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Florida isn't so much a place where one goes to reinvent oneself, as it is a place where one goes if one no longer wished to be found. Doug Coupland
[ Florida Found Goes Longer Much Oneself Place Reinvent Where Wished]
I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked. Rosanna Arquette
[ Bathing Beach Being Burt Comfortable Coming Florida Joint Just Kept Marilyn Monroe Naked Off Photographer Ripped Shot Smoked Stern Suit Sweater Very Water]
Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique. Jeb Bush
[ Blessings Children Enjoying Families Florida Go Grow Learn Lives Make Our Own Pass Play Rhythm Start State Sun Their Too Unique Watch Work]
I even have a Harmony Rocket and a Stratocaster with a scalloped neck back in Florida. Daisy Berkowitz
[ Back Even Florida Harmony Neck Rocket]
Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states: how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane. Tom Feeney
[ Aftermath Deal Florida Good How Hurricane Make Other States Teach Things Two]
My parents moved back to New York from Florida when I was in the ninth grade. Sanford I. Weill
[ Back Florida Grade Moved New Ninth Parents York]
I've often argued that oil and gas exploration is a state's rights issue. It is abundantly clear that the State of Florida does not want drilling to negatively affect its beaches and shores. Jeff Miller
[ Abundantly Affect Argued Beaches Clear Does Drilling Exploration Florida Gas Issue Negatively Often Oil Rights Shores State Want]
Being down in Orlando, Florida, where we filmed the movie, I learned how to bass fish. Jerry Reed, who plays the villain in the movie, taught me how to bass fish. Henry Winkler
[ Bass Being Down Filmed Fish Florida How Jerry Learned Movie Orlando Plays Reed Taught Villain Where]
The really amazing part, to me, was when Florida made it into the Final Four, the Democrats didn't demand a recount. Ann Coulter
[ Amazing Demand Democrats Final Florida Four Into Made Part Really Recount]
I turned my home state of Florida into the Land of Xanth. Piers Anthony
[ Florida Home Into Land State Turned]
If we don't act, drilling will be allowed only 3 miles off Florida's east coast beaches. Ric Keller
[ Act Allowed Beaches Coast Drilling East Florida Miles Off Only Will]
The Florida State League was considered the top A-league back then. You played in the spring training parks of major league teams, traveled throughout some great cities in Florida, and the pay was the best in A-ball. Jim Evans
[ Back Best Cities Considered Florida Great League Major Parks Pay Played Some Spring State Teams Then Throughout Top Training Traveled]
Disney's something to be a little alarmed about. It's not just a little theme park anymore. It's now an ethic and outlook and strategy that goes way beyond central Florida. Carl Hiaasen
[ Alarmed Anymore Beyond Central Disney Ethic Florida Goes Just Little Now Outlook Park Something Strategy Theme Way]
I certainly want to get back to the U.S. to play. It's such a big country. I've always liked playing there, and enjoyed living there. I lived in New York, LA, and Florida. Mick Taylor
[ Always Back Big Certainly Country Enjoyed Florida Get La Liked Lived Living New Play Playing Such Want York]
While I'm critical to the Bush presidency, it's been enormously beneficial for Salon because we're seen as kind of an aggressive watchdog on the Bush White House. Particularly since Florida, our readership hit a whole new level, and we held onto those readers. David Talbot
[ Aggressive Because Been Beneficial Bush Critical Enormously Florida Held Hit House Kind Level New Onto Our Particularly Presidency Readers Readership Salon Seen Since Those While White Whole]
Senator Martinez is not driven by polls; he is driven by the needs of the state of Florida and its 17 million constituents. Mel Martinez
[ Constituents Driven Florida Martinez Million Needs Polls Senator State]
Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State. Ginny B. Waite
[ Appears Bearing Brunt Circumstances Clouds Dark Dealt Design Fate Florida Harsh Hurricanes More Poised State Sunshine Through Two Unfortunate Visit]
But I've got a lot of ideas, I bought me a ranch in Florida and I still have my farm in Ashland City, Tennessee so I'm gonna spend a little time at each one of those places and you'll probably hear some more songs out of me. Mel Tillis
[ Bought City Each Farm Florida Gonna Got Hear Ideas Little Lot More Out Places Probably Ranch Some Songs Spend Still Tennessee Those Time]
So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida. Corrine Brown
[ Alive Away Crowe Day Election Examples Florida Here Jim Just Laws Modern Months More State Two Well]
The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points. Maggie Gallagher
[ Average Charter Florida Gained Improved Just Math Performance Points Reading Results School Schools Strongest Student Texas Were While Year]
Florida has been really cool to us. This is our first big club tour, and Pennywise has been really nice. Brandon Thomas
[ Been Big Club Cool First Florida Nice Our Really Tour Us]
The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election. Billy Sunday
