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1. "In America, anyone can become president. That's one of the risks you take."
Author: Adlai E. Stevenson II
2. "I counted on sixty days only, but I held out for 133. I didn't go into power, but to get power I borrowed some power from the President and made him sign a number of decrees and give me enough power to create a system capable of handling crisis situations."
Author: Aleksandr Lebed
3. "There is a big park in the middle of the locality. Surrounded by at least 50 houses. That those residents got to live in such a locale is their karma. Do they ever come to the park? To walk, jog, run, play ? That is free will."
Author: Andy Paula
4. "He was a very small man, both in stature and girth, who had been chosen as a running mate as much for his size as for his political beliefs. The pervasive thinking in government was that a taller vice president would make the President appear weak, replaceable."
Author: Ann Patchett
5. "..myself standing in front of Monticello wearing a veil and a wedding gown, hand in hand with a very muscular President Jefferson."
Author: Anne Fortier
6. "Stand here today as hopeful as ever that the United States of America will endure, that it will prevail, that the dream of our founders will live on in our time.Barack ObamaAt the Lincolm Memorial concert on National Mall in Washington, January 18, 2009, two days before his inauguration as US President."
Author: Barack Obama
7. "If I play a video game, I have to get through the whole thing. Like, when the new 'Resident Evil' comes out, I have to sit and do the whole thing. It will consume my life. I'm at a point where I don't have much time to play around anymore, so I don't really get started on the games if I won't be able to finish them."
Author: Ben Schwartz
8. "We preach about capitalism and the beauty of unfettered market forces determining price--but not when it comes to gas. When it comes to gas, we need it cheap, and the president had better get it for us, or else, we don't care how."
Author: Bill Maher
9. "I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day."
Author: Bradley Whitford
10. "In fact, you get the feeling nowadays that doing anything outside of the home is more honorable than working in the home. Dorothy Patterson characterizes the current mind-set in this way: Much of the world would agree that being a housekeeper is acceptable as long as you are not caring for your own home; treating men with attentive devotion would also be right as long as the man is the boss in the office and not your husband; caring for children would even be deemed heroic service for which presidential awards could be given as long as the children are someone else's and not your own."
Author: Carolyn Mahaney
11. "I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President."
Author: Charles Chaplin
12. "The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens."
Author: David Frum
13. "I've worked for four presidents and watched two others up close, and I know that there's no such thing as a routine day in the Oval Office."
Author: Dick Cheney
14. "There have been high crimes and misdemeanors, but they have been committed by the special prosecutor and the Congress, not the president."
Author: Donella Meadows
15. "It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
Author: Douglas Adams
16. "I have great respect for President Bush, Secretary Powell and Secretary Ridge."
Author: Elton Gallegly
17. "His soul swayed in a vertigo of moral indecision. He had only to snap the thread of a rash vow made to a villainous society, and all his life could be as open and sunny as the square beneath him. He had, on the other other hand, only to keep his antiquated honour, and be delivered inch by inch into the power of this great enemy of mankind, whose very intellect was a torture-chamber. Whenever he looked down into the square he saw the comfortable policeman, a pillar of common sense and common order. Whenever he looked back at the breakfast-table he saw the President still quietly studying him with big, unbearable eyes."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
18. "So it is always preferable to discuss the matter of veganism in a non-judgemental way. Remember that to most people, eating flesh or dairy and using animal products such as leather, wool, and silk, is as normal as breathing air or drinking water. A person who consumes dairy or uses animal products is not necessarily or usually what a recent and unpopular American president labelled an "evil doer."
Author: Gary L. Francione
19. "The longer the president goes without telling his side of the story, the more unease there will be in the public."
Author: George Stephanopoulos
20. "At the time thousands of Africans were dying over control of diamonds sold in shopping malls around the world, U.S president Bill Clinton was impeached for perjury, NATO began bombing Yugoslavia, and everyone else was preparing for digital disaster from Y2K"
Author: Greg Campbell
21. "But in love each moment is magnified, and every gesture, word and syllable is examined like a speech by the President."
Author: Hanif Kureishi
22. "The Pope would have an easier job than the President of the United States in adopting a change of course. He has no Congress alongside him as a legislative body nor a Supreme Court as a judiciary. He is absolute head of government, legislator and supreme judge in the church. If he wanted to, he could authorize contraception over night, permit the marriage of priests, make possible the ordination of women and allow eucharistic fellowship with this Protestant churches. What would a Pope do who acted in the spirit of Obama?"
Author: Hans Küng
23. "When 25 percent of the population believe the President should be impeached and 51 percent of the population believe in UFOs, you may or may not need a new President, but you definitely need a new population."
