* “The Holocaust, it didn’t start with guns and death camps. It started with words.”–The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center.

* “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies.”–President Abraham Lincoln.

* “… A nation that isn’t broken, but simply unfinished.”–Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman.

* “One of the most positive selling points of genuine democracies: They do not war with one another.”–Former UN Security Chief Robert Bruce Adolph.

* “We don’t want to encourage or enable attacks inside Russia.”–U.S. National Security Council spokesman John Kirby.

* “In diversity, there is beauty, and there is strength.”–Maya Angelou.

* “(A diplomat’s life) is made up of three ingredients: protocol, Geritol and alcohol.”–Adlai Stevenson.

* “The (Supreme) Court should not be the sole lawmaker, judge and enforcer regarding its members’ conduct, in ethics or in any other matter.”–Jeannie Suk Gersen, New Yorker.

* “In a system of checks and balances, power abhors a vacuum.”–Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

* “In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman.”–Margaret Thatcher.

* “Prohibiting ideas in the name of freedom is not freedom at all.”–The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression.

* “When politics is driven by the need to turn out your base and policy is dominated by the desire to cater to that base, our baser instincts come to the fore.”–Political scientist Norm Ornstein.

* “Socioeconomic status is not a proxy for race.”–Erica Sanders, director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Michigan.

* “It’s important for everyone to understand that children are more vulnerable to heatstroke and that all hot-car deaths are preventable.”–The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

* “Politics is show business for ugly people.”–Political consultant Paul Begala.

* “Being gay or trans isn’t perverse. It isn’t dangerous. What’s dangerous is (legalized) discrimination.”–Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book of Davie.

* “I expect we will build a ballpark in Tampa Bay that will keep the Rays here for generations to come.”–Rays owner Stuart Sternberg.

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