Quotes and Sayings about Public



"Land in Hawaii is money. What I'm talking about here is ceded land - land that belonged to the kingdom and was ceded to the republic and then to the state when we achieved statehood."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, State, Talking)

"So there's always been this clash between what is the public good - that which belongs to all of us in common - and what can be exploited for a private interest."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Interest, Public)

"There was a Republican majority of the Senate, and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made."
- Spencer Abraham
(Related: Nature, Being, Majority, Republican, Senate)

"I mean the idea of this is that it's a good thing for the public to hear interviews like this and that there will be an inevitable amount of fewer interviews if people that the press talks to wind up thinking, well, it's not really a CBS correspondent."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Idea, Press, Public, Thinking, Will, Wind)

"I really did try to write it so that an educated public that cares about issues like this doesn't have to be a lawyer and can read it and understand it."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Public)

"It is within the last quarter century or thirty years. And a lot of that law has turned out to be very, very protective of the press and the public's right to know."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Law, Press, Public, Right, Years)

"It is not to benefit CBS, not to benefit its reporters. On this one, the entire basis of it is this is a way to get more information, more important information to the public. And that's why so many states recognize this."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Information, Public, states)

"If the word gets out, if the perception exists that by speaking to a CBS journalist you are, therefore, inevitably, immediately speaking to the police, I don't think there's any doubt but that people won't talk. And, therefore, the public won't learn."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Perception, Doubt, Police, Public, Talk, Word)

"The great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Attention, Ego, Man, Public)

"I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Office, Public, Will)

"Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Justice, Nothing, Publicity)

"Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Faith, Government, Profession, Public, Teaching)

"My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Day, Key, Public)

"Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Failure, Diplomacy, Public)

"The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: Men, Women, Rights, Nothing)

"The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Goals, Winning, Building, Ireland, Objectives, Republican, Support)

"Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Ability, Challenge, Problems, Republican, Responsibility, Will)

"Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Objectives, Potential, Republican)

"The catalyst for much of this change is the growing support for republicanism."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Change, Support)

"The Irish Republican Army has kept every commitment made by its leadership."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Leadership, Army, Commitment, Irish, Republican)

"But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Peace, Irish, Republicans)

"Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Battle, Day, Deals, Eyes, Rights, Human rights, Key, Open, Patience, Republican, Will)

"In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Blind, Eye, Oppression, Past, Right, Struggle)

"But I also hold the very strong view that republicans need to lead by example."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Example, Republicans)

"The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Men, Power, Effect, Killing, Publicity, Self)

"If advertising had a little more respect for the public, the public would have a lot more respect for advertising."
- James Randolph Adams
(Related: Advertising, Public, Respect)

"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Power, Trust, Danger, Liberty, Living, Man, Maxim, Public)

"You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Public, Stupidity)

"The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Office, Public)

"The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Society, Church, Custom, Importance, Public)

"Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Virtue, Public)

"Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Consideration, Custom, Force, Interest, Meeting, Public)

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
- Aesop
(Related: Office, Public)

"Archaeologists are underpaid publicity agents for deceased royalty."
- John Agar
(Related: Publicity, Royalty)

"The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Power, People, American, Information, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"We desire an expansion of relations with regional states and the establishment of extensive public contacts."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Desire, Public, states)

"For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Countries, Rights, Observation, Reason, Relationships, Respect)

"My entire family were Democrats all our lives. But because how furious I was about the previous administration, I turned in my card to become a Republican. I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Family, Democrats, Republican, Want)

"I think celebrities have an obligation to the public to not just sing or act."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Act, Obligation, Public)

"True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them."
- George D. Aiken
(Related: People, American, Conservation, Income, Land, Public, Want, Water)

"There is a human capital crisis in the federal government. Not only are we losing the decades of talent as civil servants retire, we are not doing enough to develop and nurture the next generation of public servants."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Government, Talent, Crisis, Losing, Public)

"Israel does not care about the international public opinion."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Care, Israel, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"To be honest, I am not happy about all the publicity."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Publicity)

"The anger in the Brigade against those who fought the Republic in the rear was sharpened by reports of weapons, even tanks, being kept from the front and hidden for treacherous purposes."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Anger, Being, Weapons)

"The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Government, Character, Fascism, Fight, Force, Popular, Republican, Spain)

"The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Life, Order, Republican)

"The International Brigades provided a shock force while the Republic trained and organized an army from an assemblage of individuals. The Spanish people knew they were not fighting alone."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: People, Army, Fighting, Force)

"The news of the open military help to Franco from Hitler and Mussolini, and the heroic resistance of the people of Madrid, Barcelona and the big cities fired a widespread wish to help the Republic and its people."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: People, Cities, Help, Military, News, Open)

"There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: War, Iraq, Nation, President, Republicans, Support, Wonder)

"I didn't want to engage in a campaign where I was defending myself on those issues at every turn, so I just decided that I'd switch and run as a Republican."
- Rodney Alexander
(Related: Republican, Want)

"Public opinion is a second conscience."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Conscience, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I think that the legitimacy of the court would be undermined in any case if the court made a decision based on its perception of public opinion."
- Samuel Alito
(Related: Decision, Perception, Court, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Health, Life, Blood, Public)

"Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Health, Consequences, Crisis, Drinking, Light, Nation, Public, Shadow)

"During consideration in the Education and the Workforce Committee this year, Democrats and Republicans worked constructively together to improve the delivery of Head Start services to the target populations."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Education, Committee, Consideration, Democrats, Republicans)

"Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Government, Civil liberties, Fighting, Giving, May, Name, Order, Public, Terrorism)

"Saddam Hussein's trial would not be public since he could name countries and persons whom he gave money."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: Money, Countries, Name, Public)

"Unlike the Reagan and Bush Administrations, with but one exception, the Clinton administration failed to reach out to Republicans in creating a new team, and eventually paid a political price."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Republicans)

"In general, any incoming administration must carefully examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Office, Public)

"What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Debt, Friends, Interest, Republican)

"The Republicans in the House and the Bush administration are bankrupting this country."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Republicans)

"Russians have a new freedom, but as long as they don't express that freedom on a public platform."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Freedom, Public)

"Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda."
- Eric Alterman
(Related: Policy, Control, Force, Foreign policy, Public, Struggle)

"Washington's character was rock solid. He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues, which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Character, Choice, First, Nation, President, Republican, Washington)

"The People's Republic of China has not yet reached the military might of the Soviet Empire. It requires a little more time and a little more infusion of Western aid, loans, technology and the hard currency of our tourists."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Technology, Time, People, Military, Tourists)

"My popularity plunged three years ago and I didn't try to court publicity."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Court, Popularity, Publicity, Years)

"It's my father's legacy. My father's view was that the public is the employer of these government employees and has the right to know what they're up to."
- Jack Anderson
(Related: Government, Father, Employees, Public, Right)

"The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Public)

"I feel the whole issue has been a witchhunt from day one as part of a broader Republican political agenda."
- Kojo Annan
(Related: Day, Republican)

"When I appear in public people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth, paw the ground and swish my tail - none of which is easy."
- Princess Anne
(Related: People, Public)

"Everybody around the world wants to send their kids to our universities. But nobody wants to send their kids here to public school."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Kids, Public, School, World)

"When I was starting out, young actresses had the studio system to protect them. Now you have a host of sharks, from your agent to your publicist to your lawyer."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Now)

"I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Home, Work, Old, Public)

"I have made a public statement about me and Ralph by being seen with him. I don't need to make any other. You can live the way you want."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Being, Public, Want)

"If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Money, People, Church, Children, Ideals, Public, Schools)

"The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece. And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer."
- David Antin
(Related: Entertainment, Greece, Public, Talk, World)

"His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Time, Conversation, Day, Evening, Living, Public, School, Struggle)

"In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Father, Day, Evening, First, Public)

"There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Boys, Children, Girls, Numbers, Public, School)

"The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Contentment, Pride, Public, School)

"Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms."
- Aristotle
"One of the towering people in this industry said, why don't you go and make a five-year contract with somebody, make yourself several million dollars and put it away, then go and do whatever you want, work for public TV if you want."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Work, People, Public, Want)

"I don't think any industry was ever as closely scrutinized and written about and constantly in the public eye as television."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Eye, Public, Television)

"I don't think people realize the extent to which TV networks are hurt when they carry public broadcasting. I think the estimate is that they lose a half-million dollars for a half day's programming."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Day, Hurt, Programming, Public)

"You can think you've made it and yet the next day's press will always be waiting for you, the public will always ask more of you. In short, you can always do better!"
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Day, Press, Public, Waiting, Will)

"It doesn't look great if you cancel the reigning Best Comedy Program, you know, you're gonna take a hit from a... from sort of a public relations standpoint."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Comedy, Public)

"Despite the painful changes we have had to make, we continue to believe in the St. Louis market. And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way, as the economics of our business improve and the demands of the traveling public in St. Louis become clear."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Business, Economics, Public, Traveling)

"I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Women, Pressure, Public)

"The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it."
- Chester A. Arthur
(Related: Money, People, Evil, Public, Value)

"Dare to risk public criticism."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Criticism, Public, Risk)

"The new rule says that the FBI has the right to go to public places on the same terms and conditions as other members of the public for counter-terrorism purposes."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Public, Right)

"Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Democrats, Play, Republicans)

"We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Legal, Information, Mail, News, Public, Talking)

"Upon the principles of reason, the good of many is preferable to the good of a few or of one; a lasting good is to be preferred before a temporary, the public before the private."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Principles, Public, Reason)

"If you hear something you like, and you're halfway like the public, chances are they'll like it too."
- Chet Atkins
(Related: Public)

"My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Romance, Fiction, Press)

"I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Ideas, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Public)

"Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think."
- Alfred Austin
(Related: People, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Goal, Order, Public, Support)

"I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Public, Safety)

"This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

"The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Fitness, Character, May, Office, Public)

"It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university, ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge, Public, Quantity, University, Will)

"I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)

"I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media."
- Milton Babbitt
(Related: Music, Performance, Media, Public, Service, World)

"Instead of creating new jobs, Republicans gave tax cuts to companies that send jobs overseas."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Tax, Jobs, Republicans, Tax cuts)

"To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

"The Republicans would like to take us back to a darker time, when corporations ruled and the underserved had no rights."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, Corporations, Rights, Republicans)

"The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Legal, Hurt, Majority, Nothing, Republican, Will)

"In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Divorce, Hollywood, Party, Publicity)

"Those two songs condense the two albums. They also show what the audiences wanted. I was desperate to keep the band together and find something that the public would like."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Audiences, Public, Songs)

"Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Men, Merit, Public)

"Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to drink other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Habits, Influence, Obedience, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Words)

"Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Work, People, Advertising, Effort, Exploitation, Needs, Publicity, Students)

"It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue."
- Brian Baird
(Related: Death, American, Americans, Military, Nation, Republican, Responsibility)

"Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately. Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice."
- James Baker
(Related: Voice)

"Live by publicity, you'll probably die by publicity."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Publicity)

"Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Poetry, Loss, Public, Will)

"Everything that Bush touches turns to manure in public policy."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Policy, Public, Public policy)

"The public impression is that the government, industry or the highest bidder can buy a scientist to add credibility to any message. That crucial quality of impartiality is being lost."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Government, Quality, Impression, Being, Credibility, Public)

"I think they are looking for publicity and they are looking for a name for themselves."
- David Baltimore
(Related: Name, Publicity)

"The public is wiser than the wisest critic."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Public)

"The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Government, People, Development, Authority, Opinion, Property, Public, Public opinion)

"The reason sport is attractive to many of the general public is that it's filled with reversals. What you think may happen doesn't happen. A champion is beaten, an unknown becomes a champion."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: May, Public, Reason)

"My athleticism was really the core to social acceptance, because in those days the overwhelming number of students came from more of a public school background than I did."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Acceptance, Public, School, Students)

"I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received, and determined still to press the case into public notice as a token of gratitude."
- William Banting
(Related: Gratitude, Press, Providence, Public)

"Publicity gets more than a little tiring. You want it, you need it, you crave it, and you're scared as hell when it stops."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Hell, Publicity, Want)

"High-level, big-deal publicity has a way of getting old for me, but what never fails to thrill me is when I make personal appearances."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Old, Publicity)

"The personal thing is something I have never talked about. And I never will. That is prohibited. My job is public. But that's it. When you're not working, you don't have an obligation to be public."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Job, Obligation, Public, Will)

"We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Public, Software)

"They seem to have forgotten that, and are back saying the only purpose of P2P networks is for illegal trading of owned goods. We claim part of the reason for P2P is for legal trading of what ought to be in public domain. And what is in public domain in many cases."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Legal, Purpose, Public, Reason, Saying)

"I mean I look forward to the day when I can be Republican again."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Day, Republican)

"Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use... It's time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Health, Time, Public)

"Obama specializes in knocking down straw men. "I reject the view that says our problems will simply take care of themselves," he said, implying that's the view of Republicans. It's the view of almost no one."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Men, Care, Problems, Republicans, Will)

"Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Fear, Global warming, Man, Public, Support)

"We're trying to publicize this one and make people realize that the gun industry can clean up its act and can operate in a way that can reduce the likelihood of guns killing police officers and other innocent people."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: People, Act, Killing, Police, Trying)

"There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public's right to know."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Country, Earth, Public, Right, Tradition)

"And one of the things I've tried to do in my first months in office is to give more Georgians - reporters and members of the general public alike - a closer look at how their government works."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Government, First, Months, Office, Public)

"And this week, I am proposing legislation to strengthen our Open Records laws to make public access to our public records surer, faster, and more comprehensive."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Laws, Legislation, Open, Public)

"Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Society, Interest, Public)

"It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased by experts who are not spending their own personal money."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Art, Money, Experts, Public)

"Study the public behavior of top stars and you can detect a keen attentiveness to brand value."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Behavior, Public, Stars, Study, Value)

"What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Passion, Public)

"The difference between the denominational system and the public school system is all the difference between bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Difference, Public, School)

"Try being my size and going into a public restroom."
- Billy Barty
(Related: Being, Public)

"The general public thinks all little people are in circuses or sideshows. We have doctors, nurses, just about every field covered."
- Billy Barty
(Related: People, Doctors, Nurses, Public)

"Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Life, Thought, Action, Errors, Public)

"Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or with the public, has given me something important."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Successful, Ballet, Public)

"Public and private food in America has become eatable, here and there extremely good. Only the fried potatoes go unchanged, as deadly as before."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Food, America, Public)

"No film should try to follow a trend, and do what film people think the public wants. There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants."
- Alan Bates
(Related: People, Film, Public)

"I've never believed in cheapening music by going according to what some people think is public taste."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Music, People, Public, Taste)

"You know I don't think we need the Republicans to steal family values from us."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Family, Values, Republicans)

"I think we have a number of young people - like yourself - who want to make a difference. I'm not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: People, Burden, Difference, Numbers, Office, Public, Want)

"If we want to truly regain the public's trust, we can provide greater accountability and transparency with a simple step. Let's start by communicating to our constituents about the votes we take."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Trust, Public, Want)

