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“The industry I created has now turned against me! Get your margaritas while you can!”— Mariano Martinez, owner of Mariano’s Hacienda restaurant and inventor of the frozen margarita machine, on news of a tequila shortage. (Wednesday, Dallasnews.com)

“Take everything you’ve heard and

multiply it by 50.”— Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus on tension in the White House. (Thursday, San Francisco Chronicle)

“Time to clock in.” — Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman on the springtrai­ning arrival of pitchers and catchers for the 2018 MLB season. (Wednesday, Twitter)

“This is definitely history, or herstory,

whatever way you want to put it.” — Mirai Nagasu, Olympic figure skater who became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics. (Monday, The New York Times) “You never know if we will be back on Olympic ice again, so we promised each other no matter what happens, mistakes or not, that we were going to be present every single second and to soak in the moment.”— American figure skater Alexa Scimeca Knierim on skating with her husband Chris at the Olympics. (Wednesday, Reuters.com)

“I don’t think the president helped very much, but the bottom line is the demagogues won again on the

left and the right.”— Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., after three separate immigratio­n plans failed in the Senate leaving Dreamers in limbo. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is pictured speaking at an immigratio­n press conference Feb. 12. (Friday, The New York Times)

“People had better get to work,

because the clock is ticking.”— Texas Sen. John Cornyn on the immigratio­n debate. (Monday, Politico)

“I’d like to think that we’re a family — that we can fight, but come together on Thanksgivi­ng for

dinner.”— State Rep. Sarah Davis, R-West University Place, on working with Gov. Greg Abbott, who has endorsed her primary opponent, if she gets re-elected. (Wednesday, Texas Tribune)

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