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'He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle'John F. Kennedy
'It's a pity they both can't lose'Henry Kissinger
'Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy'Lloyd Bentsen
'I don't know whether it's the finest public housing in America or the crown jewel of the American penal system'Bill Clinton
'Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few'Winston Churchill
'It's the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between”Oscar Wilde
'He was basically an artist' Albert Speer
'God invented whiskey to keep them from ruling the world'Ed McMahon
'The worst you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever'Woody Allen
'America's attic'Patrick Anderson
'It is well that it is so terrible- otherwise we would grow too fond of it'Robert E. Lee
'That unnatural city where everyone is an exile, none more so than the American'Charlotte Perkins Gilman
'Our first black president'Toni Morrison
'They've tried to manufacture others and they will undoubtedly keep trying. But it won't work. She was an original'Billy Wilder
'I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with it'Richard Nixon
'A world without them would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us' Margaret Thatcher
'I have as much authority as him, I just don't have as many people who believe it'George Carlin
'His writing is limited to songs for dead blondes'Keith Richards
'If life was fair, he would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead'Johnny Carson
'It will be a great relief. No more interviews'Katherine Hepburn

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