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Major R. Owens Quotes and Sayings

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Washington has been ignoring this issue for too long.
- Major R. Owens

It's a sad day when the leaders of the free world engage
in such deception and trickery.
I voted against this unnecessary war and will continue
to argue that the best way to support our troops is to bring them home.
- Major R. Owens

We hope that the elected officials will respond positively
to a ground swell of letters,
phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents.
The law clearly states that the responsibility for
giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State.
- Major R. Owens

High gas prices are eating away at consumer's disposal
income and could lead to a further economic downturn,
especially for those whose livelihood depend on gasoline and diesel fuel.
- Major R. Owens

 

Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to
be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be
sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the
skyrocketing profits of oil companies.
- Major R. Owens

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

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If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington PHOTO

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others,
and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.
- George Washington Carver

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

I love to go to Washington - if only to be near my money.
- Bob Hope

Washington is a city of
Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
- John F. Kennedy

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
- Harry S. Truman

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
- William E. Simon

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness
of the woods before sunrise.
- George Washington Carver

Washington is a place where politicians don't know
which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
- Robert Orben

How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington
as a city that goes around in circles!
- John Mason Brown

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

I am making this trip to Africa because Washington
is an international city,
just like Tokyo, Nigeria or Israel.
As mayor, I am an international symbol.
Can you deny that to Africa?
- Marion Berry

Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington,
I hear from people demanding we do a better job of
controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration.
- Cathy McMorris

The threat to globalization is not the wasted American
dollars but Washington's readiness to mix US commercial
interests with its self-appointed role as global protector.
- William Greider

Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless
look into the face of all facts are qualities which
can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Since new developments are
the products of a creative mind,
we must therefore stimulate and encourage
that type of mind in every way possible.
- George Washington Carver

I don't want to come to Washington to be just another vote.
I want to lead on issues that are important.
- Mel Martinez

The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people:
equality and opportunity for all.
Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation,
these were an ideal.
- Leonard Boswell

Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect,
his superior in education.
Both of them were successful in serving the state.
- Matthew Simpson

Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth,
and Reagan couldn't tell the difference.
- Mort Sahl

I always try to keep my constituents as up-to-date
as possible with what's going on here in Washington.
- Steve Israel

If Washington is a two-party town, why can't Hollywood be one too?
- Jon Voight

The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a
nativity scene in Washington,
D.C.
This wasn't for any religious reasons.
They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.
- Jay Leno

We have to change course.
And we have to do so now.
That is why I worked with my colleagues in Washington
to pass the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Now make no mistake, I think we need a strong dose
of fiscal conservatism in Washington,
D.C.
- Kristi Noem

The burnt odor in Washington is from the disintegrating
authority of the governing classes.
- William Greider

We'll have to marshal our forces in Washington.
It won't be easy.
That doesn't mean it can't be done.
- Zev Yaroslavsky

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington

Only in Washington would death be considered a taxable event.
- Mike Ferguson

Newspapers that are truly independent,
like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate
anyone or anything with no holds barred.
- Bob Woodward

I've got about 27 gigs right now.
I've got radio, I've got television,
I've got The Washington Post.
- Tony Kornheiser

I came to Washington with a pledge to be a fiscally conservative.
- Candice S. Miller

Do you think that when they asked George Washington
for ID that he just whipped out a quarter?
- Steven Wright

I was able to do The Saint of Fort Washington,
on the relationship between two homeless men.
- Danny Glover

Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro
struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer
accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached.
- C. L. R. James

I would love to see a march on Washington that says
'Save our Social Security'.
- Barbara Boxer

My job is not to represent Washington to you,
but to represent you to Washington.
- Barack Obama

It was not until I got my first job,
at the University of Washington in Seattle,
and began playing chess with Don Gordon,
a brilliant young theorist, that I learned economic theory.
- Douglass North

I continue to be a photographer; I have enjoyed fishing
and hunting with a close friend;
and have owned two ranches,
first in northern California and then in the state of Washington.
- Douglass North

We (actors) don't really change the world.
We reflect it...
but Washington really changes the world.
- Martin Sheen

When I came back to Washington to be The Times' chief
congressional correspondent in 1991,
I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons.
- Adam Clymer

Washington, D.C.
in 1942 was not the easiest place in the world for a Negro to get along.
- Gordon Parks

Washington and Jefferson were both rich Virginia planters,
but they were never friends.
- Stephen Ambrose

Washington is no place for a good actor.
The competition from bad actors is too great.
- Fred Allen

I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the
world from one good Washington dinner party than from
all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
- Barbara Walters

Watch me when people say deaf and dumb,
or deaf mute, and I give them a look like you might
get if you called Denzel Washington the wrong name.
- Marlee Matlin

We should force European governments to choose between Paris and Washington.
- Richard Perle


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