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Quotation by Anibal Cavaco Silva
Everyone was tired with the old style politicians and their flowery rhetoric. I just told them there are tough times ahead, but that they would be less tough with me in charge.
Anibal Cavaco Silva (b. 1939), Portuguese premier. Independent (London, January 13, 1992).
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