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If, if more stimulus means more tax cuts to small businesses,
if, if more stimulus means middle class tax cuts,
then I'm for it.
- Alexi Giannoulias

We need to focus on green jobs: solar,
wind, geothermal, biomass.There's so many opportunities.
But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve.
- Alexi Giannoulias

Look, the, the - this country has not lived within
its means for a very long time,
and, and the truth is we're going to have to take our medicine.
- Alexi Giannoulias

One of the biggest problems out there that I hear from
my friends in the business community is that there's no lending,
that it's tough to get a loan today.
- Alexi Giannoulias

 

But if, if you take a look at what would have happened,
I mean, do we need to see soup lines down the street
to figure out what would have happened? We avoided -
and all economists will tell you that millions of jobs
were saved because of the Recovery Act,
and we avoided a second Great Depression.
That, that is a reality.
- Alexi Giannoulias

Defeat should never be a source of discouragement,
but rather a fresh stimulus.
- Bishop Robert South

Being inexhaustible, life and nature are a constant
stimulus for a creative mind.
- Hans Hofmann

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Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package
is going to have to help people who are without work,
without a job, help them have health insurance.
- John Breaux

Yes.
We do think that the stimulus package is raising GDP
and raising employment relative to what would have happened otherwise.
- Doug Elmendorf

And taking more money out of the private economy and
having the government perform as it has poorly done
with the stimulus I don't think is the right way to go.
- Mark Kirk

Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
- James Monroe

At college I'd seen my dead frog's limbs twitch under
some applied stimulus or other -
seen,
but hadn't believed.
Didn't dream of thinking beyond or around what I saw.
- James Merrill

Well, you know, we've got a lot of stimulus in the
economy already from the tax cut,
from the lowered interest rates, and also from the
refinancing of mortgages.
- Franklin Raines

Between stimulus and response there is a space.
In that space is our power to choose our response.
In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The same stimulus that animates men to action,
will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.
- Joseph Lancaster

Small businesses are the economic drivers of our country,
providing the stimulus our communities need.
- Melissa Bean

There is no stimulus like that which comes from the
consciousness of knowing that others believe in us.
- Orison Swett Marden

And so we have to be careful with looking at additional
stimulus that we don't provoke an increase in the bond
rate and then offset a lot of the stimulus we've already got.
- Franklin Raines

Real economic stimulus comes from real investment.
- Tim Bishop

Our civilization has evolved through the continuous
adjustment of society to the stimulus of new knowledge.
- John Boyd Orr

In a person who is open to experience each stimulus
is freely relayed through the nervous system,
without being distorted by any process of defensiveness.
- Carl Rogers

Adversity is a stimulus.
- James Broughton

If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that
represent this stimulus package are going to be small
compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy.
- Judd Gregg

What do you think a stimulus is? It's spending -
that's the whole point!
Seriously.
- Barack Obama

Why don't we stop the stimulus spending? There's still
about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus
plan that has not been spent.
Why don't we stop it? It's not working.
- John Boehner

Death is really a great blessing for humanity,
without it there could be no real progress.
People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young,
but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
- Alfred Adler

Everything changes as a mother.
Yes, work has changed.
The projects that I choose are even more important to me now.
The world he's growing up in and the kind of stimulus that is out there;
they are so precious and I'd do anything to protect him.
- Jennifer Connelly

Well, the infrastructure part of the stimulus has worked.
There's absolutely no question about it.
We can demonstrate in Pennsylvania and other states
around the union how it's produced good,
paying jobs both on the construction sites and back in American factories.
It has worked.
- Ed Rendell

Increased government spending can provide a temporary
stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run
higher levels of government spending crowd out private
investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth
by reducing incentives to save,
invest, innovate, and work.
- Martin Feldstein

Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly
measured by the success or failure of his economic policies.
And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with
which this administration stumbled out of the gate
will prove to be Obama's Waterloo.
- Camille Paglia

Well, I think as long as people are talking about stimulus,
I think the Fed will be thinking about cutting rates
because monetary policy is the better way to go because
you can turn it on and turn it off.
- Franklin Raines

Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated
the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own
feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus
either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves.
- Ivan Pavlov

If you increase taxes now on - at any level,
it's going to make it harder to create jobs And we've
lost 2 1/2 million jobs since the stimulus package passed.
We're at 9.6 unemployment.
So I don't think we tax too little, I think we spend too much.
- Lindsey Graham

