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 Strom Thurmond - “I am not prejudiced against the Negro. When I was governor, I did more to help the Negroes in our State than any previous Governor, and I think you can find Negro leaders in the State who will attest to this fact.”
 Strom Thurmond - “I don't think it's a question of age as much as it's a question of what kind of shape you're in.”
 Strom Thurmond - “If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.”
 Strom Thurmond - “She walks well, she looks good. Let's see how she kisses.”
 Matt Thurmond - “He came into the room larger than life, but was different from what I thought he would be. He told us that raising a family and having kids is really important -- relationships with people. He said to be loved, you've got to be lovable.”
 Strom Thurmond - “because he stands up for what he believes in - even when he's wrong.”
 Strom Thurmond - “During my consideration of the new and emerging areas of regenerative medicine, including nuclear transplantation technologies, two basic principles have guided my thoughts,”
 Matt Thurmond - “If he has an interest in something, he'll master it. He's so smart it's scary.”
 Strom Thurmond - “The white people of the South are the greatest minority in this nation. They deserve consideration and understanding instead of the persecution of twisted propaganda.”
 Strom Thurmond - “Segregation in the South is honest, open and aboveboard. Of the two systems, or styles of segregation, the Northern and the Southern, there is no doubt whatever in my mind which is the better.”
 Strom Thurmond - “While I respect those who disagree with me, I believe that support for regenerative medicine is the essence of the pro-life position,”
 Strom Thurmond - “We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years, either.”
 Strom Thurmond - “I did not risk my life on the beaches of Normandy to come back to this country and sit idly by while a bunch of hack politicians whittles away your heritage and mine.”
 Strom Thurmond - “First, as someone who has taken a pro-life stance, I believe that Congress should pursue policies that encourage the development of life-saving treatments. Second, nuclear transplantation research, if performed under the strictest of safeguards, is both moral and ethical.”
 Strom Thurmond - “It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men.”
 Strom Thurmond - “Committee chairman Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.) set the easygoing tone early on. I am sure Senator Cohen knows all the answers to the questions he will hear today he has probably asked some of them in some hearings in the past, ... We may even get to hear excerpts of some of the speeches Senator Cohen made during his tenure in the Senate. I am sure he is looking forward to hearing those words again.”
 Strom Thurmond - “I fully recognize and appreciate the many substantial contributions of black Americans and other minorities to the creation and preservation and development of our great nation.”
 Matt Thurmond - “Everything James does, he does at a very high level. He's literally happy every day. He brings a great attitude to everything we do.”
 Strom Thurmond - “Many of these thoughtless, stupid remarks are uttered by sports figures, but not all. In 2002 Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., said the United States could have avoided what he called all these problems, ... All the laws of Washington and all the bayonets of the Army cannot force the Negro into our homes, our schools, our churches.”