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  • Bryce Courtenay
    Bryce Courtenay
    South African-Australian advertising director and novelist 1933-2012
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    Advertising seemed almost natural to me because it was a business where you had to inform, persuade and educate. And so from being a junior copywriter to being the creative director of one of the largest advertising agencies in the country took me 4.5 years, which is, well, a fairly spectacular rise.
  • Bobby R. Inman
    Bobby R. Inman
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    Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    Congress has the constitutional authority to investigate the other agencies of government. We are the watchdogs of the taxpayer's money, and we have the right to know how that money is being spent and to conduct oversight over the government.
  • Breyten Breytenbach
    Breyten Breytenbach
    South African writer and painter 1939-
    Breyten Breytenbach
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    Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
    Cass Sunstein
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    Donald Trump promises to impose, soon after his inauguration, a new requirement on federal agencies: If they want to issue a new regulation, they have to rescind two regulations that are now on the books. The idea of 'one in, two out' has rhetorical appeal, but it's going to be extremely hard to pull off.
  • Abraham Kaplan
    Abraham Kaplan
    American philosopher 1918-1993
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    Every discipline develops standards of professional competence to which its workers are subject... Every scientific community is a society in the small, so to speak, with its own agencies of social control.
    Source: The Conduct of Inquiry
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Federal agencies that own bridges have some of the worst records for on-time inspections. Nearly 3,000 bridges owned by U.S. government agencies went more than two years between checkups.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
    Cass Sunstein
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    In recent years, Republicans have argued that Congress is a more responsible policymaker than the executive branch. But when it comes to regulation, Congress is often much worse, and for just one reason: Executive agencies almost always focus on both costs and benefits, and Congress usually doesn't.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    It's Congress' job to keep an eye on the other agencies and the workings of the entire government. It is our constitutional duty.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish.
  • Bob Riley
    Bob Riley
    American politician 1944-
    Bob Riley
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    Nothing is worse, or more of a breach of the social contract between citizen and state, than for government officials, bureaucrats and agencies to waste the money entrusted to them by the people they serve.
  • Bob Graham
    Bob Graham
    American politician and author 1936-
    Bob Graham
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    The American people do not have the information upon which they can hold the administration and responsible agencies accountable. I call that a coverup.
  • Anita Roddick
    Anita Roddick
    British businesswoman and human rights activist 1942-2007
    Anita Roddick
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    The Body Shop Foundation is run by our staff and supports social activism and environmental activism. We don't tend to support big agencies.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
    Ben Bernanke
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    The Federal Reserve can only buy Treasuries and agencies, and moreover quantitative easing typically involves buying longer-term Treasuries and agencies in terms of bills, for example.
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