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 Alex Conant - “We've consulted with state and city officials, and they indicate they are proceeding carefully to recover remains, and we have been advised that federal involvement is not requested at this time.”
 James Conant - “Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases”
 Alex Conant - “Account and agency levels in model runs don't reflect future policy decisions since those are only made on a year-by-year basis.”
 Alex Conant - “Despite spending more than 6.5 billion since 2001, these grants have not been able to demonstrate an impact on crime.”
 Alex Conant - “We have no problem notifying Congress and sharing information with the Hill.”
 Alex Conant - “Substantial financial controls already exist but we are currently looking at what additional protections might be useful. If in working with Congress, agencies, and state and local leaders it is determined that additional safeguards are required, then we'll put them in place.”
 James Conant - “Whether a man lives or dies in vain can be measured only by the way he faces his own problems, by the success or failure of the inner conflict within his own soul.”
 James Conant - “Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface”
 James Conant - “Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance.”
 Alex Conant - “The Davis-Bacon waiver removed red tape to get the recovery effort going quickly with more companies participating. We have not seen any evidence of abuse -- in fact, we have seen just the opposite. The waivers are proving to be effective and efficient, jump-starting the recovery effort at reduced costs to taxpayers.”
 Alex Conant - “The president will participate in a panel to discuss his American Competitiveness Initiative to encourage American innovation and strengthen our nation's ability to compete in the global economy.”
 James B Conant - “Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea.”
 James B Conant - “Whether a man lives or dies in vain can be measured only by the way he faces his own problems, by the success or failure of the inner conflict within his own soul. And of this no one may know save God.”
 James B Conant - “Democracy is a small hard core of common agreement, surrounded by a rich variety of individual differences.”
 Dr. James Bryant Conant - “Science advances, not by the accumulation of new facts, but by the continuos development of new concepts.”
 Dr. James Bryant Conant - “Public education is a great instrument of social change. Through it, if we so desire, we can make our country more nearly a democracy without classes. To do so will require the efforts of us all-teachers, administrators, taxpayers and statesmen. Education is a social process, perhaps the most important process in determining the future of our country it should command a far larger portion of our national income than it does today.”
 Dr. James Bryant Conant - “Some of mankind's most terrible misdeeds have been committed under the spell of certain magic words or phrases.”
 Dr. James Bryant Conant - “The dignity of man is vindicated as much by the thinker and poet as by the statesman and soldier.”
 Dr. James Bryant Conant - “Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance.... There will always be the false snobbery which tries to place one vocation above another. You will become a member of the aristocracy in the American sense only if your accomplishments and integrity earn this appellation.”
 James B Conant - “Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.”