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'I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.'


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'The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.'


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'Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.'


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'I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to cha'


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'Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.'


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'Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.'


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'Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.'


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'I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.'


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'Do I think faith will be an important part of being a good president? Yes, I do.'


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'Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.'


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'Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.'


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'The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.'


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'The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear - and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march.'


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'We will not waver we will not tire we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.'


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'Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.'


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'Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.'


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'The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.'


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'The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.'


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'I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.'


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'The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.'


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'You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.'


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'For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein's regime is a better and safer place.'


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'The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear - and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march.'


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'The United States of America will never be intimidated by thugs and assassins. The killers will fail, and the Iraqi people will live in freedom.'


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'The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.'


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'Do I think faith will be an important part of being a good president? Yes, I do.'


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'Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.'


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'Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes.'


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'I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money.'


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'People forget... that we structured it so that the government, or the people, would be repaid with a really good rate of return. And as it turns out, that aspect of TARP, that's what happened.'


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'The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.'


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'Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.'


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'Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history - revisionist historians is what I like to call them.'


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'The true history of my administration will be written 50 years from now, and you and I will not be around to see it.'


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'I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.'


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'I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.'


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'Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.'


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'Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.'


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'I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.'


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'After the chaos and carnage of September 11th, it is not enough to serve our enemies with legal papers.'


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'Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.'


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'I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.'


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'I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money.'


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'Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.'


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'Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.'


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'Look, when you're the president, there's all kinds of things said about us. I mean, it's just the nature of the job.'


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'I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.'


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'America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.'


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'We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray.'


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'I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace.'


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'We will not waver we will not tire we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.'


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'We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace.'


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'We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.'


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'For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein's regime is a better and safer place.'


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'If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign.'


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'The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.'


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'Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.'


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'The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants.'


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'I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.'


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'I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.'


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'The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.'


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'The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.'


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'I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.'


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'Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.'


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'The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.'


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'People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.'


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'I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace.'


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'The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.'


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'The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.'


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'The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States - and war is what they got.'


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'Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror. To the contrary, confronting the threat posed by Iraq is crucial to winning the war on terror.'


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'This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.'


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'With those attacks, the terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States. And war is what they got.'


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'Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.'


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'The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.'


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'America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.'


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'Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.'


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'I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to cha'

 

 

 

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