"I give everything I have to give on the screen. I feel I don't owe the public anything else."
- Emmanuelle Beart
(Related: Public)

"It's very clear you have to engage the public and say: You have to vote no on 74, no on 75, no on 76, no on 77. Those are the issues that Arnold pushing. And those are reactionary, Republican initiatives."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Public, Republican, Vote)

"The definition of a Schwarzenegger Republican is a Bush Republican who says he's a Schwarzenegger Republican."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Republican)

"I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'"
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Actor, Being, Friends, Office, President, Public)

"I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think anyone should put public service out of the question because that's not what a good citizen does."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Public, Question, Service, Want)

"I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public opinion in a constructive way he doesn't have to be an elected public servant to perform a public service."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Service)

"But the Republican right-wing agenda, these people - Arnold and his patrons - felt it could be accomplished by circumventing the Legislature and spending money and organizing and giving sound bites."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Money, People, Giving, Republican, Right, Sound)

"And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Public, Safety, Schools, Teachers)

"We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism."
- August Bebel
(Related: Politics, Religion, Atheism, Economics, Socialism, Today)

"I think every American has a role in saving this country. Whether you're Democrat, Republican, independent, it doesn't matter. We all know the country's in trouble. We may disagree on how to solve it, but we all know the country's in trouble."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: American, Country, May, Republican, Trouble)

"'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Government, Name, Party, Republican)

"I have not heard people in the Republican Party yet admit that they have a problem. And when they do say that they have a problem I don't know that I believe 'em."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Party, Republican)

"It's not just spending, it's not just taxes, it's not just corruption, it is progressivism, and it is in both parties. It is in the Republicans and the Democrats."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Corruption, Democrats, Republicans, Taxes)

"There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between."
- Thomas Beecham
(Related: Public, Rules)

"It must kill George Bush that John McCain is the most popular and Beloved Republican in America."
- Paul Begala
(Related: America, Popular, Republican)

"If George W. Bush is given a second term, and retains a Republican Congress and a compliant federal judiciary, he and his allies are likely to embark on a campaign of political retribution the likes of which we haven't seen since Richard Nixon."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Congress, Nixon, Republican)

"All publicity is good, except an obituary notice."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Publicity)

"There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Publicity)

"The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy."
- Chris Bell
(Related: People, American, Delay, Democracy, Police, Protection, Public, Self)

"I filed the ethics complaint against Tom DeLay not because I'm a Democrat and he's a Republican or even because he drew me out of my congressional seat but because he engaged in corruption to further his plans to disenfranchise voters in Texas."
- Chris Bell
(Related: Complaint, Corruption, Delay, Ethics, Republican)

"We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Abuse, Children, Exploitation, Labor, Open, Public)

"There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission. It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: First, May, Public, Reading, Saying)

"It's the publicity function of Amnesty that I think has made its name so widely known, not only to readers in the world, but to governments - and that's what matters."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Name, Publicity, World)

"The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Art, Criticism, Enjoyment, Public)

"Books and harlots have their quarrels in public."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Books, Public, Quarrels)

"It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Attitude, Purpose, Opinion, Press, Public, Public opinion)

"Opinions are a private matter. The public has an interest only in judgments."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Interest, Opinions, Public)

"If you file your waste-paper basket for fifty years, you have a public library."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Public, Waste, Years)

"Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: Famous, Memories, Will)

"The price of justice is eternal publicity."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Justice, Publicity)

"The way I look at it is this, as Republicans, we look for less government interference in our lives."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Government, Republicans)

"Yet the effort to inform the public also encouraged responsible public discussion that succeeded in developing a consensus for the measured approach that many scientists supported."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Effort, Public, Scientists)

"Publicity is the life of this culture - in so far as without publicity capitalism could not survive - and at the same time publicity is its dream."
- John Berger
(Related: Life, Time, Dream, Capitalism, Culture, Publicity)

"Since we enacted the PATRIOT Act almost three years ago, there has been tremendous public debate about its breadth and implications on due process and privacy."
- Howard Berman
(Related: Act, Debate, Privacy, Public, Years)

"Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Character, Actor, First, Public)

"A fool and his money get a lot of publicity."
- Al Bernstein
(Related: Money, Fool, Publicity)

"I read a funny story about how the Republicans freed the slaves. The Republicans are the ones who created slavery by law in the 1600's. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and he was not a Republican."
- Marion Berry
(Related: Funny, Law, Republican, Republicans, Slavery)

"When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Abuse, Confidence, Job, Law, Police, Public)

"I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Day, Healing, Public, Shadow, Trees)

"These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: People, Day, Devotion, Justice, Public)

"People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors."
- John Betjeman
(Related: People, Gardens, Houses, Public)

"Well, I'm telling them two things. One is that, look, this is going to be something when the American people realize - once it's passed - that, A, it does take care of preexisting conditions; B, you're insurance rates aren't going to skyrocket; C, the insurance companies aren't going to be running the show like they were before; D, you're going to be in a position where you can keep your insurance that you have. That once the American public realizes that, you're going to get a reward for this. They're going to be rewarded."
- Joe Biden
(Related: People, American, Care, Public, Reward, Running)

"Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Principles, Public)

"In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Intelligence, Government, Civilization, Office, Republican)

"The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: History, Acquaintance, Nations)

"What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Country, Democrats, Republican, Republicans, Ruin)

"I am perfectly happy to believe that nobody likes us but the public."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Public)

"Advances in science and medical research and public health policies have meant that life expectancy for Australians is one of the highest in the world."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Health, Life, Medical, Science, Public, Research, World)

"Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Encouraging, Building, Prevention, Public, Support, Will)

"And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Diet, Health, Exercise, Public, Today)

"I'd like to get my public image nearer to my reality. People have a lot of misconceptions."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: People, Public, Reality)

"Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas."
- Lewis Black
(Related: Ideas, Democrats, Nothing, Republicans)

"Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Republican, Republicans, Security)

"Republicans are not going to play I-told-you-so, but it is pretty obvious that the tax reductions passed in 2003 helped Americans dig out of a recession and get back to work."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Work, Americans, Tax, Obvious, Play, Pretty, Republicans)

"The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Rights, Nothing, Protection, Public)

"What is the biggest public forum in the United States? We were told it's the Super Bowl. The ad shows kids working at blue-collar jobs, and the final statement is just written text: Who's going to pay for the trillion dollar deficit?"
- Joan Blades
(Related: Jobs, Kids, Public, states, United)

"I was born in Panama, the Republic of Panama, on July 16, 1948 in Panama City, in an area called San Felipe."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: July, Panama)

"Health care is not a privilege. It's a right. It's a right as fundamental as civil rights. It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Education, Health, Care, Chance, Civil rights, Giving, Privilege, Public)

"I think behind closed doors people behave differently no matter what period we're looking at, because people have to stand up straight in public but can slouch behind closed doors - can you imagine wearing those corsets?"
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: People, Public)

"If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Action, Impatience, Military, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Will)

"Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Authority, Children, Entertainment, Parents, Public)

"Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Borrowing, Democrats, Public, Republicans, Taxes)

"The public is mad, frustrated, but what the public wants is progress."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Progress, Public)

"The public is upset. If they haven't lost their job, they know somebody that has. If they haven't lost their house, they know somebody that has. What do you do? When something's wrong, it's government's job to fix it, it must be government that's responsible for causing it."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Government, Job, Public, Wrong)

"For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism. The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Religion, God, Deserted, Goodness, Marxism, Years)

"At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Time, American, Cause, Democracy, Disgrace, Exercise, Iraq, Republican, Soldiers)

"The Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Formula, Majority, Public, Television)

"The attack on Clinton on terrorism is entirely politically inspired by the right-wing of the Republicans, and has no basis in fact whatsoever."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Fact, Republicans, Right, Terrorism)

"I don't think anyone can say I have said one thing in public and done another in private."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Public)

"I did not in late November start the plethora of linking my private life with public events again."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Life, Events, Public)

"Public education is an investment in our future."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Future, Investment, Public)

"We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Society, Knowledge, Law, Liberty, Public, Shadow)

"House Republicans want to pass a strong border security, illegal immigration bill. We want a bill. There is no ifs, ands or buts about it."
- John Boehner
(Related: Republicans, Security, Want)

"House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust."
- John Boehner
(Related: Trust, Hope, Leaders, Now, President, Public, Public trust, Republicans, Senate, Support, United, Will)

"The only thing you owe the public is a good performance."
- Humphrey Bogart
(Related: Performance, Public)

"All you owe the public is a good performance."
- Humphrey Bogart
(Related: Performance, Public)

"As a public official and being so highly visible, I have a responsibility to make it very clear that those people who will have cancer at one point in their lives will be able to function."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: People, Being, Cancer, Public, Responsibility, Will)

"Plus the public's attention span is so short right now, if a skater doesn't strike while the iron is hot... well it's not like people will forget you, but they just won't care anymore."
- Brian Boitano
(Related: People, Attention, Care, Forget, Now, Public, Right, Will)

"So to that extent that was a very sharp reminder a few months out from the election that we weren't performing in the eyes of the public to the level that they wanted if they were going to re-elect us. So we went out and were much more upfront on issues."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Eyes, Months, Public)

"Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it's unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: May, Memory, Public)

"Politicians, no matter who they are, shouldn't be able to manipulate the public on a single issue and then call an election at the height of support - that's a little bit of a manipulation of democracy."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Democracy, Manipulation, Politicians, Public, Support)

"Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Family, Politics, Religion, Planning, Public)

"Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: People, Children, Parents)

"Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced - and met - tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Afghanistan, America, Americans, Future, Harm, Iraq, Public, Safety)

"If each of us is to feel that he or she is valued, this calls for more than public funding."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Public)

"Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Life, Circumstances, Country, Day, Events, First, Public, Satisfaction, Will)

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Greatness, Public)

"There was a time when I was wondering about this business of going public, so I visited about a half-dozen companies in the Boston area, all of them formed by MIT faculty and all had gone public."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Business, Time, Boston, Public)

"I have decided to end my participation in public affairs and to resign my role as premier of Quebec."
- Lucien Bouchard
(Related: End, Participation, Public)

"It is very difficult to know what may be in the back of the mind of public figures."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: May, Mind, Public)

"People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, Lie, People, Now, Politicians, Public, Right)

"Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush."
- James Bovard
(Related: Democrats, Rights, Opposition, Party, Politicians, Republicans)

"The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people."
- James Bovard
(Related: Government, People, Fear, American, Public)

"How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S, President?"
- James Bovard
(Related: Americans, President)

"This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic."
- James Bovard
(Related: Law, President)

"Business leaders shape public opinion."
- Marvin Bower
(Related: Business, Leaders, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"The course of business shapes public opinion."
- Marvin Bower
(Related: Business, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Change, Earth, Facts, Friends, Republican, Republicans)

"Americans have long recognized the need to protect our public lands and their vast resources."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Americans, Public)

"I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Republican, Voting)

"I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Dream, American, Democrats, Environment, Fight, Rights, Privacy, Public, Woman)

"Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Peace, Time, Duty, Help, Law, Public, Safety)

"I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Education, Money, People, College, End, Public, Years)

"Delaware River Power Squadron is dedicated to boating safety through education and civic activities in several locations in Philadelphia while also serving the boating public throughout southern Pennsylvania, the Delaware River, and the Chesapeake Bay."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Education, Power, Public, Safety)

"We are not for disarming people. When you have an epidemic it's a public health issue, a safety issue."
- Sarah Brady
(Related: Health, People, Public, Safety)

"Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Light, Publicity)

"The only thing an actor owes his public is not to bore them."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Actor, Public)

"Most photographers would feel a certain embarrassment in admitting publicly that they carried within them a sense of wonder, yet without it they would not produce the work they do, whatever their particular field."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Work, Embarrassment, Sense, Wonder)

"Fortunately we're not a public company - we're a private group of companies, and I can do what I want."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Company, Public, Want)

"The World War broke out with such elemental violence, and with such resort to all means for leading or misleading public opinion, that no time was available for reflection and consideration."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Time, War, Consideration, Leading, Misleading, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Reflection, Violence, World, World war)

"When you have a Senate that is 50 Democrats and 49 Republicans and one independent, it's quite obvious that the only way we are going to get something done is if we work together."
- John Breaux
(Related: Work, Democrats, Obvious, Republicans, Senate)

"I am going to work with Tom Daschle. And I'll work with the Republican leaders and the president to try and come up with something that we can all be proud of."
- John Breaux
(Related: Work, Leaders, President, Republican)

"While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Fact, Majority, Measure, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I had an Edinburgh, middle-class childhood and a public school education."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Education, Childhood, Public, School)

"My first public impression was my French teacher, Derek Swift."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Impression, First, Public)

"Politics, where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Men, Politics, Act, President, Public)

"Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Interest, News, Public, Television)

"If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Impatience, Interest, Man, News, Profit, Public, Tears)

"One of the wonderful things about this glorious holiday trip I'm on is that I'm in public with people. It hasn't been inclined... I don't know - something to do with the death of my wife. It's inclined to make me isolated."
- Jeremy Brett
(Related: Death, Wife, People, Holiday, Public)

"We can speak about the institution, but ultimately the bar is the group that both is in touch with the public on the one hand and understands the judicial institution on the other."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Public)

"Ultimately, the question of campaign contributions will be decided by the public."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Public, Question, Will)

"As far as the lack of hits goes, I think perhaps it's because I've played a lot of different roles and have not created a persona that the public can latch on to. I have played everything from psychopathic killers to romantic leading men, and in picking such diverse roles I have avoided typecasting."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Men, Leading, Public, Romantic)

"Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you're going to do a certain amount of publicity-the hard part they don't pay you for."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Actors, Publicity)

"He looked like such a Republican. He dressed like Pee-Wee Herman. But had I known what he had done when I was reading about him, I might have thought different."
- Matthew Bright
(Related: Thought, Reading, Republican)

"I think the Republicans are subverted by the fact that so many of their leaders send their kids to private schools, they don't really have the stomach for the fight."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Fact, Fight, Kids, Leaders, Republicans, Schools)

"If you're going to have a public subsidy to education, vouchers are clearly a better way of delivering it. They should result in some loosening up and privatization of the government school system."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Government, Education, Public, Result, School)

"I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day, when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint, and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Food, People, Day, Public, Tribute)

"Public radio is alive and kicking, it always has been."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Public)

"You can never betray the people who are dead, so you go on being a public Jew; the dead can't answer slurs, but I'm here. I would love to think that Jesus wants me for a sunbeam, but he doesn't."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Love, People, Being, Public)

"These men both publicly and privately have done so much for me. Without Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick I would be living in a little motel just around the corner here, trying to make ends meet."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Men, Living, Trying)

"There is such a thing as bad publicity."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Publicity)

"The American public does not know poets exist."
- James Broughton
(Related: American, Poets, Public)

"I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public."
- James Broughton
(Related: Art, Passion, Public)

"I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since, both by public utterance and by private help to trade unionists breaking free from the Communist influence."
- Earl Browder
(Related: War, Help, Influence, Public, Trade)

