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Don Nickles Quotes and Sayings

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ALEC is one great organization, I think,
for growing future political leaders.
- Don Nickles

I'm always a little cautious, there's a few amendments
that are out there that I think could do some damage,
so I've been more concerned about over regulating,
going too far.
- Don Nickles

Well, WorldCom's growth exploded in the Clinton years,
there's no question, there's no disputing that.
- Don Nickles

If people are going to be cooking the books,
you're in trouble.
- Don Nickles

 

I have always thought that Israel, as an independent and sovereign nation,
had a right to defend itself.
- Don Nickles

I always intended to return to the private sector.
- Don Nickles

If your basic premise about the fundamental purpose
of our government is that it must provide for the common defense,
then no other position is possible.
- Don Nickles

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I think there's bipartisan support in the Senate to pass a good reform bill.
- Don Nickles

My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books.
- Don Nickles

My State Senate district was in the northern part of
Oklahoma and they were redrawing the districts.
- Don Nickles

I still happen to think the United States is the greatest
place in the world to invest.
- Don Nickles

I want to compliment The Heritage Foundation for its
work on behalf of a strong national defense.
- Don Nickles

Well, we want to make sure there's not securities fraud.
- Don Nickles

But the federal government, our collective government,
has responsibilities that none of these other levels
of government can fulfill;
and chief among these is national defense.
- Don Nickles

Jim mentioned I was an ALEC member, and that's correct.
- Don Nickles

I think most corporate executives are good honorable
honest men and women who do good work.
- Don Nickles

I happen to be one who believes very strongly that
state and local governments have their proper roles.
- Don Nickles

I hope there will be some good news and some good profits,
and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives,
and a lot of companies that are doing a good job,
and those are good companies to invest in.
- Don Nickles

But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date,
they grew dramatically, they were buying companies
that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock.
- Don Nickles

And the whole world, the whole world that believes in freedom,
whether you're talking about personal freedom,
economic freedom, religious freedom,
they look to the United States for leadership;
and you're part of that leadership.
- Don Nickles

It bothers me to read the comments of leaders of the
Hamas and others who hate America that their goal is
to have more weaponry capable of delivering all types
of weapons of mass destruction.
- Don Nickles

When you look at other countries that are developing
the capabilities and the technology to deploy missiles
of very significant destructive capability with nuclear,
chemical, or biological warheads, then the MAD dogma makes even less sense.
- Don Nickles

If you really believe the number one priority of our
government is the protection of our people,
then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental
ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system
that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable.
- Don Nickles

I like the Baldwin boys a great deal.
Alec is super-smart, super-articulate,
almost too smart to be an actor.
- Anthony LaPaglia

Comedy.
It was just huge in my house.
Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness, Monty Python and all
those James Bond movies were highly regarded.
- Mike Myers

I almost bumped into Alec Baldwin and then turned around
and Paris Hilton was standing there.
And I was like, 'Look, it's stupid spoiled whore.'
- Trey Parker

I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to
have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big,
furry dog that's flying a space ship.
- Mark Hamill

I tell people, if you really want me to look that good,
why don't you cough up about $2 million more and hire
Alec or Billy? If you want me to do it,
this is what you get.
- Daniel Baldwin

The one thing that disturbs me about Alec is that people
don't realize that he's really funny.
- Daniel Baldwin

An expert is someone who tells you why you can't do something.
- Alec Issigonis

We've had some really good guest stars.
But I have to go with Alec Baldwin as my favorite.
He is so neat and such a movie star.
He's handsome and quirky.
I was in heaven the week he was on the set.
- Nikki Cox

Doing these parts is not fun.
It's challenging, but no fun.
It's creepy.
I would rather play the guy that throws the touchdown
pass and gets carried off the field.
- Alec Baldwin

Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner.
It ain't over 'til you both get your cookie.
- Alec Baldwin

Premature burial works just fine as a cure for adolescence.
- George Alec Effinger

Everything that Bush touches turns to manure in public policy.
- Alec Baldwin

You have actors who begin at a certain young age and
there's very little change in their technique and the
depth of their performances;
they're the same 30 years later.
- Alec Baldwin

A camel is a horse designed by committee.
- Alec Issigonis

Essentially, I'm a small-part actor who's been lucky
enough to play leading roles for most of his life.
- Alec Guinness

I wanted to be president of the United States.
I really did.
The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems.
- Alec Baldwin

An actor is totally vulnerable.
His total personality is exposed to critical judgment -
his intellect,
his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance.
In short, his ego.
- Alec Guinness

A man desires praise that he may be reassured,
that he may be quit of his doubting of himself;
he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.
- Alec Waugh

There are two problems in my life.
The political ones are insoluble and the economic ones are incomprehensible.
- Alec Douglas-Home

Bush wasn't elected, he was selected -
selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
- Alec Baldwin

Cheney is a terrorist.
He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens
here at home indiscriminately.
- Alec Baldwin

Down with Dukes of Hazzard!
- Alec Baldwin

Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
- Alec Guinness

I am prepared to believe that a dry martini slightly impairs the palate,
but think what it does for the soul.
- Alec Waugh

I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would
be a good time to leave the United States.
I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States.
- Alec Baldwin

To be in this business and have tremendous integrity
and only make distinguished choices is very tough.
- Alec Baldwin

I feel I'm two people: I have my interest in acting
and I have a lot of other political interests I'd like to pursue.
- Alec Baldwin

I feel very, very proud that so many people have copied me.
- Alec Issigonis

It is much easier to drive without having an accident.
- Alec Issigonis

The public don't know what they want;
it's my job to tell them.
- Alec Issigonis

I don't know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor.
- Alec Guinness

Bush is a frat boy in the White House but we've had that before.
But I wasn't one of those people that was threatening to leave the country.
By the way none of those people have left the country.
Alec Baldwin is still here.
- Harry Shearer

There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies.
They write me letters all the time.
- Alec Baldwin

A superb tenor voice, like a silver trumpet muffled in silk.
- Alec Guinness

Let's face facts, this is visual medium,
there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking.
But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble.
You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor.
- Alec Baldwin

There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level -
forget about the media -
than ever before.
We've never needed people to think more critically than now,
and they've taken a big nap.
- Alec Baldwin

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden


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