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I was so surprised at being born that I didn't speak for a year and a half.

(asked how to speak French) You speak it the same way you speak English, you just use different words.

Let the others make statues of Apollo and Mercury and Hercules... You're the man I want to chisel.

This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it's all checks and no balances.

As I look at all these trusting and loving faces, tears come into my eyes... and if you must know why, it's because my girdle is killing me.

All the other candidates are making speeches about how much they have done for their country, which is ridiculous. I haven't done anything yet, and I think it's just common sense to send me to Washington and make me do my share.

I'm a very lucky woman. I was courted by the youngest, handsomest, most charming, most sought-after star in show business - but I still married George because I loved him.

I read in the papers that the Los Angeles police are hunting for a Chicago gangster. But why do they want one from Chicago? Can't they be satisfied with a hometown boy?

A young boy shouldn't be given up for hopeless just because he's lazy, surly, and good for nothing. Don't be discouraged by those things - maybe he's just trying to be like his daddy.

Education is worth a whole lot. Just think - with enough education and brains the average man would make a good lawyer - and so would the average lawyer.

It's foolish to bet on a horse without talking to him first. I know it seems silly to ask a horse who's going to win a race - but it's no sillier than asking anyone else.

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