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Richard Pombo Quotes and Sayings

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Rural American families who depend on firewood to heat
their homes will be hit just as hard as those who use oil and natural gas.
- Richard Pombo

We are all one whether we dine on corned beef in New York City,
black-eyed peas and cornbread in rural Louisiana,
or roast guinea pig in Peru.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A worker in the rural reconstruction must have:
The body of an athlete
The attitude of a teacher
The mind of a scientist
The heart of a missionary
The spirit of a crusader.
- Jimmy Yen

My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever
paid in the halls of England.
Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself.
- Lillie Langtry

 

It's rural America.
It's where I came from.
We always refer to ourselves as real America.
Rural America, real America, real, real,
America.
- Dan Quayle

Many health care providers, particularly physicians
in rural and urban areas,
are leaving the Government programs because of inadequate reimbursement rates.
- Ron Wyden

History suggests that attempts to privatize Medicare
by relying on private companies to offer Medicare benefits
in rural America simply will not work.
- Bennie Thompson

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Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western
Europe can be called the 'cities of the world',
then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the
rural areas of the world'.
- Lin Biao

We must do all we can to reduce congestion in our urban
areas and increase access and mobility in our rural areas,
and this extra funding will help us get there.
- John Warner

I think the extent to which I have any balance at all,
any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid
and being raised in those isolated rural areas.
- James Earl Jones

Offhand, the only North American writers I can think
of who have come from a background of rural poverty
and gone on to write about it have been Negroes.
- Alden Nowlan

Members of the Academy are mostly urban people.
We are an urban nation.
We are not a rural nation.
It's not easy even to get a rural story made.
- Larry McMurtry

Now back in those days, to become a rural mail carrier
you had to be approved by congress.
- Betty Hill

I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s
when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home,
so educating them was a waste of time.
- Sara Paretsky

Meth is a major problem not only in our urban areas,
but in most of the rural areas of Colorado.
No region has been immune from this scourge and it is getting larger.
- Ken Salazar

The H-1B visa program which helps sustain our rapidly
growing economy and also helps meet the health care
needs of families living in rural New Mexico.
- Heather Wilson

A common misconception is that the costs of health
care are cheaper in rural America,
when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive
and more difficult to access.
- Blanche Lincoln

I don't know if it matters what country you're from,
size of the city you're from, urban or rural,
there are people that are hurting each other everywhere.
- Judd Nelson

Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas.
The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen.
- Dick Armey

And I was lucky enough to have teachers that really,
really looked out for me and really encouraged all that.
And in rural Louisiana, that was a rare thing back then.
- William Joyce

Patenting and purchase of lands are absolutely vital
to the health of Nevada's rural communities.
- Jim Gibbons

Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural.
Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
- Anthony Trollope

As one of the voices of rural New Yorkers in Congress,
I am committed to supporting efforts such as these
that will make a real impact in people's lives.
- John M. McHugh

I think maybe the rural influence in my life helped me in a sense,
of knowing how to get close to people and talk to them and get my work done.
- Gordon Parks

And so I love films that are kind of rural in atmosphere.
And you know, it's just a nice place to be day after day.
All be it, it can be hard, it can be hard work.
You can get hot.
- Keith Carradine

Rural towns aren't always idyllic.
It's easy to feel trapped and be aware of social hypocrisy.
- Bill Pullman

I lived a normal life for a number of years.
I had kids.
I lived up on a farm in Gloucestershire in rural England,
and just kind of got back to reality again.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

Neither Western donor countries like the U.S.
nor poor recipients like Cameroon care much about Africans who are poor,
rural and female.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

It is common for rural hospitals and nursing homes
to operate as a single unit in order to take advantage
of savings related to cost-sharing of some services and staff.
- Rick Renzi

There is a tone of morality throughout the rural districts of England,
which is unhappily wanting in the large towns and the
centres of particular manufactures.
- Henry Mayhew

Geographically, Ireland is a medium-sized rural island
that is slowly but steadily being consumed by sheep.
- Dave Barry

Medicare debates in Congress should result in better
Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors.
We're not asking for special treatment for rural America,
just a fair deal.
- Bennie Thompson

My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early
years working in the big houses of that rural English county,
my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur.
- Paul Nurse

The use of methamphetamines has become pervasive in our country,
and especially in rural areas.
- Collin C. Peterson

An energy tax punishes senior citizens,
it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you.
This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job.
- Newt Gingrich

It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech
in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to
mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.'
- Jim Hightower

I took it upon myself to paint a better picture of
rural life and what it is all about.
- Bubba Sparxxx

Democrats have laid out a program that,
if adopted, would make us independent of Middle Eastern oil in ten years,
and create a new economy especially for those in rural America.
Our program invests in clean energy alternatives and
provides energy assistance for those in need.
- Jim Clyburn

People don't understand rural America.
Sixteen percent of our population is rural,
but 40 percent of our military is rural.
I don't believe that's because of a lack of opportunity in rural America.
I believe that's because if you grow up in rural America,
you know you can't just keep taking from the land.
You've got to give something back.
- Tom Vilsack

For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's
rural transportation professionals be provided with
the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value,
benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation
planning and development.
- Kit Bond

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more
and more people move from rural to urban sites,
but that has created enormous problems with respect
to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.
- Alan Dundes

Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich,
we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program,
shore up Social Security, fortify our defense,
provide a quality public education and offer economic
assistance to rural areas.
- Bennie Thompson

I belong to the generation of workers who,
born in the villages and hamlets of rural Poland,
had the opportunity to acquire education and find employment in industry,
becoming in the course conscious of their rights and importance in society.
- Lech Walesa

The simplicity and uniformity of rural occupations,
and their incessant practice, preclude any anxieties
and agitations of hope and fear,
to which employments of a more precarious and casual nature are subject.
- William Falconer

The openness of rural Nebraska certainly influenced me.
That openness, in a way, fosters the imagination.
But growing up, Lincoln wasn't a small town.
It was a college town.
It had record stores and was a liberal place.
- Matthew Sweet

Well not really to get attention, but to entertain,
but you know to show some elements of rural life as well,
it kind of blended all in, its kind of like a mockery in a sense,
kind of stab back at people that have those stereotypical ideas of the south.
- Bubba Sparxxx

But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate,
I always tell the folks in rural Illinois,
and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky,
that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed.
- John Shimkus

As much as I converse with sages and heroes,
they have very little of my love and admiration.
I long for rural and domestic scene,
for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
- John Adams

They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon.
Not that Southern woman are cartoonish -
they're the strongest women in this country,
but with Val they wanted to take the stereotypical things out.
- Joan Van Ark

All of my work is based on nature.
I grew up in a rural environment and living in the
Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs.
Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides.
- Judith Anderson

My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville,
as well as large rural areas.
Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina
require different approaches to meeting current and
future transportation demands.
- Robin Hayes

However, if we examine the Canadian scene closely enough,
we can see signs of this physical and spiritual rot
settling into a number of our Canadian urban centres
with a troubling spill-over into many of our more rural areas.
- Alex Campbell

For my part, I make this pledge to all of you:
The politics of division,
of pitting east against west, urban versus rural,
region against region, and people against people will
have no place in my Administration.
- Edward G. Rendell

In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes,
we're offering an important incentive to encourage
people to live in smaller communities -
and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving.
- John M. McHugh

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

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

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon


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