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George Allen Quotes

"In some ways, September 11, 2001, seems a long time ago. Yet we have done so much in only a few years, and we will continue to do so in the future, to prevent such attacks on America."

"We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas."

"I am confident that with the wholesome character of our American people, justice will prevail and liberty will endure."

"It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven."

"The idea of reasoning with terrorists without force or with appeasement is naive, and I think it's dangerous."

"All Senators should aspire to be role models, and to the extent that people who have led the American dream, modern-day Horatio Algers stories should be an added plus to all their intellect, capabilities, and experiences."

"I have always advocated for funding and programs that increase our productivity and competitiveness."

"I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed."

"We should favor innovation and freedom over regulation."

"We're going to hear a lot of spirited discussion about the President's plan in the next few days and weeks and that's fine as long as everyone comes ready to talk and not just snipe, complain and argue."

"People of medicore ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."

"Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night."

"Every time you win, you're reborn; when you lose, you die a little."

"The tougher the job, the greater the reward."

"One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve."

"Persevere and get it done."

"Every day you waste is one you can never make up."

"The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds."

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