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 Bill Frist - “We're going to have a busy time,”
 Bill Frist - “Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-Nebraska) called the process a grudging retreat from our challenge to change the law. ... get managed care out of the business of practicing medicine.”
 Bill Frist - “As we take in this large loss, I will consult with chairman Specter on how to move forward pending judiciary committee business,”
 Dorothy Frist - “We'll give out tickets to the kids who buy breakfast, then we'll have a weekly drawing for some small prizes.”
 Dorothy Frist - “When the kids eat in the room, other kids will see them and we hope they'll try breakfast, too.”
 Bill Frist - “Rosa Parks' brave and simple act ignited a movement that rewove America's social fabric,”
 Bill Frist - “These brave men and women in uniform sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom and for the security of their fellow Americans,”
 Bill Frist - “I personally find this to be an appalling act of profiteering, of trading on insider access to highly classified information and capitalizing on the tragedy that befell this nation on September 11th, 2001, ... renounce any plan to personally profit from this book.”
 Bill Frist - “If the UN refuses to make meaningful changes to the council structure, the US should lead a group of like-minded democracies with a demonstrated commitment to the protection of human rights to create an effective and accountable human rights oversight body outside the UN system.”
 Bill Frist - “Shortly after we thought we'd had things working together in this body again, we got another filibuster. ... We had an opportunity to complete this week with a very good spirit.”
 Bill Frist - “multiple gunshot wounds to multiple parts of his body.”
 Bill Frist - “From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.”
 Bill Frist - “I think really for our viewers it should be understood that I put this into a blind trust,”
 Bill Frist - “An April 29 message from G. Allen Hicks, chief counsel to the majority leader, informs the senator that they can discuss his blind trust question sometime today. ... dispose of all hospital stocks in all accounts that I have control of.”
 Bill Frist - “my heart rate went up a lot more than his as we walked through a foot of water to a duck blind. Fitness comes out at 5 o'clock in the morning in the freezing cold. And he pulls a lot more ducks out of the sky than I do, with a lot less effort.”
 Bill Frist - “Despite not being required to do so, I later chose to place many of my investments in blind trusts, including my HCA stock. With these efforts, I have sought to guarantee that no conflict of interest existed. Review after review has found nothing wrong.”
 Bill Frist - “Well, I think really for our viewers it should be understood that I put this into a blind trust. So as far as I know, I own no HCA stock”
 Bill Frist - “The notion that you have a blind trust but you can tell your trustee when to sell stock in it just doesn't make any sense. It means you have a seeing eye trust and not a blind trust. It's ridiculous.”
 Bill Frist - “Until today, I've always regarded my most profound professional responsibility in my professional life the blessing I had to hold in my hands the human heart, recognizing all its glory and all its potential, and then technically seating it into the chest of a dying woman to give her life and a future she would not otherwise have. . . . A few moments ago, my colleagues gave me a responsibility equal to that -- some would even say a heavier one. I accepted that responsibility with a profound sense of humility. They gave me their confidence, their support, their trust -- and elected me to serve as their leader in the United States Senate.”
 Bill Frist - “I am absolutely convinced ... that we can address the use of living tissue, of living cells that otherwise would not be used. I believe within an appropriate ethical construct, we can use that tissue to the benefit of hundreds of others, thousands of others, maybe millions of others.”
 Bill Frist - “I have asked them to call as witnesses executives from the major oil companies and representatives of the state attorneys general, who have the initial responsibility of keeping the behavior of local energy providers on the straight and narrow,”
 Bill Frist - “I would say that the risk of a smallpox attack is very real. I would say that that risk is increasing compared to say five or 10 years ago, and I would say as a nation that we do remain highly vulnerable if smallpox is used as an instrument of war.”
 Bill Frist - “September 11 taught us that the front lines of a catastrophic terror attack are not here or in policy but are local, in communities all across this country. It is the folks in our fire departments, in our police stations, in our emergency rooms, and in the volunteer corps. It is the brave men and women who rush to an attack site with almost superhuman stamina and compassion, working to save their fellow citizens.”
 Bill Frist - “The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.”
 Bill Frist - “Today, we do fight a different enemy, but one that is no less ruthless, no less determined, no less uncompromising than our enemies of those wars past. Once again, we must stay the course. Once again, we must have faith in our Armed Forces. Once again, we must hold tightly to the belief that freedom will prevail.”

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