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Jim Costa Quotes and Sayings

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Mrs.
Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable
being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement.
She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things.
- Jim Costa

Our current energy policy is bankrupt.
- Jim Costa

The civil rights movement would experience many important victories,
but Rosa Parks will always be remembered as its catalyst.
- Jim Costa

Rosa Parks will be remembered for her lasting contributions to society.
Her legacy lives on in the continued struggle for civil rights around the world.
She will be missed.
- Jim Costa

 

Too often, Indian tribes are at the mercy of the shifting
political winds of State government.
- Jim Costa

Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize
advances in irrigation technology and practices that
produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water.
- Jim Costa

In addition, to punishing sexual offenders and protecting our children,
we must also provide services, resources and counseling
to the people who are victims of these horrible crimes.
- Jim Costa

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As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account,
as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus,
our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen,
is over $700 billion today.
- Jim Costa

Water is a finite resource that is essential in the
advancement of agriculture,
and is vital to human life.
- Jim Costa

The financial report makes it very clear that if we
got into honest budgeting today,
that in fact we would find ourselves with a much larger
deficit than we have today.
- Jim Costa

We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves
off limits to exploration and production,
as The Washington Post editorial stated this week.
- Jim Costa

I fully appreciate the fact that George W. Bush won 49% of my district.
- Jim Costa

For decades, Japan has been a friend and reliable trading
partner with the United States,
and I anticipate that relationship will prosper.
- Jim Costa

It does not matter what party you are a member of in
this great Nation of ours.
Accountability and competence are characteristics that
Americans value throughout our great land.
- Jim Costa

Conservation is an American value, and it is lacking from this bill.
- Jim Costa

I fully support global commerce.
- Jim Costa

Should we attempt border security first,
which I believe we should, we still need to face the
fact that comprehensive reform is necessary.
This must include a guest worker program and dealing
with the 11 million people who are here today that
are contributing to our economy.
- Jim Costa

Sadly, every year hundreds of children are victimized
by a convicted sexual offender.
Convicted predators should be put in prison where they
belong and kept away from our Nation's children.
- Jim Costa

Despite the previous efforts of Congresses,
our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated,
is greater today than ever before.
That dependency is a threat to our national security,
and we must address that threat.
- Jim Costa

In view of China's growing military strength and intentions,
the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and
prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces
with other democratic countries in the world to form
a global community of democracies.
- Jim Costa

But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation,
developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE
standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting
our reliance on foreign oil.
- Jim Costa

As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important
for the United States to monitor the situation in the
Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan
is not forced into a position which would endanger
its freedom or its democracy.
- Jim Costa

In coming to the Congress as a new Member and becoming a fellow Blue Dog,
we have had an opportunity to share and really spend
a great deal of time in examining the challenges that
our Nation finds itself in in getting its fiscal house in order.
- Jim Costa

This Department of Treasury, run by this administration,
using the same tried and true accounting methods that
every business in America uses,
cast new light on the fiscal severity that our Nation is facing,
what some would call a mess.
- Jim Costa

The Crime Victims Fund is distributed to service providers
who assist millions of crime victims annually throughout
our communities in a host of ways.
It is paid for by fines levied on criminals,
not taxpayers.
- Jim Costa

Mrs Woolf's complaint should be addressed to her creator,
who made her, rather than me.
- Cecil Beaton

Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking
that women have fewer teeth than men,
by the simple device of asking Mrs.
Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
- Bertrand Russell

For us she is not the iron lady.
She is the kind, dear Mrs.
Thatcher.
- Alexander Dubcek

As a civil rights leader, Mrs.
King's vision of racial peace and nonviolent social
change was a fortifying staple in advancing the civil rights movement.
- James T. Walsh

If I can do one hundredth part for the Indian that Mrs.
Stowe did for the Negro, I will be thankful.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Whatever you may think of Mrs.
Clinton as a character, I think she believes quite
strongly in public service.
- Peter Jennings

I think in Mrs.
C, I certainly played myself.
A very compulsive, sweet person.
- Marion Ross

The cast called her Lucy, but everyone else called her Mrs.
Ball.
She was honest with people.
If she liked you, you knew it.
If she didn't, you knew it, also.
- Keith Thibodeaux

