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1. "If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'"
Author: Alexei Sayle
2. "The Grand Old Party's abiding affection for a 'bigger and better' presidency isn't entirely logical. After all, the Obama presidency commenced with an effort to reenact the Hundred Days. Yet President Obama's first-term economic performance itself was not 'big' but mediocre - tiny, even."
Author: Amity Shlaes
3. "There were 14,000 people at the rally for the president in Ohio. There were another 8,000 people in Virginia. If all 22,000 of those people opened their wallets and gave $1,000 each, that would be less than one donation from a billionaire to the super PACs. And that's why he's in for the fight of his life."
Author: Austan Goolsbee
4. "Nixon is fascinating because he's our most alienated president. Everybody felt that they never knew who he was - that's palpable in the histories. His face is so cartoony that he's become this cartoon figure. I never really related to the romanticization of J.F.K., and I knew too much about Reagan to idealize him. Nixon falls in between."
Author: Austin Grossman
5. "It was a creed written into the founding documents that declared the destiny of a nation.Yes we can.It was whispered by slaves and abolitionists as they blazed a trail toward freedom through the darkest of nights.Yes we can.It was sung by immigrants as they struck out from distant shores and pioneers who pushed westward against an unforgiving wilderness.Yes we can.It was the call of workers who organized; women who reached for the ballot; a President who chose the moon as our new frontier; and a King who took us to the mountaintop and pointed the way to the Promised Land.Yes we can to justice and equality. Yes we can to opportunity and prosperity. Yes we can heal this nation. Yes we can repair this world. Yes we can"
Author: Barack Obama
6. "For President Clinton, according to this discussion I had with him, Rwanda was a marginal problem."
Author: Boutros Boutros Ghali
7. "My father was the president of the Hearst Corporation, and my parents were close friends of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and they all had pugs."
Author: Brigid Berlin
8. "The education cuts in the President's budget are both irresponsible and morally unjustifiable."
Author: Chaka Fattah
9. "I think where I differ a little bit, we absolutely have to think about the deficit looking down the road. And certainly that's something the president has said that we need to, as the economy recovers, have a plan in place for getting it down."
Author: Christina Romer
10. "Daddy," said the toddler, now seething with righteous indignation, "you are a poo-poo head!"Feigning outrage, JFK lowered his voice. "John," he said, "no one calls the President of the United States a poo-poo head."
Author: Christopher Andersen
11. "There is almost no country in Africa where it is not essential to know to which tribe, or which subgroup of which tribe, the president belongs. From this single piece of information you can trace the lines of patronage and allegiance that define the state."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
12. "The fact that no limits exist to the destructiveness of this weapon [the 'Super', i.e. the hydrogen bomb] makes its very existence and the knowledge of its construction a danger to humanity as a whole. It is necessarily an evil thing considered in any light. For these reasons, we believe it important for the President of the United States to tell the American public and the world what we think is wrong on fundamental ethical principles to initiate the development of such a weapon."
Author: Enrico Fermi
13. "My particular historical vantage point is a product of my upbringing as that odd duck, a native Washingtonian whose parents were not in government. The first presidential transition of my sentient lifetime, Kennedy's, I remember vividly."
Author: Frank Rich
14. "Under President Obama's new health care law, Medicaid will become a very different health coverage program than first envisioned."
Author: Fred Upton
15. "But to make a long story short, I decided that I was going to run, and I announced that I was going to run for president in Florida, I would be the favorite son from Florida, and that would stop Johnson and Kennedy from dividing up the state."
Author: George Smathers
16. "We pursued the wrong policies. George Bush is not on the ballot. Bill Clinton is not on the ballot. Mitt Romney is on the ballot, and Barack Obama is on the ballot. And Mitt Romney is proposing tax reform, regulatory reform, a wise budget strategy and trade. The president has proposed tax increases."
Author: Glenn Hubbard
17. "By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over."
Author: Gore Vidal
18. "It has been my honor to support and work with President Barack Obama, a man who has brought courage and character to the presidency. President Obama's strength of character leads him to do the right thing, even when it isn't the easy thing."
Author: Harry Reid
19. "I would like to tell you as the president of the republic, I am not embarrassed to listen to the Youth of my country and to respond to them."
Author: Hosni Mubarak
20. "Almost all the United Commonwealth presidents have been female. It has been argued that women are less aggressive, more maternal, and thus more focused on the well-being of the country's people. Less focused on politics or power."
Author: Joelle Charbonneau
21. "It took President Obama to make America lead like America again."
Author: John F. Kerry
22. "It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers, Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate."
Author: John Jay Hooker
23. "The principal role of the President of the United States is the security of the country and participating in trying to stabilize the world."
Author: John Sununu
24. "It is very rewarding to serve the country by helping President Bush work to reduce the drug problem."
Author: John Walters
25. "I agreed with everything he was saying when he ran for president. I was listening to what he said. I go, this guy thinks like me and I agree with him. Now he's changing. All he keeps saying is millionaires and billionaires don't pay their fair share of taxes."
Author: Jon Lovitz
26. "I think as - all in all, it's better to have a cool president than a not cool president."
Author: Jonah Goldberg
27. "The president strongly believes that marriage in this country ought to be between a man and a woman. He also believes it is something that ought to be decided by the people. He doesn't believe that judges ought to impose their will on the people."
Author: Ken Mehlman
28. "From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God's name in the performance of their official duties."
