18 Total Quotes

John Williamson Quotes

That would still leave Ottawa with billions of dollars to spend on roads and infrastructure.
John Williamson
#Billions

This is an exciting project that trains pre-doctoral students for America's long-term need for top-notch scientists capable of translating research results into new technologies and new businesses.
John Williamson
#Scientists

Stephen Harper cannot hike income taxes. The new Conservative government is swimming in surplus tax revenues, and that money should be returned to Canadians in the form of broadly based tax relief.
John Williamson
#Conservative

The potential for social unrest, social instability is pretty significant. You have a very substantial proportion of your population that has been undereducated, malnourished, marginalized, is disaffected, not able to go to school.
John Williamson
#Population

The potential for social unrest, social instability is pretty significant, ... You have a very substantial proportion of your population that has been undereducated, malnourished, marginalized, is disaffected, not able to go to school.
John Williamson
#Population

We want to force the creation and let it grow as part of a large network, empowering people to be their own celebrity.
John Williamson
#Creation

We have used [RF meters] in the past. Probably 5,000 or 6,000 of them in the early '90s, but the technology was not quite where we wanted it.
John Williamson
#Past

I'm very excited. When I first committed to everything and verbal, and I had a smile, I'm just glad it. I'm going to be happy to make it official today.
John Williamson
#Smile

He's laid it all down up front. He doesn't sugar-coat anything. I have a lot of confidence in Mick and the coaching staff.
John Williamson
#Confidence

There's no doubt he was very supportive of that agenda.
John Williamson
#Doubt

He's been invisible when important policy issues have sprung up. They just seem to have missed opportunity after opportunity.
John Williamson
#Opportunity

I'll admit; I broke it. I dove for a tackle on defense and accidentally kicked him. You can see it on film.
John Williamson
#Defense

This only reinforces the perception that, when it comes to spending, there is not a lot of consideration given to taxpayers,
John Williamson
#Perception

[John Williamson, a laid-off IT worker, said he tried unsuccessfully to volunteer.] We should have had some direction, some leadership, ... But when you tried to step up to the plate, you got pushed aside. It seemed politics stepped into it pretty quickly.
John Williamson
#Direction

This is the end of Medicare as we know it. It's going to open up litigation across the country in the other nine provinces as taxpayers there press for the same right, which is the right to seek and buy insurance to cover private health care.
John Williamson
#Country

Anyone can hate. It costs to love.
John Williamson
#Hatred

He's got the whole world at his feet and he can't find his shoes.
John Williamson
#Opportunity

The point, simply, is that we are doing more rediscovering these days than discovering coming anew upon truths that ignorant people refused to examine, over the centuries, because the wise people who held custody of the fundamental truths of nature were unpopular.
John Williamson
#Ideas