"What's even more unsettling is the way these people hide what they're doing from the public. They strip the labels off miracle wheat when they ship it, for instance, and say, 'Watch out. Don't plant too much and don't depend on it too much.'"
- David R. Brower
(Related: People, Public)

"Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: American, Jobs, Public)

"I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: America, American, Iraq, Public, Right, states, United, Want)

"Outside of dumb luck, the number one way serial killers are caught is through the help of the public."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Dumb, Help, Luck, Public)

"Morals are private. Decency is public."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Decency, Morals, Public)

"Rarely have elected leaders been so intent on defying the public will."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Leaders, Public, Will)

"Somehow, the greater the public opposition to the health care bill, the more determined they seem to force it on us anyway. Their attitude shows Washington at its very worst - the presumption that they know best, and they're going to get their way whether the American people like it or not."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Health, People, Attitude, American, Care, Force, Opposition, Public, Washington)

"The Republicans are running wild with our tax dollars and it's been a mistake to let this administration continue a policy of incompetence when it comes to Iraq."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Mistake, Policy, Tax, Incompetence, Iraq, Republicans, Running)

"Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Leadership, Blind, Congress, Energy, Eye, Republican, Trying)

"It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Home, Leadership, Time, Iraq, Past, Republican, Troops)

"This drug coverage program was clearly designed by Republicans in Congress to serve the interests of the drug and insurance industries. America's seniors were an afterthought."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: America, Congress, Republicans)

"Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Government, Corruption, Party, Republicans)

"Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Leadership, College, Congress, President, Promises, Republican)

"The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Impression, Muslim, Iraq, Public, Reality, states, United, World)

"This is a bipartisan effort. This is just good common sense. This is where the public wants us to go. They want us to not be so dependent on foreign oil."
- Sam Brownback
(Related: Common sense, Effort, Oil, Public, Want)

"Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it."
- Lenny Bruce
(Related: Time, Public, Satire, Tragedy, Will)

"This is a historic moment in global public health, demonstrating the international will to tackle a threat to health head on."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Public, Will)

"When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources, more can be achieved."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Public)

"There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Music, Poetry, Mediocrity, Painting, Public, Public speaking)

"Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments - a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Flags, Weight)

"The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Strength, Virtue, Terror)

"They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Interest, Lies, May, Public, Understanding)

"Unfortunately, the media, which are not at all reluctant to act in their own self-interest, have succeeded in equating reform in the public mind with further restrictions on just about everyone else's freedom of political speech."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Act, Freedom, Media, Mind, Public, Reform, Self, Speech)

"I had hoped that the current presidential campaign debates might educate the public as to what is really involved in the ongoing controversy over campaign financing."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Controversy, Public)

"I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements."
- Zola Budd
(Related: Politics, African, Public)

"The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Money, Hope, American, Public, Rest, Will, Years)

"A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Thought, Public)

"This is America, not a banana republic."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: America)

"If you're honest with yourself, you're going to find out whether you truly love America, or whether your primary allegiance is to the Republican party."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Love, America, Party, Republican)

"Knowledge is power. Most of us agree that something has to be done to strengthen Social Security, and I believe it's irresponsible to arbitrarily dismiss any idea, Republican nor Democrat, without giving it a hard look."
- Conrad Bums
(Related: Power, Idea, Knowledge, Giving, Republican, Security)

"France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: France, Publicity)

"The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Law, Limits, Public, Will)

"There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Power, God, Country, Man, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Unworthy, Will)

"It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment similar to that of other countries the application of public money by an officer of Government to private uses should be made a felony and visited with severe and ignominious punishment."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Money, Countries, Events, Public, Punishment)

"My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Accomplishment, Conviction, Necessity, Opinion, Public)

"Judges rule on the basis of law, not public opinion, and they should be totally indifferent to pressures of the times."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Judges, Law, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Values, Interest, Privilege, Public)

"Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Being, Day, Public)

"As a Republican, I am all for competition."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Competition, Republican)

"And, finally, as a Republican, I believe it is important to keep our word and keep our covenant, and that is exactly what we should do with the Wright amendment today."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Republican, Today, Word)

"An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married."
- Billie Burke
(Related: Work, Career, Emotions, Merriment, Public, Tears, Tribute)

"It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Error, Popular, Public, Welfare)

"In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Community, Direction, Dress, Effect, End, Force, Public, Sense)

"Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Belief, Advertising, Information, Mind, Public)

"I read cover to cover every jazz publication that I could and in the New York Times, every single day reading their jazz reviews even though I didn't put them in the films. I wanted to know what is going on."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Day, Jazz, Reading)

"I've got to restructure all my personal life now in order to accommodate public service, which is fine."
- Max Burns
(Related: Life, Now, Order, Public, Service)

"It's definitely the highest rated pre-school show on Cable. It's difficult to mix markets that way in terms of ratings. It's hard to tell, you know, where channel 12, or Public Television, is."
- Steve Burns
(Related: Public, Television)

"I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Books, Months)

"It's the No.1 issue with people I talk to, whether Republican, Democrat or independent. They want to see the way business is done in Washington change."
- Francine Busby
(Related: Business, Change, People, Republican, Talk, Want, Washington)

"I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Selling, Country, Desire, Giving, Opinions, President, Public)

"I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbCountry, Night, Now, Republican, Right, Talk)

"Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Being, Press, Public, Reputation)

"Every man is to be considered in two capacities, the private and public; as designed to pursue his own interest, and likewise to contribute to the good of others."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Interest, Man, Public)

"Writing is one of the few professions in which you can psychoanalyse yourself, get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public, and get paid for it."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Public, Writing)

"Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Life, Learning, Public)

"The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of public opinion."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Death, History, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Weakness, World)

"I understood public relations and always maintained a high profile."
- Earl Butz
(Related: Public)

"A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion."
- Richard E. Byrd
(Related: Progress, Public)

"I'm not a very gregarious person. I can't bear attention being called to me in a public place, which is ridiculous in a business that pays you to be noticed."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Business, Attention, Being, Public)

"I'm never going to get in a fight in public again."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Fight, Public)

"Publishing your work is important. Even if you are giving a piece to some smaller publication for free, you will learn something about your writing. The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Work, Friends, Giving, Publishing, Will, Writing)

"Most of the people who are in elective office in Washington, D.C., they have held public office before. How's that workin' for you?"
- Herman Cain
(Related: People, Office, Public, Washington)

"Biographical data, even those recorded in the public registers, are the most private things one has, and to declare them openly is rather like facing a psychoanalyst."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Public)

"I was the candidate first time a Green or any progressive third party has ever been in a national televised debate. I was in five of them. And the response from the public was overwhelming."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Time, Debate, First, Party, Public)

"A Green Party candidate would be very different from a Democrat or Republican and should be heard."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Party, Republican)

"And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good."
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Related: Death, Trust, Republicans, Saying)

"Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Dreams, Myths, Public)

"I don't know how anyone could vote Republican. It's so obvious that their only interest is keeping the rich rich."
- Vivian Campbell
(Related: Interest, Obvious, Republican, Vote)

"The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Needs, Party, Poor, Reason, Republican, Scripture)

"So I really would like to see both parties respond to the poor with greater commitment. But I've got to tell you, the Democrats, I feel, are doing a better job in that respect than Republicans are."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Commitment, Democrats, Job, Poor, Republicans, Respect)

"If the President says, oh, Washington's got to change, and people are doubting whether my change can really happen, I think instead what the public's begun to see is the change they're seeing is not the change they voted for."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Change, People, President, Public, Washington)

"And basically, the sense of the 'Pledge to America' is this: Republicans understand when we were in charge, we got fired in '06. We spent too much money. We defied the trust that the people had put in us. And we know that there is a better way."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Trust, Money, People, America, Republicans, Sense)

"We as Republicans understand that we have got to protect these... entitlement programs - these entitlement programs for our seniors today. And we have to sit down and have a discussion. We need more ideas on the table."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Ideas, Republicans, Today)

"The Republicans have put together serious detailed counter-proposals when we have objected to this administration's agenda. And so, I want to tell the President and remind him again, we're not voting no for political expediency. We've got our principles, and we're going to stand up and defend those."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Expediency, President, Principles, Republicans, Voting, Want)

"The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke."
- Al Capp
(Related: Public)

"I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Law, Loyalty, Merit, Public, Service, Will)

"I want to thank the efforts of the American Public Health Association and its 200-plus partners who have organized events around the Nation that serve to raise everyone's awareness of the need to improve public health."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Health, American, Awareness, Events, Nation, Public, Want)

"The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island - innovation, reform, public service."
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Success, Innovation, Public, Reform, Service)

"I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Government, War, Values, America, Light, Nations, Republican, Will)

"The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: History, Leadership, Truth, Selling, America, Children, Congress, Credit, Future, President, Republican)

"In 2003, Congress authorized the construction of a visitor center for the Vietnam Memorial to help provide information and educate the public about the memorial and the Vietnam War."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: War, Congress, Help, Information, Public, Vietnam)

"I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: War, Iraq, Nations, Priorities, Republican, states, United)

"House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Time, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Years)

"I have followed holiness, I have taught truth, and I have been most in the main things; not that I thought the things concerning our times little, but that I thought none could do anything to purpose in God's great and public matters, till they were right in their conditions."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: God, Truth, Thought, Purpose, Holiness, Public, Right)

"Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed."
- Curtis Carlson
(Related: Company, Public, Service, Succeed, Will)

"Is puppy love the reason so many Americans are blind to the incompetence and waste of Republicans - who at a minimum are supposed to be good money managers - running Iraq reconstruction?"
- Margaret Carlson
(Related: Love, Money, Americans, Blind, Incompetence, Iraq, Managers, Reason, Republicans, Running, Waste)

"The Clinton era is over. I think that there would even have been a certain amount of rejoicing among some Republicans if Gore had won or if Ralph Nader had won or if Satan had won."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Republicans, Satan)

"The world is a republic of mediocrities, and always was."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: World)

"I also know that while I am black I am a human being, and therefore I have the right to go into any public place. White people didn't know that.Every time I tried to go into a place they stopped me."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Time, People, Being, Public, Right)

"After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

"Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Americans, Energy, Oil, Republicans, Years)

"The European public has always been great to me."
- Kim Carnes
(Related: Public)

"In every war zone that I've been in, there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis, the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know."
- John Le Carre
(Related: War, Perception, Being, Crisis, Public, Reality, Zone)

"Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Truth, Performance, News, Public, Right, Secrecy)

"I've spent about that amount of time trying to tell the public that there was purpose in... my business, my career and the roller coaster ride... how the people I associated with worked together."
- Diahann Carroll
(Related: Time, Business, People, Purpose, Career, Public, Trying)

"The Viennese wash everything. Where else in the world does the government hire public servants to wash public telephone booths and the glass over traffic lights? Every time I see someone doing these things, I smile like a child."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Government, Time, Public, Smile, World)

"If Republicans want to bring these things up for a vote, I'm letting them know where I stand."
- Brad Carson
(Related: Republicans, Vote, Want)

"The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Bed, Now, Public, Rules)

"I mean the public likes it more in Europe than they do here because the state supported organizations have felt that playing contemporary music was part of the education of the public."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Education, Music, Europe, Public, State)

"Then, when the Depression came, all of this changed completely. Since that time, the entire public is of a very different sort and there was not so much support for contemporary music in a direct way."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, Time, Depression, Public, Support)

"You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: God, Belief, Conflict, Divorce, Duty, Public, Religious, Service, Will)

"You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: God, Belief, Conflict, Divorce, Duty, Public, Religious, Service, Will)

"Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Men, Vision, Future, Republicans)

"Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime."
- John Carter
(Related: Government, First, Opponents, Party, Public, Suspicion)

"It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice."
- Enrico Caruso
(Related: Nature, Time, Work, Necessity, Public, Singing, Voice)

"The teachings of the Church line up more with the Democratic Party than the Republican Party."
- James Carville
(Related: Church, Party, Republican)

"I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered."
- Ed Case
(Related: Being, Fact, Homosexuality, Public, Reality, Schools, Value)

"Advocates of unrestricted abortion do not want the public to focus on these undeniable facts of fetal development, but the facts cannot be ignored."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Development, Abortion, Facts, Focus, Public, Want)

"Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Policy, Abortion, America, Democracy, Months, Pregnancy, Public, Public policy, Reason, states, United)

"The abortion issue has intersected with my public life from the very beginning."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Abortion, Beginning, Public)

"I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Mother, People, Hope, Abortion, American, Commitment, Contrast, Republican, Support)

"Yeah, I was in the phase for the last ten years or so where every record I made I said OK, that's the last one, I don't want to record anymore, I don't want to do this any more, I don't want to have a public life."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Life, Public, Want, Years)

"There should be more attention paid to scientific research in the ecology area, and I think that such attention to proper environmental concerns would make the public feel much better about it."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: Environmental, Attention, Ecology, Public, Research)

"A government full of Democrats would rather have you be a Republican, and a government full of Republicans would rather have you be a Democrat, than have you oppose both."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Government, Democrats, Republican, Republicans)

"Roosevelt's magic lay in one facet of his personality: He knew how to take the risk. No other man in public life I knew could so readily take the challenge of the new."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Life, Challenge, Magic, Man, Public, Risk)

"The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction of addressing the Republican National Convention. This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Men, Republican, Terror)

"We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Character, Assassination, Fight, Party, Republican)

"The power to investigate is a great public trust."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Power, Trust, Public, Public trust)

"On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Equality, Laws, Practice, Theories)

"Their Internet usage is growing very rapidly, and even they can do the math: If everyone in China needed an IPv4 address - just one - this country would use up one third of the entire public IP address space."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Country, Internet, Public, Space)

"We had no idea that this would turn into a global and public infrastructure."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Idea, Public)

"What is special about VOIP is that it's just another thing you can do on the Internet, whereas it is the only thing - or nearly the only thing with the exception of the dial-up modem and fax - that you can do on the public switched telephone network."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Internet, Network, Public)

"A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world, as a public indecency."
- Miguel De Cervantes
(Related: Public, Sin, World)

"With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Expression, Public, Temperament)

"I'll always be grateful to the public of intelligent amateurs."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Public)

"The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make the public?"
- Thomas Chalmers
(Related: Fools, Public)

"The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Intelligence, Republican, Security, states, United)

"There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Opinion, Opinions, Public, Public opinion)

"The ads all call me fearless, but that's just publicity. Anyone who thinks I'm not scared out of my mind whenever I do one of my stunts is crazier than I am."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Mind, Publicity)

"As attorney general, I've had some connection with just about every important public issue in the last eight years in Kentucky. All of the important public issues of the day have, at some point."
- Ben Chandler
(Related: Connection, Day, Kentucky, Public, Years)

"The moment a man sets his thoughts down on paper, however secretly, he is in a sense writing for publication."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Thoughts, Man, Sense, Writing)

"At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Men, Courage, Bravery, Cowardice, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Will, World)

"I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Career, Public)

"Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

"Where journalists have gotten themselves in trouble over the last few decades is that their skepticism often extends only to American officials, the U.S. military and Republican politicians."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: American, Military, Politicians, Republican, Skepticism, Trouble)

