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"There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat."

"We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children."

"We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other's children."

"In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.'"

"You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are."

"The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity."

"If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement."

"For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants."

"I now understand more clearly than I ever had before why you won in November 1980 and I lost."

"I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president."

"An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. a crisis that calls for firmness and restraint."

"My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception."

"You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other."

"It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever."

"We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles."

"Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries."
Nature

"Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder."

"New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up."
Sports

"I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me."

"If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you."

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