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1. "By the time I stepped down as Xerox's CEO in 2009 - and as chairman in January 2010 - Xerox had become the vibrant, profitable and revitalized company that it still is today. What made the difference was a strong turnaround plan, dedicated people and a firm commitment from company leaders."
Author: Anne M. Mulcahy
2. "Chairman said: Here you are...A beautiful girl with nothing to be ashamed of...And yet you are afraid to look at me. Someone has been cruel to you...Or perhaps life has been cruel."I don't know sir" I said, Though of course I knew perfectly well."
Author: Arthur Golden
3. "The broad outlines of the Double Cross deception have been known since 1972, when Sir John Masterman, the former chairman of the double agent committee, controversially published his account of the operation in defiance of official secrecy."
Author: Ben Macintyre
4. "I am chairman of the Pakistan People's Party."
Author: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
5. "You, your grandmother, the chairman----YOU'RE ALL ABUNCH OF FRIGGIN' IDIOTS!!!"~Haruhi"
Author: Bisco Hatori
6. "I'm chairman of the Republican Governors Association."
Author: Bob McDonnell
7. "If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well."
Author: Brian Clough
8. "The Chairman likes you.""Is that good?""I never date anyone my cat doesn't like," Magnus said easily, and stood up."
Author: Cassandra Clare
9. "During my 8 years as chairman, I had the privilege to peer into the future to see dynamic citizen astronauts returning to and from the heavens which we can expect in the future."
Author: Dana Rohrabacher
10. "Ways and Means Committee Chairman says the tax code "is tax code is longer than the Bible without the good news"
Author: David Camp
11. "And, as a matter of fact, I am the chairman of the Amadou Diallo Foundation."
Author: David Dinkins
12. "The author describes megalomania as seen in Chairman Mao by saying that what he was familiar with, he was really familiar with. This zeal moved the megalomaniac with a complete lack of appreciation for what he DID NOT know."
Author: David Halberstam
13. "Chairman Mao not only introduced Pinyin in China, but also simplified half the Chinese characters, believing that fewer strokes would enable more people to learn to write the characters."
Author: David Tang
14. "Now, paper and pencils," said Miss Marcy, clapping her hands.Writing paper is scarce in this house, and I had no intention of tearing sheets out of this exercise book, which is a superb sixpenny one the Vicar gave me. In the end, Miss Marcy took the middle pages out of her library record, which gave us a pleasant feeling that we were stealing from the government, and then we sat round the table and elected her chairman."
Author: Dodie Smith
15. "Very fine law," said Stuart. "When I am Chairman, anybody who is mean to anybody else is going to catch it."
Author: E.B. White
16. "Hello, Jake, I'm glad you could come," Sunny (as Madame Hoo was now called) said, shaking the hand of the chairman of the State Gambling Commission."Boom!" Jake Wexler replied."
Author: Ellen Raskin
17. "The BBC should not have a cheerleader. It should have somebody who runs the organisation in the interests of the public and that should be a chairman."
Author: Gavyn Davies
18. "Once there was a dictator. He drove millions to various kinds of deaths, by war, in prison, or simply in harsh deserts farming their lives away. He destroyed temples, burned books, and ruined the art of calligraphy. He wrote terrible poetry and forced everyone to learn it, so destroying the literary taste of one quarter of humanity. He remained a warrior even as Chairman. He was at his best as a warrior, because as a warrior, he was fighting for his people, dreaming for them. After that, he only ground them down. But I forgive him for saying one beautiful thing:'Women hold up half the sky.' -- Chairman Mao Tse Tung"
Author: Geoff Ryman
19. "My teaching began in 1936 at Iowa State College where T. W. Schultz was the department chairman."
Author: George Stigler
20. "I mean my mother migrated from Georgia -Rome, Georgia, to Washington, D.C., where she then met my father, who was a Tuskegee Airman who was from Southern Virginia. They migrated to Washington and I wouldn't even exist if it were not for that migration. And I brought her back to Georgia, both my parents, actually."
Author: Isabel Wilkerson
21. "Now, if most Americans want to go out and buy a car, they don't say, you know, 'I think I'll call the chairman of the board of Ford Motor Company and see what kind of deal we can make here.'"
Author: Jeb Hensarling
22. "But not all Jews were victims- look at Chairman Rumkowski, who sat safe with his new wife in his cushy home making lists, with the blood of my family on his hands. And not all Germans were murderers. Look at Herr Fassbinder, who had saved so many children on the night that children were taken away."
Author: Jodi Picoult
23. "Mr. Chairman, the price for continuing this war is too high, not only in budgetary terms, but in American lives, Iraqi civilian casualties blamed on America and in the steady increase in the terrorist ranks that this war is provoking around the globe."
Author: John Conyers
24. "Remember the words of Chairman Mao: 'It's always darkest before it's totally black.'."
Author: John McCain
25. "We all have urgent matters pending," one of the members growled. "What the hell is Nick's problem that he can't be here?""He said it's a labor relations problem.""That's no excuse!" another member exploded. "We all have labor relations problems.""I reminded Nick of that," the chairman replied."What did he say?""He said that nobody has a labor relations problem like his."
Author: Judith McNaught
26. "If parents start to fear that monsters may have been let loose in their children's bedrooms, it may be because their children are the monsters. Consider what kind of world they are growing up in. It can all end tomorrow. Material progress no longer seems as closely meshed with human evolution as it once was; the anticipated leap into the future may not take place in a time or manner that can be so easily predicted. However, by now everyone from Richard Nixon to Chairman Mao knows that the only way to force the evolutionary curve to bend your way is by throwing larger numbers at it."
Author: Ken Hollings
27. "As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life."
