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"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert H Humphrey

"Wouldn't it be great if our national news media had standards as high as the National Football League's?" - Rush Limbaugh

"I think there should be national standards on the use of legal force." - Hillary Clinton

"National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness." - Phyllis Schlafly

"Simply put, broadband voice is an interstate matter that must be dealt with through clear national standards." - John E. Sununu

"Simply put, broadband voice is an interstate matter that must be dealt with through clear national standards." - John Sununu

"Keep your heel, head and standards high." - Coco Chanel

"National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence." - Kofi Annan

"Votes in federal elections are cast and counted in a highly decentralized and variable fashion, with no uniform ballots and few national standards." - Thomas E Mann

"While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency." - Mitch Mcconnell

"Russian democracy is the power of the Russian people with their own traditions of national self-government, and not the realisation of standards foisted on us from outside." - Vladimir Putin

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"Immigration security is national security." - Kellyanne Conway

"We make no apologies for setting high standards." - Nancy L. Zimpher

"National League umpires wear inside chest protesters." - Jerry Coleman

"I'm doing comedy development at National Lampoon." - Kato Kaelin

"The question is, why are politicians so eager to be president? What is it about the job that makes it worth revealing, on national television, that you have the ethical standards of a slime-coated piece of industrial waste?" - Dave Barry

"If you had a national grid with one operator, you had twenty or even a hundred operators, if you don't have the ability to compel people to observe high standards of conduct, then you run a greater risk." - Spencer Abraham

"The purpose of the ADA was to provide clear and comprehensive national standards to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. As a result, individuals with disabilities are now able to live in their homes and have access to new careers." - Jim Ramstad

"What we need to do is we need to create new international standards of behavior - not just national laws, because this is a global problem. We can't just fix it in the United States, because there are other countries that don't follow U.S. laws. We have to create international standards that say that cyber attacks should only ever occur when it is absolutely necessary." - Edward Snowden

"You have got to have two things in education reform. You have got to have some flexibility, so people can figure out what to do. But you also have to have accountable, basically what the Common Core standards were, some sort of set of national standards, so we can measure." - David Brooks

"The National Organization of Women is the national organization of witches." - Jerry Falwell

"Political power means the capacity to regulate national life through national representatives." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Capital in the hands of a national government forms a part of the gross national capital." - Jean-Baptiste Say

"Bottom line: A market approach to national defense would give us a lousy national defense." - Timothy Noah

"It is neither necessary nor desirable that national boundaries should mark sharp differences in standards of living, that membership of a national group should entitle to a share in a cake altogether different from that in which members of other groups share." - Friedrich Hayek

"It is neither necessary nor desirable that national boundaries should mark sharp differences in standards of living, that membership of a national group should entitle to a share in a cake altogether different from that in which members of other groups share." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"Once you start worrying about a national football championship, then you begin to worry about getting the quality of athlete, and the numbers needed, to win a national championship. And that worry leads to pressure to compromise academic standards to admit those athletes." - Derek Bok

"Professional standards, the standards of ambition and selfishness, are always sliding downward toward expense, ostentation, and mediocrity. They tend always to narrow the ground of judgment. But amateur standards,the standards of love, are always straining upward toward the humble and the best. They enlarge the ground of judgment. The context of love is the world." - Wendell Berry

"In God's eyes all children are beautiful but here on earth we have higher standards." - Stephen Colbert

"When one 'we' gets to determine standards for all 'we's' then some 'we's' are in trouble." - Lisa Delpit

"I have impossible standards." - Kathryn Hahn

"The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." - Andrew S. Tanenbaum

"Michael Jackson National African American Art Examiner Series" - Aberjhani

"I'd like to get into the National Guard." - Dan Quayle

"Peace is a national issue, not only government's responsibility." - Ashraf Ghani

"Great, I thought. We just blowtorched a national monument." - Rick Riordan

"We now have a national reputation for corruption." - Chris Redfern

"Welfare is ... the victim of national compassion fatigue." - Ellen Goodman

"We need a new approach to national security" - John F Kerry

"Our biggest national security crisis is Barack Obama" - John Bolton

"The Russians stole from the Democratic National Committee with hacking." - E. J. Dionne

"I'm still technically employed by the National Broadcasting Company." - Tina Fey

"Driver's licenses are a crucial national security issue." - Phyllis Schlafly

"The dead soldier's silence sings our national anthem." - Aaron Kilbourn

"We don't need a nation that has national identity cards." - Malcolm Wallop

"I will open an era of grand national unity." - Park Geunhye

"America has two national budgets, one official, one unofficial." - Matt Taibbi

"My very first magazine cover was the National Enquirer." - Carrie Underwood

"The Jews are the enemy of National Socialism." - Arthur Seyssinquart

"Will I obliterate national debt? Sure, why not?" - Pat Paulsen

"Admit it America - 2008 was our national 'oops' moment!" - Rick Perry

"War is a blessing compared with national degradation." - Andrew Jackson

"Both on an individual and a national scale, debt imprisons." - Tom Hodgkinson

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"National isolation breeds national neurosis." - Hubert Humphrey

