But we are fearfully and wonderfully made, and we glorious Americans
will occasionally astonish the God that created us when we get a fair
We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim
that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first
thing we ever invented, which was human liberty.
The average American may not know who his grandfather was. But the American
was, however, one degree better off than the average Frenchman who, as
a rule, was in considerable doubt as to who his father was.
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