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Norm Dicks Quotes and Sayings

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The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most
effective tool we have to repair the environmental
harm that is causing a species to decline.
- Norm Dicks

Related topics: Environmental

This funding from the National Endowment for the Arts
has been like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval.
- Norm Dicks

I remember those great days when we were at $176 million
before the Reagan Revolution came to town.
- Norm Dicks

In my own area, Hood Canal, we are working with the
USGS on dealing with this oxygenation problem.
- Norm Dicks

 

Mr. Chairman, obviously a $60 million cut in the National
Endowment for the Arts would be a disaster.
- Norm Dicks

In 2003, the value of Airbus's orders was more than
twice as much as Boeing's.
- Norm Dicks

More than 60,000 jobs have been lost in the commercial
aviation industry in the United States since 1999.
- Norm Dicks

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Last year, Congress gave the Department of Defense
the authority to design a new civilian personnel system
for its employees as part of the defense authorization bill.
- Norm Dicks

Overtime, hatchery fish tend to show signs of domestication
and these traits adapted to the hatchery environment
can make it more difficult to survive in the wild.
- Norm Dicks

The Smithsonian Institute is one of the most popular
agencies of government in the United States.
- Norm Dicks

In fact, at Olympic National Park in my district,
they 3 years ago had 130 summer employees they brought in for temporary work.
This summer they have 25 because they cannot afford more.
- Norm Dicks

We are also working on the restoration of salmon runs,
and we are doing a new process of mass marking with
these fish so we can tell the wild fish from the hatchery fish.
- Norm Dicks

During the past 30 years, European governments have
provided more than $15 billion in the form of low-
and no-cost loans to Airbus for the specific purpose
of developing new aircraft lines.
- Norm Dicks

The time has come for the American government to recognize
the damage that has occurred to our economy,
and to take firm action to curtail what I believe is
both unfair and illegal foreign competition.
- Norm Dicks

What I did was sit down with the Washington State officials,
with the historic preservation people,
with the tribe, the local community,
the port of Port Angeles,
and we worked this thing out, and we protected the tribe's interest.
- Norm Dicks

So when people go to the park this summer,
they are not going to have the same quality of a visit.
There is not going to be a ranger out on the trail
to tell them about the important cultural and historic
areas within the Olympic National Park.
- Norm Dicks

Over 30 years ago, Airbus was founded by a European consortium of French,
German, and later Spanish and British companies to
compete in the large commercial aircraft industry with U.S.
companies.
- Norm Dicks

These subsidies from four European governments,
which include aircraft launch assistance,
capital injections, debt forgiveness,
have enabled Airbus to develop and range market airliners well below cost.
- Norm Dicks

The American people are going to judge the majority party here today.
If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows
this provision to be stricken,
they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country.
- Norm Dicks

For all of us who have been involved in the recovery
efforts to bring back and strengthen wild salmon runs,
we fear that this change in policy could lead to further
declines in these wild stocks.
- Norm Dicks

Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
- Patrice Leconte

Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper.
- Daphne Zuniga

One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered.
One single duty imposes itself upon our wills:
the duty of stubborn resistance.
- King Albert II

Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act,
taking those wolves back into Yellowstone,
restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
- Bruce Babbitt

When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack;
otherwise you are endangered to lose the advantage.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

Indeed, the whole human species is endangered,
by nuclear weapons or by other means of wholesale destruction
which further advances in science are likely to produce.
- Joseph Rotblat

Man is imperfect.
The reality he creates is always endangered by man.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

We do not yet have the solutions to these questions,
but the awareness that we live in an endangered world
is present in more and more life situations.
- Ulrich Beck

Chimpanzees are endangered.
Severely.
- Russell Banks

There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl
leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic.
- Lily Tomlin

Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty.
If it be so, let the modesty succumb.
It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
- Harriet Martineau

A world in which others controlled the course of their own development,
would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered.
- Benjamin Cohen

Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal
methods used to convict those thought to be criminals
as from the actual criminals themselves.
- Earl Warren

It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class
Americans are an endangered species.
- Arianna Huffington

The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
- Bill Vaughan

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty,
but also by the abuse of power.
- James Madison

The real threat to whales is whaling,
which has endangered many whale species.
- Dave Barry

The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City.
The scalpel of the law is making us well again.
- Edward Koch

In the world of commercial speech, tobacco advertising
bears the earmarks of an endangered species.
- Jef I. Richards

When the public's right to know is threatened,
and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk,
all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
- Christopher Dodd

I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination
of government threatens many values that I hold to
be important to America's role as a light among nations.
But there are no values that matter to me that will
not be gravely endangered if we lose this war.
- Orson Scott Card

It had an enormous impact to the point of the United
Nations passing a resolution against the killing and
hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species.
This was a documentary on the plight of the whales.
- Wavy Gravy

When I was in China, Mao was Chairman,
and parents were terrified to tell their children anything
that differed from the party line in case the children
repeated it and endangered the whole family.
- Jung Chang

What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without
a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act
without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat
is protected? It is nothing.
- Jay Inslee

When elected officials abandon our environment and
ruin our natural resources,
public health is endangered.
I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children;
I have attended more than one funeral for a child who
has died from an asthma attack.
- Gwen Moore

It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions
that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species.
It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is
99 percent about protecting critical habitat.
- Jim Saxton

We wonder why we have got the Freemen or the militants.
We wonder why we have got unrest in this country.
It is because our government, in fact,
has got out of hand and out of line,
with the Endangered Species Act.
- Don Young

Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can
recognize that these oysters are not endangered.
To classify them as such risks great harm to not only
fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf,
but also to Louisiana's economy in total.
- Bobby Jindal

Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal.
There are 23 species.
Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered.
They're on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says,
you know.
- Steve Irwin

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

She's been married so many times she has rice marks on her face.
- Henny Youngman

It's tough to stay married.
My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker,
you are still a dreamer, and will one time know,
and feel, that your life is but a dream.
- Donald G. Mitchell

No man is regular in his attendance at the House of
Commons until he is married.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Never get married in the morning - you never know who
you might meet that night.
- Paul Hornung

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men
for the criticism of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives
as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

A man is incomplete until he is married.
After that, he is finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous

One should never know too precisely
whom one has married
- Friedrich Nietzsche

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

I married beneath me, all women do.
- Nancy Astor

I married the first man I ever kissed.
When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
- Barbara Bush

All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
- Red Skelton

I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx

One was never married, and that's his hell;
another is,
and that's his plague.
- Robert Burton


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