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  • This little known but quite ubiquitous system is one of the reasons that Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz coined his oft-quoted aphorism that federal prosecutors and FBI agents teach witnesses "not only how to sing, but how to compose."

    Forbes.com: News

  • Consider the oft-quoted statement, “The exception proves the rule.”

    Matthew Yglesias » For Democrats, Even a 2010 Win Will Feel Like a Loss

  • For thousands of years, India has understood that the divine can be imagined and experienced in all kinds of ways, as in the oft-quoted verse from the Rig Veda, Ekam sat vipraha bahudha vadanti -- typically translated as, "Truth is one, the wise call it by many names."

    Philip Goldberg: Colbert: Try Hinduism For Lent

  • For thousands of years, India has understood that the divine can be imagined and experienced in all kinds of ways, as in the oft-quoted verse from the Rig Veda, Ekam sat vipraha bahudha vadanti -- typically translated as, "Truth is one, the wise call it by many names."

    Philip Goldberg: Colbert: Try Hinduism For Lent

  • The 21st Century Learning Initiative is pledged to get ever more people to question their old assumptions in an essentially "play-like" manner, and so accept the truth of Einstein's oft-quoted statement that "imagination is more important than knowledge."

    John Abbott: We're Born to Learn, Not to Be Taught

  • And this time, he likely has a better understanding than ever of the oft-quoted Mark Twain maxim: "Be good and you will be lonesome."

    Solo act Shani Davis alone in front with unusual approach

  • An oft-quoted figure to support the religious-right domination thesis is a 2008 entrance poll that found 60 percent of Iowa GOP caucusgoers thought of themselves as "born-again or evangelical Christian."

    Poll: Iowa's caucusgoers in step with national views

  • CBO Director Elmendorf told the Senate Finance Committee “he expects fewer Americans would migrate from private health insurance to a public plan than projected by the oft-quoted study by nonpartisan policy experts at The Lewin Group.”

    Wonk Room » The WonkLine: May 21, 2009

  • An oft-quoted figure to support the religious-right domination thesis is a 2008 entrance poll that found 60 percent of Iowa GOP caucusgoers thought of themselves as "born-again or evangelical Christian."

    Poll: Iowa's caucusgoers in step with national views

  • It never ceases to amaze me that in the 8 months since the election, these oft-quoted 'campaign aides' never seem to have actual names.

    Palin says she is not a quitter

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