[ Carry Democratic Election Every Florida Nail Party Plank Platform Put Republican State Temperance Their Thought Would]
Or even the state of Florida, where they are prepared to execute children. Umm, well, you hope that at least that there is something there to be claimed. Edwidge Danticat
[ Children Claimed Even Execute Florida Hope Least Prepared Something State Well Where]
We've had a series of major news stories that have brought in viewers who either were sampling to see what else was available or were normal news watchers. The Florida recount and the end of the election was a huge development. And then 9/11 came along. Brit Hume
[ Along Available Brought Came Development Either Election Else End Florida Had Huge Major News Normal Recount Sampling See Series Stories Then Viewers Were]
They did is sent me down Clearwater, Florida, and they said to me, Jessica, I need you to make Jim Bakker feel better. Jessica Hahn
[ Bakker Better Did Down Feel Florida Jessica Jim Make Need Said Sent]
I have never had a lap dance in Tampa or any other part of Florida. If I ever did have a lap dance, I don't think I would be discussing television ideas with the girl that was giving it to me. Stan Lee
[ Any Dance Did Discussing Ever Florida Girl Giving Had Ideas Lap Never Other Part Tampa Television Think Would]
I represent Orlando, Florida, the world's number one vacation destination. Ric Keller
[ Destination Florida Number Orlando Represent Vacation World]
Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days). Joe Tex
[ After Area Born Both Brazil Days Ever Few Florida Here Lived Living Moved Parents Portugal Since Soon South Years Younger]
So what I'm trying to say is from a musical aspect for anybody to say that whatever they're doing in Florida is not Hip Hop or whatever they're doing in LA is not Hip Hop, who are these people to say that? Grandmaster Flash
[ Anybody Aspect Doing Florida Hip Hop La Musical Say These Trying Whatever]
I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of women and African Americans in Florida are being discounted or discarded. I want my vote to count. Patricia Ireland
[ African Am Americans Being Count Discarded Florida Interest Issues Many Other Personal Very Vote Voter Votes Want Women]
For instance, some early ideas for Florida were done only recently. The idea of a little village was there from the beginning and now we have this "Celebration" village. Same thing for the Disney Institute. Walt talked about this idea in the very first. John Hench
[ Beginning Celebration Disney Done Early First Florida Idea Ideas Instance Institute Little Now Only Recently Same Some Talked Thing Very Village Walt Were]
The Florida Supreme Court wanted all the legal votes to be counted. The United States Supreme Court, on the other hand, did not want all the votes to be counted. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Counted Court Did Florida Hand Legal Other States Supreme United Votes Want Wanted]
When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don't feel very good. Al Goldstein
[ Abandons Amsterdam Bank Dying Every Feel Florida Furniture Good House Lose New Piece Son Taken Underwear Very Wife York Your]
A single sentence of the Florida Supreme Court's decision on hand recounts states all you need to know about the complete and utter lack of jurisprudence and intelligence of the Florida Supreme Court: 'The will of the people, not a hyper-technical reliance on statutory provisions, should be our guiding principle.' With a rule like this, there are no laws, merely the whim of a majority of the Florida Supreme Court. The Florida Supreme Court is an utter disgrace. Christian H F Riley Government
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
I just moved to Florida to seek out opportunities. Kevin Richardson
[ Florida Just Moved Opportunities Out Seek]
Gov. Jeb Bush and the Florida Legislature's strong commitment to increase access to Advanced Placement courses continues to pay off. Gaston Caperton
[ Access Advanced Bush Commitment Continues Courses Florida Increase Jeb Legislature Off Pay Placement Strong]
I got into my very theatrical phase. I wore only black: a big black hat and wild hair and wild black clothes, and I carried a sword stick. I went there still looking like Miss Florida, and I came back looking very different. Delta Burke
[ Back Big Black Came Carried Clothes Different Florida Got Hair Hat Into Looking Miss Only Phase Stick Still Sword Theatrical Very Went Wild Wore]
But in my district I have heard from law enforcement officials and across the State of Florida about how much this JAG funding helps them fight crime, and to protect and serve the citizens within their jurisdiction. Cliff Stearns
[ Across Citizens Crime District Enforcement Fight Florida Funding Heard Helps How Jag Jurisdiction Law Much Officials Protect Serve State Their Them Within]
On the weekends, I would go down and play these clubs in Key West or West Palm Beach or surrounding areas of Florida and then I'd go back to school for the week. Carrot Top
[ Areas Back Beach Clubs Down Florida Go Key Palm Play School Surrounding Then These Week Weekends West Would]
Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there. Kevin Richardson
