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#1. In 1965, I marched for equality. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#2. HUD's mission is to provide decency and sanitary housing for low and moderate income people in this country. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#3. And what most people don't understand is the bulk of business in this country is small business. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#4. And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly on black votes in this country. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#5. But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#6. The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#7. As you know, in this country Anglo-Americans are about 75 to 76 percent home ownership in this country, where Hispanics, African Americans are less than 50 percent. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#8. For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#9. Great snakes!" Penny says, snatching her hand away from me and jumping off the bed. "Fuck a nine-toed troll, Simon." She's shaking her hand, and there are tears in her eyes. "Stevie Nicks and Gracie Slick! Fuck! - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#10. And I always like to stress, it's not a quota, not a set-aside, it's not about race, it's about giving opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do work with the Federal Government. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#11. So, I have the responsibility of making sure that HUD functions and runs well. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#12. We believe that, by the time that we leave office, it will be institutionalized, and these programs will be addressing the needs and curing the problem that we set out to do. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#13. After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#14. Art is recuperation from time. I lie back convalescing upon the prospect of a harvest already at hand. - Author: R.S. Thomas
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#15. More people are flattered into virtue than bullied out of vice. - Author: Robert Smith Surtees
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#16. Reverend Rumsey's voice droned on. "... And Mrs. Livonia Butt's, for her generous donation of awards-winning butter, so ingeniously sculpted into frolicking hams... I'm sorry, that's frolicking lambs... - Author: Julie Berry
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#17. In the final analysis, it is your decision to make, but it doesn't move as fast as I'd like it to move. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#18. Being poor is a state of mind, not a condition. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#19. The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person's capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#20. You can't rise as a class. You have to rise individually. It's what many of the civil rights-era people don't understand. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#21. Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#22. I was soon drawn to the Republican Party because I realized that it truly, not just rhetorically, believed in equality. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#23. I think that there will always be a need for Housing and Urban Development. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#24. The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that is, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#25. The other part of outsourcing is this: it simply says where the work can be done outside better than it can be done inside, we should do it. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#26. So, we're saying, if we can give developers and builders incentives to cut down on the regulatory barriers that are faced in this country, then we might be able to address the needs of affordable housing. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#27. America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn't matter what color you are. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#28. Because that's what unfaithfulness is, isn't it? A cancer that's always there in the back of your mind, eating away at the foundations of the relationship. It's happened once, it could happen again, so you're always looking for telltale signs or symptoms to show that it's reappeared ... - Author: Matt Dunn
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#29. But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#30. They take pride in their schools. They begin to participate, where, when they are renters, they don't do that. So what we're doing by this program is strengthening America. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#31. I think serving your government is the greatest thing in the world. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#32. There was another pause, then the Marrok said in that light pleasant tone that warned everyone who knew him that all hell was about to break loose. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#33. I don't know why you're enjoying this so much."
"Because I am a connoisseur of fine irony. 'Tis a bit like fine wine, but has a better bite. - Author: Lynn Kurland
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#34. And I'm the kind of manager that doesn't believe that you micro-manage professionals. They should understand their responsibility and carry out those responsibility. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#35. One of the problems that we are confronted with is, when we decide to buy or build a home, we don't get a clear picture of what closing costs will be of that home. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#36. Those are just some of the people whom we interviewed in the documentary, but that should provide you with a good sense of the credibility of the individuals who bolster the case that this administration lied us into a war. - Author: Robert Greenwald
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#37. I believe that if you are elderly, physically or mentally handicapped we have an obligation too you, but if you are able-bodied, you should be working. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#38. What really makes for readability is not clarity but attitude: the attitude of your prose toward out elusive friend the Reader and the role you invent for that invented being in your invented world. - Author: Stephen Koch
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