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"Dan would rather play golf than have sex any day." - Marilyn Quayle

"Dan Rather and I just aren't especially chummy." - Walter Cronkite

"106 in the valley... I was sweating like Dan Rather checking for forged documents." - Jay Leno

"106 [degrees] in the valley... I was sweating like Dan Rather checking for forged documents." - Jay Leno

"One of the nicest things about NBC is that Tom Brokaw is not Dan Rather." - Michael Gartner

"Dan Rather is guilty of not being skeptical enough about a story that was politically loaded." - Bill O'Reilly

"I've worked with Ed Bradley, Dan Rather and lots of different local news anchors." - Mika Brzezinski

"Dan Rather is guilty of not being skeptical enough about a story that was politically loaded." - Bill Oreilly

"Walter [Cronkite] sang me a little sea chantey. The verse ended, 'Just watch your back with Dan [Rather], dear, just watch your back with Dan.'." - Connie Chung

"Here we have a situation where a defendant in a case agrees to an interview with Dan Rather. It happened to be not confidential. But it was an interview with Dan Rather." - Floyd Abrams

"One of the interpreters hired by CBS for the Dan Rather/Saddam Hussein interview adopted a phony Arabic accent. You know, maybe CBS should have hired somebody with a fake Dan Rather accent to ask tougher questions." - Jay Leno

"If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as, 'Candle-making industry threatened'." - Newt Gingrich

"If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as candle making industry threatened." - Newt Gingrich

"Around 1967 Dan Bobrow wrote a program to do algebra problems based on symbols rather than numbers." - Marvin Minsky

"Dan Raad means Business..." - Charlie Sheen

"CBS is planning a tribute to Dan Rather... the memo went out a month ago but everyone assumed it was a fake." - Ann Coulter

"What are the odds that Dan Rather would have accepted such patently phony documents from, say, the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth?" - Ann Coulter

"Though part of me had always wanted to be a comedian, another part of me had always wanted to be Bryant Gumbel or Dan Rather." - Chris Rock

"I grew up in the era when Dan Rather hated Richard Nixon. He was a newsman, but you knew what his opinion was." - Roger Ailes

"What I think is highly inappropriate is what's going on across the Internet, a kind of political jihad against Dan Rather and CBS News that's quite outrageous." - Tom Brokaw

"CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent." - Floyd Abrams

"I listen to Steely Dan. I really like Steely Dan." - Tom Wopat

"The television anchorman Dan Rather turns up in rag-top native drag in Afghanistan, the surrogate of our culture with his camera crew, intrepid as Sir Richard Burton sneaking into Mecca." - Lance Morrow

"Republicans are now saying that Dan Rather should lose his job because he misled the country with bogus information. Which is odd because the Democrats are saying the exact same thing about President Bush." - Jay Leno

"CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, 'It's not so bad." - Conan O'Brien

"I think Dan [Rather] is transparently liberal. Now he may not like to hear me say that. I always agree with him, too. But I think he should be more careful." - Andy Rooney

"I think Dan [Rather] is transparently liberal. Now he may not like to hear me say that. I always agree with him, too. But I think he should be more careful." - Andy Rooney

"CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'" - Conan O'Brien

"CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'" - Conan Obrien

"Dan Chaucer, well of English undefiled." - Edmund Spenser

"Old ladies photographed by CBS who announced that they would die of malnutrition if Reagan's bill were passed could probably have saved themselves their impending penury by the simple device of applying to the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists for scale every time they were featured by Dan Rather or whoever." - William F Buckley Jr

"This is the essence of the problem. To Dan Rather and to a lot of other powerful members of the chattering class, that which is right of center is conservative. That which is left of center is middle of the road. No wonder they can't recognize their own bias." - Bernard Goldberg

"Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle." - Floyd Abrams

"I'd rather teach peace." - Colman Mccarthy

"Tasteful rather than expensive." - Cornelius Nepos

"Who needs bread crumbs," Dan replied, "when you have GPS?" - Peter Lerangis

"Dan Gerber is one of our finest living poets." - Annie Dillard

"Slime him, sis," Dan urged, "Make him a redcoat." - Gordon Korman

"Fantasie is belangrijker dan kennis, want kennis is begrensd." - Albert Einstein

