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#1. What the American people don't understand is how Merrill Lynch or AIG or Lehman Brothers can reward people, and the entity fails. Not only do the shareholders lose, but the entities lose. - Author: Richard Grasso
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#2. After you have once ridden behind a motorcycle escort, you are never the same again - Author: Herbert H. Lehman
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#3. If Lehman Brothers had been a bit more Lehman Sisters ... we would not have had the degree of tragedy that we had as a result of what happened. - Author: Christine Lagarde
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#4. I've got one Aussie flag on my car. It would be nice to have two. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#5. How like a winter has been my hard spring away from you, my harp.
Psalm - Author: David Lehman
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#6. This matter is best disposed of from a great height, over water. - Author: Ernest Lehman
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#7. So many leaves have fallen on my life. Some settled nicely to rest, but most fell, withered to bitter cold and drifted on. But, after all that, I would brave all the coldness of humanity again for the sight of a few more beautiful yellow leaves falling on Aspen, and the birds.... - Author: E.S. Lehman
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#8. A Fed loan to Lehman Brothers would not have prevented a bankruptcy. - Author: Henry Paulson
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#9. I don't feel like a wealthy person. Other people think of me as a wealthy person, but I don't. I feel the same as when I was a fifth-year associate trying to make partner at Lehman Brothers. I haven't changed. - Author: Stephen A. Schwarzman
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#10. But in more than a few cases, you can draw a straight line from a cop being laid off or a union worker having his or her pension slashed back to the week of 2008 when a handful of Lehman executives took a payoff to mark down their own inventory. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#11. I wasn't on the board of Lehman Brothers. I was a banker, and I was proud of it and I traveled the country and learned how people make jobs. - Author: Sean Hannity
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#12. But it is not at all unthinkable for anyone to tell a writer how to write. It comes with the territory. - Author: Ernest Lehman
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#13. I started playing golf because I wanted to be good. After a while, you have to come to a decision of, 'Am I good enough or not?' If you say 'yes,' then it's a simple step towards deciding to be as good as you can be. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#14. I presumably lost $150,000 in the depression of 1937 - on my one stock investment - because I did everything Lehman Brothers told me. I said, well, this is a fool's procedure ... buying stock in other people's businesses. - Author: Studs Terkel
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#15. There is an air of last things, a brooding sense of impending annihilation, about so much deconstructive activity, in so many of its guises; it is not merely postmodernist but preapocalyptic. - Author: David Lehman
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#16. The most satisfying accomplishment for me was winning the British Open in 1996. But the most rewarding times were the times on the mini tours. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#17. The best song lyrics seem to me so artful, so brilliant, so warm and humorous, with both passion and wit, that my admiration is matched only by my envy. - Author: David Lehman
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#18. My Lehman interview was representative not just of my own experience, but of thousands of interviews conducted by a dozen investment banks on several dozen college campuses from about 1981 onwards. - Author: Michael Lewis
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#19. I didn't expect to feel pathos for the villains in our show. I feel quite moved in several of our episodes; I never realized that a show like 'Motive,' which aims for a broad appeal, could have that sort of emotional impact. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#20. Now we are intimately locked together. You get swine flu in Mexico; it's a problem for Charles de Gaulle Airport 24 hours later. Lehman Brothers goes down; the whole lot collapses. There are fires in the steppes of Russia; food riots in Africa. - Author: Paddy Ashdown
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#21. In our equities business, 49 of the 50 most important Lehman clients are back doing business with us. The flows are 75 to 80 per cent of what they were prior to the bankruptcy. The issues which damaged Lehman were around commercial mortgages and illiquid private equity assets. - Author: Bob Diamond
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#22. I never once considered that it was appropriate to put taxpayer money on the line in resolving Lehman Brothers. - Author: Henry Paulson
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#23. When I putt well, I do very well. When I putt poorly, I struggle to be in the game. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#24. He accomplished this primarily by hooking up with his best friend, Henry Goldman, before the Goldman Sachs partnership. (They toyed with creating Goldman and Lehman but instead decided on splitting the profits 50/50.) - Author: Kenneth L. Fisher
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#25. I think that more than the winning, the weeks where I don't play well are what drive me the most. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#26. Why aren't the thinks I'm thinking getting thunk on the page any faster?!? - Author: Christopher Lehman
