108 Total Quotes

Tom Ridge Quotes

This war on terrorism is going to continue for an indefinite period of time.
Tom Ridge
#American Politician #Terrorism

The general theme of it's-not-a-matter-of-if-but-when is legitimate.
Tom Ridge
#General

We know they have the capability to succeed and they also hold the mistaken belief that their attacks will have an impact on America's resolve,
Tom Ridge
#Belief

It is very clear that their symptoms are suspicious, and their deaths are likely due to anthrax.
Tom Ridge
#Anthrax

Clearly, Canada is not going to send troops to Iraq. That's just a fact and you've made that decision ... so that's off the table. But maybe we re-engage on softwood, re-engage on missile defense. It's an opportunity.
Tom Ridge
#Canada

You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I've learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.
Tom Ridge
#American Politician #People

I'm confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we've got additional security measures that didn't exist a couple of years ago.
Tom Ridge
#American Politician #Security

Trust is a great force multiplier.
Tom Ridge
#American Politician #Force

Liberty is the most precious gift we offer our citizens.
Tom Ridge
#American Politician #Liberty

following a terrorism-related event, fear and panic can be expected from both patients and health care providers.
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#Fear

very interested in any technology that can help create a safer and more secure America.
Tom Ridge
#America

Maybe that's very much the reason that you'd be worried about it, because you hadn't seen it before,
Tom Ridge
#Reason

we're concerned about targets beyond these and are working to get more information about them.
Tom Ridge
#Information

The intelligence that we've received over the past several weeks is ... a series of general non-specific threats against the United States.
Tom Ridge
#Intelligence

at the very heart of the discussion.
Tom Ridge
#Heart

We realize that's a vulnerability that could be exploited with potentially catastrophic consequences,
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#Consequences

The passengers and crew are an emblem of America's great glory: freedom and patriotism demonstrated at its highest regard, ... Here upon this field of honor, lives were saved and heroes were made.
Tom Ridge
#Freedom

Let us to do all we can to honor all those who rose up with resolve to defeat evil, who were released into the arms of angels to see the grateful face of God,
Tom Ridge
#Defeat

do all we can to honor those who rose up with resolve to defeat evil.
Tom Ridge
#Defeat

requesting some $36.2 billion clearly communicates this administration's commitment to investing in our Homeland Security.
Tom Ridge
#Commitment

based upon advanced information.
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#Information

there was specific information regarding those flights.
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#Information

We could go back over the past two years and pick out threat reports of pretty much the same substance,
Tom Ridge
#Past

And all 50 states, through our Homeland Security Information Network, are connected to it. This is a goal we've reached five months ahead of schedule.
Tom Ridge
#Information

I'm honored to join the extraordinary team you've assembled to lead America. The size and scope of this challenge are immense ... an extraordinary mission. But we will carry it out.
Tom Ridge
#America