"Dan Fouts fumbled the game away for Chargers." - Bob Griese

"I got every Dan Shaughnessy book known to man." - Jimmy Fallon

"Could he actually be my muirn beatha dan?" - Cate Tiernan

"I'm sure Bonnie Blair and Dan Jansen think I'm garbage." - Mary Docter

"But I'd rather not predict. I'd rather affect." - James Carville

"When I watch Dan Rather explaining how America is going to be attacking, where we're going to attack, what routes we're taking, what kind of planes we're using, how to stop them, how to stop us, it is a little bit disconcerting. I've never seen this, where newscasters are telling the enemy how we're going about it, we have just found out this and that. It is ridiculous." - Donald Trump

"Give help rather than advice." - Luc De Clapiers

"Drink poison rather than worry." - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

"Sacrifice money rather than principle." - Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild

"It's all been rather lovely." - John Le Mesurier

"Be interested rather than interesting" - Marshall Sylver

"Rather be dead than cool." - Kurt Cobain

"I'd rather go by bus." - Prince Charles

"I'd rather work than not." - Tommy Bolin

"Be rather bountiful, than expensive." - William Penn

"Matisse renovates rather than innovates." - Guillaume Apollinaire

"When I get about five readers I can rub together in one genre, I leave that genre and go somewhere else. And this is due to a vow that I made myself when I started writing - that if I had any success at all, I would not be bound to one form of writing. That I would write what moves me. The only way I can see me surviving and doing more than one book is to present the readers with a Dan Simmons novel, with whatever tropes and protocols from whatever genre I want to borrow them. If that builds a Dan Simmons readership, well then, okay. Otherwise, forget about it. I'd rather drive a truck." - Dan Simmons

"C'mon, Amy, cinnamon rolls are calling us." Dan put a hand to his ear. "Do you hear? 'Amy? Dan?'" he squeaked. "'Come and get my sugary, sticky goodness!" - Judy Blundell

"I can't wait to see how Dan and I will look when we are older." - Tom Felton

"I'm so hungry," Amy said sleepily. "Hey, you stole my line," Dan said." - Judy Blundell

"Dan watched in awe. "I didn't know you talk Turkey." "I speak Turkish." - Peter Lerangis

"Taigen Dan Leighton has lovingly illumined still another dimension of the human condition." - John Daishin Buksbazen

"You'd be surprised what a person can live with," Dan said." - Stephen King

"Dan Chaucer, well of English undefyled. On Fame's eternall beadroll worthie to be fyled." - Edmund Spenser

"Alice: I do' love you anymore. Goodbye. Dan: Since when? Alice: Now. Just now." - Patrick Marber

"The contract like '91 Dan Marino. I swear this guy Michael Rapino's boostin my ego." - Drake

"Dan Quayle thinks Roe v. Wade is two ways to cross the Potomac." - Patricia Schroeder

"Murderer who lives in my building. His name is Dan Bevacqua. Hes a fiction writer." - Arda Collins

"Alice: I don't love you anymore. Goodbye. Dan: Since when? Alice: Now. Just now." - Patrick Marber

"My love for Dan Brown knows no bounds. It literally has no mass." - Salman Rushdie

"Every time I see Dan Quayle I feel like buying a vowel." - Emo Philips

"Dan Chaucer, well of English undefyled, On Fames eternall beadroll worthie to be fyled." - Edmund Spenser

"I pity the man who can travel from Dan to Beersheba and cry, 'Tis all barren!" - Laurence Sterne

"Dan LUNGREN: Mr. Speaker, I ask that the gentleman's words be taken down." - Anthony Weiner

"You"d be surprised what a person can live with," Dan said." - Stephen King

"Dan Chaucer, well of English undefyled,On Fames eternall beadroll worthie to be fyled." - Edmund Spenser

"I feel something vibrating and I really hope it's your phone." Serana told Dan, who blushed." - Cecily Von Ziegesar

"I like Steve Gadd, everything he did with Steely Dan. There's so many. I like everything." - Travis Barker

"I'd love to work with Steve Martin. I'd love to work with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd." - Chris Pratt

"Dan Radcliffe and Rupert Grint to me are like a pair of warm-hearted brothers." - Emma Watson

"In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him, CBS and the craft of journalism." - Tina Brown

