"You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job."
"It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody."
"There are people who read too much: bibliobibuli. I know some who are constantly drunk on books, as other men are drunk on whiskey or religion. They wander through this most diverting and stimulating of worlds in a haze, seeing nothing and hearing nothing."
"In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars."
"The neutron warhead is a defensive weapon designed to offset the great superiority that the Soviet Union has on the western front against the NATO nations."
"God cannot alter the past, though historians can."
"Statutes authorizing unreasonable searches were the core concern of the framers of the 4th Amendment."
"We talked for a few more minutes and then the president turned to the vice president and said he'd just narrowed the candidates to one. And my 31-year naval career flew out the window."
"Failure is impossible."
"Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee."
"History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions."
"I saw Chungking for the first time more than 40 years ago - a city of hills and mists, of grays and lavenders, two rivers shaping it to a point and the cliff rising above me like a challenge."
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
"We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder with our American friends in this hour of tragedy, and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world."
"It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws."
"I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."
"Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself."
"There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with."
"The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds."
"An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome."
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