32 Total Quotes

Don Nickles Quotes

This is Georgia's loss, but it is really a loss for the entire country. Paul Coverdell was a good friend, a fine leader and a great senator for the people of Georgia. He dedicated his work in the Senate and his entire life to making the world a better place for other people.
Don Nickles
#Country

I'm wrestling with it. My position has always been to have a one-vote majority, but we'll make this work. We're going to accept it and make it work.
Don Nickles
#Majority

I still think President Clinton may have some real problems because he testified under oath. There is a real question of perjury and obstruction of justice.
Don Nickles
#President Clinton #Perjury

Health care already costs too much. Unfortunately, the bill proposed by Senator Kennedy and many of the Democrats would make it worse. It would make insurance a lot more expensive and therefore less affordable. As a result, millions of Americans would probably lose their health care insurance.
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#Insurance #Democrats

ALEC is one great organization, I think, for growing future political leaders.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

And the whole world, the whole world that believes in freedom, whether you're talking about personal freedom, economic freedom, religious freedom, they look to the United States for leadership; and you're part of that leadership.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date, they grew dramatically, they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

But the federal government, our collective government, has responsibilities that none of these other levels of government can fulfill; and chief among these is national defense.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I always intended to return to the private sector.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I happen to be one who believes very strongly that state and local governments have their proper roles.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I have always thought that Israel, as an independent and sovereign nation, had a right to defend itself.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I still happen to think the United States is the greatest place in the world to invest.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I think most corporate executives are good honorable honest men and women who do good work.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I think there's bipartisan support in the Senate to pass a good reform bill.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I want to compliment The Heritage Foundation for its work on behalf of a strong national defense.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

I'm always a little cautious, there's a few amendments that are out there that I think could do some damage, so I've been more concerned about over regulating, going too far..
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#American Politician

If people are going to be cooking the books, you're in trouble.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

If your basic premise about the fundamental purpose of our government is that it must provide for the common defense, then no other position is possible.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

It bothers me to read the comments of leaders of the Hamas and others who hate America that their goal is to have more weaponry capable of delivering all types of weapons of mass destruction.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

Jim mentioned I was an ALEC member, and that's correct.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

My State Senate district was in the northern part of Oklahoma and they were redrawing the districts.
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#American Politician

The Patriot system is good - I am not knocking it - but it was not designed to defend a wide area like an entire city from missiles.
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#American Politician

We must give our commander in chief and our military the capability to respond to these threats in some way other than retaliatory mass destruction.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

Well, we want to make sure there's not securities fraud.
Don Nickles
#American Politician

Well, WorldCom's growth exploded in the Clinton years, there's no question, there's no disputing that.
Don Nickles
#American Politician