Quotations that match 'secretary'.As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm, signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for homelessness to grow is there.
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Later in that administration, I was asked to take a job which I had to turn down as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs because we were just then putting together the merger of two small law firms that became this law firm. I couldn't leave them at that point.
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Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s. I think that he and his team have done a masterful job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively.
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Secretary of State Colin Powell, thank you so much, as always, for joining us this morning.
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I was with the U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali on the day that Srebrenica fell, which happened to be a huge historical turning point in the Bosnian war.
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Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here.
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I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.
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You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse, abandon your children. But they remain your co-authors forever.
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Eighty percent of the problems that beset unification immediately disappeared when the President signed the bill increasing the authority and the responsibility of the Secretary of Defense.
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No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway, I wouldn't want to be prime minister; you have to give yourself 100 percent.
[ Anyway Chancellor Foreign Give Jobs Minister Percent Prime Secretary Time Top Want Will Woman Yourself]
(A Foreign Secretary) is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.
[ Between Cliche Foreign Forever Indiscretion Poised Secretary]
There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference.
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The day I became press secretary to the President of the United States, I was in an entirely different world from the one I'd been in the day before.
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And so while the great ones depart to their dinner, the secretary stays, growing thinner and thinner, racking his brain to record and report what he thinks that they think that they ought to have thought.
[ Brain Depart Dinner Great Growing His Ones Ought Racking Record Report Secretary Stays Their Think Thinks Thinner Thought While]
Give a member of Congress a junket and a mimeograph machine and he thinks he is secretary of state.
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These soldiers deserve a better defense secretary than the one we have.
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I was training to be a lawyer... I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked.
[ Bass Firm Glasgow Guitarist Law Lawyer Lead President Secretary Society Training University Worked Writer]
Oh, you know. I am secretary of state. My trips aren't successful. I just talk to people.
[ Am Just Know Oh Secretary State Successful Talk Trips]
I think Secretary's funny, it is about sex, and there's a lot of sex in it, sex is the key, but you're talking about a lot of other complicated things.
[ Complicated Funny Key Lot Other Secretary Sex Talking Things Think]
I didn't run off with the secretary. It made it seem like I had committed adultery and then ran off with a secretary, neither of which happened.
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In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury and currently components of the Department of Homeland Security.
[ Authorized Basis Components Currently Defense Department Fact Formerly Homeland Justice Organizations Secretary Security Such Support Treasury]
I will stay very focused on my responsibilities as Secretary of Commerce and the economy's doing well. I mean, you asked about some of the challenges that we have or what is going on in the world and you know I, I'm pleased to report that the economy is doing extremely well.
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Secretary of War Stanton used to get out of patience with Lincoln because he was all the time pardoning men who ought to be shot.
[ Because Get Lincoln Men Ought Out Pardoning Patience Secretary Shot Stanton Time Used War]
My dog can bark like a congressman, fetch like an aide, beg like a press secretary and play dead like a receptionist when the phone rings.
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I'm not a fan of Secretary Rumsfeld. I don't think he listens enough to his uniformed officers.
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If I could have anything right now, it would be the ability to continue as secretary of state.
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My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it.
[ Advice Before Defense Give Job Know Military Need President Secretary]
We know darned well that in Bosnia, certain governments and the secretary had said tens of thousands are needed in Srebrenica and those people were never provided.
[ Bosnia Certain Darned Governments Had Know Needed Never Provided Said Secretary Srebrenica Tens Those Thousands Well Were]
The president of the United States and his secretary of state were made honorary Hebrews.
[ Hebrews His Honorary Made President Secretary State States United Were]
I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan - the Secretary-General of the UN - to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs.
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I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose, I copy all myself.
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It is not for the State Department or even the Secretary of State to say when and how the resources of the American people will be spent.
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I was something of a prankster. One time I put a ski mask on my head and used a fake gun on the school secretary so that I could get some of my friends out of detention.
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In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own.
[ Able Attended Been Bunch Couple Enthused Fact Folks Found Get Had His Out Own Race Rallies Really Recruit Secretary State Until Were Young]
We took an approach, supported by the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary and the Mayor for London, that we had very real fears of violence and damage being caused across the streets of London.
[ Across Approach Being Caused Damage Fears Had Home London Mayor Minister Prime Real Secretary Streets Supported Took Very Violence]
I think I will serve as secretary of state as my last public position.
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I believe the American people spoke loud and clear to the Bush Administration in yesterday's election that they disapprove of the current direction in the war in Iraq. As a result, the President wasted no time in dumping Secretary Rumsfeld.
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Their educations ended with high school - my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman in a company dealing in printing and stationary, and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper in a firm of wool merchants.
[ Clerk Company Dealing Educations Ended Father Firm Going High Merchants Mother Printing Salesman School Secretary Stationary Their Then Wool Work Working]
When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.
[ Appreciate Attention Better Call Chew Gone Haven Him Man Out Secretary Sleep Staff Things Well Will]
My job now, as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is to take this process forward, and that I'm determined to do, whatever old clippings you dig out and whatever old quotes you put before me.