"The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Money, Truth, Labor, Laws, Public, Workers)

"From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools, and I know that they are a key to being sure that every child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Graduation, Being, Chance, Key, Public, Schools, Succeed, World)

"If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?"
- Cher
(Related: Country, Minority, Republican, Vote, Woman)

"Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Love, American, Entrepreneurs, Public)

"The public has lost faith in the ability of Social Security and Medicare to provide for old age. They've lost faith in the banking system and in conventional medical insurance."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Faith, Medical, Age, Ability, Old, Public, Security)

"The American public historically was really not part of the stock market."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: American, Public)

"And if we make the process political, if we start to make it personal, we're actually going to frustrate good public policy, in terms of managing this money."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Policy, Public, Public policy)

"If the executioner goes, my package will never be made public. If he doesn't go, it will be made public exactly fifty years from the day the bill for a moratorium on capital punishment is defeated."
- Caryl Chessman
(Related: Day, Public, Punishment, Will, Years)

"An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Life, Artist, Conversation, Public)

"I would say keep supporting space flight, keep telling the public and the politicians why it's important to advance science and explore the galaxy. I encourage the Japanese to keep doing what they're doing."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Science, Politicians, Public, Space)

"I got into the studio when I was thirteen. At the age of twelve I was doing public performances."
- Chingy
(Related: Age, Public)

"Parenting, as an unpaid occupation outside the world of public power, entails lower status, less power, and less control of resources than paid work."
- Nancy Chodorow
(Related: Work, Parenting, Power, Control, Occupation, Public, World)

"To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much pressure they're under from the public."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Office, Pressure, Public)

"You know, at some point there has to be parity. There has to be parity between what is happening in the real world, and what is happening in the public sector world."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Public, World)

"I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Intelligence, Congress, Public, Talk, Want, Will)

"There were only two other Chinese families in this town of 25,000, but to our parents, the determining factor was the quality of the public school system."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Quality, Parents, Public, School)

"In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public."
- Frank Church
(Related: American, Committee, Concern, First, Media, Misleading, Past, Potential, Present, Public)

"There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Power, Majority)

"Avoid any specific discussion of public policy at public meetings."
- Quintus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Policy, Meetings, Public, Public policy)

"In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Paradise, Laws)

"I'm afraid I'm still trying to find that balance. Especially now that everyone wants a piece of me. I find that I have to become more and more reclusive, and pick and choose when I am public and when I am private."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Balance, Now, Public, Trying)

"Who will protect the public when the police violate the law?"
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Law, Police, Public, Will)

"The measure of your quality as a public person, as a citizen, is the gap between what you do and what you say."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Quality, Measure, Public)

"The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system."
- Tom C. Clark
(Related: Prejudice, Public, Result, Television, Will)

"It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Life, Fame, Public)

"The public has always had affection for gay entertainers. The time was right for an out gay entertainer."
- Julian Clary
(Related: Time, Affection, Gay, Public, Right)

"My countrymen have commissioned a bust of the Republic. It will be placed on the fountain of my native town."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Will)

"I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Circumstance, Months, President)

"Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat."
- Max Cleland
(Related: Being, Country, Fighting, Republican)

"Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: People, Laws, Public)

"Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Trust, Public, Public trust)

"Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Act, Public)

"I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honor)

"I can't miss a night's work and let my public down."
- Patsy Cline
(Related: Work, Night, Public)

"The candidates we have in this campaign are... the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we've had since 1960. One of them will be successful."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Successful, Public, Service, Will)

"Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Democrats, Republicans, Today, Tomorrow)

"I think I will serve as secretary of state as my last public position."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Public, State, Will)

"We really got a lot of very conservative gay people. You could look at the figures from the last election and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: People, Conservative, Gay, Republican)

"Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Change, Money, Power, People, Internet, Public, World)

"I don't like public venues. I never know what to wear."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Public)

"Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they're for it."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Committee, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Today)

"I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Mother, Needs, Problems, Public, Schools)

"The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don't want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Americans, Congress, President, Republicans, Security, Want)

"Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Health, Failure, Americans, Republicans)

"Democratic politicians have disliked things I've written, Republican politicians... if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck."
- Adam Clymer
(Related: Humor, Love, Driving, Politicians, Republican)

"Of the five House Calendars, the Private Calendar is the one to which all Private Bills are referred. Private Bills deal with specific individuals, corporations, institutions, and so forth, as distinguished from public bills which deal with classes only."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Corporations, Public)

"The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Purpose, American, Country, Danger, Now, Public, Right, Senate, Thoughtful)

"We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Leadership, Republican)

"Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Government, People, American, Common sense, Country, First, Focus, Party, Principles, Republicans, Responsibility, Want)

"The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Wisdom, Extreme, Madness, Public)

"What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Public)

"Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Public)

"Initially, the site was favourably reviewed in a leading new media publication and the word spread."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Leading, Media, Word)

"I'm used to a very busy schedule. Right now it revolves around training and preparing for Nationals in January. I'm usually at the rink from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and then I attend public school for two hours, three times per week."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Now, Public, Right, School, Training)

"Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Envy, Hate, Loyalty, Public, Thinking, Will)

"Prayer in private results in boldness in public."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Boldness, Prayer, Public, Results)

"Public interest in most of the Middle East was slight at that time; the Arab-Israeli conflict was all that people were interested in and that was not my specialty."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Time, People, Conflict, Interest, Public)

"But September 11 marked a big change in the sense that the public was suddenly interested, and as a professor at a public university I felt a responsibility to respond to all of the inquiries about the Islamic world."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Change, Public, Responsibility, Sense, University, World)

"I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Heart, Public)

"You've got to change with the public's taste."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Change, Public, Taste)

"Global Warming: It is a hoax. It is bad science. It is high-jacking public policy. It is the greatest scam in history."
- John Coleman
(Related: History, Science, Policy, Public, Public policy)

"Our cattlemen have given us the safest, most abundant, most affordable beef supply in the world and I trust their judgment. And if you look at consumer confidence in this country, so does the American public."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Trust, American, Confidence, Country, Judgment, Public, World)

"I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Books, Fact, Popular)

"I was raised to speak out about politics and the world around me. I would do it whether I was in the public or not. It is the way I was taught. The American way."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Politics, American, Public, World)

"I've spent the last year and a half going through a very public separation, hiding in hotel lobbies."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Public, Separation)

"Soaring prescription drug costs have placed a tremendous strain on family budgets. They have also imposed a heavy burden on employers - both public and private - who are struggling to provide affordable health insurance coverage to their workers."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Family, Health, Budgets, Burden, Public, Workers)

"Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Time, Experience, Career, Children, Investment, Public, Schools, Service)

"The first 20 stories written about a public figure set the tone for the next 2,000 and it is almost impossible to reverse it."
- Charles W. Colson
(Related: First, Public)

"Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Art, Environmental, Education, Concern, Journalism, Law, Literature, Medicine, Now, Public)

"I'm a horrible public speaker."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Public)

"Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win."
- Roscoe Conkling
(Related: Conviction, Country, Party, Republican, State)

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Public, Self)

"The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell grants when the truth is that over the last four years, their legislation has done the exact opposite."
- John Conyers
(Related: Truth, Legislation, Republicans, Years)

"The Republicans have chosen to neglect young Americans who need assistance with the costs of higher education."
- John Conyers
(Related: Education, Americans, Neglect, Republicans)

"You know, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Life, Hurt, Public)

"We can only take it so far, because man can only take it so far, lower self can only take it so far, and you have to realize that the public is only at a certain place."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Man, Public, Self)

"From the moment I leave my house or my hotel room, the public owns me. The public made Alice Cooper and I can't imagine ever turning my back on my fans."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Fans, Public)

"I never say too much about that in public interviews, because it disappoints the public to tell them you're not that crazy about a property you did that possibly they liked."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Property, Public)

"I hope this series is good work, but it is in the half-hour medium, which is limited to a kind of mediocrity that sponsors are just dying to have right now, and the public, for some reason, is unconsciously demanding."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Work, Hope, Dying, Mediocrity, Now, Public, Reason, Right)

"Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Government, Direction, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, states, United, Will)

"It is the besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which the masses of men exhibit their tyranny."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Men, Law, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Tyranny, Vice)

"It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Men, Law, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Tyranny, Vice)

"This Congress is simply not doing its job under Republican leadership."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Leadership, Congress, Job, Republican)

"We still need to feed the public, both physically and intellectually."
- Barry Corbin
(Related: Public)

"My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people. That dream came true with the publication of my first novel - and all the rest has been a sweet bonus."
- Robert Cormier
(Related: People, Dream, First, Rest, Writer)

"But I think the - what the tea party movement demonstrates, and I think the, the, the enthusiasm that we're seeing from independents and Republicans, is that if Washington isn't going to change itself, then we're going to change Washington. And I think that's what we're seeing."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Change, Enthusiasm, Party, Republicans, Tea, Washington)

"If the Republican Party continues to ignore its conservative base, then the Party is headed to oblivion."
- Jerome Corsi
(Related: Conservative, Party, Republican)

"This city has many public squares, in which are situated the markets and other places for buying and selling."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Selling, Buying, Public)

"Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love."
- Jon Corzine
(Related: Love, Values, Deeds, Nation, Public, Words)

"I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema, rather than for the critics."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Work, People, Cinema, Public)

"The fact that a Republican is in the late Senator Kennedy's old seat probably must have him rolling in his grave, probably spilling his drink."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Fact, Grave, Old, Republican)

"Public behavior is merely private character writ large."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Character, Behavior, Public)

"Sermons remain one of the last forms of public discourse where it is culturally forbidden to talk back."
- Harvey Cox
(Related: Forbidden, Public, Sermons, Talk)

"Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who has worked so hard for seven years with us and when we saw him backstage he broke down and cried. He couldn't believe it happened. It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant."
- Wayne Coyne
(Related: Brothers, Years)

"In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Character, Aristocracy, Evil, Measure, Race, Tradition)

"I am doing my best to find it. I will find it before the public finds it. I will get out of it before it's too late. The reason I will do that is because that's what I'm paid to do."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Public, Reason, Will)

"I think that the public is in and the public is in big, and the public is not, I don't think going to pull out because the public knows what I said about 1987."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Public)

"The monarchy unites us; the republic would divide us."
- Francesco Crispi
"We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Money, Charity, Congress, Public, Right)

"The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: History, American, Conflict, First, Republicans)

"When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: American, Democracy, Republicans)

"The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Direction, Formula)

"The adoption by Jefferson and the Republicans of the political structure of their opponents is of an importance hardly inferior to that of the adoption of the Constitution by the states."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Adoption, Constitution, Importance, Opponents, Republicans, states)

"My primary and secondary education was provided by the Highland Park Public School System."
- James Cronin
(Related: Education, Public, School)

"Our job is only to hold up the mirror - to tell and show the public what has happened."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Job, Public)

"Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Business, Court, Public)

"Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know every little dirty thing about our public figures. He and James Dean were very mysterious, archetypal American heroes."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Time, American, Heroes, Public)

"There's so much of it you can't control. There is no handbook for how to conduct yourself in the public world."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Control, Public, World)

"You can't be in the public eye without making mistakes and having some regrets and having people analyze everything you do."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: People, Eye, Mistakes, Public)

"Part of the public horror of sexual irregularity so-called is due to the fact that everyone knows himself essentially guilty."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Fact, Horror, Public)

"You would give up your career if you lost your voice for good, or if the impresarios stopped calling, or the audiences stopped coming. But as long as those things are there, I don't plan to stop. There is nothing that makes me feel better than to be with my public."
- Celia Cruz
(Related: Audiences, Career, Nothing, Public, Voice)

"Make sure you are the boss. I don't think I would encourage executives that work for me to blog. There can be only 1 public vision for an organization."
- Mark Cuban
(Related: Work, Boss, Vision, Public)

"Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There's always someone who doesn't like it."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Public)

"He was a fantastic player, but the thing that impressed me most about Paul was his manner off the pitch. He was always very humble about his achievements and had a lot of time for the paying public and people in general."
- Kenny Cunningham
(Related: Time, People, Public)

"I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Acting, Corruption, Integrity, Legislators, Public)

"I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Government, Inspiration, Public, Service)

"I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Education, Battle, Civil rights, Public, Schools, Support)

"We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: People, American, Feet, Past, Public, Reality, Senses, Will)

"There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: Politics, Glory, Pursuit, Republicans, Right, World)

"I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years."
- Mike Curb
(Related: Republican, Years)

"I think it's a tremendous opportunity, particularly given the complexion of the overall voter structure in California. It's very hard for a Republican to get elected."
- Mike Curb
(Related: Opportunity, Republican)

"I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Career, Honor, Moments, Public, Want, Will)

"I was never interested in being an overly public person."
- John Cusack
(Related: Being, Public)

"When we fled from the oppressions of kings and parliaments in Europe, to found this great Republic in America, we brought with us the laws and the liberties, which formed a part of our heritage as Britons."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: America, Europe, Kings, Laws)

"This Republic was called into being, organized, and is upheld, by a great political doctrine."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Being, Doctrine)

"Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House observe the principles of that democracy which is ever on the lips of its members, and which, I hope, is in their hearts, as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Desire, Principles, Republican)

"Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Government, Intelligence, People, Virtue, Forget, Gentlemen, Republican)

"There are too many leaders anointed because they have a public voice - television, radio, or record, or whatever. That even includes myself. In the past, I'd say, 'Don't anoint me when you can anoint yourself.'"
- Chuck D.
(Related: Leaders, Past, Public, Television, Voice)

"As in Athens, the right to participate was restricted to men, just as it was also in all later democracies and republics until the twentieth century."
- Robert A. Dahl
(Related: Men, Athens, Right)

"What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician' if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people?"
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Life, People, Office, Public, Trying, Word, Wrong)

"Don't worry if they're Democrats or Republicans. Give them service and they'll become Democrats."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Democrats, Republicans, Service, Worry)

"In the coming days, I know there will be some reflecting on my time as mayor. Many of you will search to find what's behind my decision. It's simple. I have always believed that every person, especially public officials, must understand when it is time to move on. For me, that time is now."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Time, Decision, Now, Public, Will)

"Well, the problem of the federal government is that they print money and go in debt. That's their national policy, Democrats and Republicans it doesn't matter. And this is where I differ."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Government, Money, Policy, Debt, Democrats, Republicans)

"Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Habit)

"It's very rare that publications double their frequency."
- James Daly
"I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala events and big crowds started. Some people embrace it. To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Life, People, Being, Crowds, Events, Public, Risk, Worth)

"Now I feel I have an unspoken deal with the paparazzi: "I won't do anything publicly interesting if you agree not to follow me.""
- Matt Damon
(Related: Now)

"The news of any politician's death should be listed under "Public Improvements.""
- Frank Dane
(Related: Death, News)

"We believe it wrong ever to take a dollar from a free citizen without a very necessary public purpose, because each such taking diminishes the freedom to spend that dollar as its owner would prefer."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Purpose, Freedom, Public, Wrong)

"No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Successful, Public, Self)

