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'France is a country that thinks. There is hardly an ideology that we haven't turned into a theory ... Enough thinking, already. Roll up your sleeves.'
CHRISTINE LAGARDE, newly appointed French Finance Minister, proposing a tax cut that would encourage the nation's people to work harder

'He was so inept and so inartful.'
MARGARET SPELLINGS, U.S. Secretary of Education, on why she turned down a date with Karl Rove in the early '80s

'In the horror movie you kill the monster, and the hand re-emerges....

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