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While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

If we increase spending, we have got to raise taxes or any combination.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

Benjamin Franklin
In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin
#American Politician

The only way to ensure that our promise to provide every opportunity for students with disabilities, and help them achieve their full potential, is to give our schools the dollars they need.
Gordon Smith
#American Politician

Present law has a process to ascertain whether or not a patient is in a persistent vegetative state, and it should not matter what politicians think.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

We can continue our progress as a Nation toward the promise that all people are created equal and that our Nation will treat every person in that spirit.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

One of the problems with even suggesting that purpose of a Federal law is for law enforcement officers to assist in protecting the public outside their jurisdictions is that it may give them encouragement or even a sense of obligation to do so.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act.
Bobby Scott
#American Politician

Shirin Ebadi
We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure.
Shirin Ebadi
#American Politician

Everett Dirksen
A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.
Everett Dirksen
#American Politician

Bob Riley
Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed.
Bob Riley
#American Politician

Chauncey Depew
It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
Chauncey Depew
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Gifford Pinchot
Innovations never happen as planned.
Gifford Pinchot
#American Politician

I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose.
I. Hayakawa
#American Politician

Bankruptcy represents a longstanding commitment in this country to helping people get a fresh start. This principle has never been giving only certain people a fresh start.
Tim Johnson
#American Politician

While I agree that all emergency personnel should be highly trained, this is simply beyond the scope of what we can do in rural communities.
Kent Conrad
#American Politician

Carl Levin
Safe storage and child access prevention laws are critical steps as we seek to reduce the occurrence of accidental shootings and suicides involving guns.
Carl Levin
#American Politician

Brian Baird
It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue.
Brian Baird
#American Politician

Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
Bill Frist
#American Politician

Brian Baird
We cannot let our nation's parks deteriorate beyond repair. It is essential that Congress act now to protect and restore our National Parks System.
Brian Baird
#American Politician

Fidel Castro
I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba.
Fidel Castro
#American Politician

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth - something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it.
Edward Koch
#American Politician

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.
Kent Conrad
#American Politician

They have given me the imprimatur of a serious writer, which I knew I was but could not claim publicly until they gave it to me.
Edward Koch
#American Politician

Bob Dole
Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all.
Bob Dole
#American Politician

Benjamin Franklin
If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin
#American Politician

Mitt Romney
Education is the investment our generation makes in the future.
Mitt Romney
#American Politician

Benjamin Franklin
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
Benjamin Franklin
#American Politician

Benjamin Franklin
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
Benjamin Franklin
#American Politician