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When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800,
it was provided with no books, which probably accounts
for the high quality of early opinions.
- Robert Jackson

In our Nation, approximately 22.5 million children
ride school buses to and from school each day,
which accounts for 54 percent of all students attending grade school.
- Kenny Marchant

In economic panics throughout history,
the wiping out of the savings accounts of lower earners
and the middle class has often led to social revolution,
sometimes violent upheavals.
- Nick Clooney

Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low,
but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique
and valuable about our land and our people.
- Tom Allen

 

No matter how you cut it, this real debate on personal
accounts is about the legitimacy of Social Security;
it's not about the solvency of Social Security.
- Joe Biden

For my children, it makes sense to talk about modernizing Social Security,
letting them create stronger personal accounts,
letting them get a higher rate of return over the long run.
- John Sununu

With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people,
who keep their own accounts.
- Joseph Addison

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If a trip is worth taking, members of Congress should
be prepared to justify paying for it out of their office accounts.
- Russ Feingold

Emerson was the chief figure in the American transcendental movement,
a fact that complicates all accounts of him in literary or cultural history.
- Howard Mumford Jones

The taste of people with large bank accounts tends
not to be on the cutting edge.
- Paul Goldberger

In the commercial real estate business,
brokers spearhead major accounts.
But they wouldn't have customers without the people
who oversee construction.
- Roger Staubach

When was the last time you heard news accounts of a
boatload of American refugees arrive on the shores of another country?
- Marco Rubio

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy
by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
- Robert G. Allen

What we should be trying to do is to encourage people
to establish private retirement accounts and help them
take pressure off the Social Security system.
- Dennis Moore

To allow all U.S.
workers to put part of their earnings into private
investment accounts would definitely erode the Social
Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors.
- Grace Napolitano

It is time we had a defense budget that lives within its means,
accounts for what is truly required in Iraq and provides
the best possible support for all our troops.
- Pete Stark

We don't have to go that far to sell our beer because
our immediate accounts sell so much.
Places that sold 10 cases before, now they're selling 30.
- Paul Graham

Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade,
and we cannot assure our development on our own.
- Omar Bongo

After all, sustainability means running the global environment -
Earth Inc.
- like a corporation: with depreciation,
amortization and maintenance accounts.
In other words, keeping the asset whole,
rather than undermining your natural capital.
- Maurice Strong

The United States as usual has a sizable deficit in
the current account of its balance of payments,
trade account and other current accounts,
current account items.
- Robert C. Solomon

We have the most crude accounting tools.
It's tragic because our accounts and our national arithmetic
doesn't tell us the things that we need to know.
- Susan George

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things
cannot be acquired by vegetating
in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain

It's time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust
fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social
Security taxes in personal savings accounts.
- Mike Pence

We promote domestic savings by also things like the
personal accounts associated with the president's Social Security initiative,
which over time would generate more savings.
- John W. Snow

I like the idea of giving workers control and putting
their money into their personal accounts.
- Virginia Foxx

In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of
the blessings we receive in life,
work and love.
The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
- Peter McWilliams

Voluntary personal savings accounts would enable future
retirees to harness the power of the marketplace when
saving for their retirements.
- Bill Frist

Somebody said to me this morning, 'To what do you attribute
your longevity?' I don't know.
I mean, I couldn't have planned my life out better.
By all accounts I should be dead!
The abuse I put my body through: the drugs,
the alcohol, the lifestyle I've lived the last 30 years!
- Ozzy Osbourne

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight,
the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation.
It's a quality to be proud of.
But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.
- Gerald R. Ford

We need to increase access to health insurance through
Health Savings Accounts and high deductible policies,
so individuals and families can purchase the insurance
that's best for them and meets their specific needs.
- Michael Steele

Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed.
A map is not the territory it represents,
but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory,
which accounts for its usefulness.
- Alfred Korzybski

By requiring that any surplus in Social Security taxes
be returned to the American people in personal savings accounts,
the plan ensures that Social Security taxes will be
used for Social Security.
- Mike Pence

As far as income tax payments go, sources vary in their accounts,
but a range of studies find that immigrants pay between
$90 billion and $140 billion in Federal,
State, and local taxes.
- Luis Gutierrez

Common sense tells us that the government's attempts
to solve large problems more often create new ones.
Common sense also tells us that a top-down,
one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings
of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for
one-sixth of our economy.
- Sarah Palin

My legislation, the Simple Savings Tax Relief Act of 2005,
simply eliminates the taxation of interest earned in savings accounts,
such as passbook savings accounts or bank certificates of deposit.
- Cliff Stearns

Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world -
possibly none -
have a sufficiently thorough,
"big picture" understanding of the climate system to
be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming.
To the public, we all might seem like experts,
but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
- Roy Spencer

The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger.
He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and,
though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence
felt by everybody about the place.
- Kenneth Grahame

The estimated loss of up to six million dead is founded
too much on both emotional,
biased testimonies and on exaggerated data in the postwar
reckonings of war crimes and on the squaring of accounts with the defeated.
- Franjo Tudjman

The public treasure has been duly applied to the uses
to which it was appropriated by Parliament,
and regular accounts have been annually laid before Parliament,
of every article of expense.
- Robert Walpole

Because of their low earnings and family obligations,
Latinas would not be putting much money into private investment accounts.
An average Latina could wind up losing thousands of
dollars under this proposal.
- Grace Napolitano

Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing
in the stock market and owning their own homes often
have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social
Security private accounts.
- Jacob Hacker

I firmly believe that all human beings have access
to extraordinary energies and powers.
Judging from accounts of mystical experience,
heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists,
we harbor a greater life than we know.
- Jean Houston

I've never had Internet access.
Actually, I have looked at things on other people's
computers as a bystander.
A few times in my life I've opened email accounts,
twice actually, but it's something I don't want in my life right now.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

A few scattered accounts, collected and combined together,
may lead us to two certain conclusions:
1.
That all the American Indians are one kind of people;
2.
That they are the same as the people in the northeast of Asia.
- Ezra Stiles

Stop trying to treat music like it's a tennis shoe,
something to be branded.
If the music industry wants to save money,
they should take a look at some of their six-figure
executive expense accounts.
All those lawsuits can't be cheap, either.
- Jeff Tweedy

However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social
Security will undermine retirement security for all
Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent,
and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss
of benefits for millions of Americans.
- Ruben Hinojosa

Drawing on President Bush's reform plan,
which would allow citizens to transfer part of their
Social Security contributions into personal accounts,
an alteration of the current system is needed to make necessary change.
- James A. Leach

Dangerous because your present Administration and its
specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint
in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America,
and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness.
- Breyten Breytenbach

And now, without having wearied my friends,
I hope, with detailed scientific accounts,
theories, or deductions, I will only say that I have
endeavoured to tell just the story of the adventure itself.
- Joshua Slocum

For much of this decade, both Congressional and administration
budget projections showed a decline in science and
technology accounts of between 20 and 30 percent in real dollars.
The real impact to date has been far less severe.
- Charles Vest

Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things,
not necessarily in saving, solvency,
or bankruptcy of the program,
but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago,
a safe and secure retirement for our seniors.
- Bill Frist

President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security,
was the first to suggest that, in order to provide
for the country's retirement needs,
Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts.
- John Doolittle

People under the influence of cults is similar to that we observe in addicts.
Typical behaviour for both includes draining bank accounts,
neglecting children, destroying relations with family
and losing interest in anything except the drug or cult.
- Keith Henson

Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars
would not only make the program's long term problems worse,
but many believe it represents a first step toward
undermining the program's fundamental goals.
- Patty Murray

Now that I'm taking some time off from school,
I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything.
It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors,
directors and writers from the '40s and '50s.
- Fred Savage

The price of crude oil accounts for 55 percent of the
price of a gallon of gasoline,
driven by global supply and demand.
The United States depends on foreign sources of oil
for 62 percent of our nation's supply.
By 2010, this is projected to jump to 75 percent.
- Gary Miller

In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure
it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's
seniors that are approaching retirement age,
but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion
of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.
- Herman Cain

One who is injured ought not to return the injury,
for on no account can it be right to do an injustice;
and it is not right to return an injury,
or to do evil to any man,
however much we have suffered from him.
- Socrates

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
- Paula Poundstone

In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race.
There is no other way.
And in order to treat some persons equally,
we must treat them differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun

A religion that takes no account of practical affairs
and does not help to solve them, is no religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account,
and the fact that in the fight against Communism the
recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force.
- Rocco Buttiglione

As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy,
as well as an apparent, perhaps a real,
anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
- Simon Newcomb

Life is like a cash register, in that every account,
every thought, every deed, like every sale,
is registered and recorded.
- Fulton J. Sheen

Because the heart beats under a covering of hair,
of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason,
to be of no account?
- Jean Paul

No one has been barred on account of his race
from fighting or dying for America,
there are no white or colored signs
on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
- John F. Kennedy

Objectivity requires taking subjectivity into account.
- Lorraine Code

In the account book of the Great War the page recording
the Russian losses has been ripped out.
The figures are unknown.
Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not.
- Paul von Hindenburg


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