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Top 100 General Public Quotes

#1. Raising the minimum wage, as President Obama proposed in his State of the Union address, tends to be more popular with the general public than with economists. - Author: Christina Romer
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#2. Which isn't, like, as bad as it sounds, because the general public kind of sucks ass. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#3. In general, any incoming administration must carefully examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office. - Author: Richard V. Allen
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#4. I'm proud of 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' I don't need to distance myself from that. The more work I do, the more the general public sees the different things I can do. Do I think it opened doors? Yeah. More people know my name. - Author: Dakota Johnson
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#5. The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it's filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn't happen. A champion is beaten, an unknown becomes a champion. - Author: Roger Bannister
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#6. Ever since Romanticism, an oppositional mode, artists have the right, and indeed the duty, to attack social convention. But it is ridiculous and in fact self-infantilizing for them to expect to be financially supported by the general public whom they are insulting. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#7. The general public will almost always stand behind the traditionalists. In the public eye, architecture is about comfort, about shelter, about bricks and mortar. - Author: Bernard Tschumi
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#8. Without general elections, without unrestricted freedom of press and assembly, without a free struggle of opinion, life dies out in every public institution, becomes a mere semblance of life, in which only the bureaucracy remains as the active element. - Author: Rosa Luxemburg
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#9. It's our tendency to approach every problem as if it were a fight between two sides. We see it in headlines that are always using metaphors for war. It's a general atmosphere of animosity and contention that has taken over our public discourse. - Author: Deborah Tannen
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#10. No outward doors of a man's house can in general be broken open to execute any civil process; though in criminal cases the public safety supersedes the private. - Author: William Blackstone
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#11. So far I go with the Socialists as to think it a pretty general rule that, where monopoly is necessary, it is better in public hands. - Author: Frederick Pollock
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#12. The debt is being cynically exploited by the far right, with collusion of the Democrat establishment, to undermine what remains of social programs, public education, unions, and, in general, remaining barriers to corporate tyranny. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#13. The general public has long been divided into two parts; those who think that science can do anything and those who are afraid it will. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#14. The transfer of [ ... ] capabilities from various professional classes to the general public is epochal. - Author: Clay Shirky
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#15. Unfortunately, WorldCom is not the only company caught up in this kind of accounting scandal. The impact this will have on the general public is yet to be seen. - Author: Bennie Thompson
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#16. The General Public is a statistical fiction created by a few exceptional men to make the loneliness of being exceptional a little easier to bear. - Author: Samuel R. Delany
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#17. Knowing more about the public effects his work will have, the engineer ought to consider himself an "officer of the court" and keep the general interest always in mind. - Author: Hyman Rickover
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#18. Ronald Reagan four times accepted the limits in contributions of what he could take, what he could spend, and the public funding for the general elections. So I just think the idea that it didn't work, and didn't work - it did work. It worked brilliantly. - Author: Mark Shields
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#19. It is a general popular error to imagine the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#20. I think it's easier for the general public to embrace me in a negative way. You have people who already have a perception of me that says I'm a bad person. - Author: Curtis Jackson
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#21. I think the general public's response to my projects is very strong. You can be an intellectual and say that popularity detracts from architectural quality. On the other hand, you can see in the public's identification something very positive. - Author: Moshe Safdie
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#22. Calling out the supposed 'abuse' of welfare by blacks and other people of color is a time-honored tactic for distracting the general public from actual national issue. It also taps into latent, subconscious racism, which is what right-wing politicians would call a 'win-win. - Author: Justin Simien
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#23. The general public believes that if a health claim is on the label the government backs that up, ... This sells food products, no question. - Author: Marion Nestle
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#24. The truth is, you can be honest with your friends - but you just can't be honest with the general public if you want to keep your friends. - Author: Jennifer Saunders
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#25. No encounter, mouth open up ... that is how the drug businesses see the general public. - Author: Jerry Seinfeld
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#26. The Puritans compressed whatever mirth and public joy they deemed allowable to human infirmity; thereby so far dispelling the customary cloud, that, for the space of a single holiday, they appeared scarcely more grave than most other communities at a period of general affliction. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#27. We believe that only government has the capacity
not to mention the political and moral responsibility
to promote the general welfare.
