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Shirin Ebadi
When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group.
Shirin Ebadi
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Carl Levin
Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.
Carl Levin
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The security of our nation depends on the men and women who are willing to sacrifice their safety, and possibly their lives, to protect the freedoms the rest of us enjoy.
Ben Nelson
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Howard Dean
From a religious point of view, if God had thought homosexuality is a sin, he would not have created gay people.
Howard Dean
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Hubert Humphrey
The Senate is a place filled with goodwill and good intentions, and if the road to hell is paved with them, then it's a pretty good detour.
Hubert Humphrey
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People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin.
Claiborne Pell
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Sam Rayburn
I will not deny that there are men in the district better qualified than I to go to Congress, but gentlemen, these men are not in the race.
Sam Rayburn
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If we are surrounded by the trivial and the vicious, it is all too easy to make our peace with it.
William Bennett
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Benjamin Franklin
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
Benjamin Franklin
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Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.
Richard Lamm
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Paul Wellstone
There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics.
Paul Wellstone
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Trent Lott
Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy.
Trent Lott
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Benjamin Franklin
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin
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Howard Dean
We've not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can't trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I'm much more conservative with money than George Bush is.
Howard Dean
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Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
Bill Frist
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Benjamin Franklin
Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.
Benjamin Franklin
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Our common language is English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.
William Bennett
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Barbara Mikulski
I am emphatically against the privatization of Social Security. It is going to hurt millions of American women, American families and ultimately the whole country.
Barbara Mikulski
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No man should be in public office who can't make more money in private life.
Thomas Dewey
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I would rather beat the Yankees regularly than pitch a no hit game.
Bob Feller
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Benjamin Franklin
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Benjamin Franklin
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The Polo Lounge is like a fine old mink coat: opulent, dignified and warm.
Bryan Miller
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Benjamin Franklin
Never confuse motion with action.
Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin
God helps those who help themselves.
Benjamin Franklin
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Alexander Hamilton
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.
Alexander Hamilton
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While the political debate over abortion will continue for a very long time, the federal government can and should be doing more to support programs and services that provide women with better options.
Tim Ryan
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I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.
Thad Cochran
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Alexander Hamilton
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Alexander Hamilton
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Benjamin Franklin
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Benjamin Franklin
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Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
Bob Feller
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