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Lesson Plans

Some thing are better left unsaid

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Thu, 6 May 1999 22:57:52 EDT

> Question: If you could live forever, would you and why?
> Answer: I would not live forever, because we should not live
> forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then
> we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is
> why I would not live forever.
> -Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss Universe contest
> Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime
> rates in the country.
> -Mayor Marion Barry, Washington, DC
> I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.
> -Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward
> Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over
> the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny
> like that but not with all those flies and death and stuff.
> -Mariah Carey, pop singer
> "I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers.
> We are the president."
> -Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of subpoenaed
> documents
> The police are not here to create disorder. They're here to
> preserve disorder."
> -Former Chicago mayor Daley during the infamous 1968 Democratic
> Party convention
> China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
> -Former French President Charles de Gaulle
> I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with
> the law.
> -David Dinkins, New York City Mayor, answering accusations
> that he failed to pay his taxes.
> Things are more like they are now than they ever were before.
> -Former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower
> Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas.
> -Former Australian cabinet minister Keppel Enderbery
> We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
> -Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks
> Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the
> same reactions in the brain as marijuana.... The researchers also
> discovered other similarities between the two, but can't remember
> what they are.
> -Matt Lauer on NBC's Today show, August 22
> "It's like an Alcatraz around my neck."
> -Boston mayor Menino on the shortage of city parking spaces
> Half this game is ninety percent mental.
> -Philadelphia Phillies manager Danny Ozark
> They're multi-purpose. Not only do they put the clips on, but
> they take them off.
> -Pratt & Whitney spokesperson explaining why the company charged
> the Air Force nearly $1,000 for an ordinary pair of pliers
> It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.
> -Former U.S. Vice-President Dan Quayle
> The streets are safe in Philadelphia. It's only the people who
> make them unsafe.
> -Frank Rizzo, ex-police chief and mayor of Philadelphia
> Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important
> part of your life.
> -Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson
> for a federal anti-smoking campaign
> The president has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
> -Clinton aide George Stephanopolous speaking on "Larry King
> Live"
> After finding no qualified candidates for the position of
> principal, the school board is extremely pleased