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  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    I'm involved in the work around prison rights in general.
  • Beji Caid Essebsi
    Beji Caid Essebsi
    Tunisian politician 1926-2019
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    I've always maintained there is no incompatibility between Islam and democracy. The Europeans in general confuse Islam and Islamism. Islamism is a political movement that instrumentalises the religion to get to power, which has nothing to do with religion. Islam here in Tunisia is a religion of openness, of tolerance.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
  • Joe E. Lewis
    Joe E. Lewis
    American writer
    Joe E. Lewis
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    I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long-term price stability as monetary policy's greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment.
  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
    Benjamin Booker
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    In 2012, I started writing songs - not for the world to hear, but for certain people I needed to talk to. My family, we were not big communicators. I had a hard time talking to people in general.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    In a general way, anything that affects men is taken more seriously than anything that affects only women.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
    American political analyst 1952-
    Bill Kristol
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    In any case, decisions on troop levels in the American system of government are not made by any general or set of generals but by the civilian leadership of the war effort.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    In general I do not draw well with literary men - not that I dislike them but I never know what to say to them after I have praised their last publication.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
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    In general it may be said that demand is quite as necessary to the increase of capital as the increase of capital is to demand.
    Source: Principles of Political Economy (1836) II, I, IV
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    In general, corruption tends to exist whenever governments have favors to extend, or something to sell.
    Source: The Age of Turbulence (2008) p.275
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
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    In general, drug companies are reasonably good at developing new treatments, and there's also a lot of good in the industry.
  • Bill Haslam
    Bill Haslam
    American businessman and politician 1958-
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    In general, everybody should admit the world is changing really fast, and it's hard for the conversations to keep up. I mean, it's hard to remember now, but when Barack Obama ran for president, he was against gay marriage.
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