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  • If it wasn't for Abe Lincoln, I'd still be on the open market. -- Dick Gregory
  • Abe Lincoln is my favorite president of all time - and he pulls off that top hat pretty well. -- Ryan Lochte
  • For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma, who could be president 40 years ago, and who was a deserving president, I don't know that George Washington would be a president today, I don't know that Abe Lincoln would, I don't know that Roosevelt would. -- Sydney Pollack
  • Now that the Court has declared money to be speech, I say we replace the current Court with some Ben Franklins, Thomas Jeffersons, George Washingtons, a couple of Susan B. Anthony's, Roosevelts, Hamiltons, a Sacajawea or two, and an Abe Lincoln to cover Scalia in full. -- Elayne Boosler
  • Abe Lincoln died because he stood for liberty and truth. -- Don Cornell
  • Abe said, where do you want this killing done? God said, out on highway 61. -- Bob Dylan
  • I think they're very attractive,' Abe agreed. 'I just don't think they're attractive, that's all. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Contrary to his infallibly "honest" image, Abe wasn't above lying so long as it served a noble purpose. -- Seth Grahame-Smith
  • If Abe Lincoln took part in the Republican debates, he would look out of place with his intelligence, compassion and gaping head wound. -- Dana Gould
  • Who are these people?" my mother asked. "Guess," replied Abe flatly. "Who would be foolish enough to break into court after escaping it? -- Richelle Mead
  • Barney Miller' was a lot of fun. I'm very fond of Abe Vigoda. Most - a lot of people on that cast - I really liked. -- James Cromwell
  • Among the roles Ive played on stage, television and in films were politicos as diverse as Abe Lincoln, Juan Peron, Herman Goering, George Wallace and both Roosevelts. -- Bob Gunton
  • Our political debates today are corrosive and not reflective of the belief that Abe Lincoln espoused back in his day: that we are a great country because we are a good country. -- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
  • Words of encouragement fan the spark of genius into the flame of achievement. Legend tells us that Lincoln's dying mother called her small son to her bedside and whispered, 'Be somebody, Abe'. -- Wilferd Peterson
  • On the murder of New York deli owner Abe Lebewohl: It's almost like wiping out Carnegie Hall. A sandwich to a Jew is just as important as a country to a Gentile. -- Jackie Mason
  • If all this happened to you what paradigm might you develop? How might that paradigm affect you in terms of your life from that point on? What does this tell you about Abe? There are no failures, only lessons to be learned. -- Oprah Winfrey
  • Not only has my latest book, The Wandering Who?, rocked the boat, but it also has managed to unite Alan Dershowitz and Abe Foxman with Ali Abunimah and Max Blumenthal. That is pretty encouraging: it means that peace may prevail after all. -- Gilad Atzmon
  • The United States has renewed our leadership in the Asia-Pacific, prime Minister Abe is leading Japan to a new role on the world stage. -- Shinzo Abe
  • Abe Foxman has been a friend and advisor of mine for a long time. -- Joe Biden
  • I think Shidzo Abe's proposal may be the only way to achieving our goal. -- Vladimir Putin
  • It seemed Abe Vigoda's career was done until he was pronounced dead in print. -- Audie Cornish
  • I can be the most presidential person ever, other than possibly the great Abe Lincoln, all right? -- Donald Trump
  • I am in regular contact with Prime Minister [Shinzo] Abe. We have met several times this year [2016]. -- Vladimir Putin
  • I only had a telephone conversation with [Donald Trump], whereas [Shinzō ] Abe met with him in person. -- Vladimir Putin
  • However, the 1956 agreement refers to two islands while the Prime Minister [Shindzo Abe] is talking about four islands. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Abe glanced at Rose. "You see that?" he said. "Now that's devotion." She rolled her eyes at him. -- Richelle Mead
  • Abe swept in, resplendent in a gray and yellow suit that coordinated bafflingly well with Adrian's paint job. -- Richelle Mead
  • Honest Abe never lied. That's the good thing. That's the big difference between Abraham Lincoln and Hillary Clinton. -- Donald Trump
  • My very favorite costumed character I've played would be Abe Sapien from the 'Hell Boy' movies. I love this guy. -- Doug Jones
  • Abe Krok was a man of integrity who made a unique contribution to Mamelodi Sundowns and to South African football. -- Patrice Motsepe
  • Give Obama a script he has made his own, and he is the motivational speaker to end all speakers. Tony Robbins cloned with Honest Abe. -- Tina Brown
  • 'Barney Miller' was a lot of fun. I'm very fond of Abe Vigoda. Most - a lot of people on that cast - I really liked. -- James Cromwell
  • After the bitching I'd done to Abe about going to remote, crappy places, I should have been excited about the prospect of going to Sin City. -- Richelle Mead
  • I hope that being in places from the [Shinzo Abe] Prime Minister's past will motivate us to have a sincere, very practical and, I hope, productive conversation. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Among the roles I've played on stage, television and in films were politicos as diverse as Abe Lincoln, Juan Peron, Herman Goering, George Wallace and both Roosevelts. -- Bob Gunton
  • Since the election of Shinzo Abe as the new Japanese prime minister, by reputation a fervent nationalist, relations between Japan and China have paradoxically improved a little. -- Martin Jacques
  • You have made a very good point: both the Prime Minister [Shindzo Abe] and I enjoy a fairly high level of trust among the citizens of our countries. -- Vladimir Putin
