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1. "In 2004, I joined my father, John Kerry, on the trail in his bid for the United States presidency."
Author: Alexandra Kerry
2. "Why couldn't Obama have picked somebody respectable as his running mate, you know, like John Kerry did?"
Author: Ann Coulter
3. "H. L Mencken's Dictionary of the American Language supplies a long list of slang terms for being drunk, but the Irish are no slouches, either. They're spannered, rat-arsed, cabbaged, and hammered; ruined, legless, scorched, and blottoed; or simply trolleyed or sloshed. In Kerry, you're said to be flamin'; in Waterford, you're in the horrors; and in Cavan, you've gone baloobas, a tough one to wrap your tongue around if you ARE baloobas. In Donegal, you're steamin', while the afflicted in Limerick are out of their tree."
Author: Bill Barich
4. "Most of the customers were from Kerry and Limerick. One was a lawyer, a tall, fat sandy-haired man. He lorded it over the others by buying them drinks. They clinked glasses with him and called him a 'motherfucking ambulance chaser' when he went to the bathroom. It was not a series of words they would have used at home -- motherfucking ambulance chasers weren't big in the old country -- but they said it as often as they could. With great hilarity they injected it into songs when the lawyer left. One of the songs had an ambulance chaser going over the Cork and Kerry mountains."
Author: Colum McCann
5. "John Kerry was officially endorsed by Dick Gephardt, and Kerry said, 'What did I ever do to you?'"
Author: Craig Kilborn
6. "Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam hussein would still be in power today in Iraq. In fact, Saddam Hussein would almost certainly still be in control of Kuwait."
Author: Dick Cheney
7. "John Kerry can be absolutely ruthless. I would not want to be on his enemies list when he's ready to go after you."
Author: Douglas Brinkley
8. "John Kerry doesn't think in terms of black-and-white. He's all gray, and he looks at all sides of the issues. That makes people think he likes to be devil's advocate. Whatever you say, he'll challenge you on."
Author: Douglas Brinkley
9. "John Kerry wants to be the hero in his own drama. He likes King Arthur and the Round Table. He likes the young swashbuckling Churchill, and he loved the early antics of Theodore Roosevelt."
Author: Douglas Brinkley
10. "We went to church sometimes, so it's not like Mom had anything against religion, but Kerry totally did and Mom was ferociously protective of the people she loved, so much that she took insults up them personally."
Author: Gayle Forman
11. "It's a good thing Kerry's dead, because that funeral would've sent him over the edge," Henry said."
Author: Gayle Forman
12. "[I]f Modi is toast, it will in one sense be a tremendous pity. In his way, he represents a third generation in cricket's governance. For a hundred years and more, cricket was run by administrators, who essentially maintained the game without going out of their way to develop it. More recently it has been run by managers, with just an ounce or two of strategic thought. Modi was neither; he was instead a genuine entrepreneur. He has as much feeling for cricket as Madonna has for madrigals, but perhaps, because he came from outside cricket's traditional bureaucratic circles, he brought a vision and a common touch unexampled since Kerry Packer."
Author: Gideon Haigh
13. "The skerry was resting in the sea. It was like being in a cradle, or on a deathbed, he thought. All the voices hidden in the cliff were whispering. Even rocks have memories, as do waves and breakers. And down below, in the darkness where fish swam along invisible and silent channels, there were also memories."
Author: Henning Mankell
14. "The fact is that we wouldn't be in Iraq if it weren't for Democrats like Senator Kerry."
Author: Howard Dean
15. "Nobody has ever denied that when it comes to his trade - gigolo - John Forbes Kerry is one of the all-time greats. He's in the Gigolo Hall of Fame. See, a really good gigolo might snag one heiress in a lifetime with a nine-figure trust fund. Kerry has married two. When it comes to gigolos, he's Steve Jobs."
Author: Howie Carr
16. "Only the flesh dies, Kerry. The flesh is vapor. When the vapor drifts away and is gone, only we remain."
Author: J.S. Bailey
17. "Pictures can be devastating. Who allowed John Kerry to get himself photographed windsurfing in a flowered swimsuit? Anyone in the real world in that operation?"
Author: Jack Germond
18. "Adrian: "I've made my position clear, Mr. Skerry. It's not my job to protect people from their own stupidity."Resonator: "And I like to give hand granades to babies ... let's be friends!?"
Author: Jesse Hajicek
19. "If we do the work that we can do in this country, the work that we will do when John Kerry is President, people like Christopher Reeve will get up out of that wheelchair and walk again."