[ Because Disney Entertainment Florida Opportunities Studios Tons Universal Walt World]
You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world, I can tell you that we would never certify another country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida. Corrine Brown
[ Across Another Been Certify Countries Country Election Flaws Florida Had Having Know Many Monitor Never Place Tell World Would]
Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent on the trade and commerce that our ports provide, and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely. Kendrick Meek
[ Commerce Dependent Dollars Florida Jobs Make Our Ports Provide Security South Spend Sure Tens Thousands Trade Wisely]
Florida will be gone altogether, the whole damned place, in not too long. James Lovelock
[ Altogether Damned Florida Gone Long Place Too Whole Will]
I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes to practice with my ABA team, the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1. In the afternoon, I have meetings. Tim Hardaway
[ Afternoon Bulls Drive Florida Meetings Minutes Pit Practice School Son Take Team Then]
Able Danger consisted of approximately 20 direct individuals working for Special Forces in Tampa, Florida. The total amount of people working for Able Danger was 20. Curt Weldon
[ Able Amount Approximately Consisted Danger Direct Florida Forces Individuals Special Tampa Total Working]
A lot of people stop short. They don't actually die but they say, 'Right I'm old, and I'm going to retire,' and then they dwindle into nothing. They go off to Florida and become jolly boring. Mary Wesley
[ Actually Become Boring Die Florida Go Going Into Jolly Lot Nothing Off Old Retire Right Say Short Stop Then]
Harvard Medical School, the University of South Florida and the American Psychiatric Association have all conducted studies showing that the earlier one begins gambling, the more likely it is he or she will become an addicted, problem gambler. Spencer Bachus
[ Addicted American Association Become Begins Conducted Earlier Florida Gambler Gambling Harvard Likely Medical More Problem Psychiatric School She Showing South Studies University Will]
I got kind of burned out, so I moved to Florida. I was down there for 10 or 12 years, raising children. Lee Majors
[ Burned Children Down Florida Got Kind Moved Out Raising Years]
Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group. We starved. At that time I didn't realize that you'd work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man. Wes Montgomery
[ City Florida Gig Good Got Group Kansas Know Louisville Man Miles Next Night Pretty Realize Really Road Rough Starved Thousand Time Well Went Will Work]
So when we start talking about the state and all those that are so important and engaged and supportive around Florida, we've gotten overwhelming support, and it's so exciting. Katherine Harris
[ Around Engaged Exciting Florida Gotten Important Overwhelming Start State Support Supportive Talking Those]
I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it. Corrine Brown
[ Able Central Depends Economic Enjoy Florida Get Need Represent State Survival Tourists Which]
The wealth of south Florida, but even more important, the meaning and significance of south Florida lies in the black muck of the Everglades and the inevitable development of this country to be the great tropic agricultural center of the world. Marjory Stoneman Douglas
[ Agricultural Black Center Country Development Even Everglades Florida Great Important Inevitable Lies Meaning More Muck Significance South Wealth World]
Quite a few movies are starting to film in Florida. Kevin Richardson
[ Few Film Florida Movies Quite Starting]
I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also have many pieces on display around the world. Tony Curtis
[ Also Although Around Display Florida Just Many Opened Pieces Show World]
The tragic case of Terri Schiavo in Florida highlights the importance of making our health-care wishes known. Bill Nelson
[ Case Florida Health-Care Highlights Importance Known Making Our Schiavo Terri Tragic Wishes]
I feel at some point that the farm state politics will overwhelm the Florida politics. Jeff Flake
[ Farm Feel Florida Overwhelm Point Politics Some State Will]
Our friends have nothing to do with the business. Some of our closest friends in Florida are not stars. Kelly Preston
[ Business Closest Florida Friends Nothing Our Some Stars]
With the recent news that the State of Florida has agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida. This too will not come without difficult challenges, but it reminds us that anything is possible. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Acres Agreed Anything Challenges Come Difficult Efforts Florida Historic Land Larger News Opportunity Our Possible Purchase Recent Reminds Restoration State Sugar Too Us Will Without]
This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times. Kristen Bell
[ Bizarre Chicago Cocky Diego Done Enjoy Few Florida Francisco Fun Go Hell Much New Numerous Out Over Quite Real San Show Them Times Well York]