"I am not a national leader. If I am a national leader I can speak out all that I want." - Ban Ki-moon

"Men respect standards- get some!" - Steve Harvey

"Moreover, perfectionist standards do not allow for failure. They do not even allow for life, and certainly not death." - Marion Woodman

"Texas is a national leader in education reform and student achievement. Through our college- and career-ready standards and assessments, strong school accountability, and a focus on educator development, we have created an education system that prepares our students for success after graduation." - Rick Perry

"We must go beyond organic, as it is currently defined in the National Organic Standards, and strive for food that is not only healthful and natural but also local... Buying locally means farmers get more of the food dollar, we get better nutrition, and less fuel is consumed in transport." - Kathleen Merrigan

"The problems raised by a conscious direction of economic affairs on a national scale inevitably assume even greater dimensions when the same is attempted internationally. The conflict between planning and freedom cannot but become more serious as the similarity of standards and values among those submitted to a unitary plan diminishes." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"Until we begin to discover the national values that for centuries have allowed us to rise above our natures and act as civilized men and women, our country will continue to suffer the steady deterioration in standards that disturbs us all." - Tom Delay

"It remains the task of governments to implement the fundamental human rights standards which should influence all aspects of globalisation, including even trade talks, and to be answerable for this in a democratic way. The structure is international, but the accountability is national and I would like to see that accountability being more penetrating at regional and local level, especially in federal systems." - Mary Robinson

"There is a sinister anachronistic interpretation of the aesthetic state as some kind of totalitarian regime that puts aesthetic over moral standards; one associates it with national-socialism. But this has nothing to do with the romantics, whose ideal of the aesthetic state has much more to do with the republican tradition." - Frederick C. Beiser

"We have to be bold in our national ambitions. First, we must win the fight against poverty within the next decade. Second, we must improve moral standards in government and society to provide a strong foundation for good governance. Third, we must change the character of our politics to promote fertile ground for reforms." - Gloria Macapagalarroyo

"The cinema is going to form the mind of England. The national conscience, the national ideals and tests of conduct, will be those of the film." - George Bernard Shaw

"It would be easier to pay off the national debt overnight than to neutralize the long-range effects of our national stupidity." - Frank Zappa

"The gentleman has not seen how to reply to this, otherwise than by supposing me to have advanced the doctrine that a national debt is a national blessing." - Daniel Webster

"So-called defense now absorbs sixty per cent of the national budget, and about twelve per cent of the Gross National Product." - George Wald

"We need fundamental change. In the past, national development led to people's happiness but now the link between national growth and improvement in people's lives has been severed." - Park Geunhye

"I was a fervent Catholic, and I belonged to the national organizations, even becoming one of the national leaders, until the age of 21, 22." - Umberto Eco

"I do ask every publisher, every editor, and every newsman in the nation to reexamine his own standards, and to recognize the nature of our country's peril. In time of war, the government and the press have customarily joined in an effort based largely on self-discipline, to prevent unauthorized disclosures to the enemy. In time of "clear and present danger," the courts have held that even the privileged rights of the First Amendment must yield to the public's need for national security." - John F Kennedy

"When excesses such as lax lending standards become widespread and persist for some time, people are lulled into a false sense of security, creating an even more dangerous situation. In some cases, excesses migrate beyond regional or national borders, raising the ante for investors and governments. These excesses will eventually end, triggering a crisis at least in proportion to the degree of the excesses. Correlations between asset classes may be surprisingly high when leverage rapidly unwinds." - Seth Klarman

"But how can you speed up the transformation of society in a country as large as Russia? Those sounding the moral outcry are the ones who are trying to dictate their standards from the outside. Of course, that isn't the right way to go either. One cannot impose democracy from the other side of national borders, which is something we ourselves experienced during the communist era. The West's policies toward Eastern Europe, the Helsinki process - none of that really helped us." - Vaclav Klaus

"What all good teachers have in common, however, is that they set high standards for their students and do not settle for anything less." - Marva Collins

"To the believer Marxism presents, first, a system of ultimate ends that embody the meaning of life and are absolute standards by which to judge events and actions..." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours." - Mark Twain

"We can't have two standards, one set for the dedicated young men who want to do something ambitious and one set for those who don't." - Bear Bryant

"I have never judged myself by other people's standards. I have always expected a great deal of myself, and if I fail, I fail myself." - Sophia Loren

"Enjoy your work and have ethical standards." - Walter Schloss

"We have long had death and taxes as the two standards of inevitability. But there are those who believe that death is the preferable of the two." - Erwin Griswold

"Keep your heels, head & standards high!" - Coco Chanel

"People May Hate You For Being Different and Not Living By Society's Standards,but Deep Down,They Wish They Had The Courage To Do The Same." - Kevin Hart

"Without standards, there can be no improvement." - Taiichi Ohno

"Keep your heels, head & standards high!" - Coco Chanel

"If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist it's another nonconformist who does not conform to the prevailing standards of non-conformity." - Bill Vaughan