Father Kramer as quoted in Sweet Charity? - Author: Janet Poppendieck
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#28. I was raised - professionally - in the Public Integrity Section. I started in 1976, stayed there for 12 years. It was formed after Watergate by then-head of the Criminal Division Dick Thornburgh, who ultimately became Attorney General. - Author: Eric Holder
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#29. To understand the seriousness of abortion, one must know the physiology of human development. Ignorance of these facts is in part why mothers are willing to have an abortion and the general public allows abortions on demand. - Author: John S. Feinberg
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#30. The S&P is up 343.8 percent for 10 years. That is a four-bagger. The general equity funds are up 283 percent. So it's getting worse, the deterioration by professionals is getting worse. The public would be better off in an index fund. - Author: Peter Lynch
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#31. I am also a writer. That is a fact not known by the public in general. - Author: Bob Kane
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#32. A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#33. I thought it was too wacky for the general public. On his original opinion of his movie's chances for success, 1997. - Author: George Lucas
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#34. I thought Star Wars was too wacky for the general public. - Author: George Lucas
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#35. I think with the whole new Internet media, I'm not necessarily Internet savvy, but I just feel that the way that art in general will be presented to the public is going to be different. - Author: Alia Shawkat
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#36. Except with their life mate. I'd convinced myself those women possessed a secret love potion they weren't sharing with the general public - one that tamed the primitive ways of a Shifter and made them do romantic things like buy flowers and rub their woman's feet with scented oils. - Author: Dannika Dark
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#37. The modern public school derived from a philosophy of freedom reflected in the First Amendment ... The non-sectarian or secular public school was the means of reconciling freedom in general with religious freedom. - Author: William J. Brennan
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#38. Comedy to me has always seemed a social tightrope for the comedian. For all things intellectually sound the general public would prefer to be amused, but in all things emotionally sound, it then chooses to get offended. - Author: Criss Jami
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#39. Thank you." I pulled the soft material close. "I think the general public would be shocked to know how deep your sweetness runs."
Daemon stretched out, resting on his side."They can never know. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#40. No measure can be more desirable, whether viewed with an eye to its intrinsic importance, or to the general sentiment and wish of the Nation than to establish a systematic and effectual arrangement for the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt. - Author: George Washington
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#41. Comedians are sociologists. We're pointing out stuff that the general public doesn't even stop to think about, looking at life in slow-motion and questioning everything we see. - Author: Steven Wright
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#42. I don't mean being famous is a perk, because one knows that it's not necessarily a perk, but there are certain perks to being well-known and respected in one's field. Public perks. Like, I don't know, general friendliness and willingness to please, just to point out two. - Author: Emma Thompson
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#43. Scientists - the crowd that for dash and style make the general public look like the Bloomsbury set. - Author: Fran Lebowitz
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#44. The general public has failed to realize that the USA government has built a High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) in most cities with the mass deployment of smart radio frequency transmitting utility meters. - Author: Steven Magee
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#45. A lot of the public responses are based on the prejudices and ignorance, they've been inherited from previous generations. California has always been a multicultural state, but the thing is, you've got to open your eyes and people in general need to get over their own prejudices. - Author: Luis Valdez
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#46. Cyber war takes place largely in secret, unknown to the general public on both sides. - Author: Noah Feldman
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#47. The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a constitutional right of special access to information not available to the general public, nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech. - Author: Pete Wilson
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#48. If I can get some student interested in science, if I can show members of the general public what's going on up there in the space program, then my job's been done. - Author: Christa McAuliffe
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#49. I thought it [Star Wars] was too wacky for the general public. Right or wrong this is my movie, this is my decision, and this is my creative vision, and if people don't like it, they don't have to see it. - Author: George Lucas
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#50. A jazz musician is a combination orator, dialectician, mathematician, athlete, entertainer, poet, singer, dancer, diplomat, educator, student, comedian, artist, seducer, public masturbator, and general all-round good fellow. - Author: Steve Lacy
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#51. You know, when people talk about filmmaking and the techniques of filmmaking, we use them all the time in network television news in order to make our stories simpler, tighter and more understandable to the general public. - Author: Lowell Bergman