These people have elevated audacity to symphonic and operatic levels. The Florida Supreme Court relied on new law to resolve the election dispute down there. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Audacity Court Dispute Down Election Elevated Florida Law Levels New Operatic Relied Resolve Supreme Symphonic These]
As long as Florida remains a swing state, Cuban exiles in Florida will remain a very powerful voting bloc. Joshua A. Tucker
[ Bloc Cuban Exiles Florida Long Powerful Remain Remains State Swing Very Voting Will]
Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state. Jeb Bush
[ Also Backgrounds Beyond Common Community Corners Create Culture Define Difficult Diversity Experiences Florida Identity Make Makes Neighborhoods Our Place Reaches Sense State Unique Unparalleled Vision]
We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families. Jeb Bush
[ Answer Based Because Community Faith Families Florida Government Important Most Needs Organizations Partners Questions Recognize Serve Sole Stronger Welcome]
Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments. Osama bin Laden
[ Bush Critical Did Expertise Father Florida Forget Fraud Governors His Leaders Moments Pass Placing Region Sons Use Well]
That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes. Martina Hingis
[ Athletes Because Course Florida Jealousy Little Main Many More Moved Reason Reasons Switzerland Training Weather]
The felonious five in their Supreme Court decision never said Gore did anything improperly in Florida. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Anything Court Decision Did Five Florida Gore Improperly Never Said Supreme Their]
The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country - including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few. Mark Foley
[ Around California Country Few Florida Including Industry Lifeblood Many Name Nevada New States Tourism Travel York]
I reject the notion that a high turnout helps Senator Kerry. I think in Florida at least, it's going to help President Bush because we have gotten more registered voters than the Democrats, and our base is just fired up - thanks to your help and a lot of others. Jeb Bush
[ Base Because Bush Democrats Fired Florida Going Gotten Help Helps High Just Kerry Least Lot More Notion Others Our President Registered Reject Senator Than Thanks Think Turnout Up Voters Your]
My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law. Jerry Seinfeld
[ Florida Law Move Parents Sixty Turned Want]
I was named Beekeeper of the Year by the Florida State Beekeeping Association. Peter Fonda
[ Association Florida Named State Year]
If you want to be angry at Gore, be angry at him for not fighting harder in Florida. James Carville
[ Angry Fighting Florida Gore Harder Him Want]
We get a lot of people from out of state who come down and it's not what they expect Florida to be, the horse farms and oak trees instead of the sand and the ocean. David Jones
[ Come Down Expect Farms Florida Get Horse Instead Lot Oak Ocean Out Sand State Trees]
The people of Florida in 2002 voted and approved class size limits in Florida to make sure that the State pays for smaller class sizes and not local districts. Kendrick Meek
[ Approved Class Districts Florida Limits Local Make Pays Size Sizes Smaller State Sure Voted]
To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room. The effects of global warming threaten global environmental upheaval over the coming century. But for South Florida and the Everglades, it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Action Century Change Clear Climate Coming Could Death Effects Environmental Everglades Florida Global Gorilla Our Over Pound Room South Taken Threaten True Upheaval Urgent Warming]
Writing fantasy lets me imagine a great deal more than, say, writing about alligators, and lets me write about places more distant than Florida, but I can tell you things about Florida and alligators, let you make the connection all on your own. Terry Brooks
[ Alligators Connection Deal Distant Fantasy Florida Great Imagine Lets Make More Own Places Say Tell Than Things Write Writing Your]
One day, though, I was asked if I'd like to go to the University of Florida and become a Gator. Jack Youngblood
[ Asked Become Day Florida Go Though University]
I think it's unconscionable for a Senator from Massachusetts to come down here and tell the people of Florida what's right for them. It's arrogant and irresponsible. Jeff Miller
[ Arrogant Come Down Florida Here Irresponsible Massachusetts Right Senator Tell Them Think Unconscionable]
Given that Mr. Kerry is clearly exaggerating what happened to minority voters in the 2000 election in Florida, maybe we should wait for him to provide evidence of what he is alleging in 2004. John Fund
[ Alleging Clearly Election Evidence Exaggerating Florida Given Happened Him Kerry Maybe Minority Mr Provide Should Voters Wait]
But to make a long story short, I decided that I was going to run, and I announced that I was going to run for president in Florida, I would be the favorite son from Florida, and that would stop Johnson and Kennedy from dividing up the state. George Smathers
[ Announced Decided Dividing Favorite Florida Going Johnson Kennedy Long Make President Run Short Son State Stop Story Up Would]