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Top 100 The National Quotes

#1. The Kingdom of Heaven runs on righteousness, but the Kingdom of Earth runs on oil. ERNEST BEVIN, CHURCHILL'S MINISTER OF LABOUR AND NATIONAL SERVICE London, - Author: Donald L. Miller
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#2. Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to national leadership must bring their own visions, views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria, and the search for solutions. - Author: Ibrahim Babangida
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#3. I was in every club and extra-curricular activity at high school, and I was in the National Honor Society. - Author: Joni Eareckson Tada
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#4. I rent a Jacobean-fronted hunting lodge in Hampshire from the National Trust and like to go there as much as possible. I've grown to love it so much, especially when writing my memoirs there at weekends. - Author: Nicholas Haslam
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#5. When we want to infuse new ideas,
to modify or better the habits and customs of a people,
to breathe new vigor into its national traits,
we must use the children as our vehicle; for little can be accomplished with adults. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#6. The Night Manager doesn't exist in the post-Cold war universe, it exists much more in the modern world, I think. There is more action. The bad guys don't have particularly political or national-political affiliations. - Author: Tom Hiddleston
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#7. The body is made by the thought that lies behind it. The body politic is thus the expression of national thought. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#8. Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate need to defend their national dignity - and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#9. If a man marries his housekeeper or his cook, the national dividend is diminished. - Author: Arthur Cecil Pigou
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#10. We do not deny any nation's legitimate interest in security. But protecting the security of one nation by robbing another of its national independence and national traditions is not legitimate. In the long run, it is not even secure. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#11. Stories
individual stories, family stories, national stories
are what stitch together the disparate elements of human existence into a coherent whole. We are story animals. - Author: Yann Martel
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#12. In the new Europe, in any case, nationalism is something of an anomaly, given that the drive is to the elimination of national boundaries and national sovereignty. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#13. When western books are set in the present, critics seldom call them westerns: the national myth allows the West only a past. - Author: Gerald W. Haslam
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#14. If you win a National Championship, or you win two, people think you have not only seen the Holy Grail, but you've embraced it. Basically, I do what a lot of people do, but I've been able to win. - Author: Mike Krzyzewski
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#15. The country that owns green, that dominates that industry, is going to have the most energy security, national security, economic security, competitive companies, healthy population and, most of all, global respect. - Author: Thomas Friedman
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#16. Hatred is not essential for nationalism. Race hatred will kill the real national spirit. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#17. The old sporadic fanaticism of religious hatred had been skillfully perverted into the cold, steady fanaticism of national hate. - Author: Franz Werfel
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#18. Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics. - Author: Edward Dahlberg
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#19. We are so accustomed to think of religion as a thing between individual men and God that we can hardly enter into the idea of a religion in which a whole nation in its national organisation appears as the religious unit. - Author: William Robertson Smith
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#20. It may safely be received as an axiom in our political system, that the state governments will in all possible contingencies afford complete security against invasions of the public liberty by the national authority. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#21. [Political] conventions lend themselves to pandering, as few politicians can resist the temptation to tell a national television audience how well they will run the country if elected. The problem is that government is not supposed to run the country - we're supposed to be free. - Author: Ron Paul
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#22. The prediction that glaciers will be gone from Glacier National Park has been moved up by 10 years to 2020, the same year it's predicted the Arctic Sea will be ice-free in the summer. - Author: Bill Kurtis
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#23. I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. - Author: Jim Ramstad
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#24. The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction of addressing the Republican National Convention. This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men. - Author: Emanuel Celler
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#25. The vote, cast in a free atmosphere and with all inclinations and parties at present, was after all a vote to the Islamic Republic, to national independence, to the Constitution and to the Islamic causes. - Author: Ali Khamenei
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#26. Americans for Tax Reform is a national taxpayer organization dedicated to opposing any and all tax increases. We work at the national, state and local level for lower taxes, less government spending and limited government. - Author: Grover Norquist
