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John Cornyn Quotes and Sayings

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Justices are not politicians.
They don't run on a political platform,
and senators should not ask them to do so.
- John Cornyn

Senators will do what they think they need to do to
represent their constituents.
- John Cornyn

And if you like 14.4 percent unemployment,
if you like the fact that 70 percent of home mortgages
in Nevada are underwater,
then stay the course.
Vote for Harry Reid.
- John Cornyn

When it rains, it pours - figuratively and literally.
- John Cornyn

 

The enemy is not Islam, the great world faith,
but a perversion of Islam.
- John Cornyn

I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin,
perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name.
- John Cornyn

The enemy is not just terrorism.
It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism,
by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition
of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of
Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion,
and distorts both.
- John Cornyn

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But I think the - what the tea party movement demonstrates,
and I think the, the, the enthusiasm that we're seeing
from independents and Republicans,
is that if Washington isn't going to change itself,
then we're going to change Washington.
And I think that's what we're seeing.
- John Cornyn

But I do think it's unwise, and it -
to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans
lost their lives as a result of a terrorist attack.
And I think to me it demonstrates that the -
that Washington,
the White House, the administration,
the President himself seems to be disconnected from
the mainstream of America.
- John Cornyn

But last year there were 540,000 people,
roughly, detained coming across the border illegally.
Forty-five thousand of them came from countries other than Mexico,
demonstrating the fact that Mexico itself now is a
pathway into the United States for people all around the world,
and we don't know what their intentions are.
- John Cornyn

If there is a nuclear tactic being used here,
I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a
willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from
voting on the President's judicial nominees.
- John Cornyn

I am pleased to report that Texas is known for having
one of the strongest set of open government laws in our Nation.
And ever since that experience, I have long believed
that our federal government could use 'a little Texas sunshine.'
- John Cornyn

I don't know what 'operational control' of the border means,
but I do understand the English language.
And as I understand that phrase, that's not true.
We do not have operational control.
- John Cornyn

I think I present an overwhelming case that these five
justices were up to no good,
and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
- Vincent Bugliosi

I think that the justices were totally answering the way that they should.
I think that the senators, as best I could tell,
for the most part, Democrat and Republican,
respected that.
- Fred Thompson

Our chief justices have probably had more profound
and lasting influence on their times and on the direction
of the nation than most presidents.
- Richard M. Nixon

This is the most historic moment in Supreme Court history in our lifetime,
no question about it.
These are justices who are going to serve for decades.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

We current justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can:
as 20th-century Americans.
- William J. Brennan, Jr.

I think the nine justices think the solicitor general is the 35th clerk.
- Elena Kagan

The Justices are currently considering a case,
argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of
habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo.
- John Yoo

Within the pages of The Betrayal of America I prove
that these justices were absolutely up to no good,
and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
- Vincent Bugliosi

The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries,
filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography.
- Phyllis Schlafly

In a recent decision of the Supreme Court,
not made, however, by the full court,
and concurred in by only four justices,
it was held that the seller of a patented mimeograph
could bind the purchaser to use only his ink in the machine,
though the ink was not patented.
- John Bates Clark

I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices.
Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the
way for me and so many other women in my generation.
Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law.
I thank them for their inspiration and also for the
personal kindnesses they have shown me.
- Elena Kagan

It was OK for the media to pursue Former President
Clinton year after year for lying about a private,
consensual sexual affair, but we have five justices
who committed one of the biggest crimes in American History,
and it ceased to be a big story.
- Vincent Bugliosi

There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States.
Only three have been women.
If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring
the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark,
with three women concurrently serving as Justices.
- Patrick Leahy

The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases,
justices were keenly interested in the perceived public
reaction to their rulings -
indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment.
- Lee Greenwood

The traditional practice is that the justices don't
ask the attorney general any questions,
so as not to embarrass him.
But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't
mind if they asked him questions and they did.
- Harold H. Greene

And I think within the pages of The Betrayal of America
I think I present an overwhelming case that these five
justices were up to no good,
and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
- Vincent Bugliosi

"Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism,
for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to
be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want.
It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in
which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or,
if it did, would generate voter backlash.
- Karl Rove

A national legal organization is giving very serious
thought to using The Betrayal of America as a legal
basis for asking the House Judiciary Committee to institute
impeachment proceedings against these five justices.
- Vincent Bugliosi

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

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

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

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

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Happiness is when
what you think,
what you say,
and what you do
are in harmony.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are what you think you are.
- Bob Richards

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius


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