15 Total Quotes

Richard Lamm Quotes

Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.
Richard Lamm
#American Politician #Christmas

Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave.
Richard Lamm
#American Politician #Politics

I am convinced that the McCain-Kennedy bill is an amnesty.
Richard Lamm
#Amnesty

I don't think growth pays its own way.
Richard Lamm
#Growth

It will be at the minimum a moderate issue, one of the tip five issues for Republican voters, ... At the extreme end it could be the issue that affects the Republican Party.
Richard Lamm
#Republican

With the mayor, people recognize that illegal immigrants are so ubiquitous in our society that it could happen to anybody. You hire a lawn crew, someone to come in and redo your basement, who knows what you'll get.
Richard Lamm
#People

He was the embodiment of a master educator who loved kids and had a passion for teaching.
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#Kids

He devoted his whole life to education. He kept on giving, even after he retired.
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#Education

He didn't work for money. He worked because he loved kids and education.
Richard Lamm
#American Politician #Education

Amnesty is a big billboard, a flashing billboard, to the rest of the world that we don't really mean our immigration law.
Richard Lamm
#American Politician #Rest

Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want - and their kids pay for it.
Richard Lamm
#American Politician