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#27. I think if you are going to base your whole life on what you do on the golf course, you are up for a lot of ups and downs. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#28. While we're talking about votes, Bernie Sanders is one who voted to deregulate swaps and derivatives in 2000, which contributed to the over-leveraging of Lehman Brothers, which was one of the culprits that brought down the economy. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#29. I think if you look at most successful people, if you ask most of them, their biggest influence was their dad. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#30. Lehman uses many conveyances - including the prose poem, the sestina, and curt rhymes - to travel across the writing life of a poet whose instinctive romanticism is always bracing and tough-minded, brimming with a rare generosity. - Author: Ken Tucker
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#31. The sneak-peeks you get off the top are of them in their real life. You're more invested, you know both of them, and you've already made assumptions. A murder who would murders someone - that makes them immediately bad - but here you see them in a different. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#32. We cannot allow the bankruptcy of a euro member state like Greece to turn into a second Lehman Brothers. - Author: Wolfgang Schauble
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#33. Are you waiting for a knight in shining armor, Ren? Or will you take this soldier with a broken sword who is willing to take his last breath fighting by your side? - Author: Ky Lehman
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#34. The blowback against a bailout of Lehman would have been fierce. It is often forgotten, but the prevailing wisdom the day after Lehman fell was that its collapse was a good thing. - Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
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#35. If you're not paying for it through the health plan, you pay for it in the emergency room. - Author: David Lehman
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#36. I just can't stomach playing poorly. More than anything, I hate not getting the most out of my game. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#37. I'm an affluent screenwriter and all that - I'm a known screenwriter, but I'm not in the fraternity of the very, very major people. I would say a guy like Ernie Lehman, William Goldman, and a few others are quite a cut above. - Author: Rod Serling
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#38. I'm a character actor; that's my skill set. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#39. That's my No. 1 goal. I want to be part of (captain) Tom Lehman 's team. - Author: Fred Funk
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#40. Yes, it leads people to believe that they have more information than our cops, but then, at some point, before you know it, you're both caught up. Everybody, when they're watching the who-dun-it shows, is making guesses in the first five minutes anyway. We just kind of give them what they want. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#41. I think it's easy to enjoy anywhere that you play where you feel like you got a chance to win a lot. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#42. Only grown-up men are scared of women. - Author: Ernest Lehman
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#43. When you - when you play golf with somebody, you spend four hours or more walking with somebody, usually, you learn something about them that you didn't know before. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#44. Every reader wants the same thing: to open the cover of a book and watch the words explode like fireworks off the page. - Author: Kim Lehman
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#45. A.I.G. was even larger than Lehman, with a substantial presence in derivatives and debt markets, as well as in insurance markets. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#46. There are times when you feel like you give a great effort, you have prepared properly, and you got less than what you wanted. So on the one hand, you should feel really good about that and just let the results be what they are. On the other hand, you can't be happy with it when you finished 19th. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#47. Between my husband, my son and I, we'll always have a bit of both in our lives. We need a bit of both because the cities are so different, and we have that luxury. We're really lucky - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#48. I think that major championships are as much about attitude as they are anything else. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#49. I think we dip in and out of it. Every new show is trying to find their feet before they can say what they are. That's certainly something that I like about the role - going in and out of the personal life. There are some episodes where we go into it a little more, and some where we don't at all - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#50. Obscurantism is the academic theorist's revenge on society for having consigned him or her to relative obscurity - a way of proclaiming one's superiority in the face of one's diminished influence. - Author: David Lehman
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#51. What went wrong? Well, comrades, when the American investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, it was not just a bank going broke, it was a political ideology going bankrupt. The failure of market liberalism. It ended decades of naive, uncritical faith in the market looking after itself. It does not! - Author: Asne Seierstad
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#52. Did life really matter? Could hopes and dreams and plans and life end so quickly, so terribly? She looked at the sky. Was anything there besides stars? What did it all mean? What was God? Who was God? - Author: Yvonne Lehman
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#53. We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology. Time capsules in the deep oceans. - Author: John F. Lehman Jr.
