32 Total Quotes

Alan Simpson Quotes

Alan Simpson
He's a million rubber bands in his resilience.
Alan Simpson
#American Politician

Alan Simpson
If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.
Alan Simpson
#Proverbs #Integrity #Editor's Pick #inspirational #Quote of the Day

Alan Simpson
There is no "slippery slope" toward loss of liberties, only a long staircase where each step downward must first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.
Alan Simpson
#American Politician

Alan Simpson
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Alan Simpson
#American Politician #Education

Alan Simpson
The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all.
Alan Simpson
#American Politician #Mind

Alan Simpson
An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug, thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts, in speech or on paper, some style.
Alan Simpson
#American Politician #Man

Alan Simpson
Dick Cheney is one of the most skilled shots I know, and they'll make fun of it forever.
Alan Simpson
#Dick Cheney

Alan Simpson
In your country club, your church and business, about 15 percent of the people are screwballs, lightweights and boobs and you would not want those people unrepresented in Congress
Alan Simpson
#Business

Alan Simpson
He has to do the heavy lifting and the windows and the wash, and also protect the president.
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#American Politician

Alan Simpson
You were doing a sadistic little disservice to your country.
Alan Simpson
#American Politician #Country

Alan Simpson
Here we can brag and bluster and blather and almost like a comic book character you could invent, Captain Bombast, pull the cape around the shoulders and shout the magic words, "Get him." And rise above it all in a blast of hot air.
Alan Simpson
#Character

Alan Simpson
There is more awareness among parents and families and teachers that if we want children to succeed in school, we need to provide good experiences in kindergarten and earlier.
Alan Simpson
#Awareness

Alan Simpson
You ask about their temperament, demeanor — you don't get into the issues.
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#Temperament

Alan Simpson
This is one of the greatest thrills of my life. It's a wonderful college where they can teach you everything from Shakespeare to welding, and I'm just glad to be a part of it.
Alan Simpson
#College

Alan Simpson
I think we have to set a date for withdrawal. The January elections (in Iraq) are a natural time.
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#Elections

Alan Simpson
For many of these communities there was no plan.
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#Community

Alan Simpson
That means more disposable income, which results in more visits to restaurants and more restaurant sales.
Alan Simpson
#Income

Alan Simpson
When it's all through after a few days, people are going to laugh at the media for their overreaction.
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#Media

Alan Simpson
He's been very dismissive of the media all his public life ... There's a certain diffidence. It's not arrogance, [more like] why should I waste my time?
Alan Simpson
#Arrogance

Alan Simpson
He's not a philosopher. He won't have a cup of coffee with the media and describe the inner mind of Dick Cheney. That's not who he is.
Alan Simpson
#Coffee

Alan Simpson
A group of 5-year-olds are always going to include children who are a little behind their peers, and some who are a little ahead. Through natural development, they will catch up with each other.
Alan Simpson
#Children

Alan Simpson
It's going to be an extraordinary debate filled with fear and guilt and racism and xenophobia.
Alan Simpson
#Debate