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Interesting quotes

November 3, 2010 - Blaine Hyska
Interesting quotes from the present, past:

"If we turn out at the levels we turned out in 2008, we'll win. It's pretty straightforward." — President Obama

"I cannot imagine any condition which would cause a ship to founder. I cannot conceive of any vital disaster happening to this vessel. Modern ship building has gone beyond that." —Captain Edward J. Smith, Commander of Titanic

"Our programs are working." — Jen O'Malley Dillon, executive director of the Democratic National Committee

"I know things are still tough out there, but we finally have job growth again.” — President Obama

"There is no danger that Titanic will sink. The boat is unsinkable and nothing but inconvenience will be suffered by the passengers." — Phillip Franklin, White Star Line Vice-President, owner of the ship

"Across the country, right now, we're witnessing a repudiation of Washington, a repudiation of big government and a repudiation of politicians who refuse to listen to the people." — Ohio Rep. John Boehner, in line to be the new Republican House Speaker

"I think people started looking at all this, and it felt as if government was getting much more intrusive into people's lives than they were accustomed to." — President Obama

"I thought her unsinkable and I based my opinion on the best expert advice." — Phillip Franklin, White Star Line Vice President

"Cap-and-trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way. I'm going to be looking for other means to address this problem." — President Obama

"My mother had a premonition from the very word 'Go.' She knew there was something to be afraid of and the only thing that she felt strongly about was that to say a ship was unsinkable was flying in the face of God. Those were her words." — Eva Hart, Titanic Survivor



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