Congress Quotes

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Small: If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send o
Thomas Jefferson
"If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour?"
Thomas Jefferson, President
Small: They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men
Clare Boothe Luce
"They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men"
Clare Boothe Luce, Dramatist
Small: The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the publi
"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money"
Alexis de Tocqueville, Historian
Small: I dont mind what Congress does, as long as they dont do it in the streets and frighten the horses
Victor Hugo
"I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses"
Victor Hugo, Author
Small: I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US
Ronald Reagan
"I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: Unauthorized access to computer systems is already a serious crime in a few states and is currently being addr
"Unauthorized access to computer systems is already a serious crime in a few states and is currently being addressed in many more state legislatures as well as Congress"
Ken Thompson, Scientist
Small: I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to
"I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to abide the judgment the sober second thought of the people"
Rutherford B. Hayes, President
Small: Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibil
"Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that these animals are managed, protected, and controlled in an effective manner"
Jon Porter, Politician
Small: Congress acknowledged that societys accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicappi
"Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment"
William J. Brennan, Jr., Judge
Small: Finally, we need more Border Patrol agents. Although Congress has already tripled the number of Border Patrol
"Finally, we need more Border Patrol agents. Although Congress has already tripled the number of Border Patrol agents since the late 1980s, more are still needed"
Ric Keller, Politician
Small: When I came to Congress, like our first panel, small business people, 64 percent of the people had health insu
"When I came to Congress, like our first panel, small business people, 64 percent of the people had health insurance. We'd buy it. Now, we're down to about 34 percent. That's why we have to do something on health care in this country because the cost is killing us"
Bart Stupak, Politician
Small: All of us want to see the details of any legislative plan if theres going to be a legislative response, but Co
"All of us want to see the details of any legislative plan if there's going to be a legislative response, but Congress, I believe, is in the mood to do whatever it takes to win this war against terrorism"
Richard Shelby, Politician
Small: We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support
"We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support necessary to combat this growing epidemic. This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress"
Ron Lewis, Politician
Small: I dont think its the function of Congress to function well. It should drag its heels on the way to decision
"I don't think it's the function of Congress to function well. It should drag its heels on the way to decision"
Barber B. Conable, Jr.
Small: Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare reform bill that ha
"Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001"
Butch Otter, Politician
Small: The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor
"The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor, business community, labor community, president and the congress in order to be able to do this"
Marc Morial, Politician
Small: Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum su
"Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment, and to promote a stable and efficient financial system that serves all Americans well and fairly"
Ben Bernanke
Small: There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress
Mark Twain
"There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself
Mark Twain
"Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congr
Mark Twain
"It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but
Abraham Lincoln
"We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution"
Abraham Lincoln, President
Small: There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress, and that is continuously, incessantly, and without
Lyndon B. Johnson
"There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress, and that is continuously, incessantly, and without interruption. If it is really going to work, the relationship has got to be almost incestuous"
Lyndon B. Johnson, President
Small: The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesnt get worse every time Congress meets
Will Rogers
"The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets"
Will Rogers, Actor
Small: This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer
Will Rogers
"This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer"
Will Rogers, Actor
Small: If I studied all my life, I couldnt think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress
Will Rogers
"If I studied all my life, I couldn't think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress"
Will Rogers, Actor
Small: Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent on a looting raid for ones friends
George Will
"Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent on a looting raid for one's friends"
George Will, Journalist
Small: They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by
Clare Boothe Luce
"They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men"
Clare Boothe Luce, Dramatist
Small: Obamas health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesnt understand it.
Rush Limbaugh
"Obama's health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn't understand it. It'll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that's nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong?"
Rush Limbaugh, Entertainer
Small: I took the Canal Zone and let Congress debate and while the debate goes on, the canal does also
Theodore Roosevelt
"I took the Canal Zone and let Congress debate; and while the debate goes on, the canal does also"
Theodore Roosevelt, President
Small: Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and th
"Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President"
Barbara Boxer, Politician
Small: The airheads of Congress will keep their own plush healthcare plan - its the rest of us guinea pigs who will b
Camille Paglia
"The airheads of Congress will keep their own plush healthcare plan - it's the rest of us guinea pigs who will be thrown to the wolves"
Camille Paglia, Author
Small: The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashi
Earl Warren
"The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along - not the Congress nor the courts"
Earl Warren, Judge
Small: As Members of Congress, we swear an oath to uphold the United States Constitution. It means something to be an
"As Members of Congress, we swear an oath to uphold the United States Constitution. It means something to be an American because we believe in our country, we believe in our people, and we believe in our constitution"
Todd Tiahrt, Politician
Small: It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians
"It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians"
Pat Robertson, Clergyman
Small: It is time this Congress listened to the American people and minimum-wage workers, and it is time that we act
Russ Carnahan
"It is time this Congress listened to the American people and minimum-wage workers, and it is time that we act"
Russ Carnahan, Politician
Small: Dont divide the world into them and us. Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rival
"Don't divide the world into "them" and "us." Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours"
Donald Rumsfeld, Politician
Small: Congress would exclude slavery from any territory that in the future might be acquired from Mexico
"Congress would exclude slavery from any territory that in the future might be acquired from Mexico"
David Wilmot, Activist
Small: It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate the Presidents lack of an exit strategy, and the frau
Russ Carnahan
"It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate the President's lack of an exit strategy, and the fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S. tax dollars"
Russ Carnahan, Politician
Small: Now that judges embrace forcibly starving someone to death, Congress should use its appropriation power to sta
"Now that judges embrace forcibly starving someone to death, Congress should use its appropriation power to starve the judicial budget"
Phyllis Schlafly, Activist
Small: Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous
"Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance"
Phyllis Schlafly, Activist
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