Author: Harry Reasoner
24. "When I went off to the army when I was 17 years old, I believed in America and the rights of freedom. But today I believe my government is lying to the American people and that my president, George Bush, is a criminal."
Author: Jack Herer
25. "On the news tonight the new President said there's no reason for anyone to worry about the situation. He didn't say which situation."
Author: Jack Womack
26. "How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S, President?"
Author: James Bovard
27. "Behind Nat someone chuckled. Nat turned. Dr. Bentley was looking at him with a twinkle. "Is this a political argument?"Nat shrugged. "No argument at all. Ben's got an article there that talks against the President. I said I didn't want to hear it. I said that sort of thing ought to be stopped."To Nat's amazement, Dr. Bentley shook his head. "No, Nat. We can't have freedom—unless we have freedom."Nat stiffened. "Does that mean right to tell lies?"Dr. Bentley smiled. "It means the right to have our own opinions. Human problems aren't like mathematics, Nat. Every problem doesn't have just one answer; sometimes you get several answers—and you don't know which is the right one."
Author: Jean Lee Latham
28. "The 2004 Election marks the first time in modern political history that Republican voter turnout matched Democratic turnout in a presidential election year."
Author: Jeff Miller
29. "I believe that Bill Clinton will be remembered as one of our nation's great Presidents, and Senator Clinton as one of our nation's great public servants."
Author: Joe Andrew
30. "There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact that the president is openly violating our nation's laws by authorizing the NSA to engage in warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens."
Author: John Conyers
31. "I'm very pleased with the job President Bush is doing and he's off to a terrific start."
Author: John Engler
32. "Mitt Romney says he believes in America and that he will restore American exceptionalism. I have news for him, we already have an exceptional American as president and we believe in Barack Obama."
Author: John F. Kerry
33. "There is usually a moment in the life of a new president when he begins to see himself not as an aspirant desperate to win but as a statesman above the squalor and sweat of actual vote getting. Rising men do not like to be reminded of the smell of the stables; dignitaries dislike recollections of the dust through which they have come."
Author: Jon Meacham
34. "Here is the solution to the American drug problem suggested a couple years back by the wife of our President: "Just say no."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
35. "Some 43 percent of voters in union households voted for President Bush in 2004, according to exit poll data."
Author: Linda Chavez
36. "If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'"
Author: Lyndon B. Johnson
37. "Don't ever feel sad about who you are. Don't wish to be a daughter or son to a wealthy home, just because you think you're poor. Look! Everybody's poor, i discovered it when i realized that its not everything that President Barrack Obama has."
Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
38. "To be elected president, you have to do more than tear down your opponents. You have to give the American people a reason to vote for you - a reason to hope - a reason to believe that under your leadership, America will be better."
Author: Mike DeWine
39. "The president led us into the Iraq war on the basis of unproven assertions without evidence; he embraced a radical doctrine of pre-emptive war unprecedented in our history; and he failed to build a true international coalition."
Author: Nancy Pelosi
40. "And when they asked us where we were from, we exchanged glances and smiled with the shyness of child brides. They said, Africa? We nodded yes. What part of Africa? We smiled. Is it that part where vultures wait for famished children to die? We smiled. Where the life expectancy is thirty-five years? We smiled? Is is there where dissidents shove AK-47s between women's legs? We smiled. Where people run about naked? We smiled. That part where they massacred each other? We smiled. Is it where the old president rigged the election and people were tortured and killed and a whole bunch of them put in prison and all, there where they are dying of cholera - oh my God, yes, we've seen your country; it's been on the news."
Author: NoViolet Bulawayo
41. "My obligation as president, and what I promise the country, is that the courts will be able to do their job free of all pressure."
Author: Ricardo Lagos
42. "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
43. "Newt Gingrich would be a much better president than Barack Obama."
Author: Rick Santorum
44. "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
45. "With a host of proposals on the table and a President examining new ideas for health reform, we have an obligation to give real reform our best shot."
Author: Ron Wyden
46. "How can a president not be an actor?"
Author: Ronald Reagan
47. "Health care for all Americans is the most pressing domestic issue today. It's far past time for the President and Congress to deliver health care to everyone."
Author: Russ Feingold
48. "A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday."
Author: Russell Baker
49. "The President was trapped – and with nearly every president, it had come about from his own words. Presidential promises and statements… The people had this annoying way of remembering them. And even if they didn't, there were journalists and political rivals never passed on a chance to make the necessary reminders."
Author: Tom Clancy
50. "The mentality of the Russian demands a lord, a czar, a president."
Author: Valentina Matviyenko

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