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I've always seen my campaigns against corruption as political work of a purer form than what opposition leaders usually do. All they do is hold roundtables and release political statements, which is all well and good. But there are concrete things that need to get done in order to achieve the basic goal of every opposition politician.
Yes, more than 100 Democrats voted to authorize Bush to take the nation to war. Most of them did so in the belief that the president and his administration were truthful in their statements that Saddam Hussein was a gathering menace.
We sometimes get so caught up in one or another aspect of the teaching, we forget that if a person hasn't been introduced to Christ, if a person hasn't embraced the risen Lord and the church that's an expression of that experience, what we're saying just sounds like a bunch of rules or negative statements limiting their personal freedom.
I was wrong to exaggerate in statements related to my experiences in the White House and the Royal Family. I am truly sorry for misleading people and misstating the facts.
While the meeting I participated in turned out to be a ruse, I made statements during the course of the meeting that are counter to NPR's values and also not reflective of my own beliefs. I offer my sincere apology to those I offended.
Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled 'wrong'.
You have more independent eyes scrutinizing the decision-making and financial statements of companies.
A pile of bills and statements - whether paid or not - is a sign that someone is clueless about what's coming in and going out.
If I can make one generalised statement, and generalised statements are never entirely true, nobody wants to be talked down to, kids included.
Some statements concern the conscious states of the animal, what he is to himself as an inner life; others concern his original and acquired ways of response, his behavior, what he is an outside observer.
People ask me if I left the lyrics open to ambiguity. Of course I did. I wanted to make a whole series of complex statements. The lyrics had to do with the state of society at the time.
A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.
You may find many contradictory statements and philosophies within my writings. However, to this I will say such is life, for life is full of contradictions.
Bryant H. McGill
I don't really have that many judgements on things, or crazy statements that I feel like I have to put across.
I tend to like to make my statements more in fashion than in beauty, because what I normally respond to is when someone looks really effortless and deconstructed, beauty-wise, and they're fashion is really grand. Someone like Kate Moss is a great example.
I'm against people reading statements. When you read statement, I automatically take it as though you can't talk, and it's not real.
Trust-me companies are companies whose financial results gallop ahead of their businesses, companies with seemingly perfect control over their quarterly sales and profits. Companies whose financial statements are loaded with footnotes: companies that short-sellers often attack but rarely dent.
I assume the closest members of my family don't actually want to kill me, but the truth is that I have shamed and hurt them; they have to deal with the outrage that my public statements cause, and undoubtedly some members of my clan do want to kill me for that.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
I don't like to make strong statements. I want to write strong novels... I keep my deep, radical things for my novels.
Clothes are like a suit of armour when you're young. I was quite a shy teen, so I wanted to make aggressive statements with the way I looked. I'd say my goth/indie stage was the worst: there was a lot of experimentation involving pink food dye in my fringe.
Advice? Look at your pay statements.
I don't think I'm making any great statements, and I certainly don't think I'm making art.
There is no evidence that terrorists use Mexico to cross into the United States. There have been comments to that regard, but not one of those statements has contained hard evidence.
Enrique Pena Nieto
People think that I'm some kind of genius who's got these statements to say, and... I'm not really.
The securities laws of the 1930s were so important because it forced companies to file registration statements and issue prospectuses, and it remedied the imbalance of information.
Budgets are nothing if not statements of priorities.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
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