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It is essential for politicians to make a connection with us, as Franklin Roosevelt did, as Teddy Roosevelt did, as John F. Kennedy did, as Ronald Reagan did.
~By Peter Jennings ~


All men will commence in their present rank and promotion will be open to all men alike, without any distinctions or qualifications, political or otherwise.
~By John Amery ~


The United States is a strong and ardent ally of Israel. The fact of the matter is that friends can disagree. I think what's important is that world leaders are able to sit down with one another, have frank conversations and move forward.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer. I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore, which was a little better than the tax job.
~By Robert Quine ~


Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity, but it was the man who invented the meter who made the money.
~By Earl Wilson ~


Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
~By Georg Brandes ~


A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
~By Alexandre Dumas ~


He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


The history of the Franks becomes, therefore, the history of the Netherlands.
~By John Lothrop Motley ~


All was well, until I reached the port of Havre. Three officers with the rank of lieutenant, whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men, came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me.
~By Philip Gibbs ~


Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


We sat here during Irene in '99 with the back door open. We drank and watched all the stuff fly by.
~By John Harrison ~


My mother was against me being an actress - until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra.
~By Angie Dickinson ~


At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.
~By Andre Maurois ~


Under the Geneva Convention, for example, a POW is required only to provide name, rank, and serial number and cannot receive any benefits for cooperating.
~By John Yoo ~


Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Franklin Roosevelt had to govern at a time of crisis. If you're going to make changes in the way a nation thinks, you have to have the ability to take the crisis of the moment and use it to shape an agenda.
~By Pete du Pont ~


Daniel was a wonderful and trustworthy partner. And a fine prankster as well.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


Elections are about choosing sides, but inaugurations are about closing ranks.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history.
~By Larry Summers ~


We will have close to 3 months of rehearsals to learn about 30 songs. Frank usually rehearsed a band for at least 3 months. If it took him that long to be comfortable we probably would need double the amount, but It's just not financially possible to do so.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


I think Democrats made a mistake running away from liberalism. Liberalism, uh, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John and Robert Kennedy - that's what the Democratic party ought to reach for.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


I was the last one to screen test for The Hardy Boys. I'd like to play that's not as clean-cut as Frank Hardy. I play him as straight as possible.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


I know I'm not going to sing like Aretha Franklin or Elvis Presley or any of those people.
~By George Thorogood ~


To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Frankly, if people aren't going to cast me because I'm queer, than I don't want to work with them.
~By Anthony Rapp ~


There was a time in American history when almost every white person knew who Aretha Franklin was.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


Increasingly, stars are recruited from the ranks of professional models, with the result that today's starlets are better dressed and better groomed than ever before, though it is doubtful if they are better actresses.
~By Rita Hayworth ~


Jimmy Carter began his planning in the early summer of 1976, Ronald Reagan a year prior. The Clinton Administration, elected in 1992, lingered in naming its team, and as a result, took almost a year to staff its ranks.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald.
~By Lena Horne ~


I used to pull rank and wait until the wind was blowing out.
~By Joe Cronin ~


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
~By Johannes Brahms ~


Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
~By Bob Graham ~


If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.
~By Moliere ~


I think we need to just be very clear about what we're trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we're not trying to create the perfect democracy. We're never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security.
~By David Cameron ~


When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


You know, there are people making a lot of money in this country who can actually afford their own health care. We are in a situation where we got a safety net in place in this country for people who frankly don't need one. We got to focus on making sure we got a safety net for those who actually need it.
~By Eric Cantor ~


It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


This was in June, 1866. Frank wrote for me to come to him at once, and although my own wound was still very bad, I started immediately and stayed with him at the house of Mr. Alexander Severe, in Nelson county, until he recovered, which was in September.
~By Jesse James ~


Having marshalled the men in battle order, as shown in the first diagram, you will observe that each party has two ranks of men, on the first of which stand the superior Pieces, and on the next the eight Pawns.
~By Howard Staunton ~


Now I've even gotten to running out to the fan buses that pass by our house, so I can talk to the people. I think I'm trying to gather fans, frankly. They're very, very nice people - they really understand. It's fun talking to them.
~By Aaron Spelling ~


When I drank, I had a very different attitude towards my playing. It was sloppier but I kind of liked it that way. It was like the alcohol was telling my mind what to do.
~By Mick Mars ~


Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


My identity has everything to do with me and my instrument. It doesn't have to do with what production style I use, or how many people played on it, whether it's sparse or grandiose or whatever. And I'm social, frankly.
~By Liz Phair ~


Frankly - and believe me, I say this without any pretense - when I see the road I've taken, I have to say that thanks to good luck, because without good luck one can do nothing, I've come out pretty well.
~By James MacArthur ~


I worked on a film short with Frank Sinatra when I was a kid.
~By Dwayne Hickman ~


Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.
~By Bruce Barton ~


We sat around and I fed them barbecue and whiskey. And pretty soon everyone started to compete with each other on the guitars. It seemed the more everyone drank and ate, the more everyone got into it.
~By Gary Allan ~


I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant to write a memoir than it was.
~By Jim Harrison ~


Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case.
~By Helen Clark ~


Even the frankest and bravest of subordinates do not talk with their boss the same way they talk with colleagues.
~By Robert Greenleaf ~


Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power.
~By Maimonides ~


You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
~By Robert Frost ~


You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned, and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.
~By Kurt Huber ~


Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank.
~By Linda Chavez ~


Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service.
~By Leslie Stephen ~


Frankly, no newspaper is set up to monitor for cheats and fabricators.
~By Howell Raines ~


The rise of the dramas in the thirteenth century, and the rise of the great novels in a later period, together with their frank glorification of love and the joys of life, may be called the Third Renaissance.
~By Hu Shih ~


Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


It's important to hold something back, though, because quite frankly my personal life is pretty dull and I don't want to bore people with it.
~By Matt Lucas ~


The important information you need at the beginning of an issue. Like way they did the old Frank Miller Daredevil issues in the first five pages he always had to state his origins and how he got his powers.
~By Robert Kirkman ~


When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'
~By Joe Biden ~


He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Frank Lloyd Wright... his things were beautiful but not very functional.
~By David Byrne ~


For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
~By Winston Churchill ~


I guess he wanted to see a little more sexual activity because in real life, in bed I think less is more and let the woman come to me. Frankly, I don't even need a woman there.
~By Garry Shandling ~


As the highest ranking American official in the United Nations organization, I came to understand thoroughly that the national constitutional processes of the member states define the status of territories under their sovereignty.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


When Richie Cunningham drank too many beers, his parents sat him down and explained their concerns. If you live on this earth, you find out that we are all the same.
~By Henry Winkler ~


People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment.
~By Claudia Black ~


It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and, according to a national report, 41st in overall health. According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy.
~By Howard Coble ~


Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Good questions outrank easy answers.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.
~By Barack Obama ~


A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
~By Sydney Smith ~


My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn't relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter.
~By Jeff Gannon ~


And frankly, being a woman I think gives me a slightly different take on a lot of the issues and on a lot of the solutions to the problems we face.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


It is the rank and file - the average woman - for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


The payment made by a manufacturer to a patentee for the privilege of using the patent process, is usually termed, in commercial language, a rent; and under the same head must be ranked all extraordinary qualities of body and mind.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


To be able to pretend to be something that I'm frankly not is very liberating and exciting.
~By Hugh Laurie ~


Mass consumption, advertising, and mass art are a corporate Frankenstein; while they reinforce the system, they also undermine it.
~By Ellen Willis ~


Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone.
~By Andrew Shue ~


I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life.
~By Robert Carlyle ~


The fact that the price of gasoline has declined some in recent weeks must not allow Americans to be lulled into a false sense of security. Energy independence must rank along with border security as the top priorities of the United States.
~By Virgil Goode ~


High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
~By Germaine Greer ~


The party has to be much more. It has to connect in a real way with rank-and-file members and be their voice.
~By Wes Boyd ~


I frankly don't think it's going to be a successful war on terrorism until law enforcement agencies like the FBI are willing to share with other law enforcement agencies. If they can't share information, there's no way this war can be won.
~By Patty Hearst ~


I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Tony Blair faced a massive defection from his own party ranks during voting around the intervention in Iraq. For our present purpose, the point is not that he survived the defection, but that he had to face it.
~By Stockwell Day ~


Frank's bands could play the hardest stuff and make it seem like no big deal.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
~By John James Ingalls ~

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June 4 ,2020


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