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TODAY   |  December 16, 2013

Obama’s health-plan promise tops 2013 quotes

The eighth annual list of top quotes from Fred Shapiro, a Yale University librarian, has been compiled, with President Obama’s promise that Americans can keep their health care plans under Obamacare at the top of the list.

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>> librarian at yale compiled a list of the most memorable lines of 2013 and included in the top ten, everyone's favorite mayor from the northeast.

>> yes, i have smoked crack cocaine but no -- do i? am ian addict? no. have i tried it? probably in one of my drunken stupors.

>> we have to start being the stupid party. there's time for a new republican party that talks like adults.

>> we must wage a global struggle against ill literacy. let us pick up our books and our pens. these are our most powerful weapons.

>> nobody going to -- [ inaudible ]

>> with respect to the pledge i made that if you like your plan you can keep it, the way put that forward unequivocally ended up not being accurate.

>> some of the other notables on the list, pope francis discussing the church's fixation on social issues and edward snowden on the leaks.

>> president obama got mixed up