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 Karl Rove - “The GOP's progress during the last four decades is a stunning political achievement. But it is also a cautionary tale of what happens to a dominant party in this case, the Democrat Party when its thinking becomes ossified, when its energy begins to drain, when an entitlement mentality takes over and when political power becomes an end in itself rather than a means to achieve the common goal.”  
 Karl Rove - “The GOP's progress during the last four decades is a stunning political achievement. But it is also a cautionary tale of what happens to a dominant party in this case, the Democrat Party when its thinking becomes ossified when its energy begins to drain when an entitlement mentality takes over and when political power becomes an end in itself rather than a mean to achieve the common goal.”  
 Arsene Wenger - “We were a bit lucky tonight. It is a fantastic achievement and the team has great character. We didn't manage to play tonight, I don't know if that was for physical reasons or psychological reasons. We never came into our fluent game we needed luck and resilience and we had both tonight.”  
 Michael Gould - “The impetus for our participation in this voluntary pilot program is our support of the Department of Defense Education Activity community strategic plan, goal one the highest student achievement which has a sub-goal of ensuring all students are reading on grade level by the end of third grade. It is our intent to meet that goal as early in a child's life as possible. DIBELS may be an effective tool to assist us in that endeavor.”  
 Tom Carroll - “A third of all new teachers leave the classroom after three years and close to fifty percent leave after five years over a quarter of a million teachers stop teaching every year. Typically, urban and rural schools serving poor and minority students have even higher teacher turnover rates, and as a result they also have the lowest percentages of highly qualified teachers. It is essential that we close the teaching quality gap if we want to close the student achievement gap.”  
 Florenz Ziegfeld - “And, I may add, from what totally unexpected sources come many of those who from the comparatively modest beginning in the chorus rise to the heights of really great achievement in the theatrical profession.”  
 Loretta Young - “There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.”  
 Andrew Wiles - “I'm sure that some of them will be very hard and I'll have a sense of achievement again, but nothing will mean the same to me - there's no other problem in mathematics that could hold me the way that this one did.”  
 William Vickrey - “The achievement of a reasonably full degree of employment without accelerating inflation will require development of some additional tool.”  
 Robert Vaughn - “Man has always needed to believe in some form of a continuity of achievement.”  
 Leon Uris - “The Jews struggled and stuck together. Their tenacity kept them alive. The fact that my book was a part of this struggle is my greatest achievement.”  
 David Trimble - “As we take stock of this century of achievement, Ulster Unionists have every reason to feel proud.”  
 Paul Tsongas - “You are Americans. You love this country. Together we are entrusted with the principles that represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.”  
 Henryk Sienkiewicz - “This homage has been rendered not to me - for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me - but to the Polish achievement, the Polish genius.”  
 Dinah Shore - “Emmys are wonderful and I'm thrilled to death that I have mine. But they're representative of a specific achievement, where this sort of thing is representative of how you've grown in your own industry.”  
 Leland Stanford - “A co-operative association designed to furnish labor for farming operations is clearly within the realm of practical achievement.”  
 Margaret Spellings - “We want to obviously foster a relationship that we're a partner with states that we all share the same goals of closing the achievement gap, just as the Congress does and that we're practical and sophisticated enough to understand what they're talking about.”  
 Margaret Spellings - “I mean, one thing I know about change is we are not going to close the achievement gap without educators.”  
 Margaret Spellings - “I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap.”  
 Hu Shih - “On the basis of biological, sociological, and historical knowledge, we should recognize that the individual self is subject to death or decay, but the sum total of individual achievement, for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger.”  
 Alan Shepard - “I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on.”  
 Moshe Sharett - “Transfer could be the crowning achievement, the final stage in the development of policy, but certainly not the point of departure.”  
 Joseph Rotblat - “But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction.”  
 David Rockefeller - “Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.”  
 J. Philippe Rushton - “The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally.”  

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