Author: John Edwards
20. "I think an Edwards-Kerry ticket would be powerful."
Author: John Edwards
21. "Senator Kerry voted to undermine the troops in the field, and that is not only inexcusable, it is reprehensible."
Author: John Ensign
22. "I would never say John Kerry would be a great president. I will say that George Bush has divided us; he has filled this country with hatred."
Author: John Mellencamp
23. "I saw some war heroes... John Kerry is not a war hero. He couldn't tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11."
Author: John O'Neill
24. "Washington's all abstraction. It's about access to power and nothing else. I mean, I'm sure it's fun if you're living next door to Seinfeld, or To Wolfe, or Mike Bloomberg, but living next door to them isn't what New York is about, In Washington people literally talk about how many feet away from John Kerry's house their own house is. The neighborhoods are all so blah, the only thing that turns people on is proximity to power. It's a total fetish culture. People get this kind of orgasmic shiver when they tell you they sat next to Paul Wolfowitz at a conference or got invited to Grover Norquist's breakfast."
Author: Jonathan Franzen
25. "That's when I notice Cheryl and Mickey cuddled up on the couch. She's leaning on his shoulder, his arm around her, her leg across his lap. Cheryl throws glances at Kerry that say, "Look at me!" while Kerry shoots a "You go, girl!" smirk right back. I think of CK, how he and I often sat like that. Not because we were seconds from making out or wanted to look like a couple, but just out of a deep, platonic connection. My heart hits a higher notch on the ache-o-meter, my teeth sear into my bottom lip, and then something inside me snaps as cleanly as a crayon."
Author: Kea Alwang
26. "The thing with Kerry is that all of this is a natural progression, her troubles. It's a cycle."
Author: Laura Innes
27. "It was sort of that in-between area when people don't talk about their personal lives. That's the kind of life I think Kerry would be living now if it weren't for the Lopez character sort of outing her."
Author: Laura Innes
28. "On a day when Osama bin Laden again threatened the United States and our allies, it is disturbing to realize that John Kerry neither recognizes nor understands the murderous ideology of our enemies and the threat they pose to our nation."
Author: Marc Racicot
29. "If Senator Kerry understands the nature of this threat and the need to take on terror, then he should immediately repudiate these troubling comments, and stop all efforts on behalf of his surrogates to blame America for these attacks."
Author: Marc Racicot
30. "You've got people who didn't serve with John Kerry saying they did serve with John Kerry in the boat. With George Bush, we can't find anybody who did serve with him."
Author: Mark Shields
31. "Everybody who served in John Kerry's boat under his command, save one, has stood with him."
Author: Mark Shields
32. "George Bush says what John Kerry did was noble. Yet he sees him being savaged by his own supporters."
Author: Mark Shields
33. "John Kerry's biography was central to his campaign."
Author: Mark Shields
34. "John Kerry didn't out me, nor did he offend or attack me by calling me a lesbian. I certainly couldn't be offended by the truth."
Author: Mary Cheney
35. "John Kerry's service did not end in Vietnam. It began there."
Author: Max Cleland
36. "George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record."
Author: Peter King
37. "When John Kerry and Zell Miller and George Bush can agree on an issue, you know it's got legs."
Author: Phil Bredesen
38. "John Kerry couldn't even order a Philly cheesesteak properly."
Author: Rich Lowry
39. "Kerry is an adult - he thinks things through. He learns from the present as well as the past. To George Bush, thinking things through is for sissies."
Author: Richard Dreyfuss
40. "I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders, who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry."
Author: Rodney Alexander
41. "You ought to sue.""I don't know how to sew. I tried it once and I almost put my eye out."If there is one thing Sahara Soto and Kerry Thompson have in common, it's their complete idiocy. In the girl's case, it's endearing."
Author: Rose Christo
42. "I think there can be some disagreement as to whether Kerry really won Wisconsin or not."
Author: Scott McCallum
43. "I just wanted Kerry to notice me. (Geek Human)For the record, kid, summoning a demon to kidnap her, not the best way to meet a woman. It usually backfires on you. (Jericho)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
44. "I think it's less risky for the Kerry campaign to embrace former President Clinton than it is to reject him."
Author: Stuart Rothenberg
45. "Cricket the world over, I don't think, will ever know how different things would be without Kerry Packer."
Author: Tony Greig
46. "For more than 20 years, on every one of the great issues of freedom and security, John Kerry has been more wrong, more weak and more wobbly than any other national figure."
Author: Zell Miller

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