It's hard to look inside a person to answer a question about why anybody wants to be president. I suppose a combination of ambition, ego, and a real feeling that he could make a difference and could accomplish some things. All you ever had to do for Jimmy Carter was to tell him something was impossible, and he would usually do it.


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It's totally different this time. We're going in with a lot of momentum.
ANTOINE JORDAN
He was on fire. He did a great job. He's key to what we're doing. If he's out, we've got to deal wit...
ANTOINE JORDAN
I was fine. But I wasn't happy.
ANTOINE JORDAN
They just came out hot.
ANTOINE JORDAN
I've been preparing for this for awhile bit it's hitting me now. I am an emotional guy, really.
ANTOINE JORDAN
We came out kind of flat for a while, and they hit a lot of shots. They're all good 3-point shooters...
ANTOINE JORDAN
In a cruel land, you either learned to laugh at cruelty or spent your life weeping.
ROBERT JORDAN
It was hard because there was no one around here to practice with. But I have tapes that I can pract...
AMY JORDAN
Unfortunately, PBS has a really hard path to forge,
AMY JORDAN
It was hard because there was no one around here to practice with, ... But I have tapes that I can p...
AMY JORDAN
I know it's going to be a major culture shock, ... From little Hibbing to big Beijing.
AMY JORDAN
But commercial offerings are now so vast, she says, that ''in order to have a level playing field, t...
AMY JORDAN
It seems more sudden this year, since we just had a homecoming last spring, but the change is good,
AMY JORDAN
I remember a time/A time of mine/When the whole world stopped. The air was still and cold/I felt, no...
AMY JORDAN
I'm going to be practicing my Chinese before I go. Probably just in basic conversation around the ho...
AMY JORDAN
China is becoming a major player in the global economy, and it's great that Minnesota is going to be...
AMY JORDAN
I wanted to do something totally out of the ordinary,
AMY JORDAN
I'm not certain that I draw from any one culture more than others. Many myths and legends of man...
ROBERT JORDAN
One day I woke up with an atrocious hangover, and it hurt so badly that I told myself, 'It's...
JORDAN KNIGHT
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Fig...
MICHAEL JORDAN
Under Armour is new, aggressive, slick, classic but athletic - kind of how I always wanted to be per...
JORDAN SPIETH
My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
MICHAEL JORDAN
We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changi...
BARBARA JORDAN
Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the...
MICHAEL JORDAN
When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it'...
MICHAEL JORDAN
There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I don't believe there is only one gre...
MICHAEL JORDAN
The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can...
MICHAEL JORDAN
I love to travel but hate traffic and planes. I wish I could just beam myself anywhere instantly.
JORDAN LADD
I can't speak for the future. I have no crystal ball.
MICHAEL JORDAN
I want people to understand, gambling is not a bad thing if you do it within the framework of what i...
MICHAEL JORDAN
I think if you stop bad habits, and you stop long enough, you develop good habits.
JORDAN KNIGHT
One of the reasons I came to Berkeley was because I saw so many students of all different colors spe...
JUNE JORDAN
Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet.
MICHAEL JORDAN
Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o...
BARBARA JORDAN
I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.
MICHAEL JORDAN
I think I have come to a place where I'm able to feel more comfortable about being honest.
JUNE JORDAN
A thoughtful cup of tea brought to your bedside each morning means more to me than the huge bouquet ...
PENNY JORDAN
A thoughtful cup of tea brought to your bedside each morning means more to me than the huge bouquet ...
PENNY JORDAN
Sometimes, pain is all that lets you know you're alive.
ROBERT JORDAN
I don't know if you guys have ever kissed anybody in real life, but it doesn't always go as ...
JORDAN GAVARIS
There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.
ROBERT JORDAN
Purchasing the Bobcats is the culmination of my post-playing career goal of becoming the majority ow...
MICHAEL JORDAN
PGA of America has been very good to me; played some of the Junior Ryder Cups, and those go down as ...
JORDAN SPIETH