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We've gotten ourselves in a tough predicament now. We'll see how we bounce back.
TU WILLINGHAM
We came out and played well at the start of the second half. But then, it all fell apart.
BRAD KROUSE
Secretary of State Colin Powell, thank you so much, as always, for joining us this morning.
HANNAH STORM
I just want to be really clear about this: Anyone who has read Colin Powell's biography - there&...
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called Peter Wallison -- Told him Colin Powell had only minimum involvement on Iran.
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CASPAR WEINBERGER
This is the time of the year that is exciting for everybody. We've put ourselves in position, now we...
STEVE HESSER
Everything fell apart in me. How are things with you?
JACK KEROUAC
The penalties started the problems, and I fell apart. We have to get better. We all fell apart out t...
EVGENI NABOKOV
We kind of fell apart in the first inning. We kind of found ourselves intimidated. We did show a lot...
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The remarkable position in which we find ourselves is that we don't actually know what we actually k...
BILL BRYSON
The remarkable position in which we find ourselves is that we don't actually know what we actually k...
BILL BRYSON
Even if I did give a good talk, is what I have to say more important and interesting than what Colin...
CAMERON RUSSELL
We put ourselves in a very difficult position. Now we have to dig ourselves out. On Saturday (agains...
LARRY VIEIRA
We played six good innings, and then they really came after us. It just fell apart in the last innin...
JANET LUGGE
At times we can be a little inconsistent. If we concentrate on managing the golf course a little mor...
DON REID
After the Republican Party did everything that Colin Powell says it needs to do to grow, and nominat...
RUSH LIMBAUGH
He had gotten second place, gotten his best time. It was the coolest thing in the world, because he ...
KAREN STEGER
We fell apart in the last 15 minutes.
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We need to learn to mark up better. We got frustrated that they were getting opportunities and forgo...
TRACEY MORRILL
We put ourselves in position to win the game, and we closed out an opponent.
BRAD HOLLAND
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
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Coming into the final 23 games, we set ourselves up to where our destiny's in our hands. If we win t...
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We batted ourselves into a very good position and then batted ourselves into a very bad position.
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They need to find new sources of revenue.
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I think it's critical. If we want this sport to grow, if we want to truly position ourselves to one ...
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The fourth game we just fell apart, the fifth game we fell apart again. Colonel just wanted it more ...
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That kind of policy could facilitate a quicker response to genocide. The genocide has been going on ...
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We're a pretty good skating team. We have to be able to anticipate extremely well, and we have to pu...
DON CAHOON
They may think that all military officers are George Patton, but what about Colin Powell? We're real...
ALAN ROGERS
Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration exc...
DONALD RUMSFELD
It's our job now to resurrect the ship a bit and put ourselves in a position where, if we can't get ...
JOHN BUCHANAN
I'm bitterly disappointed, that from 27-9 down with 20 minutes left, we dragged ourselves into a pos...
GARY PARKER
President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many peop...
MICHAEL CRAPO
We do find the message has gotten out there.
DAN DAVIDSON
We're going to need an autopsy to show the cause of death. Right now, we don't know if they jumped, ...
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If our focus is on how we are supposed to feel then we deny ourselves the joy of freedom in how we t...
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It's very frustrating, because we always put ourselves in this position. We need to try and learn fr...
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Mate after mate we find ourselves trying to adapt to who they want us to be till eventually we lose ...
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We put ourselves in this predicament and now we have to get ourselves out of it.
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If a portion of a redwood is rotting, the redwood will send roots into its own form and draw nutrien...
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Coach keeps emphasizing that we have a long season to put ourselves in a good position in the standi...
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At one point we were in the perfect shooting position. Then our camera fell off again, but then it d...
ELYSE EDWARDS
The very fact that we don't know how vulnerable we are to floods across this country ought to be wor...
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It's the hand we're dealt. We've put ourselves in this position, and we've got to find a way to get ...
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We need to find a way to get healthy. And then come out firing at Regis.
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I think that if the novel's task is to describe where we find ourselves and how we live now, the...
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I think it still brings a lot of the same lessons that it brought 20 years ago. It's a snapshot of t...
