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Charley Pride

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Andre, 20 more years!
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I wouldn't trade any of my experiences for anything in the world, ... 20/20.
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Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs.
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There are worse things than being thought a Republican.
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When you score 21 points in one game it's really nice. Then you turn around and can't get anything g...
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Gai offers more opportunities for Hugh with her big stable, and you can't blame him.
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Never vote for a candidate whose campaign promises include ‘doing more for children.
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I thought she could have won.
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We can back from the dead here.
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I think it will probably be April before this thing gets serious.
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The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic. It has always been ...
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Terrell's a good run blocker. He's very stout. He's very intelligent. He makes a lot of rookie mista...
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This is a good draft class. These guys are all going to be good players.
CHARLEY ARMEY
I spent about eight months in Vietnam. In 1970, I was in the Infantry.
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We all know this is a guessing game. It's humans evaluating humans, and you know what? We're not inf...
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The sheepskin conferred on a student by a college hardly compensates for the human hide that will be...
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If you have the first pick in the draft and he ends up being a star player, at some point you're pay...
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There aren't a lot of options still out there. But it's like any other position. You're going to kee...
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I've been told it was inaccurate by a source good enough for me to quote it.
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I feel good about everything right now. In the practice rounds this week I played really well. Even ...
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It's a cosmetic problem. It isn't like a worm that gets in an apple.
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Tell him it's about fishing.
CHARLEY WINNER
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Early on we played good defense, got some great looks [on offense] but just couldn't score. You got ...
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I think he's one of the great young coaches in lacrosse because of his great work ethic and because ...
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Nobody should hit .200. Anybody should hit .250.
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