Words matter. These are the best All-American Quotes from famous people such as Debra Winger, Steve Kornacki, P. J. Tucker, Eddy Alvarez, Shiva Ayyadurai, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I was the all-American face. You name it, honey – American Dairy Milk, Metropolitan Life insurance, McDonald’s, Burger King. The Face That Didn’t Matter – that’s what I called my face.
I was the All-American kid, or so I told myself – good grades, never in trouble, bright future, well-respected by my peers. My favorite comedian was Bob Newhart.
You come from the college, you’re the man. I was second-team All-American. I got drafted by Toronto, but they just took me because I was the best man on the board. They didn’t need me. I didn’t get a whole lot of help or guidance. I wasn’t playing. I couldn’t get reps in practice. And it’s big-boy basketball. Grown men.
It was the first time I’d picked up a bat and ball in three years, and it turned out to be a breakout season for me. I was named to the All-Conference team and nominated for All-American.
I consider myself an embodiment of the American dream: an all-American Indian.
Call me All-American, but I love Ham and Cheese sandwiches. And not just any old ham and cheese sandwich… My mother’s is the best. I’ve tried many times to make these sandwiches on my own, but it’s never the same.
On a very personal note, my dear friend, the late Steve ‘Dr. Death’ Williams was a four-time amateur wrestling All-American who also lettered and started four years on the football team at Oklahoma. I’ve met no man walking the face of the earth tougher than Doc. R.I.P., my friend.
I never thought I would be standing here, married to an All-American guy, living in Oklahoma. What a country.
NWA was all-American; Wu-Tang was all-American. It was just a part of America you may not have seen at the time.
I’m close with all my family. It’s just a normal, healthy, all-American divorced family.
I just think I’m the average all-American girl.
James Taylor may be an all-American boy but he isn’t Horatio Alger, and the lionizing of many rock stars by the rock press has as much to do with old fashioned rags-to-riches stories as does the straight culture’s deification of its idols.
I’ve discovered that the standard all-American dream of fame and fortune is not success for me. Success for me is simply the joy of working – doing good work – and then bringing that joy home to my family. But if what I do in my work doesn’t enrich my life with my family, I’m doing the wrong thing.
We were in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. It’s a nice town, but it’s aggressively quaint. They’ve got a popcorn shop above a waterfall and parades that come through town. It’s all-American.
I was an All-American in wrestling in high school, was National Champion in Chinese kickboxing in 1999 and have spent a lot of time around professional athletes, which includes my eight-plus years as CEO of a sports nutrition company.
Our Betty Cooper is still the girl next door – she literally lives next to Archie. And she’s the blonde all-American girl; she’s so sweet and forgiving, gives people the benefit of the doubt and second chances, wears her heart on her sleeve. But she’s also incredibly broken on the inside, for many different reasons.
Like any other all-American boy, I wanted to be just thought of as popular, be well-liked, and meet a lot of cute girls.
I give myself a cheat day where I annihilate my diet. I’m an all-American girl, so I go for a burger and fries and a shake.
Prior to ‘The Karate Kid’, I did commercials – Kool-Aid, Pepsi, milk – and I had always been cast as the all-American nice guy.
I was an All-American at three different weight classes in college. Started off at 149, then 157, and then finished up my senior year at 165.
The reason that the all-American boy prefers beauty to brains is that he can see better than he can think.
I would say I was an all-American teenager.
I was the all-American face.
You always want what you can’t have, and that all-American thing, from the day I was born, I could never enter that dream. That all-American white culture is something that is inherited instead of attained.
I am a Division I All-American wrestler, but I wrestled college wrestling matches, seven minutes long. If I was to go in there and wrestle for seven minutes of a fight, a 25-minute fight, you’re not getting nothing out of me for the rest of the time.
When I was in the 9th or 10th grade, Cheryl was All-American, and she was getting all the pub. I thought to myself, ‘Why isn’t anyone paying any attention to me?’ I used to wish that I wasn’t Reggie Miller, that I was Reggie Smith or Reggie Jackson.
I’m all-American. Sexy but not intimidating. Not the kind of woman who’s going to steal someone’s husband.
I’m a collegiate All-American athlete and earned a master’s degree in education from Florida State University.
It’s a great honor to be an Under Armour All-American and to follow in the fast-growing tradition of this game. It’s a great opportunity to spend the New Year in Florida, which is going to be a little warmer than Buffalo.
I guess the all-American presentation of what a player is supposed to stand for is not what I am.
I’ve always seen myself as an all-American kid, you know. You’re not just white or black or Asian or Latino. We’re in the melting pot of America.
My father was an all-American football player.
If a casting breakdown said ‘All-American Type’ or ‘Lead Role,’ I knew they weren’t thinking of me.
In fact, female slam-dunking as a spectator sport died this week when Candace Parker won the McDonald’s All-American slam-dunk contest.
I think there’s a danger of a being typecast as the all-American mom forever.
It’s the all-American girl gone bad. Initially, the name callings from 6- and 7-year-olds was tough. My heart was in my stomach. But it is more fun to play someone that you are not.
Going in, I knew I wasn’t one of the top ones, because I didn’t even make the pre-season All-American team. That shows you what people thought of me right there, so I knew I had to go to work.
I ran track and played football… I was an all-American.
I don’t train to be an All-American. I train to be the best.
The United States has a long tradition of preserving the all-American outdoor experience, dating back to the days of President Theodore Roosevelt.