"There was no news in the Dan Rather piece. They didn't say [to Bush]: "We found a piece of paper that was overlooked in the 300,000 pieces of paper that were covered in the Iran-Contra hearings, and we have a piece of news we'd like to ask you about." CBS decided to create a media event and cover it in its own fashion. This was unprecedented in American history. CBS cancelled two-thirds of the newscast... to get a guy and take him out." - Roger Ailes

"Would you rather be right or free?" - Byron Katie

"I'd rather DIE than go to heaven." - Brendon Small

"Love is co-operation rather than competition." - Wayne Dyer

"Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice." - Luc De Clapiers

"I'd rather be happy than right." - Hugh Prather

"The worst has happened ... it's rather liberating." - Ruth Rendell

"I'd rather lie down than jump up." - The Irresistible Force

"I'd rather be alone than unhappy" - Whitney Houston

"I'd rather die than fade away" - Jon Bon Jovi

"To be rather than to seem." - Erin Morgenstern

"I'd rather not sing than sing quiet." - Janis Joplin

"Dream, rather than let yourself be dreamt" - Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

"I rather think he knew anyway." - Jonathan Stroud

"Genuine love is volitional rather than emotional." - M Scott Peck

"I would rather be right than rigorous." - Stephen Hawking

"Seek to complete rather than compete." - Linda K. Burton

"I will read anything rather than work." - Jean Kerr

"Always focus on accomplishments rather than activities." - Brian Tracy

"Be approximately right rather than exactly wrong." - John Tukey

"I would rather lose money than trust" - Robert Bosch

"The best propaganda omits rather than invents" - Mason Cooley

"Rather suffer an injustice than commit one." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"I'd rather be relevant than cool." - Alber Elbaz

"Try finding love, rather than finding fault." - Gerald Jampolsky

"Quality rather than quantity distinguishes the master." - Sax Rohmer

"I would rather be sick than idle." - Seneca the Younger

"I'd much rather resign than be pushed." - Ian Blair

"I'd rather be lucky than good" - Lefty Gomez

"I'd rather be loyal than right." - Gail Carriger

"Faith is caught rather than taught." - Henrietta Mears

"I'd rather be vindictive than smart. (Solin)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I'd rather die enormous than live dormant." - Jay-Z

"I would rather be whole than good." - Carl Jung

"Equality today means 'sameness', rather than 'oneness'." - Erich Fromm

"I'd rather be tired than broke!" - Mark Cuban

"One should look forward rather than backwards." - Anna Wintour

"Well, isn't it splendid & rather toffee?.." - Stephen Fry

"I'd rather produce art than become art." - Steven Morrissey

"Seek to understand rather than be understood." - Stephen Covey

"Old age is by nature rather talkative." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Choose to experience peace rather than conflict." - Gerald Jampolsky

"I'd rather die terrified than live forever." - Joey Comeau

"I'd rather just think of everything positively." - Minzy

"I'd rather die believing than live doubting" - Smith Wigglesworth

"Focus on stillness, rather than on movement" - Morihei Ueshiba

"Equality today means "sameness", rather than "oneness"." - Erich Fromm

"I'd rather go fishing for three years." - Whitey Herzog

"Too much information is rather deadening." - Willa Cather

"Old age by nature is rather talkative." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"I am rather discreet and shy!" - Richard Clayderman

"I'd rather lie down than jump up." - Mixmaster Morris

"Rather a stone, but to be alone!" - Isaac Leib Peretz

"Forget love - I'd rather fall in chocolate!" - Sandra J. Dykes

"Riches rather enlarge than satisfy appetites." - Thomas Fuller

"I'd rather be homesick than home." - Leo Vroman

"I would rather be ashes than dust." - Jack London

"Marriage is rather a silly habit." - John Osborne

"Trust in time rather than timing," - Burton Malkiel

"I'd rather be mad than feel pleasure." - Antisthenes

"I'd rather be looked over than overlooked." - Pamela Anderson

"I'd rather control someone than be controlled." - Janina Gavankar

"Children need models rather than critics." - Joseph Joubert

"I came from rather humble beginnings." - Teresa Palmer

"I would rather be British than just." - Ian Paisley

"I'd rather be home alone, painting." - Margaret Keane

"Knock yourself out... Or rather, don't." - Eoin Colfer

"My approach has always been rather sensual." - Jil Sander

"Life should be great rather than long." - B R Ambedkar

"If I couldn't laugh, I'd rather die." - Claudette Colbert



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