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Jan Schakowsky Quotes and Sayings

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I was proud to witness American Jewish organizations
found the Save Darfur Coalition in June 2004 to mobilize
a coordinated interfaith response to the ongoing humanitarian disaster.
- Jan Schakowsky

Handcuffing the ability of states and localities to
develop clean fuels in the cheapest possible way,
using local resources, is not sound or sensible policy.
- Jan Schakowsky

Each and every day health centers provide high-quality
primary and preventive care to our constituents.
- Jan Schakowsky

If you look at the U.S.
government data, our own data, there is as much coca
today in Colombia and as much cocaine in the United
States as there was 6 years ago.
- Jan Schakowsky

 

Like other important immigrant communities,
the Jewish experience in the United States represents
the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America.
- Jan Schakowsky

The House Republican leadership has simply run out of ideas.
- Jan Schakowsky

Three years into the war, tens of thousands of American
troops remain targets of a growing Iraqi insurgency.
- Jan Schakowsky

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Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation
and distribution of drugs by 50 percent,
but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control
results are meager at best.
- Jan Schakowsky

Well, I was a very strong opponent of the war,
in fact, one of those who went door to door to my colleagues
and thus achieved 60 percent of the Democrats voting no against this war.
- Jan Schakowsky

Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger
cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would
eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf.
- Jan Schakowsky

In Illinois, community, migrant, homeless and public
housing health centers operate 268 primary care sites
and serve close to 1 million patients every year.
- Jan Schakowsky

As a Jew I cannot sit idle while genocidal atrocities
continue to unfold in Darfur,
Sudan.
- Jan Schakowsky

Because the Bush Administration will set no timetable
for the withdrawal of U.S.
troops from Iraq, both chambers of Congress acted to
make sure our troops will not be left in Iraq indefinitely.
- Jan Schakowsky

There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control.
We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts,
and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry,
the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.
- Jan Schakowsky

As a first generation Jewish American,
I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have
come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves,
their families, and future generations.
- Jan Schakowsky

Through educational programming, Jewish American History
Month will help raise the awareness of a people,
their history and contributions.
It will help combat anti-Semitism, a phenomenon that
is on the rise and that unfortunately still exists in our Nation.
- Jan Schakowsky

Rather than proposing a forward-looking energy initiative,
House Republicans continue to push Big Oil's tired old ideas,
ideas that will do absolutely nothing to lower gas
prices for the American consumer.
- Jan Schakowsky

Community health centers do a great deal with limited resources.
They provide critical medical care services to many
who would otherwise have no other place to go or would
end up in an emergency room.
- Jan Schakowsky

We need a vibrant Medicaid program and strategies to
expand affordable access to health care for all,
especially for the specialty care services that community
health centers do not provide.
- Jan Schakowsky

Since the birth of our Nation, no other right has been
more important than having the ability to vote.
Unfortunately, as history has shown,
the denial of this right to minorities is a scar on our system of democracy.
- Jan Schakowsky

As grateful as we are for all the work the community health centers do,
it is also important that we recognize that they cannot
solve the health care crisis facing our Nation by themselves.
- Jan Schakowsky

And we've also had now the speaker of the Parliament
in Iraq using blatantly anti-Semitic remarks,
saying the Jews and sons of Jews are the problem of
all the violence that's in Iraq.
- Jan Schakowsky

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Don't let anyone else take the measure
of your worth and capabilities.
Always stand proud in who you are.
- Margaret Spellings

Know that you do not need the approval of others.
You are unique and magnificent. Stand tall, stand proud.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

That I was born to this circle - I am blessed.
That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I make my own choices.
I decide what I will and will not do.
I am proud of my independence.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty
out-values all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
- Samuel Pepys

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
- Lauren Bacall

In our home there was always prayer -
aloud,
proud and unapologetic.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

My entire life has been spent thinking about this game.
That's pretty narrow...
I don't view myself as a person who's well-versed in very many subjects.
I'm not proud of that.
- Bill Parcells

I think if you run away from who you are,
that you're a Democrat and you're proud to be a Democrat,
it's foolish.
And the reason it's foolish is you've got a lot to be proud of.
- Tim Kaine

I think he would have been proud and smiling...
when we laid him to rest because his family was together.
I think that was a great gift to be able to give Dad at the end.
- Michael Reagan

Am I Latin? Am I American? What the hell am I? I love
my culture and I'm very proud of my culture.
- America Ferrera

I dropped out of school in the 11th grade because there
was no purpose in it for me.
I'm not proud of this, and I'm not trying to promote it.
- Lisa Marie Presley

You are either alive and proud or you are dead,
and when you are dead, you can't care anyway.
- Steven Biko

There is nothing wrong with the name White Settlement,
and the majority here is proud of the name.
- Alan Price

We can seize this time and do it our way and in the
process be proud of ourselves and prosper as well.
- Christine Gregoire

I always say that I am very proud of the work that
I did with the Rolling Stones and that I am also proud
of what I have done with the Rhythm Kings.
- Bill Wyman

I was proud of the waves I had made,
but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock.
- Phil Donahue

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
- Emily Bronte

If you feel that you are good, don't be too proud of it.
- Abraham Cahan

We will work with industrial or Dept.
Of Defence sponsorship as long as we keep our principals
of openness firm we're proud to work with the military,
and they respect that in turn.
- Charles Vest

I had done Shrek as a Canadian and I'm very proud to be Canadian,
but I knew I could give more to it.
- Mike Myers

A proud man is seldom a grateful man,
for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A mother is neither cocky, nor proud,
because she knows the school principal may call at
any minute to report that her child had just driven
a motorcycle through the gymnasium.
- Mary Kay Blakely

Immortality: A toy which people cry for,
And on their knees apply for, Dispute,
contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right
proud Eternally to die for.
- Ambrose Bierce

If you have to pay the bills, and you write something you're not proud of,
use a pen-name for that.
- Dean Koontz

I'm a proud Australian, a very, very proud Australian.
- Steve Irwin

I'm a black American, I am proud of my race.
I am proud of who I am.
I have a lot of pride and dignity.
- Michael Jackson

Um, and I'm also very proud of my work on George of the Jungle 2.
- Julie Benz

I am persuaded that the world has been tricked into adopting
some false and most pernicious notions about consistency -
and to such a degree that the average man has
turned the rights and wrongs of things entirely around
and is proud to be "consistent," unchanging, immovable, fossilized,
where it should be his humiliation.
- Mark Twain

We will always remember.
We will always be proud.
We will always be prepared, so we will always be free.
- Ronald Reagan

I threw a lot of balls and walked a lot of batters.
Not something I'm proud of, but something I learned from.
- Randy Johnson

Some of those STINKIN' press people just had to make
fun of my decision in joining the show.
They also made fun of other choices in my life that
I was proud of then and still am now!!!
- Ruth Buzzi

I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch.
My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
- Woody Allen

Likely as not, the child you can do the least with
will do the most to make you proud.
- Mignon McLaughlin

I don't think I'm proud of anything in acting.
- Eddie Albert

I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain
musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for.
- Stephen Malkmus

I'm proud of the fact that I'm the only player to hit
a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium.
- Willie Stargell

I love the medium and I love individual comics,
but the business is nothing I would be proud of.
- Daniel Clowes

I would say probably Pirates of Silicon Valley just
because I'm proud of the work,
playing Gates.
- Anthony Michael Hall

I eventually became proud of my strikeouts,
because each one represented another learning experience.
- Willie Stargell

It's better to be known by six people for something
you're proud of than by 60 million for something you're not.
- Albert Brooks

I am proud of my black roots and of the black blood that runs in my veins.
- Ryan Giggs

I almost forgot what it's like to be proud of my government.
- Edward Norton


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