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Because the truth is, today's immigrants,
by Luis Gutierrez

Because the truth is, today's immigrants,
as they have for generation after generation,
work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay,
jobs that are just about impossible to fill.
- Luis Gutierrez

Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants,
about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation.
- Luis Gutierrez

Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor,
and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are.
- Luis Gutierrez

It is not new or unusual for the real Americans,
meaning those immigrants who came to America a little bit longer ago,
to fear the outsiders, the pretenders,
the newcomers.
- Luis Gutierrez

 

According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S.
workers born in Latin America had a combined gross
income of $450 billion last year,
of which 93 percent was spent locally.
- Luis Gutierrez

Are we going to go out and arrest and detain and deport
11 million people? Nobody would argue that that is what we are going to do,
because we have never demonstrated the political will to do that,
nor have we ever committed the requisite resources to do that.
- Luis Gutierrez

And they do those jobs not because they want to take
away anything from America,
but because they want to give their skills,
their sweat, their labor, for a better life and to
help build a better America,
just as those who came before them.
- Luis Gutierrez

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According to the Privacy Rights Center,
up to 10 million Americans are victims of ID theft each year.
They have a right to be notified when their most sensitive health data is stolen.
- Luis Gutierrez

Let me respond with a few points, the first being that
all immigrants pay taxes,
income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes,
gasoline taxes, cigarette taxes, every tax when they make a purchase.
- Luis Gutierrez

We watched the U.S.
citizenship immigration services web site in March.
They had six million, two hundred thousand hits,
and two million people downloaded applications for citizenship.
So what we're doing is attempting to help people in that process.
- Luis Gutierrez

Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect
Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity
thieves and give them back control of their Social
Security numbers and personal health information.
- Luis Gutierrez

And let us not forget the Social Security system.
Recent studies show that undocumented workers sustain
the Social Security system with a subsidy as much as $7 billion a year.
Let me repeat that: $7 billion a year.
- Luis Gutierrez

As far as income tax payments go, sources vary in their accounts,
but a range of studies find that immigrants pay between
$90 billion and $140 billion in Federal,
State, and local taxes.
- Luis Gutierrez

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us.
Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I am committed to truth, not consistency.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger
we have already ceased striving for the truth,
and have begun striving for ourselves.
- The Buddha

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.
It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Even if you are a minority of one,
the truth is the truth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
- Maimonides

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

If you shut the door to all errors,
truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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