  • The Prime Minister [Shindzo Abe] and I will negotiate proceeding from our national interests: the interests of Russia and the interests of Japan. We should find a compromise. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Abe Ribicoff believes in that American dream. I believe it from the bottom of my heart, and your sons and daughters, too, can have the American dream come true. -- Abraham A. Ribicoff
  • My father, Abe, was a small businessman. For 32 years, he ran an exterminating company. That may explain why our family always associated the smell of roach spray with love. -- Chuck Schumer
  • The Prime Minister [Shinzō Abe] also highlighted the need to address general humanitarian issues. We already mentioned one of these issues: visa-free travel by Japanese citizens to the South Kuril Islands. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Sitting beside Abe was Adrian Ivashkov--my more-or-less boyfriend. Adrian was a royal Moroi--and another spirit user like Lissa. He'd been crazy about me (and often just crazy) ever since we first met -- Richelle Mead
  • Now, the black man here was so-called free by [Abe] Lincoln 100 years ago. The black man in America has an - has a purchasing power of 20 billion dollars. Now, and he's educated. -- Malcolm X
  • A People Magazine article in 1982 referred to him as the late Abe Vigoda. The very-much-alive Vigoda placed an ad in Variety with him in a coffin holding a copy of People Magazine. -- Audie Cornish
  • Ah my daughter. Eighteen and already you've been accused of murder, aided felons and acquired a death count higher than most guardians will ever see. I couldn't be prouder.- Abe Mazure -- Richelle Mead
  • The Prime Minister [Shinzō Abe] proposed advancing to a new level of economic engagement, putting forward eight lines of cooperation in the most important and interesting areas both for Russia and for Japan. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Prime Minister [Shinzō Abe] and I have spoken a lot, and we said all the right things, in my opinion, about creating an atmosphere of trust and friendship between our nations and peoples. -- Vladimir Putin
  • My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness. -- Gregory Peck
  • Abe shook his head, and now the smile was gone altogether. "That's not the reason either. Don't lie to me little girl." I felt my hackles going up. "And don't interrogate me, old man. -- Richelle Mead
  • A loud booming noise interrupted us, and we saw a flash of light off to my right. People near the other garages screamed. "There, you see?" asked Abe, quite pleased with himself. "A new gate. Perfect timing. -- Richelle Mead
  • I think a lot about something: Abe Rosenthal was once asked what he wanted on his headstone, and he said he wanted it just to say, 'He kept the paper straight.' And I think about that a lot. -- Jill Abramson
  • I'm inspired by the example of Prime Minister Abe, who overcame many challenges after his first term as prime minister to successfully return to the highest office in Japan six years later, and is now hopefully leading Japan in an extremely promising direction. -- John Roos
  • I have been to Tokyo and several other cities, but I have never been to Yamaguchi Prefecture. I wonder what it is like, what interesting things it has to offer. I am sure that Prime Minister [ Shinzō] Abe will tell me all about it. -- Vladimir Putin
  • This is the large range of issues we have to discuss [with Shinzō Abe] and make a decision on each one of them. Look, after the resumption of the negotiating process in 2000, we did not refuse to consistently work toward signing this peace treaty. -- Vladimir Putin
  • "Abe didn't say a word. He made straight for his journal and wrote down a single sentence. One that would radically alter the course of his life, and bring a fledgeling nation to the brink of collapse."I hereby resolve to kill every vampire in America. -- Seth Grahame-Smith
  • I wish that in the course of my visit to places the Prime Minister [Shindzo Abe] calls home, all of a sudden, we would reach a clear understanding on how we can resolve the matters. We will be very glad if that happens. Are there any chances? Perhaps. -- Vladimir Putin
  • Somebody told me when Abe Lincoln was a young man, studying by firelight, he said, "I will work hard. I will prepare myself. And my time will come." And you know, that's exactly what I said about myself and football - What do you think? Were Abe and I both just lucky ducks? -- Deacon Jones
  • My father was Abe Burrows, who was a Broadway legend. 'Guys and Dolls,' 'How to Succeed,' 'Cactus Flower,' '40 Karats,' 'Can-Can,' 'Happy Hunting,' 'Reclining Figure,' it goes on. He was a legend, and when I was growing up, I was Abe Burrows' kid. That was my self-esteem. -- James Burrows
  • God said: "Abraham, kill me a son. Abe said: "Man, you must be putting me on." God said: "No." Abe said: "What" God said: "You can do what you want Abe but the next time you see me coming you'd better run". Abe said: "Where you want this killing done?" God said: "Out on Highway 61. -- Bob Dylan
  • About forty percent of the people vote Democrat. About forty percent vote Republican. Of those eighty percent, most wouldn't change their votes if Adolf Hitler was running against Abe Lincoln - or against FDR. . . . That leaves twenty percent of the people who swing back one way or another . . . the true independents. . . . That twenty percent controls the destiny of the country. -- Tom Clancy
  • Koizumi was not rooted in Japan's rightwing nationalist tradition: he was a pragmatist and a populist. Abe, in contrast, is a rightwing nationalist. Unlike Koizumi, for example, he has questioned the validity of the postwar Tokyo trials of Japan's wartime leaders, which found many of them guilty of war crimes. -- Martin Jacques
  • The election of Shinzo Abe as the leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic party and now prime minister will have profound repercussions for Japan and East Asia. Most western commentary during the premiership of Junichiro Koizumi has been concerned with the extent to which Japan has allowed a freer rein to market forces. -- Martin Jacques
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