MUD Film Photo

A great quote on the American capacity for visioning, in a?review?of the equally great?Matthew?McConaughey?film, “Mud.”

The great American literary critic Leslie Fiedler said: “To be an American (unlike being English or French or whatever) is precisely to imagine a destiny rather than to inherit one; since we have always been, insofar as we are Americans at all, inhabitants of myth rather than history.”