22 Total Quotes

Margaret Smith Quotes

One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the world today is that people talk too much and think too little. They act impulsively without thinking. I always try to think before I talk.
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#Causes

I don't want to see the Republican Party ride to political victory on the Four Horsemen of Calumny - Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry, and Smear
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#Fear

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
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#Love #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day

I can't get a relationship to last longer than it takes to make copies of their tapes.
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Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
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#American Politician #Country

The best contraceptive is the word no - repeated frequently.
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I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won't wait in the yard while I run in.
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#American Athlete Quotes #Children

My creed is that public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation with full recognition that every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration, that constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought, that smears are not only to be expected but fought, that honor is to be earned, not bought.
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#Service

I hate people. People make me pro-nucleur.
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#Hate

My basic rule is to speak slowly and simply so that my audience has an opportunity to follow and think about what I am saying.
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#Communication

Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods.
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#American Politician #Greatness

My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
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#American Athlete Quotes #Man

I have a fundamental disagreement with TIE, but this is an improvement on what they were coming up with before.
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#Improvement

Teenagers and men are coming in to learn how to knit. And we're seeing people who haven't knitted in 30 years.
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#Men

If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
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Sin recognized but that may keep us humble, But oh, it keeps us nasty.
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