This is due partly to the fact that Americans are much
better fed than Europeans,
and partly to the undeveloped resources of a new country,
but more largely to our climate, which acts as a constant stimulus.
- Josiah Strong

All we're getting from the Democratic majority in Congress
and from this White House is more bailouts,
more spending, more planned stimulus,
more deficits and debt, and the American people have had it.
- Mike Pence

Actually, I have been very supportive of a very robust
stimulus package from day one.
I think this economy has to have a major stimulus initiative
because the only group with liquidity is the federal government.
- Judd Gregg

Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming.
The more the case for man-made warming falls apart,
the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe.
The more public support his stimulus bill loses,
the more Obama embraces fear-mongering.
- Fred Barnes

Where we're coming down is we currently have $787 billion
of stimulus that's been passed.
We're certainly focusing on spending that money as
quickly and as efficiently and as transparently as we can.
We think that's absolutely the right strategy.
- Christina Romer

The claim made by Team Obama that every dollar in stimulus
translates into a dollar-and-a-half in growth is economic fiction.
The costs of stimulus reduce future growth.
No country has ever spent itself to prosperity.
The price of stimulus has to be paid sometime.
- Karl Rove

I was in the room with, you know, more than a dozen
Republicans trying to negotiate the stimulus.
Most of them decided the politics of the situation
meant they should walk away,
even if it wasn't responsible in terms of what our
country needed right then.
- Claire McCaskill

The great charm and comfort of the system is,
that its affects are palpable within a week of trial,
which creates a natural stimulus to persevere for few weeks more,
when the fact becomes established beyond question.
- William Banting

When you stop and look at so much of the kind of activism that has been triggered,
the Tea Party and the like, as a result of Obama's efforts -
TARP,
the stimulus package, and now the health care reform -
there is a lot of sense this government is changing.
- Juan Williams

You know, if you look back in the 1930s,
the money went to infrastructure.
The bridges, the municipal buildings,
the roads, those were all built with stimulus money spent on infrastructure.
This stimulus bill has fundamentally gone,
started out with a $500 rebate check,
remember.
That went to buy flat-screen TVs made in China.
- Michael Bloomberg

The real reason to oppose increasing tax rates on the
wealthy is that it's a good bet they could do more
to help the economy if they keep their money rather
than have their earnings confiscated by the government
and spent on another round of stimulus.
- Terry Savage

I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious...
and I despise myself for the vanity,
which formed half the stimulus to my exertions.
Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools
who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
- Thomas Huxley

We've used up a lot of bullets.
And we talk about stimulus.
But the truth is, we're running a federal deficit that's 9 percent of GDP.
That is stimulative as all get out.
It's more stimulative than any policy we've followed since World War II.
- Warren Buffett

That a strong stimulus to such an afferent nerve,
exciting most or all of its fibres, should in regard
to a given muscle develop inhibition and excitation
concurrently is not surprising.
- Charles Scott Sherrington

You know, I think the, the crucial thing,
you know, we have put in place what is,
is just simply the biggest, boldest recovery package in history,
right; the stimulus package, biggest ever;
the financial rescue,
absolutely comprehensive; a housing plan -
that is incredible medicine for the economy.
And we fully expect it to work.
- Christina Romer

But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer
and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them;
and that experience of immediate appreciation gives
greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further
activity than even the most laudatory of reviews.
- Laurence Housman

But, at the same time, I think that there is room for
economic stimulus in terms of accelerated depreciation
to encourage businesses to invest and to grow and ultimately
to hire more people again.
- John Breaux

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Circumstances don't defeat you -
you defeat yourself when you give up.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

Life is truly known only to those who suffer,
lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
- Anais Nin

Victory has a thousand fathers,
but defeat is an orphan.
- John F. Kennedy

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
- Helen Keller

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.
- Oskar Schindler

There's a couple of things they don't teach you
in Harvard Business School,
one is how to cope with defeat,
the other is how to handle a shotgun.
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
- Wallis Simpson

The mission - the overall mission is to dismantle and
defeat and disrupt al-Qaeda.
But we have to make sure there's not a safe haven that returns in Afghanistan.
- Michael Mullen

I know people who grow old and bitter.
I want to keep making a fresh start.
I don't want them to defeat me.
That would be suicidal.
- Robert Wyatt

I look at the Senior Al Gore that I had the chance
to serve in the Senate with.
A great human being.
He went down to defeat to this right wing bunch back at the time.
- Birch Bayh


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