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Tony Blair We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
David Horowitz If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it.
Steve Harvey Comedians walk out, get a feel for the crowd. If it's not going good, we change directions. If we got to drag your momma into this thing, we will. Whatever we got to do.
Jim Rohn A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
John Dingell I can support going in after Saddam Hussein, but I want to make sure I don't go alone.
Ayelet Waldman By presenting a faithful and honest record of my experience as a mother, I hope to show both my readers and my children how truth can redeem even what you fear might be the gravest of sins.
Christina Ricci I could easily exist on less money, but I like the way I live now.
Jarvis Cocker I recently spent quite a bit of time in Sheffield, England, which is where I'm from. I wouldn't move back there, but it's funny when you spend a bit of time in the place where you were brought up. You kind of realize how that place has had quite a big effect on you or made you a certain way.
J. G. Ballard Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time.
Gustave Flaubert Happiness is a monstrosity! Punished are those who seek it.
Ringo Starr I feel the older I get, the more I'm learning to handle life. Being on this quest for a long time, it's all about finding yourself.
Eva Green I'm worried because of my mother, she's going to see my performance and she's quite hard. She's going to see me naked. And my Dad, woah. Yeah, they're going to see me like a woman, you know?
Christopher Fry Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
Wendell Berry To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Hank Aaron I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.
Li Peng Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
Edith Stein My longing for truth was a single prayer.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.
Adam Sandler Kids end up seeing my movies anyway but some of the mothers get mad at me so I figured I'd make one that I can't get yelled at for.
Teri Garr You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error. You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals for yourself.
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