmsworth, Lord Northcliffe (1865–1922), Irish journalist, newspaper magnate. Quoted in William E. Carson, Northcliffe, ch. 10 (1918).
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