„I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot“

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Nadia Comăneci1
rumänische Kunstturnerin 1961

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—  Lindsey Graham United States Senator from South Carolina 1955

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„I not only "don't choose to run" but I don't even want to leave a loophole in case I am drafted, so I won't "choose". I will say "won't run" no matter how bad the country will need a comedian by that time.“

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