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#52. Scientists in general tend to have what I would call a bit of hubris that the public do not necessarily understand. So scientists some times make claims that are misunderstood by the public. - Author: George Coyne
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#53. Well, if you were the American public, you saw a catastrophe. In general, you would say, "The biggest institutions of America - Washington, broadly, and Wall Street, broadly - they're to blame." And, broadly, they're right. - Author: Jamie Dimon
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#54. There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows. - Author: Katharine Graham
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#55. Basically, there are two things we know: Everybody has less time, and the general public is demanding better food - better in terms of quality and better in terms of flavor. - Author: Bobby Flay
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#56. I have committed to contribute in raising general public awareness, as well as inspiring broad, positive, committed action against illegal trade. It is an on-going and tough fight, but I believe that if we all join our hands, we can conquer! - Author: Yaya Toure
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#57. A system of general instruction, which shall reach every description of our citizens, from the richest to the poorest, as it was the earliest, so will it be the latest, of all the public concerns in which I shall permit myself to take an interest. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#58. I don't carry myself as a black person but as a woman that belongs to everybody. After all, it's the general public that made me - not any one particular group. So I don't think of myself as belonging to any particular group and never have. - Author: Eartha Kitt
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#59. For members of the general public might not care about Wolf-Rayet stars in the Quintuplet Cluster, but they definitely saw why having hot rocks fall on one's head was a good thing to avoid. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#60. If scientists could communicate more in their own voices - in a familiar tone, with a less specialized vocabulary - would a wide range of people understand them better? Would their work be better understood by the general public, policy-makers, funders, and, even in some cases, other scientists? - Author: Alan Alda
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#61. The utilitarian argument against fiestas, parades, carnivals, and general public merriment is that they produce nothing. But they do: they produce society. They renew the reasons why we might want to belong and the feeling that we do. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#62. The absolute worst thing that you ever can do, in my opinion, in bringing science to the general public, is be condescending or judgmental. It is so opposite to the way science needs to be brought forth. - Author: Brian Greene
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#63. I love the idea of bringing my work to the general public, not just people who go to gallery openings. - Author: Marco Brambilla
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#64. I will exercise patience and will provide all facts to the general public. - Author: Yingluck Shinawatra
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#65. In general, if any branch of trade, or any division of labour, be advantageous to the public, the freer and more general the competition, it will always be the more so. - Author: Adam Smith
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#66. Putting it in plain terms, the general public must be reduced to its traditional apathy and obedience, and driven from the arena of political debate and action, if democracy is to survive. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#67. Nothing so enchants attorneys general, their eyes generally fixed on higher public office, as slinging accusations against successful financial executives. Preening press conferences and fawning media coverage are virtually guaranteed, whether or not the charges have substance. - Author: Kenneth Langone
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#68. It is scrutiny by the general public that keeps the powerful honest. - Author: Heather Brooke
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#69. It was my father's hope, and it is ours, that the National Gallery would become not a static but a living institution, growing in usefulness and importance to artists, scholars and the general public. - Author: Paul Mellon
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#70. True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them. - Author: George Aiken
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#71. Remember, the first presidential candidate to reject public financing for both the primary and general election was ... Barack Obama, in 2008. He did it, in spite of a flat pledge to the contrary, because his campaign saw that it could vastly outspend John McCain. - Author: Jeff Greenfield
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#72. Some of the most vulnerable people to getting the SARS virus are health care providers. The general public, walking in the street, there is really not that much risk at all. It's a very, very low risk - a very, very low risk. - Author: Anthony Fauci
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#73. But politicians who talk about failed policies are just blowing smoke. Government policies succeed in doing exactly what they are supposed to do: channeling resources bilked from the general public to politically organized and influential interests groups. - Author: Robert Higgs
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#74. The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith, mere exhortation and argument to the public in favor of peace in general fall short of the mark. - Author: Elihu Root
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#75. We have so many rich people in Switzerland. They should take more responsibility for the general public. There is almost no tradition of philanthropy here anymore, unlike in the U.S. - Author: Hansjorg Wyss
