44 Total Quotes

Alberto Gonzales Quotes

I want to be clear. No company is too big to be prosecuted, ... We have zero tolerance for corporate fraud, but we also recognize the importance of avoiding collateral consequences whenever possible.
Alberto Gonzales
#Company

Obviously we would have preferred the escape not to have occurred,
Alberto Gonzales
#Escape

I would encourage you all to focus on what is positive in terms of what is going on positively in this country, in terms of the events that happened last week. A great deal of progress has been made here in Indonesia on the war on terror.
Alberto Gonzales
#Focus

I will be the first to admit I am not perfect and I make mistakes.
Alberto Gonzales
#American Publicservant #Mistakes

This may be the most important thing a president does.
Alberto Gonzales
#President

The many victims of Eric Rudolph's terrorist attacks in Atlanta and Birmingham can rest assured that Rudolph will spend the rest of his life behind bars,
Alberto Gonzales
#Rest

It is unclear whether the Taliban militia ever fully controlled most of the territory of Afghanistan. At the time the United States air strikes began, at least ten percent of the country, and the population within those areas, was governed by the Northern Alliance.
Alberto Gonzales
#Afghanistan

The Department of Justice is committed to using every available resource to ensure that our streets and neighborhoods are safe and that the methamphetamine problem is brought to an end,
Alberto Gonzales
#Justice

We believe very strongly in this case. ... I'll have to sit down with our team of litigators and hear from them as to what is the appropriate next step,
Alberto Gonzales
#Believe

The indictment alleges that Padilla traveled overseas to train as a terrorist with the intention of fighting a violent jihad,
Alberto Gonzales
#Fighting

Clearly, there are privilege issues that have to be considered. As a general matter, we would not be disclosing internal deliberations, internal recommendations.
Alberto Gonzales
#Privilege

To preserve the integrity of our free market economy, individuals who defraud American businesses and consumers by participating in international price-fixing conspiracies will be prosecuted and sent to prison no matter where they live or where they commit the crime.
Alberto Gonzales
#Economy

These are the worst imaginable forms of child pornography.
Alberto Gonzales
#Pornography

I'm looking forward to some strong competition at the state tournament.
Alberto Gonzales
#Competition

These included violent offenders, drug dealers and gang members. This is an important step in ensuring a culture where the law is respected, where the judicial process is observed. Sentences are meaningful, and hard time is served.
Alberto Gonzales
#Culture

I disagree we waited too long to focus on this issue,
Alberto Gonzales
#Focus

Judge Roberts ... will seek to assure the American people that he will be fair and open-minded, that he understands what his role is as a judge in our system of government: not to legislate, not to execute laws but to apply the law.
Alberto Gonzales
#People

Some in this country mistakenly believed it could not happen here, ... Today we have chilling evidence that it is possible.
Alberto Gonzales
#Country

Justice must serve offenders and victims as well as the economy and the general public,
Alberto Gonzales
#Economy

As the court noted today, the authority to detain enemy combatants like Jose Padilla plays an important role in protecting American citizens from the very kind of savage attack that took place almost four years ago to the day,
Alberto Gonzales
#Authority

the president's critical authority to detain enemy combatants who take up arms on behalf of al Qaeda.
Alberto Gonzales
#Authority

I'm primarily worried about what does the president think,
Alberto Gonzales
#President

He has said some of the right things, so I think people are more hopeful than they have any real reason to be, ... But it's all speculation and it's all impossible to know for sure.
Alberto Gonzales
#People

I certainly respect and understand the need for the American people to understand what their government is doing. And, obviously, we respect that and we try to make information available to the American people, but we also have a corresponding duty to ensure that national security is protected.
Alberto Gonzales
#Government

The message we want to send is that if you engage in fraud, if you participate in providing false statements, you're going to be prosecuted. We want to be very, very clear: there is no company that is too big or too important an industry that will escape prosecution if they in fact engage in wrongdoing.
Alberto Gonzales
#Fraud

But the Congress has made the determination that certain kinds of information can be protected even though the American people may want to have access to information.
Alberto Gonzales
#American Publicservant

I feel very confident that that information should be sufficient for the members of the Senate to make an informed decision about John Roberts' qualifications.
Alberto Gonzales
#American Publicservant

I have fully cooperated with the investigation and before the grand jury, and I'm quite confident at the end of the day that we'll know what facts are in this particular case.
Alberto Gonzales
#American Publicservant

I respect very much the role of the media in our society; I think they can be very, very helpful. They serve as a very useful check, sort of a watchdog over the actions of the government, and I respect that.
Alberto Gonzales
#American Publicservant