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Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.

James Reston Quotes

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Bad monetary and fiscal policy, often designed by the IMF, is the real cause of global problems. The only explanation for why government leaders continue to follow these policies is that by blaming markets, they avoid blaming themselves.

Brian S. Wesbury Quotes

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To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!

Patrick Henry Quotes

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I gave 'em a sword. And they stuck it in, and they twisted it with relish. And I guess if I had been in their position, I'd have done the same thing.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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I can take it... The tougher it gets, the cooler I get...

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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When the president does it, that means it is not illegal.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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I've analyzed the best I can ... and I have not found an impeachable offense, and therefore resignation is not an acceptable course.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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While technically I did not commit a crime, an impeachable offense... these are legalisms, as far as the handling of this matter is concerned; it was so botched up, I made so many bad judgments. The worst ones, mistakes of the heart, rather than the head. But let me say, a man in that top job - he's got to have a heart, but his head must always rule his heart.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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Well, I'm not a crook.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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I hereby resign this office of president of the United States.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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A man is not finished when he's defeated; he's finished when he quits.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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Once you get into this great stream of history, you can't get out.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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I have impeached myself by resigning.

Richard Milhous Nixon Quotes

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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for the appointment by the corrupt few.

Harry Shearer Quotes

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There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court.

Clarence Darrow Quotes

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It's better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all.

Georges Courteline Quotes

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It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world -- it's the American way of looking at things.

Henry Miller Quotes

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Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.

J. Bartlett Brebner Quotes

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The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually thinks he's standing on the dividing line.

Orlando A. Battista Quotes

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If there were a verb meaning "to believe falsely," it would not have any significant first person, present indicative.

Ludwig Wittgenstein Quotes

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When authorities warn you of the sinfulness of sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities.

Matt Groening Quotes

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Did you ever hear anyone say "That work had better be banned because I might read it and it might be very dangerous to me?

Joseph Henry Jackson Quotes

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