In this life and death case, I felt Mrs.
Schiavo should receive the fullest due process from our legal system.
- Paul Gillmor

Mrs.
White, in my opinion, made false statements.
She misused what she claimed was the prophetic gift she had.
- Walter Martin

Mrs.
Robinson is a little dated now, but it has nothing to do with Joe DiMaggio.
- Paul Simon

I felt no stigma whatsoever in becoming the third Mrs.
Gifford.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

I chose to be Mrs.
Johnny Cash in my life.
I decided I'd allow him to be Moses and I'd be Moses' brother Aaron,
picking his arms up and padding along behind him.
- June Carter Cash

I believe Mrs.
Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.
- Gene Fowler

I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but
her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back.
- Bette Davis

Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?
- Tom Lehrer

Oh, Mrs.
Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs
Browning's line about the stars.
It is far-fetched.
She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
- Marie Corelli

I'm also working with Mrs.
Bush on some education projects in Afghanistan,
so I get to see her a great deal.
- Karen Hughes

I am pleased that Prince Charles and Mrs Camilla Parker
Bowles have decided to take this important step.
- Rowan Williams

Welcome to President Bush, Mrs.
Bush, and my fellow astronauts.
- Dan Quayle

But like Mrs.
Ford, I think that the more people realize what a difficult
and what an insidious disease it is,
the sooner people will start to correct that situation.
- Pat Summerall

I was traveling in Europe with Paul and suddenly realized
my passport still said I was Mrs.
Sampson.
- Shelley Duvall

I don't know whether Mrs.
Borden is out or in; I wish you would see if she is in her room.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

So all the system was running down and collapsing.
Mrs.
Thatcher became the leader of the Conservative Party in February 1975,
and she clearly wanted to strike out and do something different.
- Kenneth Baker

Mrs.
Parks' act of brave defiance rocked the foundation
of American society and inspired generations of civil
rights leaders and created a sense of hope for every
American facing legal discrimination in this country.
- Kendrick Meek

The death of Mrs.
Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children.
Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old,
and the tasks and cares of the little household were
altogether too heavy for her years and experience.
- John George Nicolay

The first organised opposition by women to women's
suffrage in England dates from 1889,
when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against
the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
- Millicent Fawcett

When I was to come to Washington the first time as
Music Director of the Boston Symphony,
Mrs.
Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us
a party and who we would like to meet.
- Erich Leinsdorf

I look at myself objectively and in a way I see myself as a commodity.
Your name becomes somehow outside yourself.
Now, when I'm at home being Mrs.
Scarfe, that's when I'm most myself.
- Jane Asher

No matter how many modern parts I do,
people still refer to me as Mrs.
Costume Drama.
Fight Club is a studio pic, and I've done very few of those.
I've got a feeling it's going to change things for me.
- Helena Bonham Carter

I told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs.
Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions,
I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years.
- Lena Horne

When I was in kindergarten, I had one line in a little play.
I said, I am Patrick Potato and this is my cousin,
Mrs.
Tomato, and I heard laughter.
I wanted to be an actress from that moment on.
- Doris Roberts

The old series of sittings with Mrs.
Piper convinced me of survival for reasons which I
should find it hard to formulate in any strict fashion,
but that was their distinct effect.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge

I am quite surprised, that with all my work,
and some of it is very, very good, that nobody talks
about The Miracle Worker.
We're talking about Mrs.
Robinson.
I understand the world...
I'm just a little dismayed that people aren't beyond it yet.
- Anne Bancroft

I thought some of Mrs.
White's material was prophetic.
I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful
and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord.
I wasn't out to attack Ellen White's character.
- Walter Martin

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
- Virginia Woolf

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf said that writers must be androgynous.
I'll go a step further.
You must be bisexual.
- Rita Mae Brown

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

When I saw Virginia Woolf, somewhere between the first and second acts,
someone I had known as my mother became somebody else.
- Kiefer Sutherland

Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams,
that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
- Virginia Woolf

The grinding of the intellect is for most people as
painful as a dentist's drill.
- Leonard Woolf

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses
possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man
at twice its natural size.
- Virginia Woolf

Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.
- Virginia Woolf

It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple:
one must be a woman manly,
or a man womanly.
- Virginia Woolf


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