66 Total Quotes

Bob Riley Quotes

Bob Riley
Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed.
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#American Politician #Hero

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The men and women who serve in our military have won for us every hour we live in freedom, sometimes at the expense of the very hours of the lifetimes they had hoped to live.
Bob Riley
#American Politician #Freedom

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One person can make a difference. In fact, it's not only possible for one person to make a difference, it's essential that one person makes a difference. And believe it or not, that person is you.
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#American Politician

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Alabamians are a faithful people who believe that creating a better world for our children and helping our neighbors are both sacred duties.
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#Children

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The fight for reform comes down to a simple goal: giving our citizens the confidence that government serves the people first and the people only.
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#American Politician #Confidence

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The opponents of my budget propose taking $200 million out of our classrooms and instead spending it on a larger school employee pay raise. Our focus should be on making sure our children come first.
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#American Politician #Budget

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No two wars are ever the same. Some are just, some are unjust, but the basic commonality shared between them all is that young men and women heeded a call to service, overcame their fear, and fought for their side.
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#American Politician

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In a time of tight budgets, difficult choices have to be made. We must make sure our very limited resources are spent on priorities. I believe we should have no higher priority than investing in our children's classrooms and in their future.
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#American Politician #Budgets

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The primary threat posed by Hurricane Katrina is going to be flooding from storm surge, so those being evacuated just need to make sure they reach higher ground.
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#Flooding

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Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
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#American Politician #Nations

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When I proposed this amendment to the Legislature, it simply removed segregationist language from our constitution -- something I hope all Alabamians would support.
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#Constitution

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According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God, love each other and help take care of the poor. It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.
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#American Politician #Ethics

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If we are going to save this country, if we are going to reestablish that belief in God, it's up to us. If we don't do it, who will?
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#American Politician #Belief

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Government does not create jobs. It only helps create the conditions that make jobs more or less likely.
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#American Politician #Government

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absolutely ridiculous. ... He knows it, people in Baldwin County know it, and I know it.
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#People

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The president of the United States called in and he said 'Bob, with 3,000 votes that's a landslide compared to some races,'
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#United States

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Alabama is fortunate to have a world-class company like Toyota located here, ... It has a great team of dedicated workers who are helping to propel Alabama's economy forward. The state is proud to be a partner in the company's continuing success.
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#Class

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Victims of domestic violence need support and effective services, ... I'm pleased to make these funds available to SABRA Sanctuary to assist their work in west Alabama.
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#Support

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A lot of people don't know where to go or what to do,
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#People

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There's nothing for them to go back to. At least for the next six months we can give the people some sort of shelter,
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#People

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there is no reason -- no jobs, no food -- no reason for them to stay.
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#Food