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#27. I'd auditioned for the National Youth Theatre and I didn't get a place and it was terrifying. - Author: Matthew Macfadyen
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#28. Fraternity means that the father no longer sacrifices the sons; instead the brothers kill one another. Wars between nations have been replaced by civil war. The great settling of accounts, first under national 'pretexts,' led to a rapidly escalating world civil war. - Author: Ernst Junger
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#29. Declaring the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument will make this natural wonder more accessible. It will welcome people from all walks of life and maintain the mountains' wild character at the same time. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#30. The foundations of national morality must be laid in private families. - Author: John Adams
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#31. Welfare is ... the victim of national compassion fatigue. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#32. I think being gay and gay people are the most wonderful things in the world. I wish all of us could have the power and pride to benefit from what is rightfully ours. Why isn't there an enormous building in Washington called the 'National Association of Lesbian and Gay Concerns' to lobby for us? - Author: Larry Kramer
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#33. Science is the quintessential international endeavour, and the sterling reputation of the Nobel awards is partly due to the widely-perceived lack of national and other biases in the selection of the laureates. - Author: John O'Keefe
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#34. The single most important duty of the federal government is to protect and defend our national sovereignty. There are new and disturbing reports of American nuclear submarines passing though Canadian waters without obtaining the permission of, or even notifying, the Canadian government. - Author: Stephen Harper
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#35. National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman. - Author: John Adams
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#36. Tackling deprivation around the world is a moral imperative and firmly in Britain's national interest. - Author: Andrew Mitchell
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#37. Masochists are people that have pleasure confused with pain. In a world that has television confused with entertainment, doritoes confused with food, and Dan Quayle confused with a national political leader, masochists are clearly less mixed-up than the rest of us. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#38. We are seeing healing among the stolen generations, and initiatives which are enabling Indigenous people to make their distinctive contribution to our national life. - Author: Malcolm Fraser
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#39. Over the years, I've come to recognize that democratization in Ethiopia is not just a matter of choice. It's a matter of national survival. I am deeply convinced that we either democratize and have a good chance of surviving, or if we fail to do so, we disintegrate. - Author: Meles Zenawi
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#40. Re-colonizing it and sort of reverse-colonizing it to the point that today the national dish of Great Britain is Chicken Tikka Masala. - Author: Aasif Mandvi
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#41. Our biggest national security threat is the environmental destruction of our planet and the arms race with ourselves. - Author: Jello Biafra
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#42. And when the chickens that didn't hatch come home to roost, we will rue the day when, misled by sloppy accounting and rosy scenarios, we gave away the national nest egg. - Author: Paul Krugman
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#43. The best way to filter out the bad seeds was to place a job ad for Prime Minister in a national newspaper and all those that applied would be automatically disqualified. - Author: Alex Scarrow
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#44. he merged his group with the small Imperial Fascist League to form the Union, which changed its name in 1936 to the British Union of Fascists and National Socialists. When the war began, its leaders were arrested and locked away. - Author: Joshua Muravchik
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#45. No matter how educated you are, no matter how irrational it seems, you will follow a glimmer of hope. The National Socialist German Workers Party, it was that ray of light. Nothing else was working to fix Germany - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#46. So, the point I'm making is, we are not going to cut spending in Washington if we think it's the job of every congressman and senator is to pave local parking lots and build local sewer plants. These parochial interests are getting in the way of the national interests. - Author: Jim DeMint
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#47. When you have the national narrative being "crack is awful and black people are using it," why go against that narrative when you want to get that publication in The New York Times or wherever? It encourages people to play right into it. - Author: Carl Hart
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#48. Our national motto is 'In God we Trust,' reminding us that faith in our Creator is the most important American value of all. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#49. The logic of war seems to be if the belligerent can fight, he will fight. That leaders will not surrender until surrender is academic. How is a national leader to explain the sacrifice of so much for nothing? - Author: Thomas Powers
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#50. Well, Australians should speak for the national interests of Australia, and whatever role former Australian prime ministers may have, one of the things you do is speak frankly about the country as you see the country's best interests, you know? - Author: Paul Keating
