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  • Anna Garlin Spencer
    Anna Garlin Spencer
    American educator and feminist 1851-1931
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    A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife.
  • Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Bhumibol Adulyadej
    Thai King 1927-2016
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    Asking for a royally appointed prime minister is undemocratic. It is, pardon me, a mess. It is irrational.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
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    Certainly the international community is putting a lot of pressure on Iran and making clear that its nuclear program must stop. If it stops with the sanctions, the combinations of sanctions, diplomacy, other pressures, I, as the prime minister of Israel, will be the happiest person in the world.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
    Baba Kalyani
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    Everywhere in the world, whether manufacturing, trade or whatever, it is controlled by one apparatus and one policy perspective. Here we have one prime minister with good intentions, and six ministries running their own empires. This creates problems including the import culture.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
  • Bernard Law Montgomery
    Bernard Law Montgomery
    British general 1887-1976
    Bernard Law Montgomery
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    I want to impose on everyone that the bad times are over, they are finished! Our mandate from the Prime Minister is to destroy the Axis forces in North Africa...It can be done, and it will be done!
    Source: Said to his troops in North Africa, promising the swift defeat of Rommel
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
    Benjamin Netanyahu
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    I'm the prime minister who removed 400 checkpoints, barriers, road-blocks and so on to facilitate the growth of the Palestinian economy.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
    German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
    Albert Speer
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    In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp, and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.
  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Egyptian politician and diplomat 1922-2016
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    In Yugoslavia, I'd asked for additional forces too. I even went to meet the French prime minister, and I proposed additional forces... Nobody wanted to send troops.
  • Cardinal de Retz
    Cardinal de Retz
    French churchman and writer of memoirs 1613-1679
    Cardinal de Retz
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    It is even more damaging for a minister to say foolish things than to do them.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    It is one thing being able to contest an election and to give the people hope that I can be the next prime minister. It is a totally different situation where the people of Pakistan are told that the results are already taken and the leader of your choice is banned.
    Source: As quoted in I never asked for power in The Guardian (15 August 2002)
  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
    Egyptian politician and diplomat 1922-2016
    Boutros Boutros-Ghali
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    It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
    Al Sharpton
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    My ministry's always been one of social activism. I think a responsible minister must be at some levels involved in the social order.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
    Benazir Bhutto
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    No, I am not pregnant. I am fat. And, as the Prime Minister, its my right to be fat if I want to.
    Source: When asked by a journalist if she was pregnant again, as quoted in Benazir, the steely and vulnerable by Lyse Doucet in BBC News (29 December 2007)
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