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"We didn't actually overspend our budget. The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure."
Frank A. Clark

"There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer."
Gertrude Stein

"Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote."
George Jean Nathan

"Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half."
Gore Vidal

"Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates."
Gore Vidal

"Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours."
Grover Cleveland

"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen."
George MacDonald

"Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose."
George F. Will

"I should have had a circuitous answer that was a non-answer."
Geraldine A. Ferraro

"After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must say I have climbed my last political mountain."
George C. Wallace

"Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues."
George F. Will

"The unpleasant sound Bush is emitting as he traipses from one conservative gathering to another is a thin, tinny "arf" - the sound of a lap dog."
George F. Will

"There is always some fig leaf being used."
Gary Hart

"I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot."
Gary Hart

"Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we've been bombing over the years been complaining?"
George C. Wallace

"I can't let important policy decisions hinge on the fact that an election is coming up every 90 days."
Gerhard Schroeder

"Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so."
Gore Vidal

"Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around."
Gilbert K. Chesterton

"I'm the lamest lame duck there could be."
George C. Wallace

"If you are going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy. God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't."
Hyman Rickover

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