Author: Lee Haney
28. "The reason I've been able to maintain my position of chairman of CBS in addition to all the Viacom stuff is my team."
Author: Leslie Moonves
29. "Basically no, I mean I think that it's very easy to like I say, smoke a joint or even to wear a Chairman Mao button, or do a lot of these things with out knowing what's behind it, and what it really means."
Author: Lester Bangs
30. "One word from Chairman Mao is worth ten thousand from others. His every statement is truth. We must carry out those we that understand as well as those we don't."
Author: Lin Biao
31. "On July 3, 1968, Chairman Mao issued an order calling for the ruthless suppression of class enemies. He wanted all members of the Five Black Categories to be eliminated, together with TWENTY THREE NEW TYPES of enemy , which included anyone who had ever served as a policeman before the Liberation, or who had been sent to prison or labor camp. And not only them but their family and distant relatives as well.That's a lot of people.Yes. Just think, the literal meaning of the Chinese characters for "revolution" is "elimination of life"
Author: Ma Jian
32. "Published in this month's Harper's, from a conversation held in Beijing in February 1973:Chairman Mao Zedong: Do you want our Chinese women? We can give you ten million.U.S. National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger: The chairman is improving his offer.Mao: We can let them flood your country with disaster and therefore impair your interests. In our country we have too many women, and they have a way of doing things. They give birth to children, and our children are too many."
Author: Mao Tse Tung
33. "Compulsive? I lived and breathed refunding, and my childrenbenefited with their wide variety of toys, balls, and T-shirtsI obtained through my hobby. It was all a big game, and one thatI played well. And I was not alone. While there was no estimateavailable on the number of people who were involved in refunding,Carol Backs, publisher of Money Maker magazine in thelate 1980s and chairman of a trade association of refund magazinepublishers, claimed that refund magazines were selling eighthundred thousand to one million subscriptions."
Author: Mary Potter Kenyon
34. "You know, my role as Vice Chairman is a lot less tiring than playing matches every three days."
Author: Michel Patini
35. "I am the daughter of the Chairman of the Board and thus, was raised with great music."
Author: Nancy Sinatra
36. "Then, as she turned to walk away, Fred dropped the guillotine."So we're making Ev CEO," he said, his fork clenched in his hand. "You're going to get a passive chairman role and a silent board seat. We have some paperwork for you and a recommendation for a lawyer."Jack felt like he had just been hit in the face with a baseball bat. "Say that again," he stuttered to Fred, thinking he had heard incorrectly.Fred repeated himself almost verbatim: We're making Ev CEO. You're getting a passive chairman role. You will have a silent board seat. Here's the paperwork. Call a lawyer."
Author: Nick Bilton
37. "Mr. Chairman, obviously a $60 million cut in the National Endowment for the Arts would be a disaster."
Author: Norm Dicks
38. "Calling all mothers! Some advice for you. If you have a little girl, don't be the kind of mother who says: "All I want is for her to be happy." No, no, no. Want her to be top of her class. Want her to become Chairman of the Board. Want her to marry a millionaire. Want something negotiable, so she has room to rebel. If all you want is for her to be happy, all she can do to separate from you is be miserable."
Author: Orna Ross
39. "First, I have the privilege of being Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. It is not an oxymoron I assure you."
Author: Pat Roberts
40. "By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency, there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures to try to deal with the inflation."
Author: Paul A. Volcker
41. "I know as a manager you have to abide by the chairman's decisions. But his decisions were this team, that team, this player, that player. The chairman is a control freak."
Author: Paul Gascoigne
42. "There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else."
Author: Sam Walton
43. "Deryn felt brilliant, rising through the air at the center off everyone's attention, like an acrobat aloft on a swing. She wanted to make a speech:Hey, all you sods, I can fly and you can't! A natural airman, in case you haven't noticed. And in conclusion, I'd like to add that I'm a girl and you can all get stuffed!"
Author: Scott Westerfeld
44. "Why should one U.S. airman give up his life when our national security is not in imminent danger?"
Author: Sean Hannity
45. "But the weight of her anguish over Gregory – this one missing airman, this unreliable, perhaps unworthy man – filled her whole upper half, diaphragm, lungs, ribs, shoulders, with such crushing gravity that the sighs with which she was obliged to displace it shook her entire body."
Author: Sebastian Faulks
46. "Mozart is thinking of Chairman Mao"
Author: Sijie Dai
47. "Dear, Missus, Mister - I beg you never to give thoughts to war, in no way, not to work for it, not by writing nor by reading about it nor by looking at the pictures nor on the television about it. Not in any way ever, at all. Not by being a soldier, sailor, airman, work in factory or above all at atom bombs. Above all at atom bombs. No obligation for this, dear fellow creature. Signed Your Fellow Creature.''P.S.,' said Gerald slowly, without turning from the window, 'If we all do this, we shall succeed."
Author: Stella Gibbons
48. "Paraphrasing Yeats: It was as the Irish poet had written, a waste of breath, the years that had gone past, the years to come. There was only the present moment to live and die in. [ref. An Irish Airman Foresees His Death ...The years to come seemed waste of breath, A waste of breath the years behind In balance with this life, this death. W.B. Yeats"
Author: Tan Twan Eng
49. "Bono is chairman and founding member of Over-Achievers Anonymous. He has an irrepressible drive to be great. He wants to achieve it all, which actually makes him very vulnerable."
Author: The Edge
50. "I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace."
Author: Yitzhak Rabin

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What I want you to be - I don't mean physically but morally: you are very well physically - is a firm fellow, a fine firm fellow, with a will of your own, with resolution. with determination. with strength of character that is not to be influenced except on good reason by anybody, or by anything. That's what I want you to be. That's what your father, & your mother might both have been"
Author: Charles Dickens

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