Quotes by american

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  • By the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
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    Castro always used the boxers as a symbolic war against American values to demonstrate that they fight for something more than money.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    Census data influences decisions made from Main Street to Wall Street, in Congress and with the Federal Reserve. Not to mention, the American people who look to, and trust, the data the government releases on our nation's unemployment, state of our economy, and health insurance coverage.
  • William Zinsser
    William Zinsser
    American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher 1922-2005
    William Zinsser
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    Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    Coal and oil lobbyists added fossil fuels to a bill aimed at helping American manufacturers, so they too could claim 'manufacturing' tax deductions.
  • Barbara Mikulski
    Barbara Mikulski
    American politician 1936-
    Barbara Mikulski
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    College is part of the American dream. It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
    Cass Sunstein
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    Concerned about re-election, interest-group reactions, the media, or fundraising, many legislators have found it in their interest to refuse to cooperate with members of the opposing party - or to treat them as enemies in some kind of war, in which the whole point is to defeat and humiliate them. But the American people have been the real losers.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
    American political analyst 1952-
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    Conservatives shouldn't count on the Supreme Court to do our work for us on Obamacare. The Court may rule as it should, and strike down the mandate. But it may not. And even if it does, the future of health care in America - and for that matter, the future of limited government - depends ultimately on the verdict of the American people.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    Do the elected officials in Washington stand with ordinary Americans - working families, children, the elderly, the poor - or will the extraordinary power of billionaire campaign contributors and Big Money prevail? The American people, by the millions, must send Congress the answer to that question.
  • Morgan Freeman
    Morgan Freeman
    American actor, producer and narrator 1937-
    Morgan Freeman
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    Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    During the Cold War, America undertook serious military cuts only once: after the election of Richard Nixon, during the Vietnam War. The result: Vietnam fell to the Communists, the Russians moved into Afghanistan, and American influence around the globe waned dramatically.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    During the Great Depression, levels of crime actually dropped. During the 1920s, when life was free and easy, so was crime. During the 1930s, when the entire American economy fell into a government-owned alligator moat, crime was nearly non-existent. During the 1950s and 1960s, when the economy was excellent, crime rose again.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
    American cellular biologist, college professor, and politician 1917-2012
    Barry Commoner
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    Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    Envy is the central fact of American life.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
    Truman Capote
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    Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably.
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