27 Total Quotes

Brad Henry Quotes

Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
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#American Politician #Comfort

Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
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#American Politician #Adversity

The status quo is simply unacceptable.
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#American Politician

The worst thing we can do is to do nothing.
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#American Politician

A fundamental duty of government is to protect its people.
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#American Politician #Duty

It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
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#American Politician

Let us be bold. Let us be brave. Let us be together.
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#American Politician

Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
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#American Politician

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
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#American Politician

For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma.
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#American Politician

Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.
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#American Politician

No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.
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#American Politician

The only thing holding us back is ourselves.
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#American Politician

Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.
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#American Politician

In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past.
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#American Politician

Resilience is woven deeply into the fabric of Oklahoma. Throw us an obstacle, and we grow stronger.
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#American Politician

It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
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#American Politician

If ever there was a time for true bipartisanship, it is today.
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#American Politician

We must give Oklahoma families the opportunity to thrive and prosper. We must give all Oklahomans the tools necessary to pursue the American dream. And then, we must get out of the way.
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#American Politician

There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization.
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#American Politician

This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first.
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#American Politician

No matter where you stand politically - even if you're unsure of what your political ideology is - it is important to take part in the process of shaping our government.
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#American Politician

Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
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#American Politician

No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.
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#American Politician