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I have come to believe that one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger are more bearable than injustice.
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We must have government, but we must watch them like a hawk.

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I would like to see ... an entirely different procedure which is that we vote on the budget and decide how much we are going to spend, first, the way any family does, and then fit our priorities into what we think we have to spend. Instead, what we do, is to do it incrementally, starting at the bottom, adding and adding and adding ... Until we get the support of all the authorities in this House to decide, first, what we think this country can afford and then decide where the amount is going to be allocated, we will never have common sense in this House.

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Economics is not a science, in the sense that a policy can be repeatedly applied under similar conditions and will repeatedly produce similar results.

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Good behavior is everybody's business, and good taste can be everyone's goal.

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Party organization matters. When the door of a smoke-filled room is closed, there's hardly ever a woman inside.

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You may never reach a solution, but you're never absolved from the responsibility of trying.

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Women are on the outside when the door to the smoke-filled room is closed.

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There is hardly a facet of life that is now free of some sort of federal action.

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Like life and people, it is full of paradoxes. Etiquette is based on tradition, and yet it can change. Its ramifications are trivialities, but its roots are in great principles.

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Influence comes out of the work that you've done and the things you've stood for. Influence and power shouldn't be given to just anybody who wants them.

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In our times, significantly, the three outstanding voices against violence have been silenced by murder - Mahatma Gandhi in India, Archbishop Romero in El Salvador, and Dr. Martin Luther King, here at home.

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I have come to believe that one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger are more bearable than injustice.

— Millicent Fenwick

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