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Famous quotes of this week

I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude. Michael Jordan

There is something discordant about a team of speechwriters and political operatives hammering away to create an image of the 'real, inner' candidate. And, to be blunt, there is no necessary connection between a moving life experience and the skills necessary for leadership. Jeff Greenfield

My father respected and admired my mother and was a person who was always standing by my side, encouraging me to do more and believed in my capacity. So in that sense, my own experience was very good in becoming an empowered woman. From early on, I carried that strong message: 'You can do it.' So I never had any doubt that women can do a lot. Michelle Bachelet

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership. Patricia Ireland

Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel. Joseph Addison

The next thing is: we can make IBM even better. We brought IBM back but we're gunning for leadership. Louis Gerstner

All I know is that history repeats itself and people are going to want to experience the world. But I know then they are going to have a better appreciation for what is here in Maine. John Baldacci

The art of leadership... consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention. Adolf Hitler

As for leadership, I am the kind who leads reluctantly and more by example than anything else. Someone had to be on the incorporation papers as president. Keith Henson

Life is a long lesson in humility. James M. Barrie

As is the case with many Middle Eastern nations, women are nowhere near equal to men when it comes to basic freedoms and rights that we take for granted every day. Ginny Brown-Waite

The women who pass away before they receive Social Security, for them this is nothing but a tax from which they or their family will never receive a benefit. Ginny Brown-Waite

The goal is always to do B material in an A fashion. J. J. Abrams

Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare, adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our veterans were promised and so dearly need. We owe our heroes no less. Dan Lipinski

The picture which the philosopher draws of the world is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic. Morris Raphael Cohen

In the face of terrorism, a united front is one of the strongest weapons. Virginia Foxx

Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole. Tim Curry

I'm still raising kids myself, so I don't feel like a grandpa. Sammy Hagar

I don't just want my books to be about the '30s and '40s. I want them to read as if they had been written then. I think of them as '40s novels, written in the conservative narrative past. Alan Furst

The problem of the food price is structural. The growth of demand cannot be checked in that it is coming from middle income countries demanding more quality and more quantity of food. High demand is here to stay. Sri Mulyani Indrawati