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America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.
[America]
 

But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.
 

Government should be an opportunity for public service, not for public gain.
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Gulf Lesson One is the value of airpower.
 

I am not one who - who flamboyantly believes in throwing a lot of words around.
 

I can tell you this: If I'm ever in a position to call the shots, I'm not going to rush to send somebody else's kids into a war.
 

I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.
 

I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them.
 

I think I'd be a better president because I was in combat.
 

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.
 

I'm conservative, but I'm not a nut about it.
 

I'm going to be so much better a president for having been at the CIA that you're not going to believe it.
 

It's a very good question, very direct, and I'm not going to answer it.
 

It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another.
 

Just as a strong America means a safer world, we have learned that a safer world means a stronger America.
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Please don't ask me to do that which I've just said I'm not going to do, because you're burning up time. The meter is running through the sand on you, and I am now filibustering.
 

Read my lips: no new taxes.
 

There is but one just use of power, and it is to serve people.
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We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.
[Communities]
 

We are not the sum of our possessions.
 


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