"People don't realize that they're being played by the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, but more so by the Democratic Party because the Democratic Party does not want another party in there."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: People, Being, Party, Republican, Want)

"The Democratic party has gone so far to the left that people just can't relate to it anymore and the Republican party is trying to go totally to the right."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: People, Party, Republican, Right, Trying)

"Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: History, Time, First, Play, Presidency, President, Public, Result)

"If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes."
- Jacques-Louis David
(Related: Experience, Work, Fortune, Glory, Justice, Mistakes, Poor, Public, Taste, Will)

"It can't hurt, publicity is publicity, controversy and all that, it's all good."
- Keith David
(Related: Controversy, Hurt, Publicity)

"I want the BBC to be a mass market public service broadcaster still funded by the licence fee... and the licence fee is more durable than many people in the commercial sector believe."
- Gavyn Davies
(Related: People, Public, Service, Want)

"This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it."
- Elmer Davis
(Related: Cowards, Will)

"We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Business, Democrats, Leaders, Legislators, March, Republicans, Washington)

"We'll have a public power authority, which will also have the ability to build power or finance power. And more importantly, we'll have more power than our economy provides. All of that will give us leverage we don't have today."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Finance, Power, Ability, Authority, Economy, Public, Today, Will)

"We believe you will not have to pay more than the current rate structure proposes - which is, for 50 percent of the public, nothing; for another 25 percent, only a 10 percent increase; and for the remaining 25 percent, a 34 percent increase."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Nothing, Public, Will)

"It is not about Republicanism, it's about conservatism."
- Mark Davis
(Related: Conservatism)

"Being in public with May and the children was too heavy. I was irreversibly tuned in to everyone around us."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Being, Children, May, Public)

"I go to temple a lot less than I would like because when I do, people still look at me as if they think it's a publicity stunt."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: People, Temple, Publicity)

"If you want to get known as a singer you hire five sexy chicks and let them fight over you onstage and for the cameras. That's publicity, man."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Fight, Man, Publicity, Want)

"Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Marriage, Sex, Rights, Human rights, Public)

"It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Life, Prayer, Public, Today)

"In the United States, commentators recognize that, generally speaking, most people who hold liberal positions over a range of issues will likely vote Democratic, while most people, again generally speaking, who hold conservative positions will vote Republican."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: People, Conservative, Liberal, Republican, states, United, Vote, Will)

"When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus, its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror."
- Thomas Day
(Related: Admiration, Horror, Mind)

"Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Tax, Income, Poor, Republicans, Senate, Support, Wage)

"Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Health, Politics, Women, Children, Environment, Harm, Mercury, Public, Will)

"If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food, then in the interest of public health, it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Food, Health, Information, Interest, Public, State)

"The way we're going to win elections in this country is not to become Republican lite. The way we're going to win elections in this country is to stand up for what we believe in."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Country, Elections, Republican)

"There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They're the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Leadership, Ideas, Hope, Congress, Now, Party, Republican, Right)

"We've not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can't trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I'm much more conservative with money than George Bush is."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Money, Trust, Balance, Conservative, President, Republican, Republicans, Right, Years)

"Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings."
- Howard Dean
(Related: People, Values, Day, Hypocrisy, Party, Republican)

"I hate Republicans and everything they stand for."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Hate, Republicans)

"Not one Republican president has balanced the budget in 34 years. You can not trust Republicans with your money."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Money, Trust, President, Republican, Republicans, Years)

"The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Hope, Public, Will)

"Without public pressure from caring people, our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse."
- Morris Dees
(Related: People, Abuse, Caring, Pressure, Public, Will)

"She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero, a role that carried high expectations but she did a credible job of continuing Dr King's dream especially in the face of a changing and often hostile American public."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Dream, American, Being, Expectations, Job, Public)

"Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Education, Choice, Tax, Public, Safety, Tax increases)

"The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Energy, Legislation, Oil, Reform, Republicans)

"The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Building, Efficiency, Energy, Office, Projects, Public)

"If you're going to use the public resources, you need the public benefit."
- Ron Dellums
(Related: Public)

"If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Gay, Public, Schools, Teaching)

"To have a public life, you still have the right to a private life."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Life, Public, Right)

"I didn't like the nervous tension of being a public person."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: Being, Public, Tension)

"I'm pro-choice and those things, but I typically vote Republican."
- James Denton
(Related: Republican, Vote)

"I'm not a hard-line Republican, because I'm a lot more open-minded than that."
- James Denton
(Related: Open, Republican)

"The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.'"
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Food, Actor, Party)

"I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Actor, Responsibility, Understanding)

"There are two types of films - one made by the big-time producers, the other is low budget stuff made by some producers who make films for the heck of it, they complete their films for small amounts, sell it at low costs with almost no publicity."
- Ajay Devgan
(Related: Publicity)

"No man should be in public office who can't make more money in private life."
- Thomas Dewey
(Related: Life, Money, Man, Office, Public)

"Some people have much more pull than other people. But when I say that the public has ultimate responsibility, I'm not saying it in a moral sense. I'm just saying it in the sense of what is it that's really going to bring change."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Change, People, Public, Responsibility, Saying, Sense)

"I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Children, Fight, Potential, Public, Will)

"So many people supported me through my public life and I will never forget them."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Life, People, Forget, Public, Will)

"The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Love, Affection, Journey, Kindness, Public)

"I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Men, Dress, Fashion, Public)

"I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but it's all moved much faster than I expected. I did not expect it to be a mainstay of advanced communications technology."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Technology, Importance, Key, Public)

"The American public tunes in every night hoping to see two people screwing. Obviously, we can't give them that but let's always keep it in mind."
- Barry Diller
(Related: People, American, Mind, Night, Public)

"The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Women, Football, Play, Public, Reason)

"That test should not be about ratings. What should weigh is the knowledge that a public broadcaster delivers programmes that matter."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Knowledge, Public)

"We have not always agreed, but I have said repeatedly and publicly many times that Al Sharpton has never counseled violence, but he gets blamed for a whole lot of that."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Violence)

"As a matter of fact, even when I finished law school, I had no notion of public service then."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Fact, Law, Public, School, Service)

"We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Public, Trying)

"We are offering to the American public a line of delicious Italian-American foods. They will be available through the Internet, shopping networks and national store distribution."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: American, Internet, Public, Will)

"Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must decay."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Nation, Public, Publicity, Support)

"You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Courage, Public, Will)

"I don't care what the public wants, I'm going to give it what it needs!"
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Care, Public)

"For three decades, Democrats and Republicans worked together to make our environment better."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Democrats, Environment, Republicans)

"When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Free speech, Rights, Press, Public, Risk)

"I'm from the South. I'm a Southern Baptist. I have a conservative point of view. I'm a Republican."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Conservative, Republican)

"Your life changes. Everything has to be done perfectly, and I didn't follow that. I lived my life as if I wasn't in the public eye. I thought, 'I'm young. I have the right to experience new things, and if I want to go to a bar and get drunk, that's my prerogative.'"
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Experience, Life, Thought, Eye, Public, Right, Want)

"I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Business, People, Democrats, Entertainment, Fact, Majority, Republican)

"I definitely lived my life like I wasn't in the public eye."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Life, Eye, Public)

"Honestly, if the public still wants to hear me in some works, I have to go down a half step."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Public)

"The public is a part of my real life."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Life, Public)

"The public made me and then encouraged me for many years, and my future even now depends upon it."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Future, Now, Public, Years)

"Every three days on average, I am alone on stage, facing the public."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Public)

"Recognition should come to the reporter who uncovers public cheating or proves a convicted man innocent."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Cheating, Man, Public)

"The big biography of Lincoln necessarily had to do so much with his political career, his ambitions, his accomplishments in public, with less time to spend on his private life, his inner life, and I thought this might be a way of getting at that."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Time, Life, Thought, Accomplishments, Biography, Career, Public)

"Lincoln had no such person that he could talk with. Often, as a result, he debated with himself, and he would draw up a kind of list of the pros and cons of an argument, and carefully figure them out, and he might test them in public."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Argument, Public, Result, Talk)

"In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Religion, Beliefs, Day, Meetings, Prayer, President, Public, Religious, Right)

"Of course we have Queen Elizabeth as head of state, but in many ways we are a kind of republic. We don't have royals in Australia, so it was kind of unusual to run into those kind of people. But aside from that it was quite ordinary."
- Mary Elizabeth Donaldson
(Related: People, Queen, State)

"News conferences are the only chance the American public has to see Ronald Reagan use his mind."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: American, Chance, Mind, News, Public)

"How was I going to make a man fly? How was I going to convince the public that an actor could fly?"
- Richard Donner
(Related: Actor, Man, Public)

"Thanks to President Bush and Republican principles, businesses now have more confidence to hire workers."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Confidence, Now, President, Principles, Republican, Workers)

"In light of these facts Republicans have put forth a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain solvent for future generations. But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Faith, Democrats, Facts, Future, Generations, Light, Republicans, Security, Variety)

"This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world."
- John Doolittle
(Related: War, Being, Consequences, Country, Freedom, Future, Iraq, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Soldiers, World)

"I hoped that it would be possible to slide slowly from my public life back to the life of teaching and writing that I had always wanted. But things didn't work out that way."
- Charles Van Doren
(Related: Life, Work, Public, Teaching, Writing)

"Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics, such as better water and sanitation and good roads, and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Public, Water, Welfare)

"I feel greatly at fault in not having made a loud public protest about Belle Glade before this."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Fault, Protest, Public)

"I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Freedom, Party, Republican)

"I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Man, Party, Republican, Safety)

"Being Poet Laureate made me realize I was capable of a larger voice. There is a more public utterance I can make as a poet."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Being, Public, Voice)

"It's the combination of the intimate and the public that I find so exciting about being poet laureate."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Being, Public)

"My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Technology, Attention, Concern, Public, Race)

"The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion."
- Albrecht Druer
(Related: God, Artist, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I am enormously honored to be one of the spokesmen of the New Age Womens Health Campaign, so you'll be seeing me in public service announcements and public appearances supporting the campaign."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Age, Health, Public, Service)

"In the beds which the piety of the public has prepared on every side, stricken men await the verdict of fate."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Men, Beds, Fate, Piety, Public)

"Frequently producers have partners that they never let the public know about."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Public)

"Years ago the public used to hound me but now I can go shopping in peace."
- Irene Dunne
(Related: Peace, Now, Public, Years)

"Unfortunately the Republican tax cut will deny important revenues to many states facing their own deficits. This will create greater pressure for higher state and local taxes."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Tax, Pressure, Republican, State, states, Taxes, Will)

"If we do nothing, as the Republicans suggest, we're going to see health care costs reach a point where small businesses can't afford it and families can't afford it. We're going to see people turned down from pre-existing conditions. We're going to find the Medicare doughnut hole - a gap in coverage that's going to hurt a lot of seniors."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Health, People, Care, Hurt, Nothing, Republicans)

"We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government."
- Buenaventura Durruti
(Related: Government, End, Fascism, Republican)

"How did sex come to be thought of as dirty in the first place? God must have been a Republican."
- Will Durst
(Related: God, Sex, Thought, First, Republican)

"There are fewer and fewer Republicans."
- Greg Dworkin
(Related: Republicans)

"The Iranian government intends to use the nuclear program for peaceful purposes, but must convince international public opinion of that."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Government, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Promises, Public, Service, Will)

"In view of our public pledges, we public officials can never again go before the public merely promising election reform. The time for promises is past."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Time, Past, Promises, Public, Reform)

"Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy. My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Policy, Purpose, Office, Problems, Public, Public policy, Service, Today)

"We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Congress, Justice, Obligation, Public, Responsibility)

"And I have been campaigning for the past three months trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Authority, Committee, Months, Past, Public, Responsibility, Senate, Trying)

"Public radio has always been so powerless."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Public)

"I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator who was part of the Jesse Helm's political machine in North Carolina, the result of which is I'm now the senior senator from North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms, which is a very good thing for this country."
- John Edwards
(Related: Country, Machine, Now, Republican, Result)

"It's appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: People, Public, Service, Thoughtful)

"You don't run for public office unless you have a specific vision. You are driven by ideas and a vision."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Office, Public)

"I'm not sure it pays to do anything remotely public in Britain. It's such a spiteful society. People seem to enjoy making your life hard for the sake of it."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Life, Society, People, Public)

"There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life."
- George Eliot
(Related: Life, Public)

"Playwriting gets into your blood and you can't stop it. At least not until the producers or the public tell you to."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Blood, Public)

"All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Character, Facts, Public)

"Somehow, by just continually pestering the general public by appearing on television, they accepted me and wanted more."
- Chris Elliott
(Related: Public, Television)

"The educator and the public need to have an opportunity to discuss why certain art is important."
- David Elliott
(Related: Art, Opportunity, Public)

"I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Age, Women, Fear, Behavior, Public, Public speaking, Therapy)

"Only we, the public, can force our representatives to reverse their abdication of the war powers that the Constitution gives exclusively to the Congress."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: War, Congress, Constitution, Force, Public)

"There's no safe Republican district. You can run, but you cannot hide."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Republican)

"The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: Class, Nothing, State)

"And there should not be a limit on the creation of new public schools. We ought to expand choices for parents."
- John Engler
(Related: Choices, Creation, Parents, Public, Schools)

"I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy."
- Brian Eno
(Related: People, Countries, Energy, Ireland)

"Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue."
- John Ensign
(Related: Medical, Reform, Republican)

"Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public."
- Epictetus
(Related: Character, Example, Personality, Public)

"We will continue to do all we can to protect the public health against these dietary supplements that have been found to cause serious illness and injury."
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Related: Health, Cause, Illness, Injury, Public, Will)

"Most people don't know who Ken Mehlman is. He's the chairman of the Republican Party, obviously, but what he's doing that Howard Dean isn't doing is spending a lot of time on the nuts and bolts of putting the party together."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Time, People, Party, Republican)

"A lot of Republicans are white Christians, but the Republican Party is reaching out to Hispanics, and reaching out to blacks, and reaching out to Asians."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Party, Republican, Republicans)

"Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock'n'roll, politics as a movie."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Politics, Public)

"Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership."
- Bob Etheridge
(Related: Leadership, Trust, Corruption, Office, Public, Public trust, Republican)

"It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense, and in the most honorable manner."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Athens, Battle, Law, Public)

"The Republican Party is not inclusive."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Republican)

"So I'm in the Republican Party for the same reason I was in the Democratic Party: to make sure blacks are included, along with everyone else."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Reason, Republican)

"The problem is, the Republican Party hasn't done anything to make this country better and I speak as a Republican."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Country, Party, Republican)

"The Republican Party does not reach out."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Republican)

"Go down to the Republican headquarters. They ain't got a single black working there. Not one."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Republican)

"I believe in most of the things Republicans stand for."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Republicans)

"I'm a Republican and I'm gonna stay a Republican because they need somebody like me to stay in the Party and keep hammering away."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Party, Republican)

"I'm a Republican, by the way."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Republican)

"If we don't like what the Republicans do, we need to get in there and change it."
- Medgar Evers
(Related: Change, Republicans)

"Arnold Schwarzenegger's publicist told USA Today that the actor has not ruled out running for governor of California, saying that he will make a decision soon. Reportedly Arnold needs that time to learn how to pronounce "gubernatorial.""
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Time, Decision, Actor, Needs, Running, Saying, Today, Will)

"Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness."
- Susan Faludi
(Related: Happiness, Women, Feminism, Justice, Public)

"It's been all over the press, and schools are deciding to shut it down. We released a public announcement saying that we had some potential solutions that we were working with, and once we had something concrete we would start implementing it and approach schools."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Potential, Press, Public, Saying, Schools)

"But if you're asking my opinion, I would argue that a social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Health, Care, Justice, Medicine, Opinion, Public)

"The Republican Party is in charge. They've been charge of the Congress and spending for 10 years."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Congress, Party, Republican, Years)

"This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Country, Leading, Majority, Republican)

"Now, so, if you want to blame someone for wasteful spending, the Republicans are in the majority."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Blame, Majority, Now, Republicans, Want)

"Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: American, Countries, Democrats, Jobs, Republicans, Trade, Workers)

"We should not use special budget procedures to jam through legislation to drill in the Arctic Refuge. This topic is too important to the public to address it in such a back-door manner. We should be having a full, open discussion of the issue during an energy debate."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Debate, Energy, Legislation, Open, Public)

"Though public pronouncements of Israeli officials emphasize peace and mutuality, unilateralism actually drives Israeli actions."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Peace, Actions, Public)

"Actually, most things I say in public lead more or less directly to my own compositional practice, so I should be careful about generalizing lest they come back to haunt me."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Practice, Public)

"The bottom line as far as I was concerned was presenting to the public who Gerry Ferraro was."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Public)

"The public is entitled to know whether or not I am married to Jack The Ripper."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Public)

"We had prepared, my staff had prepared for me a whole dossier on virtually - on George Bush on his votes on his records, what he had done over the past number of years in public service."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Past, Public, Service, Years)

"And it was, it was not beating George Bush, believe it or not, the bottom line as far as I was concerned was introducing to the public who Gerry Ferraro was."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Public)

"Every musician liked Peggy Lee, but not the general public."
- Mel Ferrer
(Related: Public)

"It's funny how sometimes how the public some people think I was born like this. That I maybe I sleep and I do big muscle, but its a lot of work to look like this and to be in this kind of condition."
- Lou Ferrigno
(Related: Funny, Work, People, Public, Sleep)

"Reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Nature, Public, Reality)

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Nature, Technology, Successful, Public, Reality)

"I've seen public opinion shift like the wind and put out the very fire it lighted."
- Rachel Field
(Related: Fire, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Wind)

"My position is that since the non-secular status of my garden is not recognised by the law; by the world of the public, then the garden can only be private. So, I closed the garden to the public."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: Garden, Law, Public, World)

"But at the beginning it was clear to me that concrete poetry was peculiarly suited for using in public settings. This was my idea, but of course I never really much got the chance to do it."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: Poetry, Idea, Beginning, Chance, Public)

"No decent career was ever founded on a public."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Career, Public)

"This is a race in a heavily Democratic state that, for a Republican candidate, will require full-time devotion in order to win... I could not be a senator and a father during this campaign. I could only be a candidate."
- Peter G. Fitzgerald
(Related: Father, Devotion, Order, Race, Republican, State, Will)

"Despite the administration's long public information campaign, for many months polls have consistently indicated only 37 percent of those eligible for Medicare say they only partially understand the program."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Information, Months, Public)

"I am encouraged by the news today that United States special operations personnel found, identified and killed the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the operational commander of the al-Qaeda led insurgency in Iraq. Al-Zarqawi was the public face of the insurgency."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Iraq, News, Public, states, Today, United)

"Do not let any record company disturb your creative flow. You are not writing for the record company. You're writing for the public."
- Grandmaster Flash
(Related: Company, Public, Writing)

"Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in public with the owners of organized baseball."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Decision, Growth, Baseball, Public)

"The performances of my works in the last 10 years are probably equal to all the previous years put together. There are so many venues now and there is a completely new public for opera that's grown up outside of the traditional core opera public."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Now, Opera, Public, Years)

"The public has always expected me to be a playboy, and a decent chap never lets his public down."
- Errol Flynn
(Related: Public)

"I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education. But by the virtue of its very nature - publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual education that Catholic schools have long provided."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Nature, Virtue, Public, Schools, Spiritual)

"I've had an advantage; I've had a sort of open public acceptance in New York that doesn't happen to just anyone trying to make the transition you were talking about."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Acceptance, Open, Public, Talking, Trying)

"The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Home, Government, Attitude, American, Example, Numbers, Parents, Public, Schools)

"If a man breaks a pledge, the public ought to know it."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Man, Public)

"You don't change minds in Washington with sweet reason. You do it to the white light of public opinion."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Change, Light, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Reason, Washington)

"At Camp One we were met by Director of Public Works Warwick Greene, grim and grimy. He has been working himself to death to make this transportation plan a success."
- William Cameron Forbes
(Related: Death, Success, Public)

"In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Policy, Honesty, Candor, Confidence, End, President, Public)

"Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Government, People, Laws)

"Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Government, Men, Constitution, Laws)

"The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Opportunity, Ideals, Reality, Republican, Talk)

"Republicans believe largely in the market working, Democrats believe stereotypically that you've got to give people something. So why not give people a chance to let the market work for them."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Work, People, Chance, Democrats, Republicans)

"I expect the Republicans will enjoy a large bounce out of their convention. They're here wrapping themselves in the 9/11 flag, which I think is inappropriate in many ways, but it's their choice."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Choice, Republicans, Will)

"I was completely unprepared for the public spectacle my private life became, and didn't like it a bit."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Life, Public)

"The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in the rebuilding of civilization, something less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Love, Civilization, Fact, Public, Tolerance)

"The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Life, Morality, Public)

"It is not safe in the republican form of government that clannishness should exist either by compulsory or voluntary reason. It is not good for the government and it is not good for the individual."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Government, Reason, Republican)

"Mob law is the most forcible expression of an abnormal public opinion; it shows that society is rotten to the core."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Society, Expression, Law, Mob, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"The sad fact is that the same terrorist scenarios, if they occurred in five different States, there could be five different sets of responses to the American people. We need, at a minimum, a level of coordination on communicating threats to the public."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: People, American, Fact, Public, states)

"Sooner or later we've got to tie the saving of the natural world to our own public welfare."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Public, Welfare, World)

"The biggest challenge is how to affect public attitudes and make people care."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: People, Care, Challenge, Public)

"It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page, but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity."
- Terry Fox
(Related: People, Publicity, Road, Talk)

"Republicans are pushing legislation forward that will improve the effectiveness of and bring more accountability to U.S. foreign assistance around the world and bring democracy even further into the light."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Democracy, Legislation, Light, Republicans, Will, World)

"What's troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Delay, Ethics, Republicans)

"Now, most of the time I'm going to agree with the Democrats and disagree with the Republicans."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Time, Democrats, Now, Republicans)

"Today, many people take for granted the notion that people whose lives are going to be very heavily affected by public policies should have a say in how they are formulated and carried out."
- Barney Frank
(Related: People, Public, Today)

"But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don't say anything, I think I forfeit my right to have people pay attention to me when I say the things that I don't like about what Republicans are saying."
- Barney Frank
(Related: People, Attention, Democrats, Republicans, Right, Saying)

"But it is also clear that left entirely untouched by public policy, the capitalist system will produce more inequality than is socially healthy or than is necessary for maximum efficiency."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Policy, Efficiency, Inequality, Public, Public policy, Will)

"It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist right has really taken over much of the Republican Party, People might cite George Bush as proof that you can be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Education, People, Party, Proof, Republican, Right)

"But in the right-wing media, they do have a right-wing bias. And they also have an agenda. So their agenda is: we're an adjunct of the Republican Party, and we're going push that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these stories that help further the right-wing cause."
- Al Franken
(Related: Cause, Day, Help, Media, Party, Republican, Right)

"The first mistake in public business is the going into it."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Business, Mistake, First, Public)

"Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Business, Wisdom, Execution, Projects, Public, Trouble)

"If terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government."
- Tommy Franks
(Related: Government, Consequences, Destruction, Republican)

"I was unwise enough to actually mention this in public a few times, and in fact to point out that there were two versions of the book now. One of them had somebody else's name on the cover, one had my name on the cover."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Fact, Name, Now, Public)

"And I understand that, I testified in closed hearings over eight years because there are intelligence matters, there are sensitive matters that should not be held in a public hearing."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: Intelligence, Hearing, Public, Years)

"Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Men, Life, Women, Eyes, Laws, May, Public)

"I have found little that is "good" about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Experience, Doctrine)

"The safest course for public officials is simply to throw all of the money in a sack."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Money, Public)

"The Democrats and Republicans are the same guy admiring themself in the mirror."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Democrats, Republicans)

"We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Education, Winning, First, Public, Race)

"A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern. People don't doubt that Republicans will be tough."
- Al From
(Related: People, Doubt, Republicans, Will)

"I've always believed in challenging Republicans where they think they are strongest."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Republicans)

"The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Mother, Father, Son, Republican)

"The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to the playing fields of a public school."
- Christopher Fry
(Related: Disgrace, Public, School)

"I submit to you, Mr. President of Congress, my formal resignation as president of the republic."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Congress, President, Resignation)

"But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Nature, Work, Concern, English, Theory)

"There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Country, Military, Public, Tradition)

"When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Men, Society, Abuse, Democracy, Public, Scandal, Suspicion)

"There has been a strong tradition in this country that it is not the function of the military to educate the public on political issues."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Country, Military, Public, Tradition)

"Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Life, Politics, Policy, Heart, Honesty, Honor, Maxim, Public, Sense, Trade)

"Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Mind, Public)

"I think Democrats often hold the unconstrained vision, and Republicans focus more on the Rule of Law."
- John Fund
(Related: Vision, Democrats, Focus, Law, Republicans)

"Growing up in public is especially hard sometimes."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Growing up, Public)

"I've never personally criticized anyone else's music, but I know that the public's real problem is not the music I make but the perception that I play simple music for money only and for the notoriety and to increase my popularity."
- Kenny G
(Related: Money, Music, Perception, Play, Popularity, Public)

"I'm responsive to my public, but I also follow my heart."
- Kenny G
(Related: Heart, Public)

"I realized that public affairs were also my affairs."
- Helen Gahagan
(Related: Public)

"In many ways, it was much, much harder to get the first book contract. The hardest thing probably overall has been learning not to trust people, publicists and so forth, implicitly."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Trust, People, First, Learning)

"Republicans regard Dean as one of their best secret weapons, I have yet to find a Democrat who, in private chatter, doesn't think he's a problem for them."
- Rich Galen
(Related: Republicans, Weapons)

"Charter schools are public schools that operate, to a certain extent, outside the system. They have more control over their teachers, curriculum and resources. They also have less money than public schools."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Money, Control, Curriculum, Public, Schools, Teachers)

"To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Faith, Public, Questions, Religious, Right, State)

"I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers."
- Albert Gallatin
(Related: Belief, Public, Wrong)

"The fifth amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees that no private property shall be taken for a public use without the payment of just compensation."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Constitution, Property, Public)

"Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense."
- George Gallup
(Related: Leader, People, Attention, Effect, Nonsense, Opinion, President, Public, Public opinion, Results)

"Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Truth, Public, Self, Support)

"For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Truth, Public, Self, Support, World)

"If I am a Republican shill, wouldn't you think I am the least amount of a threat to the president?"
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: President, Republican)

"I don't know if it's how I speak or what it is about me that presents that sort of label, but I don't know how many times I have to be out in public with a girlfriend to stop that from being said."
- Jeff Garcia
(Related: Girlfriend, Being, Public)

"In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Athens, Cities, Houses, Poor, Public)

"Don't believe your own publicity. You can't; you'll start thinking that you're better than you are."
- Leif Garrett
(Related: Publicity, Thinking)

"As far as I was concerned the important thing was that the music was getting the attention as well as me so it was always a great way to get more of the public to connect with classical music, and opera particularly."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Music, Attention, Opera, Public)

"Railroads are the primary economic beneficiaries. It's a difficult project for the public sector."
- John Gates
(Related: Project, Public)

"The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Art, History, Artist, Concern, Loss, Public)

"A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Leader, Public)

"I started writing and photographing for different publications and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia, for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve, which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Time, Being, Europe, Newspapers, Writing)

"Expressing anger is a form of public littering."
- Willard Gaylin
(Related: Anger, Public)

"HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues."
- David Geffen
(Related: Apathy, Friends, Public)

"The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Quality, Policy, Achievement, Income, Inequality, Nation, Public, Today)

"I've seen it too many times in Hollywood. Talking about a relationship in public can jinx it. And if you have your picture taken together, you might as well start packing your bags."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Hollywood, Public, Talking)

"I think people are going to have a choice to make in the fall. But I think there's no doubt there are enough seats in play that could cause Republicans to gain control. There's no doubt about that."
- Robert Gibbs
(Related: People, Control, Cause, Choice, Doubt, Gain, Play, Republicans)

"Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Wisdom, Road)

"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort."
- William Gibson
(Related: Dreams, Science, Job, Public, Writers)

"Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: College, Now, Republicans)

"The fact is that we as a party at the Republican National Committee registered 3.4 million new voters in the past two years and brought them into the political process. The president won by 3.5 million votes."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Committee, Fact, Party, Past, President, Republican, Years)

"We are seeing at the Republican National Committee a phenomenon that is worth noting this week; maybe today, maybe tomorrow, maybe Wednesday, we will have a million first time donors since the president took office."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Time, Committee, First, Office, President, Republican, Today, Tomorrow, Will, Worth)

"Well, I think the Republican Party is the more populist party."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Party, Republican)

"And so it was interesting for me to find myself very enamored of a Republican president, but Ronald Reagan was someone I thought captured the spirit of America."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Thought, America, President, Republican, Spirit)

"But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn't just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton; that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Positive, Country, Republicans, Sense, Want)

"Even as a partisan Republican, I'm not sure a 40-year run is healthy for either party."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Party, Republican)

"I'm a dedicated Republican and a proud party man."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Man, Party, Republican)

"A record co. is just a vehicle for public appearances."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: Public)

"To date, every American citizen has nearly $27,000 in public debt riding on our backs."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Debt, Public)

"In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Living, Order, Public)

"I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Politics, Party, Problems, Republican, Words)

"The public is usually slow to catch on to new things, and it's important that musicians stick to their guns and not look for that instant gratification."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Musicians, Public)

"We had a lot of riots. We came under attack from many of the police departments. It certainly wasn't some publicity thing. I was afraid for many years. We couldn't play in LA for many years. A lot of people got very cynical."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: People, Play, Police, Publicity, Years)

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, Time, Bed, Expression, Lying, Night, Party, Public, Thinking, World)

"Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, People, Mind, Public)

"Proof that they do not understand the republic is that in their fine promises for universal suffrage, they forgot women."
- Delphine de Girardin
(Related: Women, Promises, Proof)

"The Republican Party is a much bigger tent than people give it credit for. We have a lot of what I guess you all call moderate Republicans."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: People, Credit, Party, Republican, Republicans)

"In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Leader, Conservative, Liberal, President, Republican)

"But sadly, one of the problems with being on public radio is that people tend to think you're being sincere all the time."
- Ira Glass
(Related: Time, People, Being, Problems, Public)

"One reason I do the live shows - and the monthly speeches at public radio stations - is to remind myself that people hear the show, that it has an audience, that it exists in the world. It's so easy to forget that."
- Ira Glass
(Related: People, Forget, Public, Reason, World)

"Where there is a problem, the risks to the public are greater than they've ever been before."
- Dan Glickman
(Related: Public)

"Somebody like me wouldn't have gone on to the Trisha show because I already had a public profile."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Public)

"After Land I wanted to continue exploring the theme but I needed a new challenge so turned to colour. I explored Bradford and produced a series of urban landscapes that I liked, but because Land had made such an impact on the general public my colour work wasn't reviewed."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Work, Challenge, Land, Public)

"It is the absolute right of the State to supervise the formation of public opinion."
- Joseph Goebbels
(Related: Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Right, State)

"Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: People, Public, Thoughtful)

"Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Faith, Duty, Opinion, Painting, Public, Public opinion)

"I had a very public battle with anorexia."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Battle, Public)

"Any actor will tell you, anybody in the public eye, that the tabloids are the worst kind of ramification of being a celebrity."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Actor, Being, Celebrity, Eye, Public, Will)

"When I was 19 years old, I came down with anorexia. I had it for about a year before it became public. And it had a lot to do with my self-esteem."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Old, Public, Self, Years)

"It just happened that the public happened to, uh, appreciate the satirical quality of these crazy things."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Quality, Public)

"Naturally, I'm conservative; I'm a Republican. I always was."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Conservative, Republican)

"There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors. I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Men, Women, Ladies, Public, Want, Woman)

"It is impossible to have a public trial if you can't guarantee the safety of witnesses, judges or defense counsel."
- Richard Goldstone
(Related: Defense, Judges, Public, Safety)

"I am not a performer but occasionally I deliberately work in a public context. Some sculptures need the movement of people around them to work."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, People, Public)

"The relationship between the public and the artist is complex and difficult to explain. There is a fine line between using this critical energy creatively and pandering to it."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Artist, Energy, Public)

"I represented many of these kids as they become young adults in the criminal justice system when I was a public defender. One way of reaching out is by the mind of experimentation."
- Matt Gonzalez
(Related: Justice, Kids, Mind, Public)

"It just seemed the timing of it was a little bit of pandering to the public at a time of an election."
- Matt Gonzalez
(Related: Time, Public)

"As the American public continues to focus more intensely on illegal immigration and securing the nation's borders, the number of members of the House Immigration Reform Caucus continues to grow."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: American, Focus, Nation, Public, Reform)

"Where's the progress that we're going to see in Afghanistan? You have to keep public support both on the economy and the war or these things will really become troubling."
- Doris Kearns Goodwin
(Related: War, Progress, Afghanistan, Economy, Public, Support, Will)

"I believe - I'm not a political expert, but I believe there is a broad consensus, a middle ground if you will, that Democrats and Republicans, business people and workers can agree on, to get this - the economy growing faster, getting people back to work."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Business, Work, People, Democrats, Economy, Republicans, Will, Workers)

"Democracy is the wholesome and pure air without which a socialist public organization cannot live a full-blooded life."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Life, Democracy, Public)

"It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Community, Living, Pride, Public, Taste)

"A free public broadcast license is a privilege."
- Bart Gordon
(Related: Privilege, Public)

"Broadcasters have a responsibility to serve the public interest and protect Americans from objectionable content, particularly during the hours when children are likely to be watching."
- Bart Gordon
(Related: Americans, Children, Content, Interest, Public, Responsibility)

"It's certainly not just a spot opinion; it's something that obviously has been building up for years. It is also very good for publicity, and it is the kind of recognition that maybe will help financially, also."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Building, Help, Opinion, Publicity, Will, Years)

"We use tools such as email, not just as a way to keep in daily touch with family members who live in other cities, but also as a way to keep in touch with staff and members of the public."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Family, Cities, Public, Tools)

"To judge from all Communist papers, magazines and brochures, and from all public assemblies, one might even surmise that a revolt of the poor peasants in Western Europe might break out at any moment!"
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Europe, Poor, Public)

"I have just come from the castle, where I have seen the president of the republic, and I can tell you that he has accepted all of my proposals without making any changes."
- Klement Gottwald
(Related: President)

"A significant number of pages and sentences that the administration wants to keep in a classified status have already been released publicly, some of it by public statements of the leadership of the CIA and the FBI."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Leadership, Public)

"If we had failed to pursue the facts as far as they led, we would have denied the public any knowledge of an unprecedented scheme of political surveillance and sabotage."
- Katharine Graham
(Related: Knowledge, Facts, Public)

"There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows."
- Katherine Graham
(Related: Government, Democracy, Press, Public, Secrets)

"There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: People, American, Balance, Country, Democrats, Greece, Party, Republican, Tea, Trying, Want)

"We don't have a lot of Reagan-type leaders in our party. Remember Ronald Reagan Democrats? I want a Republican that can attract Democrats."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Democrats, Leaders, Party, Republican, Want)

"We've got this proposal which has been languishing in the legislature, the Water Legacy Act, which is derived from a Republican task force on protecting the Great Lakes. Yet nothing has been done on it."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Act, Force, Nothing, Republican, Water)

"Depending on what day of the week it is and what time of the month it is, I'm a good friend or not a good friend. I'm more or less a good mom or not a good mom, more or less a good mate or not a good mate. That's just life, whether or not you're public."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Mom, Time, Life, Friend, Day, Public)

"I can look back at different times in my life when I felt I could not find my way out of whatever it was. I'm not necessarily talking about marriage, but I wanted to pack it in. I wanted to disappear. A lot of that has to do with being in the public eye."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Life, Marriage, Being, Eye, Public, Talking)

"I will provide friendly and courteous service and will work closely with all departments in the county. I will abide by the Texas Information Act in providing information to the public."
- Anne Grant
(Related: Work, Act, Information, Public, Service, Will)

"The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Music, Hearing, Jazz, Public)

"Never use the word 'audience.' The very idea of a public, unless the poet is writing for money, seems wrong to me. Poets don't have an 'audience'. They're talking to a single person all the time."
- Robert Graves
(Related: Time, Money, Idea, Poets, Public, Talking, Word, Writing, Wrong)

"I believe there ought to be school choice, so that parents can choose within the public school system."
- William H. Gray
(Related: Choice, Parents, Public, School)

"I've always avoided expressing an opinion about where I think the republican movement should go - if it should go anywhere at all."
- Guy Green
(Related: Opinion, Republican)

"At my public school I had hated every other face for fear the owner was a lord, at university, I was to court the rich while doubting whether there should be great inequalities between incomes."
- Henry Green
(Related: Fear, Court, Public, School, University)

"Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans."
- Jeff Greenfield
(Related: Eyes, Public, Republicans, Spirit, Voice)

"The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Abortion, Key, Public, Sentiment)

"Truly, the challenges we face are not Democratic challenges or Republican challenges. In fact, they are not political challenges at all; they are fiscal challenges, and educational challenges, and the challenges of figuring out how to take care of each other."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Care, Fact, Republican)

"A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?"
- William Greider
(Related: Financial, Values, Country, Determinism, Gain, Public, Question)

"As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation, designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed."
- William Greider
(Related: Democracy, Order, Rituals, World)

"To be known by the public, honestly. People come up and tell them how good I make them feel."
- David Alan Grier
(Related: People, Public)

"And, consequently, the art of propaganda or public information becomes one of the most powerful forms of directive statesmanship."
- John Grierson
(Related: Art, Information, Propaganda, Public, Statesmanship)

"All life is a blur of Republicans and meat."
- Bill Griffith
(Related: Life, Republicans)

"Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press."
- Thomas Griffith
(Related: Attitude, Now, Press, Public, Skepticism)

"The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians."
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Power, Blind, Doctrine, Obedience, Republicans)

"The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes, but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one."
- Lewis Grizzard
(Related: Mistakes, Public, Trying, Will)

"Anyone who agrees to be interviewed must decide where to draw the line between what is public and what is private. But the line can shift, depending on who is asking the questions."
- Terry Gross
(Related: Public, Questions)

"Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line."
- Andy Grove
(Related: Congress, Internet, Law, Public, Will)

"Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Women, Majority, Public, Service)

"Time made me change. I gradually woke up to the realization that this is who I am, an author, a public figure, and I couldn't just hide in my study, tapping away at the keyboard and pretend that I didn't have a role to play beyond stringing words together."
- David Guterson
(Related: Time, Change, Play, Public, Study, Words)

"I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Love, Rights, Gay, Lesbian, Public, Rest, Songs, Support)

"Perhaps September 11 could be called the first historic world event in the strictest sense: the impact, the explosion, the slow collapse - a gruesome reality literally took place in front of a global public."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: First, Public, Reality, World)

"My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Medical, Mother, Public, School, Woman)

"Our fumbling government's response since Beirut - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - has been to cut and run, or to flat ignore this growing threat, apparently hoping it would go away."
- David Hackworth
(Related: Government, Republican)

"Even though the outcome wasn't the way it should have been, publicly I still feel in my heart I won the Sugar Ray Leonard fight."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Heart, Fight)

"We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Community, Ireland, Justice, Now, Old, Public, Service, Tomorrow)

"While trying to protect the republic, the conspirators in Julius Caesar enable Mark Antony to triumph. In Rose Rage, the more Henry VI tries to fix things, the more they go wrong."
- Edward Hall
(Related: Trying, Wrong)

"It's really important to remember that most people in the public eye are human for a start and a lot of things that you read in the media get slightly misconstrued and manipulated."
- Geri Halliwell
(Related: People, Eye, Media, Public)

"Buzz and the right publicist are not only important but crucial in show business."
- Halston
(Related: Business, Right)

"If ask 100 Arkansans about the phrase, 'the public option,' or 'a public option,' you'll get 100 different impressions about what that means."
- Bill Halter
(Related: Public)

"Thus the public use of reason and freedom is nothing but a dessert, a sumptuous dessert."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: Freedom, Nothing, Public, Reason)

"I can assure you, public service is a stimulating, proud and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Life, Public, Service)

"The temptations are great to simply retreat to the domain of private life and give up on our public problems."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Life, Problems, Public, Temptations)

"When you're talking with a person at this level of the government, at the very highest level, I think you have to be very discreet because he, President Clinton, is very aware that anything he says publicly can have a profound impact on American politics and on world politics."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Politics, Government, American, President, Talking, World)

"What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility. If you haven't sensed that possibility you don't get started in the same way, you don't feel you can have an impact."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: People, Possibility, Public, Sense, Service)

"Black and white players hadn't appeared together in public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G."
- Lionel Hampton
(Related: Public)

"The art of publicity is a black art; but it has come to stay, and every year adds to its potency."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Art, Publicity)

"I've been using the same editor, thankfully, she's been sticking with me, but I've been doing it full-on guerilla style... I haven't gotten any public sponsor or anything, because I don't want to seem like I'm trying to sell any particular thing."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Public, Style, Trying, Want)

"This is the voice of Vietnam Broadcasting from Hanoi, capitol of the Democratic republic of Vietnam."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: Vietnam, Voice)

"One of the best lessons I learned early is that not everything in life is about you. It is about service. If you want trips and excessive gifts, then don't get into public service."
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Life, Gifts, Public, Service, Want)

"Is the president purposefully using propaganda and hyperbole to garner the American public for support?"
- Sean Hannity
(Related: American, President, Propaganda, Public, Support)

"It's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Perception, Ambition, Fans, Public)

"Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Public)

"Using the commons as a cesspool does not harm the general public under frontier conditions, because there is no public, the same behavior in a metropolis is unbearable."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Behavior, Harm, Public)

"A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins and guiding them."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Horses, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare. Nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements."
- John Marshall Harlan
(Related: Thought, Body, Constitution, Court, Public, Reform, Welfare)

"This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls. We will not take a stand based on focus groups. We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Focus, Opinion, Party, Public, Public opinion, Will)

"Universality has been severely reduced: it is virtually dead as a concept in most areas of public policy."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Policy, Public, Public policy)

"I don't get into that second guessing of myself publicly."
- Stephen Harper
"I listen to National Public Radio, which, to me at least, presents the most rounded view of things."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Public)

"Julia Roberts is a favorite. Everybody loves her in the Hollywood community. The public adores her."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Community, Favorite, Hollywood, Public)

"My ranch William S. Hart Park is for the benefit of the American Public of every race and creed."
- William S. Hart
(Related: American, Public, Race)

"Our economy is robust and will remain strong as more Americans who want a job find one. Republican economic policies based on tax relief are working for the American people."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: People, American, Americans, Economy, Tax, Job, Republican, Want, Will)

"The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet, but the last thing this Congress should be doing is trying to stifle public debate online."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Government, Control, Congress, Debate, Internet, Public, Trying)

"America's economy is resilient, and I am confident that Republican pro-growth policies will continue to keep our economy growing - just as it has since after the September 2001 terrorist attacks."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: America, Economy, Republican, Will)

"On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have been doing our part. We've been hard at work developing policies that will help empower all Americans. We're beginning to see results. We reduced taxes for everyone."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Work, Americans, Beginning, Help, Republicans, Results, Taxes, Will)

"I am pleased to see that many of the world's leaders have publicly recognized that the crisis in the Middle East was deliberately incited by terrorist organizations."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Crisis, Leaders, World)

"Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. We have a public education system that ranks below that of almost any other Western nation."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Education, People, Country, Hunger, Mortality, Nation, Public, Yesterday)

"Today America lost a great elder statesman, a committed public servant, and leader of the Senate. And today I lost a treasured friend. Ted Kennedy was an iconic, larger than life United States senator whose influence cannot be overstated. Many have come before, and many will come after, but Ted Kennedy's name will always be remembered as someone who lived and breathed the United States Senate and the work completed within its chamber."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Life, Work, Leader, Friend, America, Influence, Name, Public, Senate, states, Today, United, Will)

"Judges who take the law into their own hands, who make up constitutional 'rights' in order to strike down laws they oppose, undermine the people's right to have their values shape public policy and define the culture."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: People, Policy, Values, Culture, Judges, Law, Laws, Order, Public, Public policy, Right)

"When I did have a little bit of commercial success, it really didn't suit my temperament at all. I'm a terrible public person."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Success, Public, Temperament)

"Yes, I'm of the old guard, liberal Republican."
- Mark Hatfield
(Related: Liberal, Old, Republican)

"After eight months of one of the most intensive public and private investigations in American history, no one - no one - has come up with a shred of evidence that I had anything to do with the anthrax letters. I have never worked with anthrax. I know nothing about this matter."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: History, American, Letters, Months, Nothing, Public)

"I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Government, Health, Country, Help, Public, Service)

