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 Rita Adair - “This is grass roots at its best. It's powerful stuff.”
 Debbie Adair - “We hope it shows yes these things are effective. We want concrete evidence.”
 John Adair - “Teamwork is no accident.It is the by-product of good leadership.”
 Gilbert Adair - “In New York -- whose subway trains in particular have been ''tattooed'' with an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame -- not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements . Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the ''haves.''”
 Robert Adair - “Markets have taken the view that the government is doing everything it can against terrorism and to cut subsidies.”
 Daniel Adair - “We thought it would do OK, but we weren't sure. We didn't have a crystal ball, and we didn't say, 'Oh yeah, it's a smash.' We liked the song but didn't know if it would be the best to debut the album with. But there is something special about the song. People caught onto it.”
 Daniel Adair - “We'll be really tight by the time we get down there to you guys. Everyone will have a really good time. It's trite to say thanks to the fans, but we really mean it. We look forward to rocking everyone's socks off.”
 Daniel Adair - “Chad brings the bulk of the ideas to the table, and we all polish and rework the ideas he comes up with. He's such an accomplished songwriter. He wrote a song for ('American Idol' runner-up) Bo Bice, Enrique Iglesias - he's got that ear to be a musical chameleon and get into the zone of an artist. And he can't help but write a song you can hum along to. And that voice, you know it when you hear it.”
 Andy Adair - “I'll be working with everybody so I'll get to know fairly well what different issues are coming up in the stations. I'll just be going from the field to the office more. I have to thank Tim (Bragg, who retired last week as assistant fire chief with 28 years at MFD). He prepared me well for the office end of this.”
 Trevor Adair - “It just happened so fast. Just two months ago he was driving, living a normal life.”
 John Adair - “So far, we've had 7.36 inches (of rain) for the year. Normal is about 4.51, so we're well above it.”
 Rita Adair - “I had to make it happen, I had to do what I know best.”
 Daniel Adair - “We're a controversial band, so big that everyone wants to hate us. We get a lot of bad press. I don't listen to it. We take it with a grain of salt and keep moving on.”
 John Adair - “The police aren't the most popular people right now,”
 Trevor Adair - “We had a lot of the momentum, but we just came up against a very physical team and every time there was a loose ball I would see a player on the ground. It is tough to play this game parallel. I saw a lot of our guys parallel.”
 Daniel Adair - “What's cool is he has dreadlocks. That makes piano OK in rock, if the piano player looks cool.”
 Gilbert Adair - “Postmodernism is, almost by definition, a transitional cusp of social, cultural, economic and ideological history when modernism's high-minded principles and preoccupations have ceased to function, but before they have been replaced with a totally new system of values. It represents a moment of suspension before the batteries are recharged for the new millennium, an acknowledgment that preceding the future is a strange and hybrid interregnum that might be called the last gasp of the past.”
 Rita Adair - “The system really blocked us big time, the government. It's been very difficult to knock down that door, but I can't stop now either. I said I was going to fill 20 apartments, and I'm going to do it.”
 Robert Adair - “The next few months should prove very interesting with the drilling programme about to start in Bulgaria. In Egypt, I am excited about the El Tamad oil discovery.”
 Tammie Adair - “It's something that both installations have in common.”
 Andy Adair - “I grew up on a farm so I thought driving a fire truck would be like handling a grain truck. But the first time I was behind the wheel of a fire truck, I was awestruck by the responsibility. Sure you can run a stoplight, but you have to make sure the intersection is clear before you do. That's when I realized each level you reach in the fire department brings on new responsibility. And there are more people under your wing.”
 Red Adair - “It scares you all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world and there's nobody hurt, and the well's under control.”
 Red Adair - “I've done made a deal with the devil. He said he's going to give me an air-conditioned place when I go down there, if I go there, so I won't put all the fires out.”
 Red Adair - “Retire I don't know what that word means. As long as a man is able to work and he's productive out there and he feels good - keep at it.”
 Red Adair - “I've got too many of my friends that retired and went home and got on a rocking chair, and about a year and a half later, I'm always going to the cemetery.”

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