123 Total Quotes

Bill Frist Quotes

Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
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#American Politician #Security

Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things, not necessarily in saving, solvency, or bankruptcy of the program, but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago, a safe and secure retirement for our seniors.
Bill Frist
#American Politician

Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
Bill Frist
#American Politician #Adventure

In my mind, his strength, passion and relentless work ethic have never been more evident than this past summer when, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Trent rushed home and was an anchor of strength in a region still reeling from that devastating storm.
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#Mind

The African-American experience is one of the most important threads in the American tapestry.
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#American Politician

The aggressiveness with which we will continue to fight the war on terror for freedom and liberty and democracy throughout the world will not be affected in any way by any sort of personnel changes here or any sort of reorganization of the intelligence functions of entities here,
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#Democracy

not walking away from any issues, even the immigration issue, an issue that's been received sort of mixed by both Republicans and Democrats, he came right back and hit it directly.
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#Immigration

America has the best doctors, the best nurses, the best hospitals, the best medical technology, the best medical breakthrough medicines in the world. There is absolutely no reason we should not have in this country the best health care in the world.
Bill Frist
#American Politician #America

We'll come together, and there will be compromise, but compromise that will be to the satisfaction of the majority of people in the House and the Senate.
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#Compromise

The United States Congress will not be giving money to a government that supports terrorism, that refuses to disarm its militias, that has as its goal in its Charter the destruction of Israel.
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#Congress

We must do everything we can to support our armed forces, ... This legislation guarantees that our military personnel will have the equipment and resources they need to get the job done.
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#Legislation

We can no longer compromise America's border security, allowing potentially dangerous individuals and materials to slip freely across the border and into our country, ... We must boldly address the challenges of border security first, which is why I will start the debate in the Senate with a measure that aggressively strengthens and improves enforcement at the border.
Bill Frist
#Compromise

In the wake of this disaster, the people of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida should know that the United States Congress stands ready to help them in their time of need,
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#Disaster

Congress needs to review the agreement and understand its details before agreeing to change current law. The implications of this deal on America's non-proliferation efforts need to be addressed.
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#Agreement

The good news is that, because of the hard work of people who are with me, we have had a huge breakthrough, which will allow us to pivot in the next several hours, that will lead us to the conclusion of passing a very important bill.
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#Hard Work

Every American should have the opportunity to make an informed individual choice to evaluate those risks plus those benefits to receive that smallpox vaccine,
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#Choice

is the one remarkable piece of information.
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#Information

There's going to be a lot of positioning from a political standpoint, and I think you've seen it,
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#Political

It means that working people aren't going to be able to afford health insurance, ... It's going to increase the ranks on the uninsured.
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#Health

Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful.
Bill Frist
#American Politician

to ensure a fair confirmation process.
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#Confirmation

It will be 100 consecutive rhetorical addresses to the cameras, aimed at Hollywood instead of being effective debate to help us reach a verdict.
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#Debate

We owe them a deep debt of gratitude for their courage, for their valor, for their strength, for their commitment to our country,
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#Commitment

As we move forward to fill the second vacancy on the high court, I urge my colleagues to be mindful of the lessons that we've learned from Chief Justice Roberts' nomination, ... By focusing on qualifications and judicial philosophy rather than political ideology, we can continue to preserve the integrity of the judicial nominations process.
Bill Frist
#Colleagues

has made an excellent choice; Mr. Roberts is one of the most well qualified candidates to come before the Senate.
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#Choice

We're going to take a hard, hard look at our disaster response. We are here to work. We've got our sleeves rolled up, and we are ready to address it aggressively.
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#Disaster

What will probably be most remarkable is this president's unprecedented commitment to combating global HIV/AIDS -- a little tiny virus that when I was in medical school didn't exist,
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#Commitment