Quotes: presidential

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  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
    Source: U.S. News & World Report, Volume 136, Issues 20-23, 2004
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
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    Despite the increasingly presidential style of political leadership in our country, teamwork is essential.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
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    Education has not traditionally been a large concern in presidential elections, presumably because the president does not run schools.
  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
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    Even at the end of a presidential election campaign, we have no way to know what Mitt Romney really believes.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan has actually started using a phrase lately - 'Raise our gaze.' He's exactly right, too. That's what I'd like to see in a presidential candidate. I don't like the bricks being thrown back and forth. That's not inspiring to me and to most of our electorate, I think.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    It can be easy and tempting, especially during a presidential campaign, to listen only to opinions that mirror and fortify one's own. That's not ideal, because it eliminates learning and makes it impossible for people to understand what they dismiss as 'the other side.'
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
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    Not a season passes without new disclosures showing Nixon's numerous attempts at criminal use of his presidential powers and in fact the scorn he held for the rule of law.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
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    Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.
  • One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential.
  • The 2008 Democratic presidential candidates would be wise to note that unwarranted negativism is dangerous and badly underestimates the strengths of the American people to adapt to and prosper with change.
  • The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
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    The average GOP presidential vote in these last five elections was 44.5 percent. In the last three, it was 48.1 percent. Give Romney an extra point for voter disillusionment with Obama, and a half-point for being better financed than his predecessors. It still strikes me as a path to narrow defeat.
  • Theodore Harold White
    Theodore Harold White
    American political journalist and historian 1915-1986
    Theodore Harold White
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    There is no excitement anywhere in the world, short of war, to match the excitement of the American presidential campaign.
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