Quotes by pre-9/11

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  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
    Ronald Reagan
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    Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
    Brendan I. Koerner
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    Back in the NBA's pre-mask era, ballers with busted noses or orbital bones had two unappealing options: Sit out and heal, or strap on a Michael Myers-looking opaque face shield closely related to that worn by hockey goalies.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
    C. Wright Mills
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    Commercial jazz, soap opera, pulp fiction, comic strips, the movies set the images, mannerisms, standards, and aims of the urban masses. In one way or another, everyone is equal before these cultural machines; like technology itself, the mass media are nearly universal in their incidence and appeal. They are a kind of common denominator, a kind of scheme for pre-scheduled, mass emotions.
  • Simon Gray
    Simon Gray
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    Extra-marital sex is as overrated as pre-marital sex. And marital sex, come to think of it.
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
    W. S. Gilbert
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    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
  • Buzz Osborne
    Buzz Osborne
    American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
    Buzz Osborne
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    I conquered my stage fright a long time ago. In my line of work, it's kind of a pre-requisite that you not feel bad about looking stupid in front of a lot of people.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
    English author 1938-
    Anne Perry
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    I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    In order for Obamacare's cost structure to work, millions of Americans must sign up to pay inflated prices; that would help pay for the subsidies to cover insurance company costs on those with pre-existing conditions.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
    Ben Hecht
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    In pre-movie days, the business of peddling lies about life was spotty and unorganized. It was carried on by the cheaper magazines, dime novels, the hinterland preachers and whooping politicians.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
    James Thurber
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    My drawings have been described as pre-internationalist, meaning that they were finished before the ideas for them had occurred to me. I shall not argue the point.
  • Betsy Brandt
    Betsy Brandt
    American actress 1973-
    Betsy Brandt
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    My son is pre-K and my daughter is in elementary school. So they don't watch the show. But my son knows that I'm on it - he says that 'Breaking Bad' is his favorite show even though he's never seen it. It's really great that he says that, because it makes me look like mother of the year.
  • Max Weber
    Max Weber
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    One can say that three pre-eminent qualities are decisive for the politician: passion, a feeling of responsibility, and a sense of proportion.
  • Carolyn McCarthy
    Carolyn McCarthy
    American nurse and politician 1944-
    Carolyn McCarthy
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    Our pre-9/11 gun laws allow our enemies in the War on Terror to arm themselves right here in our own country.
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