"But, hey, what is 'recession' but a word? And the same goes for 'money,' right? And how about 'human beings'?"
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"People of North Dakota! Or possible South Dakota!"
"Thanks, Pop, but today's kids don't want money, they want leadership."
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"How long will we, the descendants of wolves, be content with table scraps and belly rubs?"
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"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your money."
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"Give me moderation or give me death!"
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"You denounce the scourge of American imperialism, reject the authority of the U.N. and the World Bank, and then a little joke."
"The President wants a calm, measured, evenhanded speech that kicks some serious butt."
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"Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit about fifteen per cent of the earth, a hundred-per-cent increase over what they have today."
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"Don't you think 'Workers of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your chains' will send the wrong signal to the ﬁnancial community?"
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"Careful, I'm removing the safety device now."
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A dictator makes a speech, about to be doused with water.
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"I should now like to say something quotable."
"How much speech did you take in last month?"
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Passed over at the Inaugural Poetry Audition
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"I can hear the nattering nabobs of negativity now."
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"Smart stuff, Chip, but wise up and dumb it down."
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"The candidate spoke from his heart."
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"I'm just like any other politician in the race-I take my pants off one leg at a time."
"I think I can speak for an entire generation when I say I'm either in my thirties or in my forties."
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Lincoln Does Crowd Work
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'"Great speech! Full of vitriol, but gleeful vitriol."