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  • As Governor, I could think of only one way to unify our State that was made up of so many different climates, political beliefs and people, and that was our music.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • I think we do better as a country when we go step by step toward a goal, and the goal in this case should be reducing health care costs.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • I'd like to schedule my media attention on the day after the Iowa caucuses. He should enjoy the attention while it lasts.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • Every day before school, I would bang away on Czerny, Bach, Beethoven and Mozart-and throw in a little Jerry Lee Lewis when I thought no one was around to correct me.
    (Lamar Alexander)


  • Give him credit for winning the pre-season. His strategy is to make sure that the contest never gets to the people. My strategy is to make sure it does.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • Sooner or later, I need to begin to do what any candidate does in a presidential race; I need to begin to win.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • He took gospel music and he took country music and he took blues music which already existed and created rock 'n' roll.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • will they do well enough here on Saturday that they can go back to financial supporters and say, it's a worthwhile investment.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • If Mr. Bush and Mr. Forbes don't get most of the votes, they should be arrested for wasting money.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • Not long after we qualified our language, we were qualifying our principles. We accepted a tax increase ... and soon found ourselves vacating the White House for the first time in 12 years.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.
    (Lamar Alexander)

  • We do all the appropriating. They do not do any of it down at the White House. They send a budget up here, and we don't have to pay any attention it to at all. We do what we want to do.
    (Lamar Alexander)


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