"People mistake their limitations for high standards." - Jean Toomer

"I support high academic standards. Period." - Jeb Bush

"I've upped my standards. Now, up yours." - Pat Paulsen

"I thank heaven we have had baseball in this world... the kids... our national pastime." - Babe Ruth

"Baseball is our national pastime, that is if you discount political campaigning." - Ronald Reagan

"And now, in the interest of equal time, here is a message from the National" - George Carlin

"We must pass a national energy policy to continue our successes in the War on Terrorism." - Zach Wamp

"...Skyscraper National Park" - Kurt Vonnegut

"The foundations of national morality must be laid in private families." - John Adams

"Is calling English our national language racist? Are we at that point?" - Tucker Carlson

"They'll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the national anthem." - Humphrey Bogart

"There is no country in the world where religious and national identities are intertwined." - Saeb Erekat

"USC is the National Champion like Al Gore is the President of the United States." - Mark Emmert

"Americans worship technology. It's an inherent trait in the national zeitgeist." - Max Brooks

"We need not risk our national honor to prevail in this or any war." - John Mccain

"Every Englishman is an average Englishman: it is a national characteristic." - E. M. Delafield

"As racial, economic and national groups, they take for themselves, whatever their power can command." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"I always felt that the boiled potato, not the tudor rose, should be the national emblem." - Ilka Chase

"The National League game is chess; The American League is checkers." - Bob Costas

"The show [ StarTalk ] was born as a radio program out of a National Science Foundation grant." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"What happens in New York affects national policy in very significant ways." - Zephyr Teachout

"A responsible government does not triple the national debt in eight years." - Daniel Patrick Moynihan

"There are 190,000 privately-owned full-auto guns in the National Registry." - Kenneth W. Royce

"Though a revolution may call itself national, it always marks the victory of a single party." - Andre Gide

"Did atheist philosopher see God when he 'died'? by William Cash, in National Post" - Alfred Jules Ayer

"The only way liberals win national elections is by pretending they're not liberals." - Rush Limbaugh

"I think as Christians we have to sponsor a national Lighten-Up Day." - Willie Aames

"There is such a thing as a national conscience, and it can be touched." - Charles Kuralt

"Our national history has so often filled us with bitterness and the feeling of helplessness." - Lech Walesa

"It will be a war of national liberation. We believe the people reject totalitarianism." - Ahmed Chalabi

"Early on, New York already had a national and even international identity." - Ron Chernow

"In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport." - Julia Child

"In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office." - Grover Cleveland

"America has faced much more difficult times, including potential national extinction, without flinching." - Nick Clooney

"On the national security front, Rick Santorum is superior to any candidate I know." - Foster Friess

"Iran's nuclearization is the greatest single national security threat America faces." - Mitt Romney

"The National Park Service today exemplifies one of the highest traditions of public service." - Stewart Udall

"I suppose, to use our national motto, something will turn up." - Benjamin Disraeli

"We really believe our national interests are identical with European interests." - Gerhard Schroder

"Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished." - Jim Sensenbrenner

"I certainly believe that improving our intelligence is of important national interest." - Jeff Sessions

"Veteran performers are dying off, and new acts simply aren't emerging on the national scene." - Brian Setzer

"The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried to hide its inclination for a greater Germany." - Arthur Seyssinquart

"Too often, we restrict trade that would create U.S. jobs and is in our national interest." - Henry Paulson

"To win a national championship, you've got to be a little lucky." - Lou Holtz

"The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests." - Breyten Breytenbach

"American League teams don't bunt very often. National League teams bunt a lot." - George Brett

"The men and women of the CIA are a national treasure." - John O Brennan

"The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security." - Mike Honda

"American cinema tends to express a patriotic relationship to national identity on a regular basis." - Tom Hooper

"Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt." - Herbert Hoover

"Truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life." - John Howard

"The White House released documents it claims validates the president's (National Guard) service ... When deciphered the documents showed that in a one-year period, 1972 and 1973, Bush received credit for nine days of active National Guard service. The traditional term of service then and now for the National Guard is one weekend a month and two full weeks a year, meaning that Bush's nine-day stint qualifies him only for the National Guard's National Guard. That's the National Guard's National Guard, an Army of None." - Jon Stewart

"Multiculturalism is a good reminder that when standards are relative, there are no standards at all." - Victor Davis Hanson

"I have standards. Well, okay, they're love standards, but I have them." - Rachel Vail

"Standards are always out of date. That's what makes them standards." - Alan Bennett

"Of course my standards are out of date! That's why they're called standards." - Alan Bennett

"Any policy is a success by sufficiently low standards and a failure by sufficiently high standards." - Thomas Sowell

"If liberals didn't have double standards, they wouldn't have any standards at all." - Burt Prelutsky

"By many peoples' standards, my playing is very primitive but by punk standards, I'm a virtuoso." - Robert Quine

"If we're going to have standards in schools, let's be honest and have standards." - Amy Klobuchar

"The standards to get in are very high. We don't want to lower those standards." - Hugh Shelton

"Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own." - Jean Toomer



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