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#51. You perceive, do you not, that our national fairy tales reflect the inmost desires of the Briton and the Gaul? - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#52. The cinema is going to form the mind of England. The national conscience, the national ideals and tests of conduct, will be those of the film. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#53. Half of all women who are sexually active, but do not want to get pregnant, need publicly funded services to help them access public health programs like Medicaid and Title X, the national family planning program. - Author: Louise Slaughter
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#54. In 1856, shortly before his death, Lord Ellesmere gave the painting to the new National Portrait Gallery in London as its founding work. As the gallery's first acquisition, it has a certain sentimental prestige, but almost at once its authenticity was doubted. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#55. They [American forces] are there as an expression of the American national interest to prevent the Iranian combination of imperialism and fundamentalist ideology from dominating a region on which the energy supplies of the industrial democracies depend. - Author: Henry A. Kissinger
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#56. The National Rifle Association says, 'Guns don't kill people. People do'. But I think the gun helps. - Author: Eddie Izzard
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#57. The 9/11 commission recommended the appointment of a national intelligence director with budgetary authority to better coordinate the work of the intelligence community and resolve differences. - Author: Ronald Kessler
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#58. President George Bush declared a National Day of Prayer for Peace. This was after he had carefully arranged and started the war. - Author: George Carlin
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#59. For German Social Democracy, Europe is vital to the national interest. - Author: Martin Schulz
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#60. I am running for president as a Democrat. And if elected, not only do I hope to bring forth a major change in national priorities, but let me be frank, I do want to see major changes in the Democratic Party. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#61. DO NOT put infants in a recovery position. They are not able to support themselves in this position. Instead, take the infant with you to call 9-1-1. - Author: American National Red Cross
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#62. There are some days when history is made. Yesterday was one - and I was honoured to be in Washington to watch Barack Obama being sworn in. During his soaring inaugural address, the new president gazed over a teeming National Mall that was crowded with more than a million people. - Author: Des Browne
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#63. People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care. - Author: Tom Daschle
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#64. Program was initiated by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). IARPA is run by the US Director of National Intelligence. The - Author: Anonymous
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#65. All depend upon the engagement of as many people as possible on all levels, from civil society to national leaders, to advocate for the kind of national and international commitments, legislation, and public/ private partnerships that can make the difference. - Author: Queen Noor Of Jordan
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#66. There are a lot of things that have to be considered in National. The military aspect of it is only one of them. I'm confident that President Bush will have all of those things laid out for him before he makes the decision. - Author: Hugh Shelton
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#67. So that all the people who say, you know, "All the media hates America." A lot of the media does hate America but this is a case of, actually, the press doing its best, I think, to do the right by national security. So good for them. - Author: Tucker Carlson
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#68. Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage. - Author: Rebecca Harding Davis
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#69. Today's meeting was extremely important and brought exceptional results, ... The talks have shown that the long-term national and geopolitical interests of Russia and India coincide. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#70. The revolution will survive. It does not rely solely on oil for its survival. There is a national will, there is a national idea, a national project. - Author: Hugo Chavez
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#71. A release on September 16 quoted the claim of the assistant secretary for labor at OSHA that tests show 'it is safe for New Yorkers to go back to work in New York's financial district.' (OSHA's responsibility extends only to indoor air quality for workers, however.) - Author: National Commission On Terrorist Attacks Upon The United States
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#72. The love for our native land strengthens our individual and national character. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#73. I didn't decide to run for president to start a national crusade for the political reforms I believed in, or to run a campaign as if it were some grand act of patriotism. In truth, I wanted to be president because it had become my ambition to be president. - Author: John McCain
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#74. But the last time the Cubs won a National League pennant
Was the year we dropped the bomb on Japan - Author: Steve Goodman
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#75. I listen to National Public Radio, which, to me at least, presents the most rounded view of things. - Author: Ed Harris
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#76. If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food, then in the interest of public health, it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard. - Author: Nathan Deal
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#77. This is a universal human dream - that brains, not brawn, will rule - and the fact that America has the world's finest institutions of higher education may be our greatest single national asset. - Author: David Ignatius