Author: Linda Chavez
29. "In 1966 I became president of the British Computer Society."
Author: Lord Mountbatten
30. "Obama has built his public image around his ability to bridge divisions - racial, ideological or generational. And that was his reputation, even at Harvard Law School, where he was the first black president of the 'Law Review.'"
Author: Mara Liasson
31. "If I were the president, I would be very concerned... and I would do what was reasonably necessary to find a way to get my people confirmed."
Author: Max Baucus
32. "Just because a black man is running the RNC doesn't mean black folks are going to, 'Oh, OK, I will be a Republican.' Just as with the election of President Obama. All the problems and concerns that are very important to African Americans don't get solved overnight."
Author: Michael Steele
33. "Philly Joe was a bitch. If he'd been a lawyer and white, he would have been president of the United States, because in order to get there you gotta talk fast and carry a lot of bullshit with you; Philly had it all and a lot to spare."
Author: Miles Davis
34. "I certainly know that this relationship could not have continued the way it did, when I was at the Pentagon and the president was obviously at the White House, without Betty."
Author: Monica Lewinsky
35. "Now the truth is, a president really can't control the economy, although his policies do have some effect on it."
Author: Paul Weyrich
36. "Yeah, but the satyrs you have are working super hard," I said. "I think they're scared of you." Grover blushed. "That's silly. I'm not scary." "You're a lord of the Wild, dude. The chosen one of Pan. A member of the Council of—" "Stop it!" Grover protested. "You're as bad as Juniper. I think she wants me to run for president next." He"
Author: Rick Riordan
37. "For example, I spent a lot of time with Reagan, both before he ran for governor and when he was running for president. As a print reporter without the cameras, I was able to really test the quality of their minds and their knowledge base."
Author: Robert Scheer
38. "The president said, 'You've got to vote your conscience."
Author: Scott McClellan
39. "When we were five, they asked us what we wanted to be when we grew up. Our answers were thing like astronaut, president, or in my case… princess.When we were ten, they asked again and we answered - rock star, cowboy, or in my case, gold medalist. But now that we've grown up, they want a serious answer. Well, how 'bout this: who the hell knows?!This isn't the time to make hard and fast decisions, its time to make mistakes. Take the wrong train and get stuck somewhere chill. Fall in love - a lot. Major in philosophy 'cause there's no way to make a career out of that. Change your mind. Then change it again, because nothing is permanent.So make as many mistakes as you can. That way, someday, when they ask again what we want to be… we won't have to guess. We'll know.[from the movie]"
Author: Stephenie Meyer
40. "I think President Obama is the most radical president this nation's ever seen. And in particular, I think he is a true believer in government control of the economy and of our everyday lives. In my judgment, we are facing what I consider to be the epic battle of our generation, quite literally the battle over whether we remain a free market nation."
Author: Ted Cruz
41. "At times like this it's traditional that a hero comes forth," said the President of the Guild of Assassins. "A dragon slayer. Where is he, that's what I want to know? Why aren't our schools turning out young people with the skills society needs?"
Author: Terry Pratchett
42. "Justice" was done, and the President of the Immortals (in Aeschylean phrase) had ended his sport with Tess."
Author: Thomas Hardy
43. "While President Bush's tax give-aways for the rich are pushing us further into debt, he compensates by increasing the out-of-pocket costs to our veterans."
Author: Tom Harkin
44. "As I look at President Bush, I think he will ultimately be judged as a man of extremely high character."
Author: Tommy Franks
45. "It serves notice that President Bush is serious about promoting freedom, because free societies are a lot more peaceable than dictatorships and monarchies."
Author: Tony Snow
46. "Given the daunting challenges that we face, it's important that president elect Obama is prepared to really take power and begin to rule day one."
Author: Valerie Jarrett
47. "There was a president imposed by Syria. Our battle... is to have a Lebanese president that we elect."
Author: Walid Jumblatt
48. "The swarms of cringers, suckers, doughfaces, lice of politics, planners of sly involutions for their own preferment to city offices or state legislatures or the judiciary or congress or the presidency, obtain a response of love and natural deference from the people whether they get the offices or no . . . . when it is better to be a bound booby and rogue in office at a high salary than the poorest free mechanic or farmer with his hat unmoved from his head and firm eyes and a candid and generous heart . . . . and when servility by town or state or the federal government or any oppression on a large scale or small scale can be tried on without its own punishment following duly after in exact proportion against the smallest chance of escape . . . . or rather when all life and all the souls of men and women are discharged from any part of the earth—then only shall the instinct of liberty be discharged from that part of the earth."
Author: Walt Whitman
49. "They'd run all these tests on him and decided he wasn't racist. He wasn't, either, but not because he thought about it particularly. He just couldn't see the point. It just made for a lot of hassle, being that way, so why be that way? Nobody was going to go back and live where they lived before, were they, and if they did (he vaguely suspected) there wouldn't be any Mongolian barbecue and maybe we'd all be listening to Pentecostal Metal and anyway the President was black."
Author: William Gibson
50. "I am president now, and tired of being kicked around."
Author: William Howard Taft

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I could see the widening of his pupils, and the pale blue fire of his irises. He'd told me my eyes would change too, would go lighter until they looked like amber. I couldn't imagine they'd be half as beautiful as his. He was gentle and self-deprecating and way tougher than people gave him credit for. And twin or not, he was even hotter than Quinn, in my humble opinion."
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