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People may think of Southern humor in terms of missing teeth and outhouse accidents but the best of it is a rich vein running through the best of Southern literature.

I think it's because it's so different and it takes risks. Plus it's really smart humor. It gives the audience credit in terms of not needing to tell them when to laugh. I love that about the show. There's no laugh track.

We're starting to push the envelope in terms of the expectations and you can also have your own style personality and sense of humor because now we're allowed to.

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I hope that at the end of the seven years people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad I look forward to representing Ireland.

I think it's impossible to judge whether another person should come out. You just hope they will on their own time and their own terms.

The media tried to destroy my parents and has taken things completely out of context but there's not a whole lot you can do in terms of fighting back. You have to hope that it passes which it always does. But they have to be careful. They didn't necessarily sign up for this.

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I hope I'm wrong but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy - worse than Vietnam not in the number who died but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the region.

I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.

I made a real specific decision when I came out of school and most artists were writing about home - if you were a woman you were writing about being a woman - and I decided not to do that write about what you know. That's not what I do. I went as far away from home as possible in terms of the development of my imagination.

With fiction you can talk about plot character and narrative whereas a poem brings home the fact that everything that happens in a work of literature happens in terms of language. And this is daunting stuff to deal with.

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The UK is not going to leave the European Union. Of course not. We are inextricably wound up with Europe. In terms of culture history and geography we are a European nation.

In terms of the history of a far reaching movement 20 years is not that long.

When I read Thirteen Days I was moved by it. It was just a great time for the world in terms of looking back in history and seeing how we got ourselves into trouble and how we got ourselves out of trouble.

I don't really think of things in terms of legacy or where I stand in the history of Nintendo or anything like that.

I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president - with the possible exceptions of Johnson FDR and Lincoln - just in terms of what we've gotten done in modern history. But you know but when it comes to the economy we've got a lot more work to do. And we're gonna keep on at it.

I've declined every congressional benefit I could decline federal health insurance the retirement program the 403(b) program which I think is overly generous. I've got self-imposed term limits of six terms if I have the privilege to serve that long.

I think it's important that as a matter of course the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply.

And in terms of their crown jewel legislative achievement: who knew that when asked 'will government impose a new federal mandate requiring middle class Americans to buy health insurance whether they can afford it or not?' The answer would be 'Yes we can!'

When you're young you don't think very far ahead. You just think in terms of the next day the next week the next competition. You don't think about injuries that could threaten your long-term health.

Economists are coming to acknowledge that measures of national wealth and poverty in terms strictly of average income tell you little that is significant of the health or viability of a society.

And so our goal on health care is if we can get instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year it's going up at the level of inflation maybe just slightly above inflation we've made huge progress. And by the way that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.

I think people should know more of Africa in terms of its joie de vivre its feeling for life. In spite of the images that one knows about Africa - the economic poverty the corruption - there's a joy to living and a happiness in community living together in community life which may be missing here in America.

Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.

I've run into certain geniuses of individualism - they are very few and far between - who live their lives completely on their own terms they are very powerful and have a great amount of happiness. We all should aspire to that.

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My host at Richmond yesterday morning could not sufficiently express his surprise that I intended to venture to walk as far as Oxford and still farther. He however was so kind as to send his son a clever little boy to show me the road leading to Windsor.

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