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04-18-2003, 04:20 PM
Question: If you could live forever, would you and why?
Answer: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever,
because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever,
but..we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever,"
Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest.
"Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the
world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not
with all those flies and death and stuff."
Mariah Carey
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"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of
your life,"
Brooke Shields, during an interview to become Spokesperson for federal
anti-smoking campaign.
"I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body,"
Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates
in the country,"
Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC.
"I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We
are the president."
Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of subpoenaed documents.
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"That lowdown scoundrel deserves to be kicked to death by a jackass,
and I'm just the one to do it,"
A congressional candidate in Texas.
"I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from
them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians
were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves."
John Wayne
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"Half this game is ninety percent mental."
Philadelphia Phillies manager, Danny Ozark
"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the
impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
Al Gore, Vice President
"I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."
Dan Quayle
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" It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or
George Bush, US President
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"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"
Lee Iacocca
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"I was provided with additional input that was radically different
from the truth. I assisted in furthering that version."
Colonel Oliver North, from his Iran-Contra testimony.
"The word "genius" isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy
like Norman Einstein."
Joe Theisman, NFL football quarterback & sports analyst.
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"We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of
Colonel Gerald Wellman, ROTC Instructor.
"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure."
Bill Clinton, President
"We are ready for an unforeseen event that may or may not occur."
Al Gore, VP
"Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas."
Keppel Enderbery
"Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we
notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there
is a change in your circumstances."
Department of Social Services, Greenville, South Carolina
"If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack in at night as
they go to bed and it will monitor their heart throughout the night. And the
next morning, when they wake up dead, there'll be a record."
Mark S. Fowler, FCC Chairman


04-20-2003, 02:13 AM
some from George W. Bush.

"The war on terror involves Saddam Hussein because of the nature of Saddam Hussein, the history of Saddam Hussein, and his willingness to terrorize himself." - Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 29, 2003

"I can't hear you because I can't see." - G.W. Bush from Journeys With George by Alexandra Pelosi, debuted on HBO Nov. 5, 2002

"There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, it's probably in Tennessee --that says, fool me once, shame on ... shame on you. Fool me ... You can't get fooled again." - G.W. Bush quoted by the Baltimore Sun - Oct 6, 2002

"Do you have blacks too?" - Bush ignorantly asked Brazil's President Fernando Henrique Cardoso. Reported by the reputable German publication Der Spiegel. Rumor has it, Condoleza Rice interupted the president and explained in brief the African history in Brazil.

"And so, in my State of the -- my State of the Union -- or state -- my speech to the nation, whatever you want to call it, speech to the nation -- I asked Americans to give 4,000 years --4,000 hours over the next -- the rest of your life -- of service to America."" - G.W. Bush. April 9th, 2002. Reported by the San Francisco Gate (among others)

"I understand that the unrest in the Middle East creates unrest throughout the region."-March 13th, 2000, Washington, D.C.

"{waves hello}"- G.W. Bush waves to the blind musician, Stevie Wonder, as reported by the Washington Post, March 6th, 2002

"We spent a lot of time talking about Africa, as we should. Africa is a nation that suffers from incredible disease."—Gothenburg, Sweden, June 14, 2001

''I had no idea we had so many weapons, ...what do we need them for?'' — George W. Bush, stunned when told the extent of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, Newsweek, June 25, 2001

"Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?"-Florence, S.C., Jan.

"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program."—Debate in St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000