[ Before Clippings Determined Dig Forward Ireland Job Northern Now Old Out Process Put Quotes Secretary State Take Whatever]
Being a secretary was considered a very good job in those days.
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Margaret had close links with Geneva where she had spent some years as a student while her parents had been wardens of the Quaker Hostel there and where she had gone back as secretary to Gilbert Murray.
[ Back Been Close Geneva Gilbert Gone Had Her Hostel Links Margaret Murray Parents Quaker Secretary She Some Spent Student Wardens Where While Years]
I was the Secretary of State of New Jersey in November 2000. I paid careful attention to the challenges that stemmed from inadequate voting systems in various places.
[ Attention Careful Challenges Inadequate Jersey New November Paid Places Secretary State Stemmed Systems Various Voting]
Even Colin Powell who was everywhere before he became secretary of state, just stopped going out. I think part of it was he didn't want to be viewed suspiciously by the other people in the White House who rarely go anywhere.
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The School Energy Crisis Relief Act authorizes the Secretary of Energy to issue energy assistance grants to help the poorest school districts across the Nation offset these unexpected and challenging costs.
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If you have a good selling idea, your secretary can write your ad for you.
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One of my favorite episodes was the one in which Homer grew hair. That was a very unique episode, since there was a gay secretary, but that wasn't even the issue of the show-the issue was Homer's image changing because he had hair.
[ Because Changing Episode Episodes Even Favorite Gay Grew Had Hair Homer Image Issue Secretary Since Unique Very Which]
President Bush, Secretary of State Rice, and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama's Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm.
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My mother's a secretary; my father's an electrician in a mining company.
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The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral. His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department for the Commander-in-Chief and the country.
[ Admiral Civilian Commander-In-Chief Control Country Defense Department Exercise General His Over Secretary Super Task]
FDR had been Assistant Secretary of the Navy. They told me, now forgotten, just how many pictures of ships they took out of the White House after he died. But he could choose good men.
[ After Assistant Been Choose Could Died Forgotten Good Had House How Just Many Men Navy Now Out Pictures Secretary Ships Told Took White]
What I would have liked to do on that show was play a secretary of state who has huge personal business interests throughout the world. That, to me, seems to be more in synch with reality.
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John Foster Dulles had called on me in his capacity as Secretary of State, and he had exhausted every argument to persuade me to place Cambodia under the protection of the South East Asia Treaty Organization.
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Strong efforts have been made in Ohio to curb the authoritarianism of our Secretary of State, Kenneth Blackwell, as he has purged people from lists in our State in particular precincts where voters are heavily minority.
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Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
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The most important aspect of the relationship between the president and the secretary of state is that they both understand who is president.
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Sex is the most beautiful thing that can take place between a happily married man and his secretary.
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Democrats are committed to mapping a new direction in Iraq, and we will work with the President and the new Defense Secretary to ensure that the will of the American people guides our future actions.
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We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand.
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Also for me it was different because I play a lot of villains and in this one I play a dad and I play a good guy, basically. He's the Secretary of the Treasury. I never had a job like that.
[ Also Basically Because Dad Different Good Guy Had Job Lot Never Play Secretary Treasury Villains]
I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.
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I have great respect for President Bush, Secretary Powell and Secretary Ridge.
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I have here in my hand a list of two hundred and five people that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department.
[ Being Communist Department Five Hand Here Hundred Known List Members Nevertheless Party Policy Secretary Shaping State Still Two Were Working]
The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.
[ Film Kept Luck Miracle Real Secretary Stroke Working]
Responsibility without power, the fate of the secretary through the ages.
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Zhvania was the general secretary of the organisation which I founded, the Citizens' Union. It was the biggest organisation and came first in all elections, and Zhvania was the leader.
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As God as my witness, they said, We're above the law. There's nothing you can do to us. You're just a church secretary.
[ Above Church God Just Law Nothing Said Secretary Us Witness]
President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him, making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice.
[ Bush Choice Colin Condoleezza Could Excellent Had Him Making Many Outstanding Powell President Replace Rice Secretary State]
Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration except for those instances where Colin's still learning.
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The first thing the secretary types is the boss.
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Rock Hudson let his gay agent marry him off to his secretary because he didn't want people to get the right idea.
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Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II.
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And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European countries that had suffered so heavily.
[ Countries European General Had Heavily Into Marshall Meant Necessity Plan Reconstruction Saw Secretary State Suffered These Turned Us]
The need for a permanent status resolution approved by Congress is made even more clear to me because of my experience as a former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[ Approved Because Clear Congress Even Experience Former Made More Nations Need Permanent Resolution Status United]
Being a press secretary is like learning to type: You're hunting and pecking for a while and then you find yourself doing the touch system and don't realize it. You're speaking for the president without ever having to go to him.
[ Being Doing Ever Find Go Having Him Hunting Learning Pecking President Press Realize Secretary Speaking System Then Touch Type While Without Yourself]
You do not export democracy through the Defense Department or the Defense Secretary. You do it through trade agreements, through the Department of Commerce and favorable agreements with our friends and neighbors across the globe.
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I had learned many years ago in private business never to take responsibility without adequate authority; and the new Secretary of Defense, as budgets were sharply cut, quickly found that out.
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