Quotes: states

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  • Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall
    American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
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    A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
  • Candice Millard
    Candice Millard
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    'Honor in the Dust' is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States.
  • A certain number of Americans are already in Peking and most of us here feel that it would be very useful for the United States and especially for the Left-wing progressive movement in the United States if groups of students such as you mention could make a tour of China.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    A little group of willful men reflecting no opinion but their own have rendered the great Government of the United States helpless and contemptible.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A Socialist United States of Europe seems to me the only worth-while political objective today.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    Abigail, do you favor the United States Army abolishing the affirmative action program that produced Colin Powell? Yes or no? Yes or no?
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.

  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Absolutely the United States should lead in space, for the survival of the United States. It's inspiring for the next generation. If we lose leadership, then we'll be using Chinese capability to inspire Americans.
  • Ali vs. Stevenson would have served as a symbolic battle between the United States and Cuba, capitalism and communism: Castro's values instilled in his boxers pitted against the values of 'merchandise' boxers from the rest of the world.
  • America has chosen Georgia as a junior partner. The United States believes that Saakashvili is creating a democratic Georgia, but these are merely facades.
  • Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.
  • Alfred A. Knopf
    Alfred A. Knopf
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    An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And I will do everything that I can as long as I am President of the United States to remind the American people that we are one nation under God, and we may call that God different names but we remain one nation.
  • And we want to develop our strategy to partnership and friendship with the United States, which is connected with a very rich history but what is very important for our future.
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