16 Total Quotes

James Robinson Quotes

Curiosity is idle only to those who fail to realize that it may be a very rare and indispensable thing
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#Curiosity

Our goal, simply stated, is to be the best.
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#Excellence

They blame him now for having frozen the manuscripts. It made them crumble all the worse.
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#Blame

heard it on the news.
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#News

We called our home and it was ringing, and we called a few of our relatives' homes and it was ringing. We felt that's a good indication our houses are still standing.
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#Home

This operation was a coordinated, nationwide attempt to root out bribery, kickbacks and fraud in the repair and maintenance of Navy supply ships in the maritime industry.
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#Fraud

This could not have happened without the approval of Michael Chertoff as well as Attorney General John Ashcroft and Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson.
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#Approval

The attorney general made those strong pronouncements before the case began to face the scrutiny of defense attorneys, questions about how voluntary were Walker Lindh's statements during government interrogations, and issues involving how particular statutes are applied,
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#Defense

Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.
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#American Composer #Bravery

I am opposed to censorship. Censors are pretty sure fools. I have no confidence in the suppression of everyday facts.
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#Censorship

Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do.
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#American Composer

There are pastors who won't go to people's sick beds. How can people of God turn their back on the sick, poor and hungry?
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#God #American Composer

Our premise was to showcase some of the finest coaches in Westchester and have them teach these kids the kind of basketball they teach all year back home.
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#Kids

With supreme irony, the war to "make the world safe for democracy" ended by leaving democracy more unsafe in the world than at any time since the collapse of the revolutions of 1848
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#Democracy