41 Total Quotes

Andrew Card Quotes

She's leaving when the president has one of the highest approval ratings on record. From here, it can only go down. And when it does, you know who they're going to blame. They're gonna blame Andy Card!
Andrew Card
#American Politician #Approval

You shouldn't presume that all quotes that are in a magazine or a newspaper are accurate.
Andrew Card
#American Politician

The U.N. can meet and discuss, but we don't need their permission.
Andrew Card
#American Politician

We may just open our own transition office.
Andrew Card
#Office

great privilege and a great honor.
Andrew Card
#Honor

Working in the White House is a tremendous privilege. But it is even a greater honor to serve as the president's chief of staff, especially to you, Mr. President.
Andrew Card
#Honor

This is a team effort right now, everyone's pulling their oars in the same direction and the ship is moving forward.
Andrew Card
#Direction

It reminds people of the mission at hand.
Andrew Card
#People

Secretary Rumsfeld is doing a spectacular job, and the president has great confidence in him, ... This Week.
Andrew Card
#Confidence

He is helping to lead our troops as they meet an awesome responsibility to protect us and to bring freedom to others. He's also transforming the military. And any time you do that, there are controversies.
Andrew Card
#Freedom

It's not going to be grandiose speeches by politicians,
Andrew Card
#Politicians

Those who want to practice partisan politics around [the forum] will do so, but I think it's unjustified because this is really a forum for our economy and finding jobs and finding opportunities to grow,
Andrew Card
#Politics

The president wants responsible action on global climate change, and he is ready to take responsible action.
Andrew Card
#Action

Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter.
Andrew Card
#American Politician #Country

Democrats won the popular vote in the race for the White House,
Andrew Card
#Democrats

I think we're probably looking at the week of June 5th, ... He'll probably want to sign it when Congress is back in Washington.
Andrew Card
#Congress

before taking military action.
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#Action

Sound is important. Obviously, we want the delegates, the people in the hall, and the people outside the hall, to hear what's going on here.
Andrew Card
#People

The president has changed the way Washington talks about its job. Civility is back in Washington, and Democrats and Republicans can have a disagreement without being disagreeable, and that means that we can get work done for the American people.
Andrew Card
#Democrats

[But by that point, Bush was only fine-tuning a machine whose design had already been determined. By handing the task of devising a vast new Cabinet agency to a few trusted aides, Bush ceded much of his own power to shape the policy. He could have picked the lesser of the options that Card provided him, but his reliance on his aides made it almost certain that he would approve their recommendation.] There were options throughout this paper, and frankly I guided him toward options, ... You aren't going to win that one.
Andrew Card
#Design

We would not recommend that people allow themselves to be used by a tyrant and a dictator who has a history of doing horrible things to even his own people as well as his neighbors, ... So this is not the time for people to call themselves human shields.
Andrew Card
#People

wonderful allies in this war against terrorists.
Andrew Card
#War

It would be wrong for me to speculate on what the Defense Department feels is in the best interests of the national security of this country and the security of the region,
Andrew Card
#Defense

if we have to go to war, we will.
Andrew Card
#War

Our economy would not do very well if people just worked for the government.
Andrew Card
#Economy

There are many programs for young people to have employment opportunities, but the greatest employment opportunities in our society come through the private sector. And so I don't think that everyone who is looking for a job should expect or even want a job with the federal government or one of our agencies. In fact, our economy would not do very well if people just worked for the government.
Andrew Card
#People

They spend quality time together, just the two of them. I'll walk into the Oval Office and they're talking, and I'll walk out and shut the door.
Andrew Card
#Office

They spend quality time together, just the two of them, ... I'll walk into the Oval Office and they're talking, and I'll walk out and shut the door.
Andrew Card
#Office