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American Politician Quotes Page 4

It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Adlai Stevenson
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Benjamin Franklin
A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges.
Benjamin Franklin
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Howard Dean
As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there.
Howard Dean
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Barbara Lee
I am convinced that military action will not prevent further acts of international terrorism against the United States.
Barbara Lee
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Jeb Bush
Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.
Jeb Bush
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Frank Luntz
In fact, in more cases than not, when we are rational, we're actually unhappy. Emotion is good; passion is good. Being into what we're into, provided that it's a healthy pursuit, it's a good thing.
Frank Luntz
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Benjamin Franklin
When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
Benjamin Franklin
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Judd Gregg
The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.
Judd Gregg
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Ed Rendell
Number one I think we should impose a fee or a tax on the transportation of trash per mile.
Ed Rendell
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The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.
Herbert Prochnow
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Daniel Akaka
It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.
Daniel Akaka
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Patty Murray
Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate!
Patty Murray
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Sonny Perdue
My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.
Sonny Perdue
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Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.
Doug Horton
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What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician' if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people?
Richard Daley
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Paul Ryan
The rate of return on Social Security for people nearing retirement is about 1.5 percent. By the time young children like mine are ready to retire, that rate of return will be a negative percentage.
Paul Ryan
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Shirin Ebadi
I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected.
Shirin Ebadi
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There will always be nations. The United States will last a long, long time, I believe. France and Germany and Japan, China, other nations, they're going to exist. But they're losing their significance and ability to deal with certain matters.
Alan Cranston
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Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine.
Adam Schiff
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This is the way federal land management should work. Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts.
Dirk Kempthorne
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It is like living in a wilderness of mirrors. No fact goes unchallenged.
Bruce Babbitt
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It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
Shirley Chisholm
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Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.
Adlai Stevenson
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You may be sorry that you spoke, sorry you stayed or went, sorry you won or lost, sorry so much was spent. But as you go through life, you'll find - you're never sorry you were kind.
Herbert Prochnow
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The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization.
Max Baucus
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Hilary Clinton
Many of you are well enough off that the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.
Hilary Clinton
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The budget does not adequately fund important domestic programs, promotes tax cuts to the detriment of other priorities and does little to put our nation's fiscal house in order.
James Jeffords
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Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things, not necessarily in saving, solvency, or bankruptcy of the program, but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago, a safe and secure retirement for our seniors.
Bill Frist
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Benjamin Franklin
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
Benjamin Franklin
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If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.
Bill Nelson
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