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#78. Defense, national security, and law enforcement now eat up 34 percent of the Russian budget, more than double the share in 2010. That dwarfs the 18 percent spent by the U.S. last year on defense and national security, according to the Washington-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. - Author: Anonymous
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#79. They have a national policy where they have no ability grouping until the age of ten. Denmark waits to make selection decisions until maturity differences by age have evened out. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#80. Teachers are the architects of a Nation. They build characters, construct personalities and strengthen spirits in learners who become National Assets of tomorrow. - Author: Kavita Bhupta Ghosh
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#81. A national government using New Deal programs and the massive defense spending beginning with World War II and continuing through the Cold War was Johnson's vehicle for expanding the Southern economy and making it, as he hoped, one of the more prosperous regions of the country. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#82. There is something inherently wrong, something out of accord with the ideals of representative democracy, when one portion of our citizenship turns its activities to private gain amid defensive war while another is fighting, sacrificing, or dying for national preservation. - Author: Warren G. Harding
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#83. As a matter of international law, the United States is in an armed conflict with al-Qa'ida, the Taliban, and associated forces, in response to the 9/11 attacks, and we may also use force consistent with our inherent right of national self-defense. - Author: John O. Brennan
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#84. Bouncing a sitting president requires conscious action, a national decision to redirect the country's course. This cuts against the grain, and that's why incumbents have a natural advantage. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#85. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fibre of national life ... - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#86. The fact that the Vatican is concluding a treaty with the new Germany means the acknowledgement of the National Socialist state by the Catholic Church. This treaty shows the whole world clearly and unequivocally that the assertion that National Socialism is hostile to religion is a lie. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#87. A government capable of controlling the whole, and bringing its force to a point, is one of the prerequisites for national liberty. We combine in society, with an expectation to have our persons and properties defended against unreasonable exactions either at home or abroad. - Author: Oliver Ellsworth
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#88. It is an act of insanity and national humiliation to have a law prohibiting the President from ordering assassination. - Author: Henry A. Kissinger
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#89. Funny, there had been a time when building things was what America did. From massive dams to towering skyscrapers, from mechanized factories to moon rockets, the nation had created, had viewed that as part of the national identity. - Author: Marcus Sakey
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#90. Some of the greatest spiritual revivals in the past occurred just when the situation seemed to be the darkest. In the history of our own nation, for example, countless thousands turned to Christ during the darkest days of the Civil War, setting the stage for national reconciliation later on. - Author: Billy Graham
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#91. If there is not a united policy, this mechanism will not work: it will collapse, and it will ... undoubtedly be the end of Schengen, the return of national borders. - Author: Francois Hollande
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#92. It would indeed be ironic if, in the name of national defence, we would sanction the subversion of one of those liberties which make the defence of our nation worthwhile. - Author: Earl Warren
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#93. It is a longstanding principle that sitting national security advisers do not testify before the Congress. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#94. It is without doubt that freedoms of the press and speech need to be protected, but there are undisputed limits to these freedoms, limits that often come into play when national security is threatened. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#95. I think there is no work of art which represents the spirit of a nation more surely than "Die Meister Singer" of Richard Wagner. Here is no plaything with local colour, but the raising to its highest power all that is best in the national consciousness of his country. - Author: Ralph Vaughan Williams
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#96. I do not suspect that Jefferson or Madison ever envisioned Congress honoring the 2,560th anniversary of the birth of Confucius or supporting the designation of National Pi Day. - Author: Eric Cantor
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#97. We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility. In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity. - Author: George Soros
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#98. We do believe the current Ukrainian authorities are illegitimate. They cannot be legitimate as they do not have a national mandate for running the country, which speaks for itself. At the same time, we do not refuse to deal with them. We stay in touch at the ministerial level. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#99. Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf - Author: Lewis Mumford
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#100. Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet. - Author: Darrell Issa
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