'Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.'
Austin, Texas, Dec. 20, 2000
'I knew it might put him in an awkward position that we had a discussion before finality has finally happened in this presidential race.'
Describing a phone call to Sen. John Breaux. Crawford, Texas, Dec. 2, 2000
'The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.'
Austin, Texas, Nov. 22, 2000
'They misunderestimated me.'
Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000
'They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program.'
St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000
'The only things that I can tell you is that every case I have reviewed I have been comfortable with the innocence or guilt of the person that I've looked at. I do not believe we've put a guilty... I mean innocent person to death in the state of Texas.'
-All Things Considered, NPR, June 16, 2000
BUSH: 'First of all, Cinco de Mayo is not the independence day. That's dieciseis de Septiembre, and ...'
MATTHEWS: 'What's that in English?' BUSH: 'Fifteenth of September.' (Dieciseis de Septiembre = Sept. 16) -Hardball, MSNBC, May 31, 2000
'It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.'
-Reuters, May 5, 2000
'Will the highways on the Internet become more few?'
-Concord, N.H., Jan. 29, 2000
'This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve.'
-Speaking during 'PERSEVERENCE Month' at Fairgrounds Elementary School in Nashua, N.H. As quoted in the Los Angeles Times, Jan. 28, 2000
'What I am against is quotas. I am against hard quotas, quotas they basically delineate based upon whatever. However they delineate, quotas, I think vulcanize society. So I don't know how that fits into what everybody
else is saying, their relative positions, but that's my position.'
-The San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2000
'Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?' -Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000
'Gov. Bush will not stand for the subsidation of failure.' -ibid
'I think anybody who doesn't think I'm smart enough to handle the job is underestimating.'
-U.S. News & World Report, April 3, 2000
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'We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.'
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Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
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Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
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A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
View quotes by Georg Lichtenberg
Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case. [A Theory of Justice]
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Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
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The question that is so clearly in many potential parents minds: 'Why should we stunt our ambitions and impoverish our lives in order to be insulted and looked down upon in our old age?'
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He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
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We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
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The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
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A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes anothers.
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Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
View quotes by Jose Ortega Y Gasset
A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
View quotes by Kahlil Gibran
The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people and don't come in clearly enough.
View quotes by Bill Maher
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
View quotes by Andre Maurois
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
View quotes by Thomas Merton
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
View quotes by George Jean Nathan
The objectives remain the same and indeed that has been made clear by the Prime Minister in a speech yesterday that the objectives are clear and the one about the removal of the Taliban is not something we have as a clear objective to implement but it is possible a consequence that will flow from the Taliban clearly giving protection to Bin Laden and the UN resolution made it absolutely clear that anyone that finds them in that position declares themselves an enemy and that clearly is a matter for these objectives.
View quotes by John Prescott
Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
View quotes by Bill Bryson
The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.
View quotes by Simone Weil
Never speak more clearly than you think.
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We clearly realize that freedom's inner kingdom cannot be touched by exterior attacks.
View quotes by Vernon Howard
I now understand more clearly than I ever had before why you won in November 1980 and I lost.
View quotes by Jimmy Carter
Goals too clearly defined can become blinkers.
View quotes by Mary Bateson
Robin Cook's mastery of the House of Commons was acknowledged on all sides and his incisive mind, forensic skills and formidable and wide ranging debating prowess were seen by the public very clearly.
View quotes by Gordon Brown
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand
View quotes by Thomas Carlyle
Our grandly business undoubtedly is, not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand
View quotes by Thomas Carlyle
Christianity claims that the supernatural is as reasonable as the natural, that man himself is supernatural as truly as he is natural, and that the Bible is so clearly the word of God by proofs that are unanswerable, that it is unreasonable to disbelieve its divine truths.
View quotes by Abbott E Kittredge
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