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#76. In the U.S., the term 'general aviation' means its exact opposite, the way 'public school' does in England. An English public school is private and, on top of that, exclusive. Likewise, general-aviation airports in the U.S. are for everyone but the general public. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#77. No other discipline has its portals so wide open to the general public as history. - Author: Johan Huizinga
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#78. A good number of works owe their success to the mediocrity of their authors' ideas, which match the mediocrity of those of the general public. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
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#79. An individual, in promoting his own interest, may injure the public interest; a nation, in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest of a part of its members. - Author: Friedrich List
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#80. In general when you fall in love with an artist and their music, the plan is a fairly simple one.. get people to go and see them, and make a record that you think properly presents their music to the public and some of which you can get on the radio. - Author: Peter Asher
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#81. We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers. - Author: Jim Barksdale
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#82. The general public thinks all little people are in circuses or sideshows. We have doctors, nurses, just about every field covered. - Author: Billy Barty
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#83. The United States is considered a puritanical society by many Western nations. For example, they can't believe we hassle public servants like General David Petraeus because he had a mistress. In France, if a powerful man doesn't have a mistress, he's considered a wimp. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#84. UFO (Unidentified Flying Object)sightings are not higher among amateur astronomers than they are in the general public. In fact, they're lower. You say, why is that so? Well, because we know what the hell we're looking at! - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#85. Statesmanship is developed in the hard knocks of general experience, private and public. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#86. It's generally sort of sociologically observed that the better educated people are, the more liberal they tend to be, which would suggest that professors are going to be more liberal than the general public. - Author: Louis Menand
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#87. There are some people whose opinion I value and respect and it would be very bothersome if I forfeited their respect. But the general public? I'm not preoccupied with the opinions of others. - Author: Conrad Black
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#88. In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#89. In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities; ideas generated there filter down through the teaching profession and the students into the general public. - Author: B. Carroll Reece
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#90. government is legitimate not so much because it represents the 'general will', but because its policies are, ideally and counterfactually, the result of the public deliberation of all who are concerned by the decision - Author: Frederic Vandenberghe
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#91. As a general rule, it is difficult for people in public life to change their minds. There is an immediate rush to portray politicians as "flip-floppers" when they shift position on anything, even if they do so following a careful consideration of an issue rather than a meeting with a pollster. - Author: Anonymous
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#92. It's no surprise that academics in this country have been generally suspicious of business or that in a time like this, when general public confidence in the corporation has fallen, the expressions of hostility grow sharper. - Author: James Q. Wilson
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#93. Today, public companies don't like the idea of conglomerates. People want to buy something in which they know where they are putting their money - into the food business or the oil and gas business. They don't want to put their money into a hodge-podge as a general rule. - Author: Jim Pattison
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#94. I want to promote the introduction of art history in primary schools and to convince the general public that, even in a period of economic crisis, arts funding is an absolute necessity at the federal, state, and local levels. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#95. Everything that we believe in and count on is really in question right now. Our safety net, public education, housing, health care, so many things that are fundamental to a healthy democracy, are under attack. So I think, in general we've got a lot of work to do. - Author: Ai-jen Poo
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#96. In spite of the general agreement by professional educators, the public, and legislative bodies that the health and growth of teachers are basic to the health of schools, existing staff development is crammed into a tiny space of money and time. - Author: Bruce R. Joyce
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#97. The mythology in rock n' roll is that I'm a bit of a loose cannon. Yet I've produced more music than anybody in my generation. So how much of a loose cannon am I? But the general public believes that I'm a loose cannon, so let them believe it. I'm not going to correct them. - Author: Billy Corgan
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#98. You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public - Author: Scott Adams
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#99. A man, if he be active and energetic, can hardly fail also, be he never so selfish, of benefiting the general public interest. - Author: Benjamin Butler
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#100. Out of war nations acquire additional territory, if they are victorious. They just take it. This newly acquired territory promptly is exploited by the few - the selfsame few who wrung dollars out of blood in the war. The general public shoulders the bill. - Author: Smedley Butler
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