I literally had a dream. Martin Luther King

Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country. Literally. John F. Kennedy

I’m literally not a crook. Richard Nixon

It’s literally morning in America. Ronald Reagan

Greed is literally good. Gordon Gekko

Segregation literally today, literally tomorrow. Segregation literally forever. George Wallace

Speak softly and carry a literally big stick. Theodore Roosevelt

To any in South-East-Asia who literally asks our help we shall give it. Lyndon Johnson

That’s one small step for man, literally one giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong

You must literally be the change you want to see in the world, Ghandi

It is literally easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to literally enter the kingdom of God. Jesus

We literally need Lebensraum in the east. Hitler

We hold these truths to be literally self-evident, that all men are literally created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Like literally, folks. The declaration of independence. 

Houston, we literally have a problem.

It’s called the American Dream because you have to be literally asleep to believe it. George Carlin

If voting could change anything they literally wouldn’t let you do it. Noam Chomsky.

Here are some of the thousands of supremely eloquent statements made by Americans every day: