Quotes and Sayings about State



"We cannot build foundations of a state without rule of law."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: Law, State)

"No state on earth can afford to allow several authorities to co-exist next to one another."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: Earth, State)

"We cannot build a viable state with a country that is disintegrating into small pieces."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: Country, State)

"Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Abortion, Right, State, Woman)

"My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Islam, Spiritual)

"The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Age, Society, Ballads, Nothing, State)

"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)

"A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it."
- Neil Abercrombie
(Related: Money, Land, Now, State)

"Bring on your tear gas, bring on your grenades, your new supplies of Mace, your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we ain't going to be turned around."
- Ralph Abernathy
(Related: State)

"It's also natural in that part of the world to blame what people view as the... as the most important authority in the region, and that currently is the United States of America."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, America, Authority, Blame, states, United, World)

"Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Boss, Defeat, Defense, Nothing, Osama bin laden, Planning, states, United)

"It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot."
- Edmond About
(Related: Men, Country, Information, Opinions, Question, states)

"Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Winning, Battle, Chance, Law, State)

"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)

"The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this."
- Chinua Achebe
(Related: Idea, Diversity)

"The most important aspect of the relationship between the president and the secretary of state is that they both understand who is president."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: President, State)

"The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: First)

"Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country."
- John Acton
(Related: Mother, Being, Constitution, Country, Democracy, English, Revolution, Opposition, Result, states, Traditions, United)

"The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Authority, Country, Duty, Man, Right, Spirit, State)

"If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women."
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Women, Heroes)

"There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.There is another theory which states that this has already happened."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Bizarre, Inexplicable, states, Theory, Universe, Will)

"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."
- John Adams
(Related: Facts, May, State, Wishes)

"New Jersey is the first state in the country to agree to treat gay and unmarried couples the same as married couples."
- Michael Adams
(Related: Country, First, Gay, State)

"The Internet provides a delivery system for pathological states of mind."
- Phillip Adams
(Related: Internet, Mind, states)

"The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams
(Related: People, Constitution, states, United)

"He was certainly in a confused state. I used to go and visit him in Callan Park. They were really - to me they were the best poets those two writing in those days but it wasn't very encouraging because, well, they weren't getting far were they?"
- Robert Adamson
(Related: Encouraging, Poets, State, Visit, Writing)

"I'm in an agreeable state: busy, enthusiastic, curious."
- Isabelle Adjani
"Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Enemy, Future, states)

"Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Experience, Intellect)

"No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Religion, Church, Purity, State)

"One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Faith, Christian, First, Problems, states, United)

"An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Society, State)

"In his state of complete powerlessness the individual perceives the time he has left to live as a brief reprieve."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Time, State)

"Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards."
- Aeschines
(Related: Constitution, Democracy, Laws, Protection, State, Suspicion)

"Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Movies, Being, President, states, United)

"Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Truth, People, Bible, First)

"Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

"All the technology of our production was still pre-War. They were sort of '38, '39 and the War had been stable and so we were infinitely behind whatever had been going on in the United States for instance."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Technology, War, Production, states, United)

"And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European countries that had suffered so heavily."
- Giovanni Agnelli
(Related: Countries, Necessity, State)

"In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: states, Today, United)

"In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Act, states, United)

"It is not just for a few states to sit and veto global approvals."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: states)

"The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Power, Friend, Country, Force, Rights, Nations, states, United)

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

"In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making a statement that reflects their opinion. From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far better than in many other places in the world."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Job, Opinion, World)

"I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: War, Decisions, Iraq, Past, states, United, Will)

"Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: American, Cities, Country, Disaster, Rest, states)

"As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: America, Responsibility, states, United)

"Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Truth, Fact, Reality, Will, Writer, Writers)

"Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Iraq, Leaders, Security, State, Weapons, Will)

"The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the time he committed the crime."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Time, Crime, Fact, Law, Mind)

"You know, because of the lack of budget, we had to find neighborhoods where time had stopped - kind of stuck in the '50s. And no place had that better than Staten Island."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Time)

"As Governor, I could think of only one way to unify our State that was made up of so many different climates, political beliefs and people, and that was our music."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, People, Beliefs, State)

"When I was discharged, I attended the University of Paris and met a beautiful Parisian girl, Janine. We soon married and eventually returned to the States."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Paris, states, University)

"With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign state for the first time in more than three decades, terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: Time, Country, First, Iraq, State)

"We see an extensive program of dismantling state institutions... These are ingredients for catastrophe."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: State)

"What's on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Mind, Will)

"I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed."
- George Allen
(Related: History, Action, Failure, Apology, Senate, states, Today, United, Victims)

"It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven."
- George Allen
(Related: Commitment, Communication, May, Open, states, Terrorism, United)

"Was this an old disease, and, if so, which one? If it was new, what did that say about the state of medical knowledge? And in any case, how could physicians make sense of it?"
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Related: Medical, Knowledge, Disease, Old, Physicians, Sense, State)

"Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Failure, Harm, Hesitation, Indecision, Interest, Office, State, Will)

"If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow."
- Steve Allen
(Related: People, Old, Punishment, states, Tomorrow, United)

"I've leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we're keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed with full of stuff!"
- Ted Allen
(Related: Chicago, Investment)

"Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people."
- Tom Allen
(Related: People, Climate, Help, Land, May, Population, State)

"I support exemptions from the estate tax to ensure that when Maine farm owners die, their families will be able to continue to farm the land that they have protected and lived on, often for generations."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Tax, Generations, Land, Support, Will)

"In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get from Chicago's South Side to the West Side."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Chicago, states)

"We played the same thing in Europe we played in the States."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Europe, states)

"The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: states)

"We are in control, they are in a state of hysteria. Losers, they think that by killing civilians and trying to distort the feelings of the people they will win. I think they will not win, those bastards."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: People, Feelings, Control, Killing, State, Trying, Will)

"Bill, The United States is not a company. It is a country."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Company, Country, states, United)

"The Corona Extra brand was launched in Austin, Texas. From Austin, where it was exclusively for three or four months, it became more widely available in that state and in others, primarily in the southwest and western United States."
- Carlos Alvarez
(Related: Months, State, states, United)

"In emerging democracies like Russia, in authoritarian states like Iran or even Yugoslavia, journalists play a vital role in civil society. In fact, they form the very basis of those new democracies and civil societies."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Society, Fact, Play, Russia, states)

"But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k. for the most important country in the world, the United States, which affects every other country in the world."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Country, Self, states, United, World)

"Here in the United States, our profession is much maligned, people simply don't trust or like journalists anymore and that's sad."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Trust, People, Profession, states, United)

"American is the first democratic nation-state."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: American, First, Nation)

"Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Men, Country, State)

"The Canadians have managed to live peacefully with their Indians. It is disgrace that the United States has not done the same."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Disgrace, states, United)

"The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal, but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Science, National security, State, Weapons)

"To the extent that I considered the personal burden of harming the people who had trusted me, plus the Agency, or the United States, I wasn't processing that."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: People, Burden, states, United)

"I said in court a long time ago that I didn't see that the Soviet Union was significantly helped by the information I gave them, nor that the United States was significantly harmed."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Time, Court, Information, states, United)

"If nationality is consent, the state is compulsion."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Nationality, State)

"Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry, Living, Years)

"The mercy caravans are through there the medicine refugees flowing out. It makes the United States look very bad here. And much more like an occupation force than it did before."
- Jon Lee Anderson
(Related: Force, Medicine, Mercy, Occupation, states, United)

"A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Power, Work, Technology, states, United)

"I was with a famous comedian when a young fan walked up and asked for an autograph. The comedian blew him off. I'll never forget the look on the young boy's face. He was devastated."
- Louie Anderson
(Related: Famous, Forget)

"A real estate closer. Oh, what's that? I'm a real estate opener. What is a real estate closer? You mean at the end where you've got to sign all those papers?"
- Louie Anderson
(Related: End)

"The bust of Colonel Sanders stands as a monument to cruelty and has no place in the Kentucky state Capitol."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Cruelty, Kentucky, Monument, State)

"It's slightly complicated for people to grasp the idea of a head of state in human form."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: People, Idea, State)

"You, I, we all encounter behaviors that we might say, I wouldn't do that. But she has a huge amount of contact with how people live. She sees more hospices and sink estates than most people."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: People)

"You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

"Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Work, Coffee, Want, Wine)

"When you write songs, you can't really point out the exact thing you're inspired by. It's more a state or a mood or an atmosphere that you're trying to put into words."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Songs, State, Trying, Words)

"The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Being, Nations, states, United, World, Worth)

"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)

"I do think it's important to live in the present because in that way you won't be living in a state of regret."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Living, Present, Regret, State)

"A gold book, fastened together in the shape of a book by wires of the same metal, had been dug up in the northern part of the state of New York, and along with the book an enormous pair of gold spectacles!"
- Charles Anthon
(Related: Gold, State)

"I have thus given you a full statement of all that I know respecting the origin of Mormonism."
- Charles Anthon
"I turned my home state of Florida into the Land of Xanth."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Home, Land, State)

"I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: People, Being, Destiny, Lies, Nation, states, United, Woman)

"We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Life, Israel, Population, State, Will)

"O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Dreams, Now, Reason, State, Waking)

"The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Blood, First, Independence, Liberty, Nation, Solidarity, Spirit, states, Today, United, Will)

"What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions."
- Aristotle
(Related: Character, Performance, Virtue, Actions)

"The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication."
- Aristotle
(Related: State)

"Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it."
- Aristotle
(Related: Wisdom, Being, Choice, Excellence, Lying, Man, Reason, State)

"A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state."
- Aristotle
(Related: Constitution, State)

"Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars."
- Aristotle
(Related: History, Nature, Poetry)

"Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions."
- Aristotle
(Related: May, Mind, Order, State)

"Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Hurt)

"Fundamentalists are not friends of democracy. And that includes your fundamentalists in the United States."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Democracy, Friends, states, United)

"Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Life, Forbidden, Lust, Man, State)

"Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: War, Policy, Arguments, Challenge, states, United)

"When a system is considered in two different states, the difference in volume or in any other property, between the two states, depends solely upon those states themselves and not upon the manner in which the system may pass from one state to the other."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Difference, May, Property, State, states)

"Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Nature, Science, Actions, Man, Order, State)

"Man's striving for order, of which art is but one manifestation, derives from a similar universal tendency throughout the organic world; it is also paralleled by, and perhaps derived from, the striving towards the state of simplest structure in physical systems."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Art, Man, Order, State, World)

"Making lasting gifts for animals in our estate plans is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to ensure animals have the strongest possible voice for their protection."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Animals, Gifts, Protection, Voice)

"I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business."
- Chester A. Arthur
(Related: Business, Life, May, President, states, United)

"Yet another thing Canadians and Europeans have in common is an obsession with the United States, and with distinguishing themselves from it, often by crude stereotyping."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Obsession, states, United)

"The liberties and freedoms which we hold dear and we recognize and cherish and respect guide the way we gather information in the United States."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Information, Respect, states, United)

"It was a superb agreement to end a war, but a very bad agreement to make a state. From now on, we have to part company with Dayton and try to build a modern democratic state, for which I have tried to lay the foundations."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: War, Agreement, Company, End, Now, State)

"Politics is about putting yourself in a state of grace."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Politics, Grace, State)

"My second job has been to try to use my power to create institutions of a modern state that could enter the European Union, and there was very little time. The door was closing, and I wanted to get Bosnia through before it shut."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Power, Time, Job, State)

"I see myself more as an ambassador of the game. And I hope to bring chess to a higher level in the United States. Making bigger tournaments, more interesting events. Making it a respectable profession for young people to be able to pursue in the future."
- Maurice Ashley
(Related: People, Hope, Chess, Events, Future, Profession, states, United)

"Well, I mean, the real attack on truth is tabloid journalism in the United States."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Truth, Journalism, states, United)

"I mean there's enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world - within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? It's hard to see."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Freedom, Legislation, Speech, states, United, World)

"I think the United States is way behind the times."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: states, United)

"It's only in the United States that they make a big deal about nudity."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Nudity, states, United)

"If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Canada, Illness, states, United)

"Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Health, Medicine, Nothing, State)

"There are many highly successful businesses in the United States. There are also many highly paid executives. The policy is not to intermingle the two."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Policy, Successful, states, United)

"By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Government, Time, states, United, Will, Workers)

"To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Being, Enjoyment, State)

"To craftsmanship we shall add statesmanship in the capitol of peace."
- Warren R. Austin
(Related: Peace, Statesmanship)

"O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: God, Soul, Praise, Tongue)

"Two years before the last election you nor anyone else would have predicted that Barack Obama was going to get elected president of the United States."
- David Axelrod
(Related: President, states, United, Years)

"You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Victory, Being, End, Example, Nation, State, Will)

"We can't have - we can't have a patchwork of 50 states developing their own immigration policy. I understand the frustration of people in Arizona. They want the federal government to step up and deal with this problem once and for all, and that's what we want to do."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Government, People, Policy, Frustration, states, Want)

"Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Love, Life, Peace, Man, Past, State, World)

"That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Knowledge, Country, Influence, Investigation, Obvious, State, Will)

"An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Quality, American, Day, Present, Quantity, Reading, State, World)

"Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Government, Americans, Freedom, Land, Native Americans, Now, Principles, Separation, Speech, states, United)

"In the United States Christmas has become the rape of an idea."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Idea, Christmas, states, United)

"The president said nothing about the views of government in regard to the possibility of Carolinas seceding. This however was frequently spoken of by other statesmen at the North. I think they were unanimous in this, that no army would be sent here."
- John Bachman
(Related: Government, Possibility, Army, Nothing, President)

"I've given birth to five babies and I breastfed every single one of these babies. To think that government has to go out and buy my breast pump for my babies. You wanna talk about the nanny state? I think we just got the new definition of a nanny."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Government, Babies, State, Talk)

"As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas, cities halfway across America have begun to see an influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: America, Cities, Jobs, states)

"The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Growth, Jobs, State, Taxes, Wage)

"Unlicensed illegal immigrants drive on our roads and interstates without insurance, and there is little that our law enforcement officials can do to stop them."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Law)

"It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Belief, states, United, Will)

"Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Men, Cunning, Hurt, Nothing, State)

"If that form of government, that system of social order is not wrong - if those laws of the Southern States, by virtue of which slavery exists there, and is what it is, are not wrong - nothing is wrong."
- Leonard Bacon
(Related: Government, Virtue, Laws, Nothing, Order, Slavery, states, Wrong)

"When she was in United States, we maintained contact, we talked to each other on the phone, almost every night. And there was one occasion I tried to fix this video conferencing but somehow it did not come out very well enough so better to talk on the phone."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Night, states, Talk, United)

"We have 62 counties in New York State and each has its own system of death investigation."
- Michael Baden
(Related: Death, Investigation, State)

"When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Education, Government, Thought, Control, Children, Influence, State)

"I just want everyone to know that 20,000 gun laws in the United States are unconstitutional. They infringe on your right to protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Life, Laws, Property, Right, states, United, Want)

"In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Nations, State, World)

"A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Man, Opinions)

"There is a large body of abolitionists in Clinton and Clark Counties in this state, and in Wayne County Indiana, that would undoubtedly support such a store, but whether their support would be sufficient, I am unable to say."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Body, State, Support)

"This is the task, I think, of a letter movement. But it should be set up only in states where a significant response can be achieved, for a letter movement necessarily presupposes a strong organization."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: states)

"There are in most states one or two ministers of war, one of whom is the minister of naval affairs."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: War, states)

"Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen, including military personnel, to the government of another country, it is in our nature to want to make sure that they receive the best treatment, the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, American, Country, Military, states, Treatment, United, Want)

"He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship."
- Kenneth Baker
(Related: Practice, Statesmanship)

"If there is a State, then there is domination, and in turn, there is slavery."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Slavery, State)

"Powerful states can maintain themselves only by crime, little states are virtuous only by weakness."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Crime, states, Weakness)

"The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation - which speculates upon the labor of people - will always find the means for its existence."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: People, Communism, Existence, Labor, Nation, State, Will)

"Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Liberty, State, Vice)

"Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned."
- George Balanchine
(Related: Ballet, Medicine, states, Teachers, United)

"Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Church, Loyalty, State)

"Providing for the common good, making people feel secure in their communities and homes - this is the central job of government. it's why all of us are here serving our state and our people."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Government, People, Job, State)

"Our goal is to make Maine the healthiest state in the nation and reduce our overall health care costs."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Health, Goal, Care, Nation, State)

"I think Maine needs people. It needs diversity. It needs to be able to respect people. Openness is crucial for this state because we don't want to be known for having the oldest state in the nation. We want young families."
- John Baldacci
(Related: People, Diversity, Nation, Needs, Respect, State, Want)

"Excellent education and an excellent environment are two hallmarks of our state. How we treat our environment is connected to so many other opportunities in Maine."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Education, Environment, State)

"I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Time, states, United)

"I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Idea, President, states, United)

"Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: State)

"The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Men, Artist, Being, State)

"I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Control, Goal, Wealth, Class, Communism, Ownership, Property, Socialism, State)

"A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Time, Experience, Courage, Vision, First, Months, Patience)

"A strong economy causes an increase in the demand for housing; the increased demand for housing drives real-estate prices and rentals through the roof. And then affordable housing becomes completely inaccessible."
- William Baldwin
(Related: Causes, Economy)

"Until 1956, America treated Israel not much differently from other friendly states."
- George Ball
(Related: America, Israel, states)

"The question is no longer whether the United States should contribute to assuring Israel's survival and prosperity; that goes without saying."
- George Ball
(Related: Survival, Israel, Prosperity, Question, Saying, states, United)

"Technology determines the possibilities of society. It doesn't matter whether you start out from a fascist state or a communist state or a free-market state."
- Iain Banks
(Related: Technology, Society, Possibilities, State)

"In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Home, Mom, Money, Time, Honesty, Order, State, Trying)

"The United States particularly abandoned Liberia after the end of the Cold War."
- Russell Banks
(Related: War, End, states, United)

"The 60s passed and faded and I grew older, and in 1987 bought a house in upstate New York, and it turned out that John Brown was buried down the road from my house and that he had lived there longer than anywhere else and his house was still standing."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Road)

"In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Life, America, Earth, Europe, Principles, states)

"I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort."
- William Banting
(Related: Diet, Consequences, Fancy, Now, State, Weight)

"I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

"But the best definition of it is to say that heaven is that state where we will always be with Jesus, and where nothing will separate us from Him any more."
- William Barclay
(Related: Heaven, Nothing, State, Will)

"This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Actor, states, United, World)

"I always felt myself to be an unlucky person like Donald, who is a victim of so many circumstances. But there isn't a person in the United States who couldn't identify with him. He is everything, he is everybody; he makes the same mistakes that we all make."
- Carl Barks
(Related: Circumstances, Mistakes, states, United)

"I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Action, Future, Justice, Key, states)

"A mass of dust, world's momentary slave, Is man, in state of our old Adam made, Soon born to die, soon flourishing to fade."
- Barnabe Barnes
(Related: Man, Old, State, World)

"Let me share some facts with you about the law in most of our country. California is in many ways a little different from the rest of the world, and California has better gun laws than many states, although California's need to be improved."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Facts, Law, Laws, Rest, states, World)

"If today is your typical day in America, 80 of our fellow citizens will die from gunfire. In the last two weeks, more Americans have died from gunfire here at home in the United States than in the entire war in Iraq since it started."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Home, War, America, Americans, Day, Iraq, states, Today, United, Will)

"But there are 90 million gun owners in the United States. Only 3.5 million want the insurance and magazines and the various things you get for joining the NRA."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: states, United, Want)

"We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Beauty, Climate, Mountains, State)

"Business and the state have a common interest; not an adversarial interest."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Business, Interest, State)

"By creating a Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, we will give local governments a framework for working together on an issue that affects our whole state."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Planning, State, Water, Will)

"As the leaders and decision-makers of this great state, it is our responsibility to strive for perfection."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Decision, Leaders, Perfection, Responsibility, State)

"We're having the first computer-generated comic strip in the United States."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Computer, First, states, United)

"Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Popularity, states)

"There certainly is a lot of political pressure for states to adopt the new federal tax codes. But there is no law that requires them to do so."
- John Barry
(Related: Tax, Law, Pressure, states)

"Every chemical reaction has a transition state."
- Derek Harold Richard Barton
(Related: State)

"Many transition states have a well-defined preferred geometrical requirement."
- Derek Harold Richard Barton
(Related: states)

"If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, Burden, Duty, State, Taxation)

"It is the duty of the State to educate, and the right of the people to demand education."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, People, Duty, Right, State)

"A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, People, Exercise, Jury, State)

"No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Man, Nothing, State, World)

"I always work out of uncertainty but when a painting's finished it becomes a fixed idea, apparently a final statement. In time though, uncertainty returns... your thought process goes on."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Idea, Painting, Uncertainty)

"So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Determination, Books, Law, Space, State, Want)

"There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Leader, Courage, Islam, Muslim, Commitment, states, Today, United)

"Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Leader, Afterlife, State, Will)

"The United States government first learned of the diversion of the W-88 nuclear warhead design in late 1995."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Design, Government, First, states, United)

"State and local government, with financial support from the federal government, should offer a program to educate and train foster children for employment and provide them with financial assistance, as needed, until they reach age 21."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Age, Government, Financial, Children, State, Support)

"These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, College, Living, State)

"What are the implications of a China that may be on nuclear parity with the United States?"
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: May, states, United)

"Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state wants to live at the expense of everyone."
- Frederic Bastiat
(Related: Forget, State)

"The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else."
- Frederic Bastiat
(Related: State)

"In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference."
- Augusto Roa Bastos
(Related: Humanity, Moments, Nations, State)

"Now is not the time to open the border to receive Canadian beef down to the United States."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Time, Now, Open, states, United)

"I think I can speak for every Senator, saying that he or she ran for the Senate because we want to help make this a better place; that is, we want to help our States and help America."
- Max Baucus
(Related: America, Help, Saying, Senate, states, Want)

"In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Power, Learning)

"Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity."
- L. Frank Baum
(Related: Imagination, Civilization, America, Columbus, Electricity, Mankind, Present, State)

"In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Fact, Race, State)

"Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between the well off and everyday people in the United States."
- Don Baylor
(Related: People, Extreme, Separation, states, United)

"Build thee more stately mansions."
- Amy Marcy Beach
"You can make yourself feel better about yourself if you project your shadow side, if you project your own potential for evil onto someone else. By annihilating them and, therefore, your shadow, you bring yourself into some state of purity or reformation."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Evil, Potential, Project, Purity, Shadow, State)

"My first years were spent living just as my forefathers had lived - roaming the green, rolling hills of what are now the states of South Dakota and Nebraska."
- Standing Bear
(Related: First, Living, Now, states, Years)

"All oppression creates a state of war."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: War, Oppression, State)

"According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Heart, African, American, Americans, states, United, World)

"I have no desire to be president of the United States. Zero desire. I don't think that I would be electable. And there are far too many people that are far smarter than me to be president. I'd like to find one with some honor and integrity. I haven't seen them yet, but they'll show up."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Desire, Honor, Integrity, President, states, United)

"This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Experience, Power, Possibility, Future, Military, states, United, Will)

"Nonetheless, we continue to be obsessed with finding or inventing a European nation which, as in the nation state, guarantees homogeneity and thus an appropriate form of democracy and centralized government."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Government, Democracy, Nation, State)

"Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types of punishment because they are more efficient. With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Imprisonment, Punishment, State)

"I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Butterflies, Man, State, Vertigo)

"My men and I have decided that our boss, the president of the United States, is as tough as woodpecker lips."
- Charles A. Beckwith
(Related: Men, Boss, President, states, United)

"A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Power, Man, State)

"The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Knowledge, Community, Respect, State)

"Fashion is in a terrible state. An overdose of too much flesh."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Fashion, State)

"I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture, a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United States about eight or nine ago."
- Rand Beers
(Related: states, United)

"This generosity that has been offered to the United States says very much about the Venezuelan spirit."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Generosity, Spirit, states, United)

"I've always been supportive of the right of Israel as a state, and I've always fought against anti-Semitism, even in my own community."
- Harry Belafonte
(Related: Community, Israel, Right, State)

"And in the last sentence I would like also to mention that Poland is one of the countries with which the United States has run strategic dialogues since last year."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Countries, states, United)

"As far as the international issues are concerned, the most important thing is the state of the transatlantic relationships, Euro-Atlantic relationships: how to develop them and how to strengthen them further."
- Marek Belka
(Related: Relationships, State)

"What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Power, Man, Mind, State)

"Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Family, Men, Religion, Alliance, Circumstance, Ecstasy, Mind, Religious, states)

"It is obvious that taking the country from a state of war to being a lawful state won't be easy."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: War, Being, Country, Obvious, State)

"I guess happiness is not a state you want to be in all the time."
- John Belushi
(Related: Happiness, Time, State, Want)

"There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Advice, Famous, Giving, Misleading, Old, states)

"A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Question)

"The Business Profits Tax, which is imposed on in-state businesses, we need to impose the same thing on out-of-state businesses, because the way the Business Profits Tax is calculated, it is highly dependent on how much sales and profits are generated in-state."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Business, Tax, Sales)

"I do not support gambling in this state."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Gambling, State, Support)

"California has set up regional collection offices around the world, staffed by California employees, specifically for out of state California businesses to collect the money and bring it back to California."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Money, Employees, State, World)

"We have a law that allows us to establish charter schools here in this state. We ought to get going on it."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Law, Schools, State)

"The parent is the strongest statement that the child hears regarding what it means to be alive and real. More than what we say or do, the way we are expresses what we think it means to be alive. So the articulate parent is less a telling than a listening individual."
- Polly Berrien Berends
(Related: Listening)

"Nothing can be said, including this statement, that has not been said before."
- John Berendt
(Related: Nothing)

"I didn't know how to go about preparing for the part of someone who can't remember who he is. The frustration angle is written in, but there's also this incredible passive state."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Frustration, State)

"A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but."
- John Berger
"In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Power, Possibility, Economy, State)

"There's been a deliberate and systematic effort to convey to countries around the world, friends and foes, that if they cross the United States there's a price to pay."
- Sandy Berger
(Related: Countries, Effort, Friends, states, United, World)

"My father was a sergeant with the Connecticut state police. My mother was a hairstylist."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Mother, Father, Police, State)

"When we make the cerebral state the beginning of an action, and in no sense the condition of a perception, we place the perceived images of things outside the image of our body, and thus replace perception within the things themselves."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Action, Perception, Beginning, Body, Sense, State)

"I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that does not change every moment."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Change, Mind, State)

"In London, nobody comments on what you wear - they think that's not important to you or your state of well-being."
- Steven Berkoff
(Related: London, State)

"Few new truths have ever won their way against the resistance of established ideas save by being overstated."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Ideas, Being)

"Bush will keep up that policy that gives the United State the role of promoting freedom in the world."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Policy, Freedom, State, United, Will, World)

"Scientific corporations might well become almost independent states and be enabled to undertake their largest experiments without consulting the outside world - a world which would be less and less able to judge what the experiments were about."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Consulting, Corporations, states, World)

"The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Rights, State)

"I think I've drawn from some of the most feminine women, like Jackie Kennedy. I am totally devastated that she's gone. She had it all."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Women)

"People taking photographs of their meals are not critics; they are from the United States."
- Louis de Bernieres
(Related: People, states, United)

"In the Bhagavad Gita, there is no long discussion, nothing elaborate. The main reason for this is that everything stated in the Gita is meant to be tested in the life of every man; it is intended to be verified in practice."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Life, Gita, Man, Nothing, Practice, Reason)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"One word from Chairman Mao is worth ten thousand from others. His every statement is truth. We must carry out those we that understand as well as those we don't."
- Lin Biao
(Related: Truth, Word, Worth)

"Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Marriage, Community, State)

"Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Religion, State)

"Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Death, End)

"Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: State)

"Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Belief, Absurdity, Opinion)

"Alien - an American sovereign in his probationary state."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: American, State)

"Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Conservative, Liberal, Wishes)

"Second, marriage is an issue that our Founding Fathers wisely left to the states."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Marriage, Fathers, Founding, states)

"If we are to meet the growing electricity demand in the United States without significantly increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, we must maintain a diverse supply of electricity, and nuclear power must be part of that mix."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Power, Electricity, states, United)

"Let me first state that I believe that marriage is a sacred union between one man and one woman."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Marriage, First, Man, State, Woman)

"Our congressional district is the fastest growing in the state. Nowhere is there a greater need for new and improved roads and transit systems that will spare us the hours we spend each day in traffic."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Day, State, Will)

"Our health care system is the finest in the world, but we still have too many uninsured Americans, too high prices for prescription drugs, and too many frivolous lawsuits driving our physicians out of state or out of business."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Business, Health, Americans, Care, Driving, Drugs, Physicians, State, World)

"No movement can afford to be caught in a time warp and exist in a state of suspended animation."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Time, Animation, State)

"The Indians were well mounted and felt proud and elated because they had been made United States soldiers."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Soldiers, states, United)

"The Free State men, myself among them, took it for granted that Missouri was a slave state."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Men, State)

"I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Government, Life, Thought, People, Idea, Faces, Giving, states, United)

"My debut upon the world's stage occurred on February 26, 1845, in the State of Iowa."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: February, State, World)

"The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Education, Leadership, Country, states, United, World)

"There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: America, Children, Idiots, Providence, states, United)

"All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Conflict, Existence, states, Struggle)

"A statesman... must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: God, Events)

"I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Business, Time, People, Film, Nothing)

"People that complete other people's vision are understated."
- Bjork
(Related: People, Vision)

"As long as there are people who are not happy with their lot in life, as long as the United States is perceived to somehow be the cause of this unhappiness, there will be terrorism."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Life, People, Cause, states, Terrorism, Unhappiness, United, Will)

"Osama bin Laden's own words stated he has a war against the United States. He declared that American civilians should be considered as combatants."
- Cofer Black
(Related: War, American, Osama bin laden, states, United, Words)

"Every town has become a border town and every State has become a border State."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: State)

"I however don't go to clubs to show off and to be seen, and certainly not to make statements. I just want to be able to quietly watch a band."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Want)

"The states are not free, under the guise of protecting maternal health or potential life, to intimidate women into continuing pregnancies."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Health, Women, Life, Potential, states)

"Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Business, Government, Creation, Environment, Tax, Job, State)

"The reason it takes us from November the second to December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious, very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct, across the state, every vote that was cast to make sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: December, Reason, State, Vote)

"And we have the most scrutinized election system in the United States, and we have met every test."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: states, United)

"I am running for Governor of the great state of Ohio and welcome your support."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Running, State, Support)

"I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days."
- Otis Blackwell
(Related: Birthday, People, College, Remembrance, State)

"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)

"One of the greatest challenges in collecting child support is that deadbeat dads move from job to job and state to state. it's hard to keep track of them."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Job, State, Support)

"It is important that people support prisoners of the Italian state like Joe in whatever way they can. I was not allowed contact with a lawyer for the first 24 hours, and no phone calls were permitted, but apparently telegrams have been getting through to Joe."
- John Blair
(Related: People, First, State, Support)

"This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism."
- Tony Blair
(Related: America, Battle, states, Terrorism, United, World)

"I feel like everyone else in this country today. I am utterly devastated."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Country, Today)

"Globalisation, which benefits only multi-national companies and takes away all sense of local or national pride and identity, is the biggest threat facing all the member states of the EU."
- Steve Blake
(Related: Benefits, Identity, Pride, Sense, states)

"If I had my way, if I was lucky enough, if I could be on the brink my entire life - that great sense of expectation and excitement without the disappointment - that would be the perfect state."
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: Life, Disappointment, Excitement, Expectation, Sense, State)

"Let me be clear - I want all Louisiana citizens to have choice - including the elderly and persons with disabilities - and their families - who rely on the state for their care."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Care, Choice, Elderly, State, Want)

"God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest. I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: God, Care, Man, State)

"At the state level, we must take a careful look at what went wrong and make sure it never happens again. The buck stops here, and as your governor, I take full responsibility."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Responsibility, State, Wrong)

"It means that the silver coins of the United States at whatever ratio is fixed, and I want the present ratio that we have now, 16 to 1, maintained precisely as it is."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Now, Present, states, United, Want)

"The country is not a democratic state. Therefore we fear that they might carry a recorder in their pocket or there may be bugs in the walls, and you cannot be absolutely sure that you get a straight testimony."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Fear, Bugs, Country, May, State)

"If you take the biological weapons in the United States we still will have perhaps a single individual who was able to make anthrax, dry it, and spread it through the mail and cause terror."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Cause, Mail, states, Terror, United, Weapons, Will)

"But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant if it agrees with the United States, then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Direction, Security, states, United)

"I would say that there is no future for literary studies as such in the United States."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Future, Literary, states, United)

"I shall never forget the despair and agony on the parents' faces on the awful day of the funeral when the 13 little children, victims not only of John D. Rockefeller, but of the government of the state of Colorado were buried."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Government, Children, Day, Despair, Faces, Forget, Parents, State, Victims)

"I think I have already signed some scrap of paper for every man, woman, and child in the United States. What do they do with all those scraps of paper with my signature on it?"
- Vida Blue
(Related: Man, states, United, Woman)

"America's state religion, is patriotism, a phenomenon which has convinced many of the citizenry that "treason" is morally worse than murder or rape."
- William Blum
(Related: Patriotism, Religion, America, Murder, State)

"Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States."
- William Blum
(Related: People, Action, Hypocrisy, Injustice, Religious, states, Terrorism, United)

"While the United States has largely been missing in action from the diplomatic game, the European Union and Iran have been making progress at developing a formula that would lead to the suspension of Iran's nuclear enrichment program and the start of serious negotiations."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Progress, Action, Formula, states, United)

"After September 11, when the United States took action to overthrow the Taliban, our interests and Iran's aligned, and we were able to coordinate quietly but effectively."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Action, states, United)

"In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Age, Government, Technology, Economy, Internet, State)

"Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Home, Values, Abuse, Children, Neglect, Responsibility, State)

"The decision to join or not join a service union, political party or other organization should be left up to the individual. No such organization has the right to take money out of the pockets of state workers without their proper consent."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Money, Decision, Party, Right, Service, State, Workers)

"The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: America, End, states, Wage, Will, Years)

"While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage."
- John Boehner
(Related: Marriage, Judges, Laws, State, states)

"The United States did not choose to fight Islamic extremists. These terrorists chose to fight our way of life. They chose to challenge our existence."
- John Boehner
(Related: Life, Challenge, Existence, Fight, states, United)

"The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel."
- John Boehner
(Related: Peace, Commitment, Democracy, Freedom, Israel, Principles, states, Support, United)

"It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Belief, Congress, Privilege, State)

"Hale had answered when the President of the United States can't go to a city of the United States and be protected, we've come to a very difficult time in our nation's history, and encouraged him to come."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Time, History, Nation, President, states, United)

"But Hale's warning the President about going to Dallas was that there was great infighting among the members of the Democratic party and the Democratic stars in the state and he didn't want the President to become involved in a factional disagreement."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Party, President, Stars, State, Want)

"Similarly, thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings, but it includes the state of the body; it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times."
- David Bohm
(Related: Society, Thought, People, Feelings, Body, State)

"What is the source of all this trouble? I'm saying that the source is basically in thought. Many people would think that such a statement is crazy, because thought is the one thing we have with which to solve our problems. That's part of our tradition."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, People, Problems, Saying, Tradition, Trouble)

"My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc."
- David Bohm
(Related: Feelings, Language, Mind, Order, State)

"The fact must never be forgotten that no magazine publisher in the United States could give what it is giving to the reader each month if it were not for the revenue which the advertiser brings the magazine."
- Edward Bok
(Related: Fact, Giving, states, United)

"I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Courage, Dignity, May, State)

"I was a Georgia state legislator for a great many years."
- Julian Bond
(Related: State, Years)

"A number of the major terrorist captures we have made, the terrorist operations designed for the United States that we have interrupted, were enabled by the terrorist tracking program."
- Kit Bond
(Related: states, United)

"I don't think anyone who has followed the progress of the Islamofascist terrorists who have threatened us believe we are going to be safe if we try a fortress mentality, to step back and say no one is going to hit us, they don't care about the United States. They do."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Progress, Care, states, United)

"I said to myself, where are we living? In the United States of America where you're innocent until proven guilty, or Nazi Germany with the Gestapo calling?"
- Tommy Bond
(Related: America, Germany, Living, states, United)

"Therefore, every country has to understand that fighting against international terrorism is not for the sake of the United States, but for the sake of themselves, and, to a larger extent, in the name of stability of international relations."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Country, Fighting, Name, Stability, states, Terrorism, United)

"The birth of the African Union should encourage us to reexamine relations between African States."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: African, states)

"The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Development, Act, African, End, Fight, Order, states)

"If the Soviet Union and the United States have not experienced direct military confrontations, on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans, to fight other Africans."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Fight, Military, states, United)

"From the time of independences until the end of the Cold War, in spite of the participation of a considerable number of African states in the non-aligned movement, everyone in fact chose to align with one or another of the two major blocks."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Time, War, African, End, Fact, Participation, states)

"Globalization, far from putting an end to power diplomacy between States, has, on the contrary, intensified it."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Power, Diplomacy, End, Globalization, states)

"President Bush, Secretary of State Rice, and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama's Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: President, State, Support)

"Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Cities, Result, states, United)

"It is during difficult times like this that the true American spirit reveals itself. I am not talking only of the response of local, state, and federal governments, although they will each play an extremely important role in this effort."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: American, Effort, Play, Spirit, State, Talking, Will)

"Arnold has succeeded at every level, and I believe he is the only person that can unite the people of this state and lead California from its current dysfunctional condition to the bright future that all residents long for."
- Mary Bono
(Related: People, Future, State)

"Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Content, Enjoyment, Man, Philosophy, State)

"The rumor that the state of my health will necessitate my resignation is entirely unfounded."
- Frederick W. Borden
(Related: Health, Resignation, Rumor, State, Will)

"I have known uncertainty: a state unknown to the Greeks."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: State)

"The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Food, Time, Mother, Father, Prejudice, states, United)

"Each state in the Union is honored in the order of when it ratified the Constitution and became a part of the United States. This September it is Iowa's turn. Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the union on December 28, 1846."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Constitution, December, Order, State, states, United)

"As the 29th state to join the United States of America, it is our turn to show the nation what represents Iowa. Our commitment to quality education, hard work, and small-town values are all represented in the Iowa quarter."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Work, Quality, Values, America, Commitment, Hard work, Nation, State, states, United)

"To demonstrate this simultaneity is by no means trivial, because it may for example happen that the product nucleus always forms in an activated state at first."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Example, First, May, State)

"In this case, the particle formed has correspondingly less energy, whereas the product nucleus passes into the ground state with emission of the quantity of energy saved as gamma radiation."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Energy, Quantity, State)

"Language is a mixture of statement and evocation."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: Language)

"Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man."
- David Bowie
(Related: Life, Gods, Light, Man, Mind, State, World)

"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)

"Compared to the United States, physicians in Europe have a much more conservative approach to joint replacement in general."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Conservative, Europe, Physicians, states, United)

"The secession of the Southern States, individually or in the aggregate, was the certain consequence of Mr. Lincoln's election."
- Belle Boyd
(Related: states)

"We might not object to the statement that Lear deserved to suffer for his folly, selfishness and tyranny; but to assert that he deserved to suffer what he did suffer is to do violence not merely to language but to any healthy moral sense."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Folly, Language, Selfishness, Sense, Tyranny, Violence)

"A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Death, Calamity, Leading, Man, May, Now, Tragedy)

"In a completely integrated unit where you'd have white soldiers, particularly from southern states, serving under black noncommissioned officers or officers... I think you would have a problem definitely."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Soldiers, states)

"A prosperous state makes a secure Christian, but adversity makes him Consider."
- Anne Bradstreet
(Related: Christian, Adversity, State)

"So, the international community are all the countries that are important: the United States definitely everywhere; the European Union because it is very important, and also, they do show a great deal of international responsibility; and then the local players."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Community, Countries, Responsibility, states, United)

"But I knew that what had happened was an eye-opener not only to the United States but also to Pakistan, who realized that after what has happened on the 11th of September, it was simply impossible to continue to play those games in Afghanistan."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Afghanistan, Eye, Games, Play, states, United)

"I think a failed state is the responsibility of the people who have made that state fail, and those are generally the people of that country."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Country, Responsibility, State)

"Iraq is a country that has been invaded. It's not a failing state that you want to help. It's a country that was functioning good or bad, with a horrible dictator, but you have invaded."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Country, Help, Iraq, State, Want)

"The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Wisdom, Father, God, Heart, Eye, Infinite, Pity, State)

"A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul, and formed some probable conjectures, that man was designed for a future state of existence."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Nature, Soul, Athens, Existence, Future, Man, Rome, Spiritual, State)

"Things are not difficult to make; what is difficult is putting ourselves in the state of mind to make them."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Mind, State)

"A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved."
- Dorthea Brande
"Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Duty, Nations, Result, states)

"The equality among all members of the League, which is provided in the statutes giving each state only one vote, cannot of course abolish the actual material inequality of the powers concerned."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Equality, Giving, Inequality, State, Vote)

"At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement concerning the preliminaries for Genoa, and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Ideas, Agreement, states)

"And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, Effect, Meetings, states)

"People just want to hear some common sense... and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government - I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee - not to mention the diplomatic international experience."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Experience, Finance, Government, History, People, Committee, Common sense, First, Senate, State, Want, Woman)

"The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Finance, Money, Women, Office, Reason, Rules, Senate)

"I'm used to people not paying me a whole lot of attention and underestimating me and, frankly, for me a big challenge is to have people believe that I can be the president of the United States."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, Attention, Challenge, President, states, United)

"I was very productive as a senator for my state."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: State)

"I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless fascination that we all have the capacity to become emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist."
- Berkeley Breathed
(Related: Grave, Personality, State, Will)

"It's proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about what they get out of solid relations with the United States."
- John Breaux
(Related: states, United)

"I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and, while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods, they have also contributed to problems downstream."
- John Breaux
(Related: Problems, states, United)

"And the issues I think are important in Louisiana right now happen to be health care and education. And those are two areas that the federal government can play a very important role. And I think I can be effective in trying to help our state from the Washington scene."
- John Breaux
(Related: Government, Health, Education, Care, Help, Now, Play, Right, State, Trying, Washington)

"Our state's strategy on methamphetamine, and any other issue, is going to be a moving target."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Strategy, State)

"These people hate the United States, not for what we do, but for who we are and what we are."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: People, Hate, states, United)

"When the new wave of terrorism came on the modern world, which is the late 1960s, early 1970s, I think we spent about a decade, the United States and our allies, trying to figure out how to deal with it."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: states, Terrorism, Trying, United, World)

"If I place love above everything, it is because for me it is the most desperate, the most despairing state of affairs imaginable."
- Andre Breton
(Related: Love, State)

"You will read in the newspaper more often about federal courts, but the law that affects people, the trials that affect human beings are by and large in the state courts."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: People, Law, State, Trials, Will)

"A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Language, State)

"Don't overstate Fox News. It's still much smaller than the least of the network niches."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Network, News)

"Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Cheerfulness, State)

"Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence - a lot passes you by - simply because your attention is otherwise diverted."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Attention, Innocence, State, Writing)

"We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Equality, Success, Corporations, Income, Labor, State, Taxes, Will)

"Whatever insults my State insults me."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: Insults, State)

"In my opinion, we've elected a Marxist [Barack Obama] to be president of the United States."
- Paul Broun
(Related: Opinion, President, states, United)

"We need the best education system in the United States. The best system, not the most expensive."
- Bruce Brown
(Related: Education, states, United)

"Undoubtedly, there are numerous problems with the immigration system here in The United States."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Problems, states, United)

"I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: People, Survival, State, Tourists)

"Marriage has historically been in the domain of the States to regulate."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Marriage, states)

"So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Day, Laws, Months, State)

"Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Life, African, Blood, Fight, states, Tears)

"States get to improve transportation infrastructure; that creates economic development, puts people back to work and, most important, enhances safety and improves local communities."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Work, People, Development, Safety, states)

"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)

"If one race be inferior to the other socially, the Constitution of the United States cannot put them upon the same plane."
- Henry Billings Brown
(Related: Constitution, Race, states, United)

"We have to be realistic about what the state can afford, and put an end to abuses of the system that cost millions."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: End, State)

"Several unions have agreed to larger employee contributions for their members. Taxpayers are living with cuts and making sacrifices to deal with the reality of California's budget crisis, state workers are going to have to do the same."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Crisis, Living, Reality, State, Workers)

"In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness."
- Norman O. Brown
(Related: Money, Science, Common sense, Famous, First, Paradox, Poets, Psychoanalysis, State)

"The surest way to return to the people's business is to listen to the people themselves: We need to drop this whole scheme of federally controlled health care, start over, and work together on real reforms at the state level that will contain costs and won't leave America trillions of dollars deeper in debt."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Business, Health, Work, People, America, Care, Debt, State, Will)

"Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: states, Wage)

"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)

"Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Open, Silence)

"My knowledge of the state of President Roosevelt's health was derived entirely from conversations, from newspaper articles and from photographs."
- David Bruce
(Related: Health, Knowledge, President, State)

"I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world."
- David Bruce
(Related: Time, Thought, Fact, Respect, Rest, states, United, World)

"People tend to overstate my resilience, but, of course, I hope they're right."
- David Brudnoy
(Related: People, Hope, Right)

"I do remember the whole thing as being very argumentative, hot blooded... a permanent state of friction between Jon and Chris, Chris and me, me and Jon."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Being, State)

"Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: People, Causes, Europe, states, Today, United)

"Non-proliferation will only work if all states are willing to cooperate, and that will only happen if all feel they are being treated fairly."
- John Bruton
(Related: Work, Being, states, Will)

"Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education."
- John Bruton
(Related: Education, Work, Health, People, Country, Rights, Road, Safety, states)

"Proliferation of nuclear weapons to terrorist organisations is far more dangerous than proliferation of nuclear weapons to states, even states like North Korea."
- John Bruton
(Related: states, Weapons)

"States can be deterred by the fear of retaliation; non-state organisations cannot by deterred at all."
- John Bruton
(Related: Fear, states)

"There is no more reason to believe that man descended from some inferior animal than there is to believe that a stately mansion has descended from a small cottage."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Man, Reason)

"The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Government, Performance, Act, Duty, Enjoyment, Exercise, Rights, states, United, Will, Word)

"A stable, changeless state, 'twere cause indeed to weep."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Cause, State)

"Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Cause, State, World)

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth."
- William Jennings Bryant
(Related: Truth, May)

"War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: War, Policy, Vision, Democracy, First, Foreign policy, states, Terrorism, Today, Traditions, United, World)

"We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: History, Intelligence, Failure, Months, states, United)

"Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown."
- John Buchan
(Related: Peace, Fear, State)

"If the Europeans want to intervene, that's their business. But if I were president, I would remove every United States soldier from the Balkan peninsula."
- Pat Buchanan
(Related: Business, President, states, United, Want)

"The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Accidents, Americans, states, Statistics, United)

"One camp accepts the Court's limits on contributions but urges the reinstatement of spending caps - even if this requires a constitutional amendment subjecting political speech, if not pornography, to government regulation."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Government, Court, Limits, Pornography, Speech)

"There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Self, State)

"I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Government, People, Boston, First, states, United, University)

"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)

"Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death."
- Buddha
(Related: Death, Health, Life, State, Suffering)

"We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Time, states, United, Will, World)

"I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Idea, Earth, Man, Meaning, states, United, Word)

"In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Financial, Depression, Military, Oil, President, Resignation, states, United, World)

"Found everybody in a terrible state of excitement on account of the enemy's advance upon this place."
- John Buford
(Related: Enemy, Excitement, State)

"The Florida Supreme Court wanted all the legal votes to be counted. The United States Supreme Court, on the other hand, did not want all the votes to be counted."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Legal, Court, states, United, Want)

"The prudent person may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates or ruins it."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: May, State)

"The activists will not stop in trying to impose their extreme views on the rest of us, and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining marriage without the voice of the people being heard."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Marriage, People, Strategy, Being, Decisions, Extreme, Now, Rest, State, Trying, Voice, Will)

"We no longer have a free market in the United States, we have a government controlled free market."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Government, states, United)

"The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Civilization, Hope, Attention, Country, State)

"With respect to the northeastern boundary of the United States, no official correspondence between this Government and that of Great Britain has passed since that communicated to Congress toward the close of their last session."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Congress, Respect, states, United)

"The United States have fulfilled in good faith all their treaty stipulations with the Indian tribes, and have in every other instance insisted upon a like performance of their obligations."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Faith, Performance, states, United)

"Between Russia and the United States sentiments of good will continue to be mutually cherished."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Russia, states, United, Will)

"The law increasing and organizing the military establishment of the United States has been nearly carried into effect, and the Army has been extensively and usefully employed during the past season."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Army, Effect, Law, Military, Past, states, United)

"Banks properly established and conducted are highly useful to the business of the country, and will doubtless continue to exist in the States so long as they conform to their laws and are found to be safe and beneficial."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Business, Banks, Country, Laws, states, Will)

"If laws acting upon private interests can not always be avoided, they should be confined within the narrowest limits, and left wherever possible to the legislatures of the States."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Acting, Laws, Limits, states)

"Today, nuclear power provides 20 percent of power in the United States."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Power, states, Today, United)

"No one can truly be prepared for such devastation and pure malevolence, but the United Kingdom can always look to the United States as an ally resolved to stand firm in the war on terrorism."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: War, states, Terrorism, United)

"Especially today, given the tight fiscal situation that many States and localities face, the use of transportation facilities that pay for themselves without additional Federal funding is essential."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: states, Today)

"I believe that States should be credited for their non-Federal investment in revenue-generating transportation facilities to address their regional transportation needs."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Investment, Needs, states)

"In the United States, viewers don't get to see a lot of things we can show in other countries. We didn't get to show our naked Twister game from Wild On Jamaica, but we definitely filmed it."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Countries, states, United)

"A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Ability)

"A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Change, Conservation, State)

"When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: People, Leaders, Legislators, Popularity, Service, State, Will)

"For no continuity of social act is possible without a corresponding social status and the many different kinds of act required in an industrial state, with its high degree of specialization, make for corresponding classification of status."
- Kenneth Burke
(Related: Act, State)

"We were using the record as a tool to invest money into real estate all through the South, because we were living in an era where the South was changing."
- Solomon Burke
(Related: Money, Living)

"Everything around a writer, or musician in the record business, probably everything in all the United States or in all of western civilization, is about competition."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Business, Civilization, Competition, states, United, Writer)

"Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping the life out of the people who perform the services and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Life, People, Montana, Rest, State)

"The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State."
- John Burns
(Related: Men, War, Lying, Man, Now, Office, State)

"I am passionately interested in understanding how my country works. And if you want to know about this thing called the United States of America you have to know about the Civil War."
- Ken Burns
(Related: War, America, Country, states, Understanding, United, Want)

"The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to... New Orleans."
- Richard Burr
(Related: State)

"In the United States Senate, we cannot do great things without reaching across the aisle and working together - and I look forward to the challenges ahead."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Senate, states, United)

"We often take for granted that our lights will come on when we flip the light switch, but the reality is that our reliability standards and the current state of the transmission grid leave us all vulnerable to blackouts."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Light, Reality, State, Will)

"The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Heaven, Mind, State)

"Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Travel, Man, Present, Space, State)

"A functioning police state needs no police."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Needs, Police, State)

"All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Music)

"I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: Mother, President, states, United)

"You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: War, Faith, President, states, United)

"States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Life, End, Ending, Laws, Practice, Right, states)

"The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States - and war is what they got."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, states, United)

"The United States prefers that Iraq meet its obligations voluntarily, yet we are prepared for the alternative."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Iraq, states, United)

"The United States of America will never be intimidated by thugs and assassins. The killers will fail, and the Iraqi people will live in freedom."
- George W. Bush
(Related: People, America, Freedom, states, United, Will)

"The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Danger, Shadow, states, United)

"We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace, Friends, Israel, State, Support, Terrorism, Violence, Will, World)

"To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Awards, President, states, Students, United)

"With those attacks, the terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States. And war is what they got."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, states, United)

"Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Government, People, Wealth, Environment, Job, states, United)

"Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Vision, Community, Culture, Diversity, Identity, Sense, State)

"Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Work, People, Blessings, Children, Play, State, Sun)

"I like politics. I like traveling in the United States."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Politics, states, Traveling, United)

"I also know that there are a lot of people around the United States who want my husband to win and who are for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. And I feel good about those people, too."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbPeople, Afghanistan, Iraq, states, Support, Troops, United, Want)

"It's not what my job is about. I'm not out to make a political statement. I want to stand for something, but more by example."
- Lauren Bush
(Related: Example, Job, Want)

"It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Marriage, Hollywood, Now)

"And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Discrimination, Racism, states)

"Thus self-love as one part of human nature, and the several particular principles as the other part, are, themselves, their objects and ends, stated and shown."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Principles, Self)

"This was the man, this Balaam, I say, was the man, who desired to die the death of the righteous, and that his last end might be like his; and this was the state of his mind when he pronounced these words."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Death, End, Man, Mind, State, Words)

"As this world was not intended to be a state of any great satisfaction or high enjoyment, so neither was it intended to be a mere scene of unhappiness and sorrow."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Enjoyment, Satisfaction, Sorrow, State, Unhappiness, World)

"Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Man, State)

"And queenly is the state she keeps, In beauty's lofty trust secure."
- William Allen Butler
(Related: Trust, Beauty, State)

"The new soft totalitarianism that is advancing on the left wants to have a state religion It is an atheist, nihilistic religion - but it is a religion that is obligatory for all."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Religion, State)

"I think the State shouldn't poke its nose into the sexual relations of consenting adults."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: State)

"We, the people of the United States, we are a great Nation with a great vision."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: People, Vision, Nation, states, United)

"Each family of the United States military now attends to their loved ones funeral with a wrenching worry that it will be met possibly with a protest or a demonstration."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Family, Military, Now, Protest, states, United, Will, Worry)

"The State of Virginia is similar to a great business corporation... and should be conducted with the same efficiency and economy as any private business."
- Harry F. Byrd
(Related: Business, Economy, Efficiency, State)

"It is the Constitution of the United States that has been undermined, undercut, and is under attack. It is the American people's liberties that is in jeopardy. That is why I wrote 'Losing America.'"
- Robert Byrd
(Related: People, America, American, Constitution, Jeopardy, states, United)

"Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: State)

"TV is very much a producer and writer or creator-driven machine in the States. And I'm the kind of actor that needs to be pushed and have someone on my case a little bit, so I suffer from that."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Actor, Machine, Needs, states, Writer)

"That was the principle of reparations to which President Truman agreed at Potsdam. And the United States will not agree to the taking from Germany of greater reparations than was provided by the Potsdam Agreement."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Agreement, Germany, President, states, United, Will)

"German militarism and Nazism have devastated twice in our generation the lands of German neighbors."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Neighbors)

"I have come to Germany to learn at first hand the problems involved in the reconstruction of Germany and to discuss with our representatives the views of the United States Government as to some of the problems confronting us."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Government, First, Germany, Problems, states, United)

"There is no such thing as a life of passion any more than a continuous earthquake, or an eternal fever. Besides, who would ever shave themselves in such a state?"
- George Byron
(Related: Life, Passion, State)

"A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins."
- Lord Byron
(Related: May, State, Years)

"The past several months I have been able to meet with people across this country. One thing is clear: America craves for real solutions to the problems we face. That's why I'm running for President of the United States."
- Herman Cain
(Related: People, America, Country, Months, Past, President, Problems, Running, states, United)

"The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Idea, Atheism, Eternity, Memory)

"The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of obtaining an abortion."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Purpose, Abortion, Act, Crime, Protection, State)

"Deep down, the Iraqi people want the United States out. And their self-determination should be respected."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: People, Deep, Self, states, United, Want)

"All electoral laws in Europe are more democratic than they are in the United States."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Europe, Laws, states, United)

"The United States is not for democracy in Iraq, it's for setting up a puppet government."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Government, Democracy, Iraq, states, United)

"We must have a fair tax in the United States. We have to re-adjust it, we must be fiscally responsible."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Tax, states, United)

"What we're putting forward is the most radical reform of the welfare state... for 60 years. I think it will have a transformative effect in making sure that everyone is better off in work and better off working rather than on benefits."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, Benefits, Effect, Radical, Reform, State, Welfare, Will, Years)

"I, Alexander B. Campbell, make this statement of the cause of my death to relieve the coroner of the necessity of an inquest, and also let my friends know the motive that led me to take my own life."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Death, Life, Cause, Friends, Motive, Necessity)

"To deny women directors, as I suspect is happening in the States, is to deny the feminine vision."
- Jane Campion
(Related: Women, Vision, states)

"I think the time has come for the United States to do even-handed justice."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, Justice, states, United)

"When you listen to Christian radio stations - and there are thousands of them now in the United States - and when you listen to Christian television networks - and there are thousands of Christian television shows across the country - they are all politically right."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Christian, Country, Now, Right, states, Television, United)

"I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life. The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless, and they should be called marriages."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Legal, Life, Church, Rights, State, Want)

"I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, People, Israel, Justice, State)

"But I contend that if we're providing total medical coverage for every man, woman, and child in Iraq, shouldn't we at least be doing the same thing for every man, woman, and child in the United States?"
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Medical, Iraq, Man, states, United, Woman)

"All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Power, State)

"For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Death, Crime, Law, Man, State, Trying)

"Our nation's immigration policy has been of top concern in recent years, and for good reason. With between eight and twelve million illegal aliens in the United States, it is obviously a problem out of control."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Policy, Control, Concern, Nation, Reason, states, United, Years)

"Because we only feed in the United States less than 1 per cent of the meals, most of them are eaten elsewhere. Most meals are eaten at home. So to make McDonald's the target is not going to solve the problem."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Home, states, United)

"Whether it's people walking off 'The View' when Bill O'Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, Islam, American, Being, Expression, Opinion, Radical, Speech, Walking)

"We have a plan that creates universal access programs at the state level which allows folks to access insurance if they're denied by their insurer."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: State)

"We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state, many duties that were left a generation ago to chance."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Chance, Now, State)

"The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: People, Friends, Needs, Pressure, State)

"Following the war in Europe a large increase of European immigration to the United States is to be expected, of which the largest part is and always has been made up of men skilled in farming."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Men, War, Europe, states, United)

"If we are to perpetuate the state, we must not only produce citizens, but good citizens - men and women of sound bodies, clear minds and clean souls."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Men, Women, Sound, State)

"My message tonight is a simple one - the journey is getting exciting and this great state is on the move."
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Journey, State)

"If the United States were to cut and run from Iraq, we would send a message of weakness that would embolden our terrorist enemies across the globe. A failed Iraq would destabilize the entire region and undermine U.S. national security for decades to come."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Enemies, Iraq, National security, states, United, Weakness)

"Like my colleague, I represent a large Assyrian community in central California, one of the largest concentrations of Assyrian Americans anywhere in the United States."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Americans, Community, states, United)

"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)

"Nevada's one of the most conservative states in the Union, but you can do what you want in Vegas and nobody judges you."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Conservative, Judges, states, Want)

"And, actually it was interesting because I had done a lot of traveling in the United States and Canada and Mexico on my motorcycle; and I was really, it was the first time I had really gotten out of the Minnesota area to speak of."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Time, Canada, First, states, Traveling, United)

"And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of incidents around the communion that could undermine our growing sense of communion - of becoming a global communion. So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada, to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself."
- George Carey
(Related: Canada, Sense, states, United)

"Then it was that the exports of slaves from Virginia and the Carolinas was so great that the population of those States remained almost, if not quite stationary."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Population, states)

"From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded with a rapidity never before known, and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Feeling, State, Trade)

"But go on, valiant champion; you die not as a fool, though the apostate, unfaithful, and lukewarm ministers and professors of this generation think and say so."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Fool)

"I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death."
- George Carlin
(Related: Death, Idea, Church, Separation, State)

"Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that he's moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Direction, Production, Right, states, Trade, United, Weapons)

"Preserving and protecting the state tobacco settlement funds is the nation's Governors highest priority."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Nation, State)

"I also rise today in strong support of forward movement on the implementation of health information technology, which has the potential to save the United States billions of dollars in health care costs each year."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Health, Technology, Care, Information, Potential, states, Support, Today, United)

"Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work."
- Robert Caro
(Related: Work, Leader, Majority, Senate, states, United)

"Hollywood... was the place where the United States perpetrated itself as a universal dream and put the dream into mass production."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Dream, Hollywood, Production, states, United)

"I have never met a happy atheist. I believe in separation of church and state, but I think we have gone so far over in the other direction of separating church and state."
- Dixie Carter
(Related: Church, Direction, Separation, State)

"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)

"We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Men, Women, Gay, Hate, President, states, United)

"The only thing I'm running for is the state line."
- James Carville
(Related: Running, State)

"The idea that maybe you don't have to own a car if you only need one occasionally may catch on, just like time-sharing caught on in real estate."
- Steve Case
(Related: Car, Idea, Time, May)

"As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party's convention without the national media protesting it."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Hearing, Media, Party, State)

"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)

"My strong personal view, which I believe is shared by millions of Americans, is that our party should make a strong statement in its platform that the unborn child has a fundamental right to life which should be protected."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Americans, Party, Right)

"In California, of all places, entertainment is the key to a vibrant economy. If we do not develop young adults capable of entering that world, the financial base of this state is sure to suffer and impact all of us."
- David Cassidy
(Related: Financial, Economy, Entertainment, Key, State, World)

"We were thus led to organize ourselves, as men who had fought the war together, in order to support those statesmen who had truly understood the lessons of that World War, thus attempting to prevent its recurrence."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Men, War, Order, Support, World, World war)

"Similarly, the problem of the rights of the state in the disposition of inheritances left by individuals presents social aspects of the first importance."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: First, Rights, Importance, State)

"There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: People, Law, Poor, State, Welfare)

"After completing a Delaware State education, they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined - and they opened doors for themselves that surely would have remained closed if they only had a high school education."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, School, State)

"And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Future, Honor, Past, Reputation, State, University, Will)

"This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, College, Giving, Remarkable, State, University, Value)

"I could not agree more. The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance, their hand up, their hope. And they gave their all."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Hope, Chance, School, State, Students)

"Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Inspiration, Example, School, State, Students, University)

"Getting to where Delaware State is today was a challenge my friends - a challenge proudly met by the people of this community and the Delaware State family."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Family, People, Challenge, Community, Friends, State, Today)

"Their families helped them realize that there was more out there for them. These students came to Delaware State because of its inexpensive tuition, closeness to home, and solid reputation."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Home, Reputation, State, Students)

"Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors, have faced many challenges. You worked through them with fierce determination and good will, and you have made great progress."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Family, Progress, Determination, State, Will, Years)

"Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: College, Environment, School, State, Students)

"Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Dream, Goal, Being, First, Meeting, State, Students, Teachers, University, Will)

"When Delaware State University was founded in 1890, it was not by choice, but by social reality."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Choice, Reality, State, University)

"With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: State, Students, University, Will, World)

"Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University and the students who attend it."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: State, Students, University)

"Delaware State has established itself as an institution of excellence in its own right and attracts a diversity of students from various races, socio-economic status and locations."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Diversity, Excellence, Right, State, Students)

"Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, School, Service, State, Teaching)

"Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: African, Americans, Choice, Choices, College, State, University)

"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

"My idea, as the whole world knows, is that the capitalist system now doesn't work either for the United States or the world, driving it from crisis to crisis, which are each time more serious."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Time, Work, Idea, Crisis, Driving, Now, states, United, World)

"The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: People, State)

"I think I was always subconsciously driven by an attempt to restate that faith and to show where it was properly grounded, how it grew out of what a great many young men on both sides felt and believed and were brave enough to do."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Faith, Men)

"My experiences in film and theatre in the States have been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of, Let's try this."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: EnglEnvironment, Film, states, Theatre)

"I don't read reviews because if they're bad I'm devastated and if they're good I get a big head."
- Kim Cattrall
"An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany."
- Nick Cave
(Related: Inspiration, Artist, Duty, Information, Open, State)

"And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Friendship, Country, Duty, Necessity, Poverty)

"For I, hearing my Lord's estate amongst many more estates was to be sold, and that the wives of the owners should have an allowance therefrom, it gave me hopes I should receive a benefit thereby."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Hearing, Wives)

"As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight to see us neat and cleanly, fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to the heighth of her estate, but not beyond it."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Mother, Delight, Gay)

"My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: War, Father, Brother, Discipline, Being, Care, Heir, Skill)

"We're teaching our kids that attributes as vague and relatively meaningless as a toothy smile or a fine head of hair make a fine statement about a person."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Hair, Kids, Smile, Teaching)

"The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million. The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million. The implications are clear."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Population, Russia, states, United)

"The rate of population growth in the United States is slightly below that required to reproduce itself."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Growth, Population, states, United)

"Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Men, Aggression, Communism, Hatred, Imprisonment, states, United)

"My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: states, United)

"My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find political freedom in the United States."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Freedom, Germany, states, United)

"Another part of the global war on terrorism that Canada and the United States are working on together is in helping failed states, states like Afghanistan, where people have no voice."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: War, People, Afghanistan, Canada, states, Terrorism, United, Voice)

"Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

"We are at war to liberate Iraq, to protect the people of the United States and other countries from the devastating impact of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction being used by terrorists or the Iraqi government to kill thousands of innocent civilians."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Government, War, People, Being, Countries, Destruction, Iraq, states, United, Weapons)

"I do want to try to put things in perspective today relative to the U.S.-Canada relationship. I would like to start by talking about how important this relationship is to the people of the United States."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: People, Perspective, states, Talking, Today, United, Want)

"Yet there is disappointment in Washington and in the United States that Canada is not supporting us fully."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Disappointment, states, United, Washington)

"We would be there for Canada, part of our family. That is why so many in the United States are disappointed and upset that Canada is not fully supporting us now."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Family, Canada, Now, states, United)

"We believe, as the President has indicated, that this combination of a rogue state that possesses weapons of mass destruction and has known ties to terrorist organizations, is a grave threat to the people of the United States and to other countries around the world."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: People, Countries, Destruction, Grave, President, State, states, United, Weapons, World)

"Then we can help these failed states turn around and give their people a better life. This, too, is a critical part of this global war on terrorism, and Canada and the United States are together."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: War, Life, People, Canada, Help, states, Terrorism, United)

"There is $1.4 billion a day in trade that goes back and forth across the border. That means millions of jobs and livelihoods for families here in Canada and for families in the United States."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Day, Jobs, states, Trade, United)

"These are Canadian and United States intelligence and law enforcement offices who are working in teams and who are using good intelligence and good law enforcement to really stop the criminals and terrorists before they ever get to the border."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Intelligence, Law, states, United)

"A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility."
- Henry Chadwick
(Related: Church, Memory, State)

"I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Iraq, Solution, states, Will)

"I was 17 and the whole thing was very confusing at the time. It was a great job and I loved it, and to lose the role was definitely tough for me. I was devastated when I lost the role."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Time, Job)

"This writer, and all others of his stamp, should remember that the colonies are now in a state of revolt and rebellion against their rightful sovereign."
- James Chalmers
(Related: Now, Rebellion, State, Writer)

"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)

"Intelligence is our first line of defense against terrorism, and we must improve the collection capabilities and analysis of intelligence to protect the security of the United States and its allies."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Intelligence, Defense, First, Security, states, Terrorism, United)

"When his nomination comes before the United States Senate, Timothy Batten can count on my strong support... He is the right person for the job."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Job, Right, Senate, states, Support, United)

"For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing - stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses - makes more money for me than making movies."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Money, Movies, Financial, Income, Nothing)

"Of course, in the United States, which at the time was a very young country, there were also class distinctions. They weren't as pronounced, but they quickly evolved as well."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Time, Class, Country, states, United)

"It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state."
- Rene Char
(Related: Actions, Spirit, State, Words)

"My version of "Georgia" became the state song of Georgia. That was a big thing for me, man. It really touched me. Here is a state that used to lynch people like me suddenly declaring my version of a song as its state song. That is touching."
- Ray Charles
(Related: People, Man, Song, State)

"Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind."
- Mary Ellen Chase
(Related: Children, Christmas, Mind, State)

"The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States."
- Salmon Portland Chase
(Related: Constitution, states)

"I was the kid who always liked to take the ball down to the school even in my free time, kick it against the wall, juggle it in the front yard and so it was kind of a perpetual state of playing soccer for me."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Time, School, Soccer, State)

"Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: War, Afghanistan, Enemy, Rights, Human rights, Iraq, states, Terror, United)

"No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Faith, People, Extreme, May, State)

"In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been one vote of a hundred in the United States Senate - and fortunately on matters of national security he was very often in the minority."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Minority, National security, Senate, states, United, Vote, Washington, Years)

"There are millions of gay people in the United States, including well-known celebrities."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: People, Gay, states, United)

"There is no country in the world where it's as easy to find venture capital in the stock market as the United States."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Country, states, United, World)

"The securities laws of the 1930s were so important because it forced companies to file registration statements and issue prospectuses, and it remedied the imbalance of information."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Information, Laws)

"I have a little history. I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan. Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: History, Temple, Extreme, Guitar, Road)

"Well, I mean, Congress did originally set the formula for the state grants, and they guaranteed every state a minimum formula. So that was a congressional decision."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Decision, Congress, Formula, State)

"And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Country, Formula, State)

"Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Compromise)

"And they that rule in England, in stately conclaves met, alas, alas for England they have no graves as yet."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: England)

"Our task was doing maintenance and repairs to keep the station in a good state for the return of the shuttle flights and resumption of major ISS construction."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: State)

"I'm Chinese-American, of course, and so it's very interesting to see China actually launch their own astronauts, becoming the third nation, following the United States and Russia, to do so."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Nation, Russia, states, United)

"People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: People, Friends, Loneliness, State)

"I am convinced that China needs to be a strong trading partner with the United States long term."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Needs, states, United)

"The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Business, Balance, Fact, Fiction, Income, Reality)

"Madam Speaker, before being elected to Congress, I ran a manufacturing business that did a significant percentage of our sales outside the United States."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Business, Being, Congress, Manufacturing, Sales, states, United)

"All wars come to an end, at least temporarily. But the authority acquired by the state hangs on; political power never abdicates."
- Frank Chodorov
(Related: Power, Authority, End, State)

"The State acquires power... and because of its insatiable lust for power it is incapable of giving up any of it. The State never abdicates."
- Frank Chodorov
(Related: Power, Giving, Lust, State)

"The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Control, Media, states, United)

"Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Democracy, Propaganda, State)

"States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, states)

"We never waste space saying, "On the one hand." We just state an opinion in a Godlike voice."
- Arthur Christiansen
(Related: Opinion, Saying, Space, State, Voice, Waste)

"One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 investment."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Health, Life, Benefits, Care, Career, Investment, Old, Retirement, State, Will, Years)

"I said we are going to balance an $11 billion budget deficit in a $29 billion budget, so by percentage, the largest budget deficit in America, by percentage, larger than California, larger than New York, larger than Illinois. And we're going to balance that without raising taxes on the people of the state of New Jersey."
- Chris Christie
(Related: People, America, Balance, State, Taxes)

"And I just think that we're at a point in our economic life here in our state - and - and, candidly, across the country, where increased taxes is just the wrong way to go. The people of our state are not convinced that state government, county government, local government has done all they can with the money we already give them, rather than the money that we have before."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Government, Life, Money, People, Country, State, Taxes, Wrong)

"Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Time, Sacrifice, People, Crisis, Now, Solution, State)

"Today is the day for the complaining to end and for statesmanship to begin. Today I am taking action to cut state spending and balance the budget this year."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Action, Balance, Complaining, Day, End, State, Statesmanship, Today)

"If we make the tough decisions now, we will be one year ahead of 80 percent of the states in the race to economic growth. If we fail to act, we will fall even further behind... by going first, we can become first."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Growth, Act, Decisions, First, Now, Race, states, Will)

"The other work we started in 1992, it is called Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River in the state of Colorado, we haven't got the permit yet. And, we are working at both of those, trying to get the permit. Therefore, we do not know which one will be realized next."
- Christo
(Related: Work, Project, State, Trying, Will)

"The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We're turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Intelligence, War, Country, Information, states, United, World)

"We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: People, Boats, Countries, Rights, Human rights, Interest, states, United)

"Probably the most useful thing I can do as secretary of state is to assist the president in adapting and renewing the transnational institutions that were created after World War II."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: War, President, State, World, World war)

"However, when my parents married in 1945, China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning grew increasingly remote, and they decided to begin their family in the United States."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Family, Possibility, Parents, states, United)

"I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes. This is something that is very, very scary to all of us. The island states in the world represent - I remember this number - one-half of 1 percent of the carbon emissions in the world. And they will - some of them will disappear."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Countries, Oceans, states, Will, World)

"Let me state what the official IPCC prediction is: Sea levels could go up as much as three-quarters of a meter in this century, but there is a reasonable probability it could be much higher than that."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Sea, State)

"The diversification of the people's demand could not be followed by the state apparatus."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: People, State)

"I don't think Russia will follow the United States's way. I don't think Russia will follow the French way. I'm sure Russia will find its own way."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Russia, states, United, Will)

"There is a state that is able to understand the demand in the economy. That state should use prices as an instrument for implementation of this understanding."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Economy, State, Understanding)

"There was the scientific and technical progress which couldn't be predicted by the state."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Progress, State)

"Those who abhors democracy would rarely immigrate to an authoritarian state if they have to."
- Joe Chung
(Related: Democracy, State)

"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: History, Lies, Secrets, Study)

"Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Attention, Body, Criticism, May, Pain, State)

"The return to the Organization of the United States of America, the bearers of a great and diversified democratic culture that has inspired many other peoples."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: America, Culture, states, United)

"What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?"
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Man, State)

"Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for whom death is not only necessary, but frequently even desirable."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Death, Being, State)

"Sperm is a bandit in its pure state."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: State)

"It's very dependent on your state of mind. And your emotional state as well. And a lot of it comes pouring out, you don't really have that much control with it."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Control, Mind, State)

"The sword is very handsome. I am too old and infirm, as you see, to ever use a sword again, but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me."
- George Rogers Clark
(Related: Mother, Old, State)

"We just sent our condolences to the President of the United States and the American people on what is a terrible, terrible tragedy."
- Helen Clark
(Related: People, American, President, states, Tragedy, United)

"Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Character, Earth, Now, State, Struggle)

"Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes; but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Feelings, Strength, Loyalty, May, Socialism, State)

"In the relationship between man and religion, the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality."
- Tom C. Clark
(Related: Religion, Man, Neutrality, State)

"As president of the United States, my top priority will be to keep America safe. We're going to go after the terrorist networks. We're going to go after Osama bin Laden. We are not going to live in fear in this country."
- Wesley Clark
(Related: Fear, America, Country, Osama bin laden, President, states, United, Will)

"This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: God, Christ, Holiness, Man, Perfection, State)

"He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Glory, Sin, State)

"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Elderly, Right, states, Wrong)

"A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation."
- James Freeman Clarke
"Most of the slaves, who were thus unconditionally freed, returned without any solicitation to their former masters, to serve them, at stated wages; as free men. The work, which they now did, was found to better done than before."
- Thomas Clarkson
(Related: Men, Work, Now, Wages)

"War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of state policy with other means."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: War, Policy, Nothing, State)

"The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity."
- Henry Clay
(Related: Constitution, Posterity, states, United)

"There are people walking around the streets of Kansas City who are unemployed, while one of our largest employers is not only sending jobs aboard, but then turning around and making a statement about preserving jobs."
- Emanuel Cleaver
(Related: People, Jobs, Walking)

"The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Peace, Nation, Necessity, states, United)

"If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars, it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Politics, State)

"The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information. It puts people's lives in danger, threatens our national security, and undermines our efforts to work with other countries to solve shared problems."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Work, People, Countries, Danger, Information, National security, Problems, states, United)

"We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Values, American, Commitment, Future, Israel, Solution, states, United, World)

"I also believe that we have an extraordinary opportunity for the United States and European Union to lead the world in developing and implementing new and more efficient technologies - smart electrical grids and electrical vehicles."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Opportunity, states, United, World)

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

"I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Information, State, states, United, Will)

"I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves, 'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly; we either overstate it or understate it."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Risk)

"What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Faith, Government, Credit, Nation, Now, states, United, Years)

"It is statesmanlike for the administration and Congress to look to our nation's welfare beyond their terms in office."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Congress, Nation, Office, Welfare)

"We are hopeful about the opportunities ahead, and stand ready to join this President in an open and honest dialogue about improving the state of our union for all Americans not the select few."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Americans, Open, President, State)

"When the facilities of the government of the United States are drawn on an individual, it can be terrifying."
- Lee J. Cobb
(Related: Government, states, United)

"My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and, according to a national report, 41st in overall health. According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Home, Health, Population, State, states, United)

"Tonight, I concurred with President Bush when he stated that the decisions on future involvement of U.S. troops in Iraq should be left to the Pentagon and not politicians in Washington."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Decisions, Future, Iraq, Politicians, President, Troops, Washington)

"Currently, most States do not recognize within their borders concealed carry permits issued in other States."
- Howard Coble
(Related: states)

"I believe all life has value, from conception to natural death. And I believe the intentional taking of human life, except to save lives, should be a capital offense, as it is in most states in America today."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Life, Death, America, states, Today, Value)

"I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit."
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Related: Business, Travel, Adventure, Flying, Mind, Spirit, State, World)

"If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Comfort, Ecstasy, State)

"Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail... engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: State, Will)

"It's only a drawback in the States, where most people seem to have no real interest in other countries and the notion of a novel which might offer insight into life in the UK doesn't seem to appeal very widely."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Life, People, Countries, Interest, states)

"The opportunities that Gorbachev created for international relations have also been missed, perhaps even lost - here, however, primarily because of the United States."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: states, United)

"On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full-scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: War, Leader, Country, March, states, United)

"Did you know that they introduced the 15 percent flat tax on individual and corporate income in Iraq? Something that some politicians very much wanted to push in the United States without success but in Iraq they do it."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Success, Corporate, Tax, Income, Iraq, Politicians, states, United)

"As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Music, Sports, Example, Schools, State)

"I'd propose that each central-city child should have an entitlement from the state to attend any school in the metropolitan area outside his own district - with per pupil funds going with him."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: School, State)

"I grew up outside of DC, New York state, and Connecticut."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: State)

"The key players are now all in place in Washington and in state governments across America to officially label carbon dioxide as a pollutant and enact laws that tax us citizens for our carbon footprints."
- John Coleman
(Related: America, Tax, Key, Laws, Now, State, Washington)

"The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Government, Hope, Nation, Security)

"One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Thought, Mind)

"The AEC scientists were so narrowly focused on arming the United States for nuclear war that they failed to perceive facts - even widely known ones - that were outside their limited field of vision."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: War, Vision, Facts, Scientists, states, United)

"It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God.'"
- Arthur H. Compton
(Related: Intelligence, Faith, God, Truth, Beginning, Universe)

"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)

"When you're out of office, you can be a statesman."
- John Connally
(Related: Office)

"Without the power of the Industrial Union behind it, Democracy can only enter the State as the victim enters the gullet of the Serpent."
- James Connolly
(Related: Power, Democracy, State)

"Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Power, Force, Investment, Jobs, Potential, State, Wind)

"As soon as Young read my statements and saw clearly what I was saying, he stopped communicating with me."
- Tony Conrad
(Related: Saying)

"In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization."
- John Conyers
(Related: Health, Care, Force, Illness, Nation, State, Workers, World)

"When I came into the business, things changed a lot, and my life was in a real state of flux."
- Rachael Leigh Cook
(Related: Life, Business, State)

"Stated clearly enough, an idea may cancel itself out."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Idea, May)

"The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Body, Information, Mind, State)

"Reputation runs behind the current state of affairs."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Reputation, State)

"General statements omit what we really want to know. Example: some horses run faster than others."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Horses, Want)

"In bridge clubs and in councils of state, the passions are the same."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: State)

"A blunt statement can be as false as any other."
- Mason Cooley
"The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Government, People, Rights, states, United)

"They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Care, Obvious, Problems, states, United)

"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Peace, Time, Christmas, Goodwill, Mercy, Mind, Spirit, State)

"It's a big flash of all these things and whatever you take out of that statement's one statement, one mind, one statement, one act, one show, and all the songs are one."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Act, Mind, Songs)

"I had a couple come in with a negative amortization mortgage on a house that costs way too much relative to their income. They're consuming real estate, not investing in it."
- Chris Cooper
(Related: Negative, Income)

"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)

"A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Power, Government, State)

"First, the year 2004, the year past, the Comptroller General of the United States, David A. Walker, said that arguably it was the worst year in American fiscal history, clearly setting our Nation on an unsustainable path."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: History, American, First, Nation, Past, states, United)

"If you need to put your money in a safe and secure place and you want it to earn interest, Treasury bonds are safer than putting it in any bank as a deposit or putting it anywhere else, because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Faith, Government, Money, Credit, Interest, states, United, Want)

"The original judgment of the FBI, the Secret Service, and the CIA was that there were three shots. I don't think that convinced us except as a statement by people, many of them who were familiar with ballistics. This question troubled me greatly."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: People, Judgment, Question, Service)

"I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the United States and for President Kennedy and all of us. He knew he was a failure at everything he tried, frustrated, with a very sad life, but he was a Marxist."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Life, Failure, President, states, United)

"It was determined, as shown in the report of the Commission, which I can read to you, but I know you are familiar with the report. It states there was disagreement on this issue, particularly as the subject was debated, that there were different opinions about it."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Opinions, states)

"I supported Bob Schaffer's three races for Congress. But we all had concerns about whether he could win statewide. Then my wife suggested that I get it."
- Pete Coors
(Related: Wife, Congress)

"The 21st Amendment gives the states the right to decide what the drinking ages should be and other aspects relative to alcoholic beverages, and I support that. As a United States senator, I want to weigh in - this is not my agenda."
- Pete Coors
(Related: Drinking, Right, states, Support, United, Want)

"The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes." And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be, "No.""
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Music, Meaning, State, Words)

"You compose because you want to somehow summarize in some permanent form your most basic feelings about being alive, to set down... some sort of permanent statement about the way it feels to live now, today."
- Aaron Copland
(Related: Feelings, Being, Now, Today, Want)

"The French Revolution is the ultimate modernist statement. Destroy everything. Don't build on the past. There is no past."
- John Corigliano
(Related: Revolution, Past)

"Hollywood was born schizophrenic. For 75 years it has been both a town and a state of mind, an industry and an art form."
- Richard Corliss
(Related: Art, Hollywood, Mind, State, Years)

"It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Crime, State)

"Judy couldn't move to Britain for family reasons, so I had to come to the States, and the U.S. government wouldn't give me a Green Card, so I airily told her I'd write a book."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Family, Government, states)

"But last year there were 540,000 people, roughly, detained coming across the border illegally. Forty-five thousand of them came from countries other than Mexico, demonstrating the fact that Mexico itself now is a pathway into the United States for people all around the world, and we don't know what their intentions are."
- John Cornyn
(Related: People, Countries, Fact, Intentions, Now, states, United, World)

"We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Exploration, Limits, Oil, Post, Production, Washington)

"Too often, Indian tribes are at the mercy of the shifting political winds of State government."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Government, Mercy, State)

"As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account, as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus, our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen, is over $700 billion today."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Fact, Ladies, Gentlemen, Security, Today)

"As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Friend, Democracy, Freedom, Help, states, United)

"Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Addiction, National security, Oil, President, Today)

"For decades, Japan has been a friend and reliable trading partner with the United States, and I anticipate that relationship will prosper."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Friend, states, United, Will)

"The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Men, Women, Survival, Children, Israel, Leading, Military, Obstacles, State, Suicide)

"Amtrak is extremely important to the economy of Southern Illinois and I will continue to work with state and local leaders and my colleagues in Congress to secure the necessary funding to maintain full service."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Work, Congress, Economy, Leaders, Service, State, Will)

"The United States transportation system is the envy of the world."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Envy, states, United, World)

"We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: War, Fight, Liberals, states, United, Want)

"Whenever a liberal begins a statement with 'I don't know which is more frightening,' you know the answer is going to be pretty clear."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Liberal, Pretty)

"Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Being, Birds, May, State)

"Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Failure, Being, State)

"All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties; they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state; but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things."
- Victor Cousin
(Related: Men, Nature, Development, Laws, Protection, Reason, Right, State)

"Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Time, Film, State, Style)

"I got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Actor, Being, College, State, Writing)

"Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the First Amendment... Congress made this position clear upon passage of the Flag Protection Act of 1989, which prohibited desecration of the flag."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Act, Congress, First, Freedom, Laws, Protection, Speech, states, United)

"There will always be nations. The United States will last a long, long time, I believe. France and Germany and Japan, China, other nations, they're going to exist. But they're losing their significance and ability to deal with certain matters."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Time, Ability, France, Germany, Losing, Nations, states, United, Will)

"President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him, making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: People, Choice, President, State)

"There are a lot of editorials that have nothing to do with anything like that. But I was just thinking of that sense of prose as being very responsible and perceptive, thoughtful, intimate, and contriving a quote statement."
- Robert Creeley
(Related: Being, Nothing, Prose, Sense, Thinking, Thoughtful)

"The judge gave Michael permission to issue a statement. I think Jackson went way outside the bounds of the judge's intent. It will be interesting to see what the judge does tomorrow in court."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Court, Tomorrow, Will)

"The judge decided in this case that both the state and the defense would have the opportunity to respond to certain kinds of press. This is one such instance."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Opportunity, Defense, Press, State)

"Violent statements and threats cannot provide a solution to the problem. They can only exacerbate feeling and make a clash of forces inevitable."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Feeling, Solution)

"Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help, and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: War, Sympathy, Arguments, Difficulties, Help, May, Respect, State, Will)

"Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Decency, Sleep, State, Succeed)

"It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Boredom, Effect, Facts, Freedom, Repetition, Result, Tolerance)

"I don't want a lot of bureaucracy... I want to run state government the same way we run a campaign - efficient, effective and victorious."
- Charlie Crist
(Related: Government, Bureaucracy, State, Want)

"Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, the United States would never have been the Land of Promise."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Land, Ocean, Promise, states, United, Wilderness)

"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)

"The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies."
- Oliver Cromwell
(Related: Men, Opinions, State)

"The statements of four witnesses of unquestioned integrity, traveling with me that day, attest that such comments were never made and confirm that it simply did not happen."
- Paul Crouch
(Related: Day, Integrity, Traveling)

"What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself."
- Catherine Crowe
(Related: Life, Heaven, Hell, Man, Past, Result, State, Will)

"Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally who are taken into custody by the Border Protection Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority."
- John Culberson
(Related: Authority, Law, Protection, State, states, United)

"Eligible citizens from any State in the Union can serve in the Border Protection Corps of that State."
- John Culberson
(Related: Protection, State)

"I'm going to vote in support of the president of the United States in keeping the troops in Iraq until the president and our military is convinced that the mission is complete."
- John Culberson
(Related: Iraq, Military, Mission, President, states, Support, Troops, United, Vote)

"God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it."
- Ely Culbertson
(Related: Peace, God, Politicians, states, United, World)

"It's a matter of reducing the work to its very simplest possible state, eliminating all of the things that lead away from the guts of the work, the thing the work is really about. Anything that's there must build towards its over-all organization and meaning."
- Paul Cullen
(Related: Work, Meaning, State)

"I respect the state workers and I respect their unions, but we simply can't afford to pay benefits and pensions that are out of line with economic reality."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Benefits, Reality, Respect, State, Workers)

"New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Government, Time, Boss, Performance, Blush, Corruption, Disgrace, Now, State, Taxes)

"The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Government, People, Act, Independence, Obligation, Right, State)

"I think you need a really strong businessperson running the state, a person who's used to turning negatives into positives, which is what happens in business."
- Mike Curb
(Related: Business, Running, State)

"When you do have songs where you're going to say something, some kind of statement about cultural or social stuff, that in general people love it. People love to be challenged in that way."
- Catie Curtis
(Related: Love, People, Songs)

"The proceedings of this House in 1790, in reference to petitions on the matter of the slave trade, and of slavery in the States, have been cited. It has been said that those petitions were not received."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Slavery, states, Trade)

"You well know, sir, that when the Constitution was submitted to the People of the respective States for their adoption or rejection, it awakened the warmest debates of the several State conventions."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: People, Adoption, Constitution, Rejection, State, states)

"Be the responsibility on their heads who raise this novel and extraordinary question of reception, going to the unconstitutional abridgment, as I conceive, of the great right of petition inherent in the People of the United States."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: People, Question, Responsibility, Right, states, United)

"Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government, coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various additions to the Constitution, which they deemed essential to the preservation of the rights of the States, or of the People."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Government, People, Acceptance, Constitution, Rights, states)

"Later in that administration, I was asked to take a job which I had to turn down as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs because we were just then putting together the merger of two small law firms that became this law firm. I couldn't leave them at that point."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Job, Law, State)

"Thus it cannot be denied that the masses which today form our highest mountains were originally in a liquid state; for a long time they were covered by waters which did not sustain any life."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Life, Time, Mountains, State, Today)

"But the revolutions and changes which are responsible for the present state of the earth are not limited to the upsetting of the ancient strata and to the ebbing of the sea after the formations of new layers."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Earth, Present, Sea, State)

"Glorious as it had been, the city-state was obsolete."
- Robert A. Dahl
"I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Community, Congress, Country, Force, Leaders, states, United)

"I believe the way I describe the problems in Chicago is that it's a metropolitan area. I've said that everywhere. The uneducated child is not just my problem, it's the state's problem. It's also the federal government's problem."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Government, Chicago, Problems, State)

"I think the state has some serious problems. Just look at the layoffs going on across the state, not just in Chicago. It affects the middle class. It pushes people down."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Chicago, Class, Middle class, Problems, State)

"Why should a city be mandated to do something by the federal government or state government without the money to do it?"
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Government, Money, State)

"And then for the first time in history a Cook County state's attorney was reelected for a third time."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: History, Time, First, State)

"Now the fact that terrorists throughout the world see this as an opportunity to defeat the United States, we have to be - and every Democratic candidate, even those who opposed us going in, now say we just simply can't cut and run."
- Al D'Amato
(Related: Opportunity, Defeat, Fact, Now, states, United, World)

"But ya have to make videos in the States. Usually ours just look too serious. We haven't got it together."
- Evan Dando
(Related: states)

"We Hoosiers hold to some quaint notions. Some might say we 'cling' to them, though not out of fear or ignorance. We believe in paying our bills. We have kept our state in the black throughout the recent unpleasantness, while cutting rather than raising taxes, by practicing an old tribal ritual - we spend less money than we take in."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Money, Fear, Ignorance, Old, Ritual, State, Taxes)

"We designed both our state employee health plans and the one we created for low-income Hoosiers as Health Savings Accounts, and now in the tens of thousands these citizens are proving that they are fully capable of making smart, consumerist choices about their own health care."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Health, Care, Choices, Now, State)

"And before our current legislature adjourns, we intend to become the first state of full and true choice by saying to every low and middle-income Hoosier family, if you think a non-government school is the right one for your child, you're as entitled to that option as any wealthy family; here's a voucher, go sign up."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Family, Choice, First, Right, Saying, School, State)

"The state of our state needs serious attention."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Attention, Needs, State)

"Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Kids, Nations, Potential, Results, states, Teachers)

"We have a project with Unocal here in Los Angeles, where we as an environmental organization, the oil company, and the state all get together to promote the recycling of used motor oil."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Environmental, Company, Oil, Project, Recycling, State)

"Or even the state of Florida, where they are prepared to execute children. Umm, well, you hope that at least that there is something there to be claimed."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Hope, Children, State)

"In Haiti you had the Duvaliers for 29 years and they were very well supported by the United States."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: states, United, Years)

"And the fact that Haiti was occupied for 19 years by the United States, from 1915 to 1934."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Fact, states, United, Years)

"Also, people are not often aware of the way the United States' policies influence what happens in places like Haiti or El Salvador or Nicaragua. Or in Columbia right now."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Influence, Now, Right, states, United)

"I had always owned them to be the Word of God... the careful reading of the Acts afforded me a practical picture of the early church; which made me feel deeply the contrast with its actual present state; though still, as ever beloved by God."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: God, Church, Contrast, Present, Reading, State, Word)

"Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Death, Character, Christianity, First)

"I have seven apartments in the house to keep in a state fit to be inspected everyday by Gentlemen."
- Grace Darling
(Related: Gentlemen, State)

"We must correct the problems and inequities in the way we conduct and decide elections in the United States."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Elections, Problems, states, United)

"Let there be no doubt: the state of our union is strong - stronger than the terrorists who seek to harm us and stronger than the challenges that confront us. At the same time, we know that our union can be stronger still."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Time, Harm, State)

"I don't think anyone really is interested in reading about my emotional state. It's not even interesting to me."
- Larry David
(Related: Reading, State)

"I think people are turning inward more now cause the world's got in such a weird, crazy state. I think its making people think more about their life and what it is really that they are doing. And how do we interact with a world that's going crazy? It's a very important time."
- Dave Davies
(Related: Life, Time, People, Cause, Now, State, World)

"We worked so hard, spent so much time in weight room and in camps to be where we are today. We wanted to come out and be as good as any team in the state, to prove we could hang with any team at any time."
- Anthony Davis
(Related: Time, State, Today, Weight)

"The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress."
- Artur Davis
(Related: Progress, Ability, Constitution, Language, State)

"The constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times, and under all circumstances."
- David Davis
(Related: War, Men, Peace, People, Circumstances, Constitution, Law, Protection, states, United)

"As the governor of this state, I obviously see the issue quite differently."
- Gray Davis
(Related: State)

"I don't know why they're doing it. I have to assume that their motives are positive, not negative. But they don't understand the severity of the problem in this state."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Negative, Positive, Motives, State)

"I'm relieved that the state of the Marines' readiness will remain high."
- Susan Davis
(Related: Marines, State, Will)

"I had traveled 10 states and played over 50 cities by the time I was 4."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Time, Cities, states)

"My friends never talk to me about my poetry because they're embarrassed that I write it or they're embarrassed by what I write about which are not such extraordinarily terrifying things, but they are the state of human existence."
- Peter Davison
(Related: Poetry, Existence, Friends, State, Talk)

"In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy... its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?"
- Humphry Davy
(Related: Knowledge, Cause, Energy, May, Present, Property, State)

"Unlike other peoples the United States found their origin in a deliberate act of corporate self-assertion, and ever since the Revolution every little American has been taught to associate himself personally with this creative act."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Act, American, Corporate, Revolution, Self, states, United)

"No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Change, Nature, Society, Lies, states, United, World)

"And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Faith, Christian, Old, Principles, State, Today, Tradition, Will)

"'Early stages' is when the cancer is completely contained within the prostate. If it is detected when the cancer is entirely in the gland, the chance for full recovery is at its highest."
- Len Dawson
(Related: Cancer, Chance)

"Granted, prostate exams aren't the most enjoyable things in the world, but they only last about 10 seconds. It's well worth it. Just think of the possible consequences if you don't get it done."
- Len Dawson
(Related: Consequences, World, Worth)

"I wanted something that had the feel of a complete band and a variety of instrument. Apart from doing the album for musical satisfaction, I felt it was an important statement for other women - showing you don't have to rely on other people to do things for you."
- Danielle Dax
(Related: Women, People, Satisfaction, Variety)

"I want to suggest a feeling. It's ridiculous to assume you can state an opinion. Somebody else can never relate to the lyric in the same way because their whole experience is different. You can only suggest, then people add their own history and experience to the lyrics."
- Danielle Dax
(Related: Experience, History, People, Feeling, Opinion, State, 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)

"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)

"Births to illegal immigrants now account for nearly one out of every ten births in the United States."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Now, states, United)

"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 Center for Immigration Studies found that illegal immigrants cost the United States taxpayer about $10.4 billion a year. A large part of that expense stems from the babies born each year to illegal immigrants."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Babies, states, United)

"Let the teachers teach English and I will teach baseball. There is a lot of people in the United States who say isn't, and they ain't eating."
- Dizzy Dean
(Related: People, Baseball, Eating, English, states, Teachers, United, Will)

"The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Americans, May, President, Radical, State, Will)

"We need to go everywhere. There is not one county in this state, I don't care how far west you go, that doesn't have Democrats. We have to be proud of who we are."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Care, Democrats, State)

"As Commander in Chief of the United States Military, I will never send our sons and daughters and our brothers and sisters to die in a foreign land without telling the truth about why they're going there."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Truth, Brothers, Daughters, Land, Military, Sisters, Sons, states, United, Will)

"Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Enemy, Iraq, National security, Resolution, Troops)

"Uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases cost the states more than $16 billion in 2001."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Internet, Sales, states, Taxes)

"Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Family, Women, Abortion, Planning, State, Will)

"The moral issue here is whether the United States Congress is going to stand in the way of science and preclude scientists from doing lifesaving research."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Science, Congress, Research, Scientists, states, United)

"The State Energy Program, it provides grants to States and directs funding to State energy offices. The States use these grants to address their energy priorities, program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Energy, Priorities, State, states)

"In short, it is the position of the people of the United States, as expressed by their representatives in Congress, that Israel's fight is our fight. And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth is in a cell or a cemetery."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: People, Congress, Earth, Fight, Israel, states, United)

"I am not a federal employee. I am a constitutional officer. My job is the Constitution of the United States, I am not a government employee. I am in the Constitution."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Government, Constitution, Job, states, United)

"I don't believe there is a separation of church and state. I think the Constitution is very clear. The only separation is that there will not be a government church."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Government, Church, Constitution, Separation, State, Will)

"It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana. This was a private declaration of independence, a statement of my intention to use the whole picture, the whole culture."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Accident, Culture, First, Independence, Intention)

"Never underestimate the power of the State to act out its own massive fantasies."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Power, Act, State)

"The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that's not equity, it's just creating a society where you can't ask anything of people."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Finance, Society, People, Right, State, Welfare, World)

"These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the individual, with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Leaders, Opinion, Political leaders, Result, State)

"Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Security, states)

"Close alliances with despots are never safe for free states."
- Demosthenes
(Related: states)

"The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn't all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly."
- Dorothy Denning
(Related: Change, Concern, Now, Right, State, Will)

"I would never dream, for example, of going to The States to photograph your wildlife."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: Dream, Example, states, Wildlife)

"In The States I would have no edge, no advantage at all."
- Nigel Dennis
(Related: states)

"Our ages ranged from 22, down to 18, and we had a 6 month contract to go to Bogata, Columbia. And of course, it was during the depression, we were still with our parents, and things were still pretty tough on them back in the United States."
- Martin Denny
(Related: Depression, Parents, Pretty, states, United)

"We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future."
- Charlie Dent
(Related: Freedom, Future, Now, Religious, states, Tolerance, United)

"I have deep respect for people's individual faith, but when faith gets connected to the machinery of state, or the machinery of hate, I find it very confronting."
- Andrew Denton
(Related: Faith, People, Deep, Hate, Respect, State)

"The government of the United States is and always has been a lawyer's government."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Government, states, United)

"I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Confusion, Expression, Pretty, State)

"It simply cannot be disputed that for decades the Palestinian leadership was more interested in there not being a Jewish state than in there being a Palestinian state."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Leadership, Being, State)

"A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Laws, State)

"What I would have liked to do on that show was play a secretary of state who has huge personal business interests throughout the world. That, to me, seems to be more in synch with reality."
- William Devane
(Related: Business, Play, Reality, State, World)

"The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches."
- Anita Diament
(Related: People, Church, Churches, College, State)

"Take air quality in the United States today: It's about 30 percent better than it was 25 years ago, even though there are now more people driving more cars."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Quality, People, Driving, Now, states, United, Years)

"The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

"People think I'm trying to make a fashion statement because I never wear a bra. It's really that I'm a tomboy at heart."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: People, Heart, Fashion, Trying)

"Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Blush, Man, Old, Pride, State, Ugly)

"Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that's the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel."
- James Dickey
(Related: Being, Feeling, Mind, State)

"My friends are my estate."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Friends)

"The Smithsonian Institute is one of the most popular agencies of government in the United States."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Government, Popular, states, United)

"More than 60,000 jobs have been lost in the commercial aviation industry in the United States since 1999."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Aviation, Jobs, states, United)

"What I did was sit down with the Washington State officials, with the historic preservation people, with the tribe, the local community, the port of Port Angeles, and we worked this thing out, and we protected the tribe's interest."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: People, Community, Interest, State, Washington)

"We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty."
- Jose de Diego
(Related: Rights, states, United)

"A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: Consciousness, State)

"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth."
- Diogenes
(Related: Education, State, Youth)

"The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Happiness, Health, People, State)

"The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Democracy, Politicians, World)

"In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state. It's become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment."
- E. L. Doctorow
(Related: Life, People, Fact, Relationships, State)

"We owe it to each other - and to our children and grandchildren - to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Children, State)

"The United States is the leader of the free world."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Leader, states, United, World)

"I am a firm believer in free but fair trade. However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced. It is time that we make China play fairly."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Time, End, Losing, Play, states, Trade, United)

"Yeah, I just have a little part in it. In the house that Brian Cox barbecued himself appears in The Ring 2; I am the real estate agent that is selling the house, and Naomi Watts comes to check out the house as part of her investigation."
- Gary Dole
(Related: Selling, Investigation)

"We don't want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Legislation, State, Want)

"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)

"As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there."
- John Donne
(Related: Being, Parliament, Quiet, states)

"The only way the Internet will continue to remain the thriving medium it has become today is to keep it under the control of the United States."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Control, Internet, states, Today, United, Will)

"The United States invented the Internet and it has been our gift to the world, paid for by our taxpayers. The U.N.'s desire to take that gift as a means of increasing its power must be stopped."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Power, Desire, Internet, states, United, World)

"Nowhere in this country should we have laws that permit drinking and driving or drinking in vehicles that are on American highways. This is not rocket science. We know how to prevent this, and 36 states do."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Science, American, Country, Drinking, Driving, Laws, states)

"I would think that other people could see if you had other talents. I grew and expanded from the Elly May role. I was doing real estate and personal appearances and kept my foot in the door."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: People, May)

"I am often reminded that the wellspring of Vermont liberty flows from Main Street, not State Street."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Liberty, State)

"Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Education, State)

"There are only two sides to this question. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war; only patriots and traitors."
- Stephen Douglas
(Related: War, Man, Question, states, United)

"As a physicist, I can state that none of the 18 physicists who signed the Statement works in this field; nor to my knowledge has ever published a paper on this subject."
- David Douglass
(Related: Knowledge, State)

"As Cuvier could correctly describe a whole animal by the contemplation of a single bone, so the observer who has thoroughly understood one link in a series of incidents should be able to accurately state all the other ones, both before and after."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Contemplation, State)

"I don't think Wisconsin should become known as a state where we shoot cats."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Cats, State)

"As I've often said, Wisconsin's greatest strength continues to be the dedicated, hardworking people of our state. They go to work everyday, pay their taxes, and raise their kids with good, Midwestern values."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Work, People, Strength, Values, Kids, State, Taxes)

"The single most important thing we can do today to ensure a strong, successful future for Wisconsin is invest in our kids early - because what we do now will determine what kind of state Wisconsin will be 10, 20, even 50 years from now."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Successful, Future, Kids, Now, State, Today, Will, Years)

"From cutting back on state contracts to reducing the number of state cars, We're making state government smaller, smarter, more efficient, and more accountable."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Government, State)

"I am not about to let the people who so mismanaged the state budget now try to manage local government."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Government, People, Now, State)

"Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son."
- John Dryden
(Related: Money, Son, Soul, May, Miser, Trade)

"I do not believe in people owning guns. Guns should be owned only by the police and military. I am going to do everything I can to disarm this state."
- Michael Dukakis
(Related: People, Military, Police, State)

"It's too hard for me to comment on the sorry state of our culture."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Culture, State)

"A statesman cannot afford to be a moralist."
- Will Durant
"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)

"Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Home, Party, State)

"Today's difference between Russia and the United States is that in Russia everybody takes everybody else for a spy, and in the United States everybody takes everybody else for a criminal."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Difference, Russia, states, Today, United)

"A state always calls itself fatherland when it is ready for murder."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Murder, State)

"For people who have no critical acumen, a state is a mythical entity, for those who think critically it is a rational fiction, created by man in order to facilitate human coexistence."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: People, Fiction, Man, Order, State)

"Only the freedom of mind can prevent the state from becoming totalitarian and from issuing totalitarian demands."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Freedom, Mind, State)

"I grew up in Danville, Illinois, right in the middle of the state."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Right, State)

"But even the President of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: President, states, United)

"From the business point of view - not to overstate it - intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Business, Performance, Property, Service)

"There is a natural partnership between State and Commerce, and the American business community to work together to educate the United States about marketing overseas."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, Work, American, Commerce, Community, Marketing, Partnership, State, states, United)

"The point is, once they have a missile that can hit the United States, we are now back in the kind of game we used to worry about with the Soviet Union, only the Soviet Union was more mature about this whole thing than I think the North Koreans will be."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Now, states, United, Will, Worry)

"The whole nuclear thing is a terrible mess and it's hard for me to understand why it is that we, the United States, seem to be the only ones that are really particularly concerned about it and prepared to do something."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: states, United)

"We must remember that North Carolina is more than a collection of regions and people. We are one state, one people, one family, bound by a common concern for each other."
- Michael F. Easley
(Related: Family, People, Concern, State)

"The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and country music dominate radio and that certainly wasn't the case in the early '80's."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Rap, states, United, World)

"I have lived in the United States for half of my life, my entire adult life."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Life, states, United)

"A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement."
- Abba Eban
(Related: Elegance, Flexibility, Will)

"Often, even after years, mental states once present in consciousness return to it with apparent spontaneity and without any act of the will; that is, they are reproduced involuntarily."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Act, Consciousness, Present, Spontaneity, states, Will, Years)

"Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Time, Feelings, Ideas, Consciousness, Present, Sensations, states)

"But thanks to the efforts, the initiative of the United States and of the several countries from the world, from Europe, including Turkey, it ended within a few weeks."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Countries, Europe, states, Turkey, United, World)

"I suggested that we had experience in helping other countries build their military forces, and we would be willing and happy to do the same for Afghanistan, together with the United States."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Experience, Afghanistan, Countries, Military, states, United)

"No, I believe in the good will of the United States' administration."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: states, United, Will)

"In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Success, Successful, Countries, Mythology, states, United)

"Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Body, Rest, State)

"Far less wealthy industrialized countries have committed to end child poverty, while the United States is sliding backwards. We can do better. We must demand that our leaders do better."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Countries, End, Leaders, Poverty, states, United)

"My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Government, Power, Goal, State, states)

"Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Bosses, Democracy, Dictators, Ideals, State, Will)

"I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable integrity of every State employee."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Integrity, Now, State, Want)

"For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late."
- Anne Edwards
(Related: Home, Winning, Battle, State, Wind, Years)

"Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Now)

"I'd say if you live in the United States of America and you vote for George Bush, you've lost your mind."
- John Edwards
(Related: America, Mind, states, United, Vote)

"The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials."
- John Edwards
(Related: Business, Financial, Company, Enemies, Facts, Information, Investigation, President, states, United, Vice)

"The president of the United States actually has to be able to walk and chew gum at the same time."
- John Edwards
(Related: Time, President, states, United)

"Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Truth, Accuracy, Falsehood, First)

"Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Concern, Conflict, Crisis, Security, Today)

"We're betting, at this place and this time, we have people ready for change in the state of Maryland."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: Change, Time, People, State)

"Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Conscience, State)

"I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Confusion, State)

"The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Agreement, Open, states, Tests, United, Weapons)

"Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Life, Men, People, Hope, Europe, Israel, Land, State, Will)

"Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse."
- Kurt Eisner
(Related: Truth, People, Possessions, State)

"Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Death, War, Enemies, states)

"We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep."
- Elizabeth II
(Related: Time, American, Right, Statesmanship)

"I had a great many sex and love cases where people were absolutely devastated when somebody with whom they were compulsively in love didn't love them back. They were killing themselves with anxiety and depression."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Love, Sex, People, Anxiety, Depression, Killing)

"The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me because they were considered impossible to program and there was no great demand for them at that time."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Government, Time, Connection, Machines, states, United)

"During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used a telephone, used a library, talked with a scientist, and was shown a computer for the first time in my life."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Life, Time, Computer, First, states, United)

"We are by nature observers, and thereby learners. That is our permanent state."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Nature, State)

"Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Laws, State)

"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Consistency)

"It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: State, World)

"Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Deeds, Existence, Fate, Nothing, State)

"Scientists have stated that embryonic stem cells provide the best opportunity for devising unique treatments of these serious diseases since, unlike adult stem cells, they may be induced to develop into any type of cell."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Opportunity, May, Scientists)

"We stand with the people of Taiwan and their democratic ways, and I am proud to be a part of reaffirming the unwavering commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act by the United States Congress."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: People, Act, Commitment, Congress, states, United)

"Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: America, Bigotry, Discrimination, Intolerance, states, United, World)

"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)

"The state is not abolished, it withers away."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: State)

"The proletariat uses the State not in the interests of freedom but in order to hold down its adversaries, and as soon as it becomes possible to speak of freedom the State as such ceases to exist."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: Freedom, Order, State)

"Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: Crime, Laws, State)

"As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we've been focused on the quality debate for most of the '90s."
- John Engler
(Related: Quality, Country, Debate, School, states)

"All 50 states had the same national economy. And on virtually any measurement you wish to look at, Michigan has moved up and improved against the others."
- John Engler
(Related: Economy, states)

"Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you're an educational innovator, that isn't where the greatest need is."
- John Engler
(Related: Being, School, Schools, State)

"Michigan is also the only industrial state that has a AAA credit rating."
- John Engler
(Related: Credit, State)

"Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?"
- Epictetus
(Related: Wife)

"My visit to the United States has also given me the opportunity to emphasize the objective of establishing close and intensive links between the Turkish and American peoples, scholars and businessmen."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Opportunity, American, states, United, Visit)

"Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: People, Israel, Prosperity, Security, State)

"Paramount is the need to secure human rights. The form of rule should be such that the citizen does not have to fear the State, but gives it direction and confidently participates in its administration."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Fear, Direction, Rights, Human rights, State)

"Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Progress, Goal, Country, End)

"I am aware of the thesis that the United States has long since invested exclusively in stability and this has obviated democratic transformation in the Middle East."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Stability, states, United)

"I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Religion, Followers, World)

"Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Architecture, Space, Spiritual)

"I thus decided to leave the university forever and tried to find an industrial job in the United States."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Job, states, United, University)

"We're not the States of America; we're the United States of America. If states don't get what they need, we're not going to have a successful plan, period."
- Anna Eshoo
(Related: Successful, America, states, United)

"In most places that are rich in guitar culture, everyone uses their fingers, like in Spain or Africa. In Japan there are string instruments played that way. It is not until you get in the States that you find people using picks."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: People, Culture, Guitar, Spain, states)

"When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things - mainly the vitality and the freedoms."
- Harold Evans
(Related: Love, First, states, United, Vitality)

"The Florida State League was considered the top A-league back then. You played in the spring training parks of major league teams, traveled throughout some great cities in Florida, and the pay was the best in A-ball."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Cities, Spring, State, Training)

"The single currency should allow the European Union, and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States. It should help us adjust to the development of China."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Development, Strength, Balance, France, Help, states, United)

"At the same time the Constitution sets in stone the Stability Pact and risks preventing member States from implementing a policy of growth. So we are not able to do things at the European or the national level."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Time, Policy, Growth, Constitution, Stability, states)

"I don't shoot guns. I don't know how to do that. I grew Upstate New York, so I fought with my fists."
- Jimmy Fallon
"If I were president of the United States, I would include Moslems in my presidency."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Presidency, President, states, United)

"However painful it may be for me to accept this conclusion, I am obliged to state it: for the black man there is only one destiny. And it is white."
- Frantz Fanon
(Related: Destiny, Man, May, State)

"David Lynch was very good, very patient with us, and the reaction in the United States seems pretty good."
- Richard Farnsworth
(Related: Pretty, states, United)

"If we don't make earnest moves toward real solutions, then each day we move one day closer to revolution and anarchy in this country. This is the sad, and yet potentially joyous, state of America."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: America, Anarchy, Country, Day, Revolution, State)

"Without an advocate for the poor, without a new state of mind in America, the country lies on the brink of anarchy."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: America, Anarchy, Country, Lies, Mind, Poor, State)

"I started to get very well recognized in the early seventies as the only man in the United States who had been elected three times to the board of NOW in New York City."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Man, Now, states, United)

"Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states: how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane."
- Tom Feeney
"We have a chance to wind down and expedite the removal of 96 percent of the world's nuclear weapons. What an achievement it would be, if at the end of the next administration, we could say that the nuclear arsenals of both Russia and the United States had been reduced to the barest minimums."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Achievement, Chance, End, Russia, states, United, Weapons, Wind, World)

"'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Education, Learning, Potential, School, states, Students)

"The United States has some people in Europe with whom we disagree on this matter and a large number of people in Europe, including governments in Europe, with whom we agree."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: People, Europe, states, United)

"No, the United States does not target civilians."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: states, United)

"We have a substantial number of countries that have pledged and provided all kinds of support for the United States in the event that war becomes necessary in Iraq."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: War, Countries, Iraq, states, Support, United)

"For me it's the instrument. If I want to think of a flute and the state of the arts I hear a vibrato; I don't know what a flute is unless the person plays it for me."
- Morton Feldman
(Related: State, Want)

"But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Finance, Borrowing, Countries, states, United)

"To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Finance, American, Rest, Trade, World)

"In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Rights, Pretension, State)

"Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that they'd been kept in the dark by the United States government as to what atomic bombs can do."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Government, Bombs, states, United)

"I readily admit I was not an expert on foreign policy but I was knowledgeable and I didn't need a man who was the Vice President of the United States and my opponent turning around and putting me down."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Policy, Foreign policy, Man, President, states, United, Vice)

"After closely examining my conscience, I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as in the contemporary ones."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: Conscience, Content, State)

"I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Father, Electricity, Prison, State)

"I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses - to pay the bills."
- Ranulph Fiennes
(Related: Houses, Reason)

"The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Music, Power, Harmony, Sound, State)

"The United States is our most important ally. They helped us many times. Without the United States, the unification or German democratisation after the Nazi period would have been much more complicated, or almost impossible."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: states, United)

"We have an interest in excellent relations because we are neighbours as Europeans with Russia. We are allies with the United States in the NATO framework."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Interest, Russia, states, United)

"We shouldn't discuss the world of tomorrow in terms of becoming a balance to the United States. The real issue is whether the United States will define herself as part of the U.N. system-or not."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Balance, states, Tomorrow, United, Will, World)

"We were in opposition to the decision to go to war. But after the war happened, it was clear that you could not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq!"
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: War, Decision, Breeding, Opposition, State, Terrorism)

"Research has been called good business, a necessity, a gamble, a game. It is none of these - it's a state of mind."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Business, Mind, Necessity, Research, State)

"I went to a doctor and told him I felt normal on acid, that I was a light bulb in a world of moths. That is what the manic state is like."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Light, Moths, State, World)

"I like big, secure companies. I know what they do for a living. When I see their names on my monthly statement I know how they make their money."
- John Fisher
(Related: Money, Living, Names)

"When you have a crime against humanity that is so awesome in scale and death, it is more than permissible to look around and say, who recently has been declaring war on the United States? Of course, the compass points straight to bin Laden."
- Robert Fisk
(Related: War, Death, Crime, Humanity, states, United)

"I based in Brazil, Sao Paulo, but I come very often to the states, and I travel all over the world."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Travel, Brazil, states, World)

"I am very happy because motor racing is very important outside the states, very big all over the world."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Racing, states, World)

"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)

"The estate tax punishes years of hard work and robs families of part of their heritage by imposing a huge penalty on inheritance after death - a tax on money that has already been taxed."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Death, Money, Work, Tax, Hard work, Inheritance, Years)

"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)

"I feel at some point that the farm state politics will overwhelm the Florida politics."
- Jeff Flake
(Related: Politics, State, Will)

"The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!"
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Illusion, Job, Satire)

"Most of the State of the Union will not be about Iraq. Most of the State of the Union will be about improving America's economy and providing greater access to health care for millions of American people, including senior citizens."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Health, People, America, American, Care, Economy, Iraq, State, Will)

"This foundational principle - that human beings derive their rights from God, rather than from the State, or any other source - is what made America different."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: God, America, Rights, State)

"State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Government, Progress, Poverty, State)

"I cannot allow state government to continue to be consumed by this game of political 'gotcha.'"
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Government, State)

"We must rid this nation of the United Nations, which provides the communist conspiracy with a headquarters here on our own shores, and which actually makes it impossible for the United States to form its own decisions about its conduct and policies in Europe and Asia."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Decisions, Europe, Nation, Nations, states, United)

"When somebody says that all statements are false, the obvious problem is that as an assertion it's self-defeating."
- Henry Flynt
(Related: Obvious, Self)

"In a way, the American side descended to Saddam's level, which happens often in these types of circumstances. That is why the people in Iraq do not accept the current state of affairs."
- Dario Fo
(Related: People, American, Circumstances, Iraq, State)

"Comedy makes the subversion of the existing state of affairs possible."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Comedy, State)

"The United States stands with our friends in Britain as they recover from today's shock of terrorism. These barbaric acts strengthen our resolve and remind us all of the danger of complacency during our continued war on terror."
- Mark Foley
(Related: War, Danger, Friends, states, Terror, Terrorism, Today, United)

"The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country - including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Travel, Country, Name, states)

"Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, including many who are non-Catholic."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Schools, states, Students, United)

"It states, History should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and solving the challenges of the future. It also suggests that this celebration of the end of slavery is an important and enriching part of the history and heritage of the United States."
- Mark Foley
(Related: History, End, Future, Past, Slavery, states, Understanding, United)

"I was named Beekeeper of the Year by the Florida State Beekeeping Association."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: State)

"He's passed from rising hope to elder statesman without any intervening period whatsoever."
- Michael Foot
(Related: Hope)

"Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Government, Intelligence, Information, Security, states, United)

"A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Victory, Defeat, President, Propaganda, states, United)

"I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read."
- Wendell H. Ford
(Related: Books)