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#1. If I write in my name to the agents of England and France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries, the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#2. The expense of a war could be paid in time; but the expense of opium, when once the habit is formed, will only increase with time. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#3. I wanted a Blaine but ended up with a Duckie. - Author: Ashley Edward Miller
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#4. The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#5. If Japan had been near to either England or France, war would have broken out long ago. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#6. It appears that the English think the Japanese ... are fond of opium, and they want to bring it here also. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#7. I just said what I said and it was wrong. Or it was taken wrong. And now it's all this. - Author: John Lennon
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#8. What Liam saw was beyond his imagination, and immediately, all of his skin prickled with the bristling hairs. Dozens of shallow cuts paralleled in precision that had nothing to do with scratching yourself against a 'metal thingy'. It was a diary of Ryan's pain, a constant, neverending stabbing - Author: K.A. Merikan
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#9. When the ambassadors of other foreign countries come to Japan to make treaties, they can be told that such and such a treaty has been made with the ambassador of the United States, and they will rest satisfied with this. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#10. As the treaty made with the United States was the first treaty entered into by your country with other countries, therefore the President regards Japan with peculiar friendliness. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#11. The United States have no possessions in the east and do not desire to have any, as other countries do. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#12. You see? You're just figuring it out now, but I discovered a long time ago that the smarter you are, the more tempting it is to just let people imagine you. We move through each other's lives like ghosts, leaving behind haunting memories of people who never existed. - Author: Robyn Schneider
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#13. Even if a man has no natural ability, he can be a warrior. - Author: Miyamoto Musashi
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#14. If you make a treaty first with the United States and settle the matter of the opium trade, England cannot change this, though she should desire to do so. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#15. I learned not to confuse 'busy' with 'productive,' but I'm still far too addicted to email to resist its early-morning digital snuggles. - Author: Chris Hardwick
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#16. Any nation that refuses to hold intercourse with other nations must expect to be excluded from this family. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#17. We do not wish to open your ports to foreign trade all at once. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#18. We were sent to this country by the President, who desires to promote the welfare of Japan, and are quite different from the ambassadors of other countries. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#19. In case of war, a treaty would have to be made at the end of the war. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#20. The President of the United States thinks that for the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#21. The last thing I need is for daughter to move back into my basement and become another unemployed millennial statistic. Would love for her to get a job at Facebook. Become the president of Google. - Author: Kate Siegel
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#22. It will be quite satisfactory if you open them gradually, as the circumstances may require; but the President assures you that this will not be the case if you make a treaty with England first. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#23. Passion can overcome fear - the fear of losing, of failing, of being traditional. - Author: Seth Godin
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#24. Japan and China are isolated and without intercourse with other countries; hence the President directed me to attend to or watch the state of affairs in China also. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#25. By means of steam one can go from California to Japan in eighteen days. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#26. In time of war steamships and improved arms are the most important things. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#27. Two things are desired in order that intercourse may be had: First, that a minister or agent be allowed to reside at the capital. Second, that commerce between different countries be freely allowed. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#28. The Czech ease has become my saving grace for traveling! Plus,with its light weight and small size, I save thousands of dollars every year in airline fees. - Author: Esperanza Spalding
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#29. The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#30. I was a military man for 27 years. I fought so long as there was no chance for peace. I believe that there is now a chance for peace, a great chance. We must take advantage of it for the sake of those standing here, and for those who are not here - and they are many. - Author: Yitzhak Rabin
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#31. If war should break out between England and Japan, the latter would suffer much more than the former. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#32. People tend to pay attention to the guy who shouts and ignore the one who whispers. - Author: Kelly Moran
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#33. The nations of the West hope that by means of steam communication all the world will become as one family. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#34. The President is of opinion that if Japan makes a treaty with the United States, all other foreign countries will make the same kind of a treaty, and Japan will be safe thereafter. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#35. Since the invention of steamships distant countries have become like those that are near at hand. - Author: Townsend Harris
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#36. Giving up on love is the same thing as giving up on life itself. - Author: David Levithan
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#37. When you get the call from Quentin Tarantino, it's the call of a lifetime. You don't allow yourself to be vulnerable enough or to be fool enough to expect that phone call to happen, in reality. - Author: Walton Goggins
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#38. I can make men follow me to hell. - Author: Philip Kearny
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#39. Open the doors to all. Let the children of the rich and the poor take their seats together and know of no distinction save that of industry, good conduct, and intellect. - Author: Townsend Harris
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