CHARLES FULLER
Then, in that peace of the present moment we can find divinity in ourselves and in all around us.
JODI AMAN
I fell in love, not deep, but I fell several times and then fell out.
CARL SANDBURG
This is what we have been trying to position ourselves for over the last two years. We have been wor...
DON ROOT
We'll put ourselves in a good position to be the seed we want to be if we win tonight.
JEFF PERREAULT
Sometimes we need to be apart to understand just how much we truly love each other .
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We need to find the light within ourselves, so we can see our true worth.
IMANIA MARGRIA
If we are not more efficient, we put ourselves in a position where prices need to rise or profits de...
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I don't think we're in a position to talk about the location right now. There still may be some thin...
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If we're honest with ourselves, most of us know the one thing we lack.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
It's not like we fell apart. It was just unlucky.
CURTIS BROWN
I thank God for qualifying. We came to qualify and we did. We played with quality for 80 minutes the...
ABDOULAYE SARR
We had a chance to win, but there's no excuse. We just fell apart in the end.
DAJUAN HARRIS
We do not humble ourselves in the poisoned atmosphere created by foreign sources.
HAMID-REZA ASEFI
Every time we were put into a hole, we were digging out, putting ourselves back in position to win.
JOSH BIDWELL
We need to get that last wicket as soon as possible, bat well and then get them out quickly, ... But...
CRAIG WRIGHT
We realize that it's gotten so competitive out there that we need to stay on top of things.
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If we're going to take good care of our children, then we need to take good care of ourselves.
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What is hard for us to understand well, and hard for me to explain to Secretary (of State Colin) Pow...
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Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give...
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To find out what is truly individual in ourselves, profound reflection is needed; and suddenly we re...
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We realize people need to live somewhere but we don't want to put ourselves in a position where we h...
FRANK WRIGHT
We started the game well and then things fell apart. Losing (Greg) Marty to foul trouble hurt becaus...
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We put ourselves in excellent position but now we need some help. We have to take care of business t...
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I told her (Powell) she didn't need that Stanford degree to do that,
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We've gotten involved in cat rescue - we take them in and find homes for them. I've always l...
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Just when we thought everything was going to be okay, we all fell apart.
JENNY HAN
We started a thing called the Global Developmental Alliance -- Secretary [of State Colin] Powell ann...
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The EPA is working with the industry to find out what the sources of exposure are.
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We need enlightenment, not just individually but collectively, to save the planet. We need to awaken...
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Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothe...
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Today, currently, business owners can go out and find out if the person they are hiring is eligible ...
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We need to continually look within ourselves. Contemplate our inner being and find our own unique vo...
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The struggle you see in the Republican Party today is the country club Republican versus the bowling...
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They'll basically figure out what the power tables will be in the new restaurant. Then we will figur...
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Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell ap...
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We are looking for protection. We try to work out how well-equipped a company is to protect the busi...
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We're very happy right now. You want to play four games and we put ourselves in that position. We're...
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We know what's at stake. We know that we can go out there and put ourselves in a really nice positio...
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It's hard to even talk about. We allowed ourselves to lose our composure and not execute. We just fe...
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This is very regrettable
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because of the human dimensions of this catastrophe.
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I don't want to spend the rest of my life giving speeches.
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The freedom to do your best means nothing unless you are willing to do your best.
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War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our ...
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It's a disgrace that we have millions of people who are uninsured.
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You don't know what you can get away with until you try.
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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, t...
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I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but th...
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A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
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Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories o...
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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failu...
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The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They hav...
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It's nice to say let's be bipartisan. But we're a partisan nation. We were raised as a p...
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My own experience is use the tools that are out there. Use the digital world. But never lose sight o...
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Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
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We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this count...
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Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it...
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Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself.
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Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard...
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In my conversations this afternoon with Arafat we discussed this in considerable detail, ... And he ...
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Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach be...
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It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political s...
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The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be en...
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Have fun in your command. Don't always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you've earned it: Sp...
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You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda....
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I don't think it's racism, I think it's economic. But poverty disproportionately affects African-Ame...
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They will not succeed, for we stand united in the global war against terrorism -- war that compels t...
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President Reagan fueled the spirit of America. His smile, his optimism, his total belief in the ulti...
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