"I have come East to find what the public likes."
- Sessue Hayakawa
(Related: Public)

"Sometimes writers say true things about the overall nature of publicity, promotion, and the publishing industry; but alas, not always."
- Teresa Nielsen Hayden
(Related: Nature, Promotion, Publicity, Publishing, Writers)

"Writers say many true things about their own experiences with publicity and promotion."
- Teresa Nielsen Hayden
(Related: Promotion, Publicity, Writers)

"Twice the Republicans in the California legislature tried to block my seating because of my trips to Hanoi."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Republicans)

"One of the great joys this year and the year before has been how all of the people in this body, men and women, Republicans and Democrats, have worked together so well with our chairman and the chairman of the full committee to address the issues of housing for our soldiers."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Men, Women, People, Body, Committee, Democrats, Republicans, Soldiers)

"Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Men, Praise, Public)

"Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Growth, American, Tax, Job, Numbers, Republican, Security, Unemployment, Workers)

"The problem we are dealing with at the border is not a Democratic problem. It is not a Republican problem. It is an American problem."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: American, Republican)

"The American people likewise want to see enforcement first, no tricks, no triggers, no amnesty, enforcing existing laws and closing loopholes to reaffirm that our great Republic is, in fact, a nation of laws."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: People, American, Fact, First, Laws, Nation, Want)

"The 'private sector' of the economy is, in fact, the voluntary sector; and the 'public sector' is, in fact, the coercive sector."
- Henry Hazlitt
(Related: Economy, Fact)

"The public have neither shame or gratitude."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Gratitude, Public, Shame)

"Although I had arrived in total darkness the light of truth at once burst upon my mind and I perceived most clearly that the republicans had overreached themselves."
- Francis Bond Head
(Related: Truth, Darkness, Light, Mind, Republicans)

"A public expectation, it has to be said, not of poetry as such but of political positions variously approvable by mutually disapproving groups."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Poetry, Expectation, Public)

"French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Women, Marriage, Adultery, English, Lovers, Public, Sexes, World)

"They're just big in the eyes of the American public."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: American, Eyes, Public)

"If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it."
- Jascha Heifetz
(Related: Day, Practice, Public)

"Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact: that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Love, Marriage, Job, Key, Satisfaction, Years)

"I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Education, Quality, Meeting, Needs, Obligation, Public)

"There was no Congressional Club for my first campaign. There was no organized state group of Young Republicans, but there was a dedicated core of young people who volunteered to do anything my campaign needed."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: People, First, Republicans, State)

"I became a Republican when a very wise young lady asked me how I could remain a Democrat when I didn't agree with what they stood for and did agree with what the Republicans supported."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Lady, Republican, Republicans)

"For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: War, Authority, Cause, Motive, Public, Right)

"Then, you were supposed to discover the city, where they were. But because somebody like skeletons. And that they discovered that they were at a cheap price, we used too many skeletons all over the place, and the public got the wrong message."
- John Hench
(Related: Public, Wrong)

"On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Life, Politics, Present, Public, Questions)

"On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!"
- Alexander Henry
(Related: Hope, Country, Language)

"This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Politics, Time, Democrats, First, Republicans)

"It is not fit the public trusts should be lodged in the hands of any, till they are first proved and found fit for the business they are to be entrusted with."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Business, First, Public)

"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Attention, Force, Liberty, Nothing, Public, Will)

"Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware of the effects of attention."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Attention, Being, Feeling, Giving, Public, Speech)

"The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Government, Leadership, Jobs, Labor, Open, President, Public)

"But the real growth I must say in terms of the public sector for the Labor Department is really at state and local levels. That's where the real opportunities are today."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Growth, Labor, Public, State, Today)

"I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: Actors, Film, Publicity, Talk)

"I developed some unique software to public it on the web that I call the Folklore Project."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Project, Public, Software)

"Truly we have had enough experience with sufferance and protection which could be revoked at will. Consequently, the only reasonable Course of action is to work for publicly legalized guarantees."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Experience, Work, Action, Protection, Will)

"Zionism demands a publicly recognized and legally secured homeland in Palestine for the Jewish people. This platform is unchangeable."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: People, Palestine)

"I incline to an aristocratic republic. This would satisfy the ambitious spirit among our people. We shall learn from the historic mistakes of others in the same way as we learn from our own; for we are a modern nation and wish to be the most modern in the world."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: People, Mistakes, Nation, Spirit, World)

"I believe scientists have a duty to share the excitement and pleasure of their work with the general public, and I enjoy the challenge of presenting difficult ideas in an understandable way."
- Antony Hewish
(Related: Work, Ideas, Challenge, Duty, Excitement, Pleasure, Public, Scientists)

"Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Airplanes, Land, Military, Nations, Security, World)

"Oftentimes, when constituencies or sectors of opinion are distinct, when they are confronted with a situation where they're going to have to make a serious compromise, they react very negatively publicly, but they also recognize when they step back that this is right."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Compromise, Opinion, Right)

"A mayor is a symbol and a public face of what a city bureaucracy provides its citizens."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Bureaucracy, Public, Symbol)

"I would argue that one of the issues which the public should be much more emphatic about with all politicians... is patronage, appointing people to high positions because they supported your campaign or helped you raise money."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Money, People, Politicians, Public)

"I think the University of Texas has the chance to become the finest public university in the country."
- Tom Hicks
(Related: Chance, Country, Public, University)

"Since the end of the nineteenth century, if not earlier, presidents have misled the public about their motives and their intentions in going to war."
- Robert Higgs
(Related: War, End, Intentions, Motives, Public)

"What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those?"
- Gilbert Highet
(Related: Politics, Promise, Public, Support, Vote)

"I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Justice, Passion, Public)

"This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Health, Corruption, Delay, Public)

"One can measure the importance of a scientific work by the number of earlier publications rendered superfluous by it."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Work, Importance, Measure)

"The publication of the third volume of Capital has made hardly any impression upon bourgeois economic science."
- Rudolf Hilferding
(Related: Science, Impression)

"On the third stage is used for medicine, it is not known to the public."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Medicine, Public)

"I am working as public relations director for the Tour de France and maintaining my farm."
- Bernard Hinault
(Related: France, Public)

"I also believed that our public at home would be strong enough to survive even the present crisis."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Home, Crisis, Present, Public)

"I believed that our own public would keep this in mind even in this serious crisis, and stand firm if only we at the front continued to stand firm too."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Crisis, Mind, Public)

"We had a poster of the Davis Cup in 1986. It was in Prague, the Czech Republic against Sweden, and we went to watch, so I got the poster. You couldn't get all the posters. You were lucky if you got one."
- Martina Hingis
"I like having a private name and a public name. It helps keep things straight."
- S. E. Hinton
(Related: Name, Public)

"They may well say not only is this not true, but I will put in an injunction to prevent publication. No, stories don't go in unless I'm convinced by the people who write them that they're true. And if I'm wrong, then so be it."
- Ian Hislop
(Related: People, May, Will, Wrong)

"I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Public)

"We vote - if the public votes 50 percent, we vote 70 percent. So we have a bigger impact with our numbers, and the organization and the manpower we can bring to a race."
- James P. Hoffa
(Related: Numbers, Public, Race, Vote)

"We all have private ails. The troublemakers are they who need public cures for their private ails."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Public)

"I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Idea, Horror, Public)

"But, of course, she didn't mean that she was going to retire from public life and only when the Queen removed her HRH some years later did she actually drop a hundred charities and just kept five."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Life, Public, Queen, Years)

"The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect, not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Design, Competition, Practice, Public, Years)

"Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Money, Success, Time, Wedding, Affection, Goodwill, Investment, Public, Words)

"Not merely can people like me write things that would never have been printed before but I think an enormously dramatic change has taken place in public opinion, possibly for the wrong reasons."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Change, People, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Wrong)

"The Princess's so-called 'time and space speech' at the end of '93 about a year after the formal separation, looking back on it it's called her retirement from public life but we've seen in fact it's nothing of the kind."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Life, End, Fact, Nothing, Public, Retirement, Separation, Space, Speech)

"They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they're riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: People, May, Office, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, World)

"Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it."
- Brad Holland
(Related: Intellectuals, Public, Tradition, Violence, World)

"The fact of the matter is it's very reasonable to ask the wealthiest estates to pay their share. We did that since Teddy Roosevelt, a Republican president."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Fact, President, Republican)

"This body, the United States Congress, was united, Republicans and Democrats alike, in taking that action, toppling the Taliban government, and working to try and root out al Qaeda and find Osama bin Laden."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Government, Action, Body, Congress, Democrats, Osama bin laden, Republicans, states, United)

"I'm truly worried about the country's direction. I can tell you this categorically, we've got the weakest president and the weakest governor in the history of my 50 years of public service."
- Fritz Hollings
(Related: History, Country, Direction, President, Public, Service, Years)

"The public doesn't want new music."
- Arthur Honegger
(Related: Music, Public, Want)

"There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, novelty, novelty, novelty."
- Thomas Hood
(Related: Novelty, Public, Will)

"There's no leader of this band, and there never will be. That's the key. You can't control how the public perceives you-people see rock'n'roll bands as the guitar player and the singer."
- Shannon Hoon
(Related: Leader, Control, Guitar, Key, Public, Will)

"No public man can be just a little crooked."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Man, Public)

"The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Children, Office, Public, Want)

"Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Prosperity, Public)

"No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: American, Honor, Public, School)

"Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least."
- Horace
(Related: Eye, Literary, Public, Years)

"The government can access these funds but only following approval by the parliament to support our budget requirements and investments in infrastructure development, education, public health, and so on."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Government, Education, Health, Development, Approval, Parliament, Public, Support)

"How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Church, Possession, Public, Secrets)

"But it must not be thought that I say this out of personal experience: for in the many years that I have been before the public my secret methods have been steadily shielded by the strict integrity of my assistants, most of whom have been with me for years."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Thought, Integrity, Public, Years)

"Americans detest all lies except lies spoken in public or printed lies."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Americans, Lies, Public)

"My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?"
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Life, Profession, Public, Questions, Right, Solitude, Will)

"What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending."
- William Dean Howells
(Related: American, Ending, Public, Theater, Tragedy)

"If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Public)

"I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Government, Democrats, Ownership, Republicans)

"One thing governors feel, Democrats and Republicans alike, is that we have a health care system that, if you're on Medicaid, you have unlimited access to health care, at unlimited levels, at no cost. No wonder it's running away."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Health, Care, Democrats, Republicans, Running, Wonder)

"I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Achievement, American, Indifference, Party, Republican, Respect, Sincerity, Want)

"A Republican in my state of Arkansas feels about as out of place as Michael Vick at the West Minister dog show."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Republican, State)

"Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation."
- Charles Evans Hughes
(Related: Action, Country, Nation, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Publicity)

"For the year after I left government service, I worked as a consultant to the Republican National Committee because the lawyers advised that was the proper way for me to comply with ethics regulations and continue to advise the President."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Government, Committee, Ethics, Lawyers, President, Republican, Service)

"The Bush administration doesn't particularly like public participation. It makes them look bad."
- Ted Hughes
(Related: Participation, Public)

"Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Society, Ridicule, Slander)

"From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Judgment, Opinion, Proof, Public, Public opinion, Purity, Theories)

"It is the goal of the American university to be the brains of the republic."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Goal, American, University)

"Within minutes of the attack, your Department of Public Safety mobilized its Operations Center, headed by a national expert on weapons of mass destruction."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Destruction, Public, Safety, Weapons)

"You can make an argument that Bill O'Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill's kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Argument, Conservative, Party, Republican)

"Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing, the local council, and they deliberately located people in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Control, Order, Public)

"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Nature, Life, Office, Practice, Public)

"American public opinion is like an ocean, it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: American, Ocean, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"Publicly, we're saying we're better at fighting terrorism. Privately, we know that the bureaucracy has only gotten worse, since the high-level people are scared of being held responsible for 9/11."
- David Hunt
(Related: People, Being, Bureaucracy, Fighting, Saying, Terrorism)

"Well, we've made huge strides since the 1990 World Cup, USA '94, and obviously since '98. Unfortunately, those strides only register with the public once every four years."
- Lamar Hunt
(Related: Public, World, Years)

"I think it's really odd, too, that the public is so privy to how much money the actors make and what movies cost. It seems to me to be beside the point. When I go to a movie I really don't want to think about the money. I want to see the story."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: Money, Movies, Actors, Public, Want)

"I doubt if the public thought of me as Christ when they next saw me as Temple Houston on television."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Thought, Temple, Christ, Doubt, Houston, Public, Television)

"I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn't have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Business, Government, Development, Country, Party, Republican)

"It's just as difficult to live in a self-made hell of privacy as it is to live in a self-made hell of publicity."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Hell, Privacy, Publicity, Self)

"It is also right that we continue to consult with front line workers and the public to ensure that targets are reasonable and achievable, that measurement regimes are proportionate and that the targets take full account of the other reforms that are under way."
- John Hutton
(Related: Public, Right, Workers)

"But we can turn challenges into opportunities if we look outwards to the realities of the global economy and modernise our internal institutions in ways that will equip Europe to meet that challenge and create confidence amongst the public."
- John Hutton
(Related: Challenge, Confidence, Economy, Europe, Public, Will)

"Greater personal choice, individually tailored services, stronger local accountability, greater efficiency - these are all central to the new direction of travel we have set for our public services."
- John Hutton
(Related: Travel, Choice, Direction, Efficiency, Public)

"The Civil Service is a vital economic asset to the UK - firstly, in the way it creates a framework for excellence in service delivery and secondly, in how it helps organise the best way to deliver modern public services on which both businesses and individuals depend."
- John Hutton
(Related: Excellence, Public, Service)

"My view is that targets, properly constructed and applied across public services have been fundamental to past successes and will be an essential part of sustaining progress into the future."
- John Hutton
(Related: Progress, Future, Past, Public, Will)

"One of my very greatest fears as a child was being ridiculed in public. And there it was coming true. As a television presenter, I'd been respected. People come up to you in the street and shake your hand and talk to you in a respectful way."
- David Icke
(Related: People, Being, Public, Talk, Television)

"What fascinated me, it was not the glory, but the contact with the public."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Glory, Public)

"Happy to see that the Automobile Club of Monaco, opened its doors to the public to attend a considerable event. The promotion of this event will be made by the image and by the text, but still by word of mouth."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Promotion, Public, Will, Word)

"Whatever their motivations, lawmakers on both side of the aisle have certainly discovered that immigration is one of those issues that resonate strongly with the public."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Public)

"When the President was asked about global warming at a public appearance yesterday, he responded by talking about America's addiction to oil. You make the connection."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Addiction, America, Appearance, Connection, Global warming, Oil, President, Public, Talking, Yesterday)

"My children have become popular, and they show a tremendous love for the public. They're professionals."
- Julio Iglesias
(Related: Love, Children, Popular, professionals, Public)

"You retire when you are sick and when you can't do it any more or when the public retires you. That's the most painful, because that's the one that leaves you wanting to accomplish more."
- Julio Iglesias
(Related: Public)