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#54. I'm a journeyman actor. My experience as a journeyman actor is that you have to go where the work is. I've never been the lead; I've never been in that position. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#55. Poetry criticism at its worst today is mean in spirit and spiteful in intent, as if determined to inflict the wound that will spur the artist to new heights if it does not cripple him or her. - Author: David Lehman
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#56. I was way more nervous on the opening day of the Ryder Cup than the first round of any major. Every Ryder Cup match is like being in the last group on Sunday in a major. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#57. The failure of Lehman Brothers demonstrated that liquidity provision by the Federal Reserve would not be sufficient to stop the crisis; substantial fiscal resources were necessary. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#58. The assumption that Washington could and would resolve Lehman Brothers without a bankruptcy, as it had Bear Stearns, was the single biggest mistake in the series of mistakes in 2007 and 2008 that led to the financial panic and the ensuing epidemic of job losses. - Author: David Malpass
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#59. I think the attitude I was trying to learn myself was to really try hard, to give a great effort, to really care, and to let the results go where they are going to go. But at the same time, I don't have to be happy, and I shouldn't be happy, with less than my best. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#60. Most people understand that Lehman Brothers didn't collapse because Gordon Brown built too many schools and hospitals. - Author: Douglas Alexander
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#61. Who, in 2007, would have thought that a drawing by Willem De Kooning would be a safer asset than shares in Lehman Brothers? By autumn 2008, this would clearly be the case. - Author: Sarah Thornton
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#62. Having nerves and feeling the pressure just gets you focused and gets your concentration level where it needs to be. I harness that nervous energy into a positive way. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#63. The visual impact of a United States battleship springs from its ability to put Soviet ships on the bottom of the sea and to put devastating firepower ashore - nothing else. - Author: John Lehman
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#64. Words have no single fixed meaning. Like wayward electrons, they can spin away from their initial orbits and enter a wider magnetic field. No one owns them or has a proprietary right to dictate how they will be used. - Author: David Lehman
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#65. I had played in a tournament with the captain of the University of Minnesota's golf team, and he thought I was good. He called his coach, and the coach called me and recruited me. A five-minute phone call changed my life. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#66. Barclays Bank in England purchased bankrupt Lehman Brothers Tuesday along with its Manhattan tower, saving nine thousand jobs. It's humiliating. The United States of America is 232 years old and we're having to go to mom for money. - Author: Argus Hamilton
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#67. There is one thing that beauty craves ... an appreciative sigh tossed into the winds. - Author: Erik S. Lehman
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#68. I think one of the big issues with, you know, people who have strong faith in addition to competing is that conflict between accepting things the way they are, and wanting to compete and get better, and at what point are you in the right balance. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#69. I think you only hold U.S. Opens on great courses. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#70. The game itself, I think, plays into the strength of my game, which has always been tee to green, hitting the ball consistently in play and managing my game. Putting has always been the one thing that's been a bit more erratic. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#71. I ran for ninth grade class president. Came in a close second. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#72. Democracy and religion stand or fall together. Where democracy has been destroyed, religion has been doomed. Where religion has been trampled down, democracy has ceased to exist ... Tyrants have come and have had their day and then have passed while religion has survived them all. - Author: Herbert H. Lehman
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#73. For 'Motive,' it wasn't a question of making it look un-Canadian, but instead, we wanted it to be the product of a bunch of really skilled people making something. And that's what you have. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#74. After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm. - Author: Ernest Lehman
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#75. If you have too good a time writing hostile reviews, you'll injure not only your sensibility but your soul. - Author: David Lehman
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#76. I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. - Author: Herbert H. Lehman
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#77. There's nothing more irresistible to a man than a woman who's in love with him. - Author: Ernest Lehman
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#78. Word went around the Lehman offices that Gallatin, who negotiated all of Lehman's compensation, had been described to the American Express board by Robinson as a "man who enters revolving doors after me and somehow reaches the other side first. - Author: Vicky Ward
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#79. Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat. - Author: John F. Lehman Jr.
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#80. I am completing a book I began back in 2002 called 'Poems in the Manner of.' 'The Matador of Metaphor' is from this manuscript. It is an homage to Wallace Stevens that appropriates certain of his techniques. - Author: David Lehman
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#81. To have faith doesn't mean you get any less frustrated when you don't do your best, but you know that it's not life and death. Take what you're given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#82. You have to carry so many archetypes as an actor, especially as a blonde-haired, blue-eyed one. - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#83. This crisis has the potential to be a lot worse than Lehman Brothers. - Author: George Soros
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#84. In 2008, when Lehman Brothers collapsed, we anticipated that Europe was going to have a very different bailout scheme than the U.S. because of their different political systems and different relationships between the central banks and the fiscal authorities. - Author: Lou Jiwei
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#85. Like most kids, my dad played. He would drag us out to the course and make us shag balls for him and caddy and all that kind of stuff. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#86. gamble in a wartime prison camp should serve as an example to the staff of the World Bank today. We'll discover what the disasters at Three Mile Island and Deepwater Horizon have to tell us about preventing another Lehman Brothers crisis. We'll learn from a watchmaker, - Author: Tim Harford
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#87. I play with a lot of guys who say they're a five handicap, and they shoot 110. And then you play with guys who say they are a 20 and they shoot 75. - Author: Tom Lehman
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#88. The failure of Lehman may have allowed the government to do more to prop up the economy than it otherwise could. - Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
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#89. The subprime disaster was a result of financial bombs - derivatives - exploding in financial institutions such as AIG and Lehman Brothers, as well as banks and financial institutions throughout the world. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#90. I often say to entrepreneurs, 'If Lehman Brothers were Lehman Brothers & Sisters, it wouldn't have gone into bankruptcy.' - Author: Shinzo Abe
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