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Robert Byrd Quotes and Sayings

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It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

Related topics: Money

Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq,
as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney,
has failed.
- Robert Byrd

The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will
come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets
in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts.
That's your money.
- Robert Byrd

I have never seen such extreme partisanship,
such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of
the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
- Robert Byrd


To contemplate war is to think about the most horrible of human experiences.
- Robert Byrd

Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution,
are our greatest export to the world.
- Robert Byrd

Congress is not an ATM.
- Robert Byrd

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Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress
go up every time we go into recess?
- Robert Byrd

One's family is the most important thing in life.
I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over
in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me.
And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
- Robert Byrd

This war is not necessary.
We are truly sleepwalking through history.
- Robert Byrd

It was the separation of powers upon which the framers
placed their hopes for the preservation of the people's liberties.
Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too
many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers.
- Robert Byrd

It is the Constitution of the United States that has been undermined,
undercut, and is under attack.
It is the American people's liberties that is in jeopardy.
That is why I wrote 'Losing America.'
- Robert Byrd

We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy,
have never stopped being a nation of laws,
not of men.
But witness how men with motives and a majority can
manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
- Robert Byrd

I have been in Congress for more than a half century.
I have lived through times of fear and times of hope.
Of despair and of achievement.
I have seen our government at its best,
but today I fear that we see our government at its worst.
- Robert Byrd

Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality;
he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side.
Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
- Robert Byrd

To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening.
It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant,
to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and
disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry
and extreme partisanship.
- Robert Byrd

And the president is all wrong when he maintains that
a nominee should have an up-or-down vote.
The Constitution doesn't say that.
The Constitution doesn't say that that nominee shall have any vote at all.
There doesn't have to even be a vote.
- Robert Byrd

The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars
that the President is seeking to continue that war,
give me little comfort that this Administration has
learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
- Robert Byrd

That's what the Senate is about.
It's the last bastion of minority rights,
where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet,
one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust.
- Robert Byrd

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields PHOTO

Money is only a tool.
It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not
replace you as the driver.
- Ayn Rand

A wise man should have money in his head,
but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift

All riches have their origin in mind.
Wealth is in ideas - not money.
- Robert Collier

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

If I have enough money to eat I'm good.
- Shia LaBeouf

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars
and get your money's worth.
- George M. Humphrey

We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
- Bill Gates

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy,
hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want.
It makes more money.
- Merle Haggard

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being
equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
- Henry David Thoreau

Money is always there but the pockets change;
it is not in the same pockets after a change,
and that is all there is to say about money.
- Gertrude Stein

An important lever for sustained action in tackling
poverty and reducing hunger is money.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
- J. Paul Getty

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.
- Doyle Brunson

Fame, I have already.
Now I need the money.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

A fool and his money are soon parted.
- Thomas Tusser

It doesn't matter about money; having it,
not having it.
Or having clothes, or not having them.
You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
- Billy Idol

No complaint...
is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
- Adam Smith

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want -
the want of money.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.
- Paris Hilton

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford

Art for art's sake, money for God's sake.
- Simon Raven

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time
to save money is when you have some.
- Joe Moore

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth
more than a great deal of money.
- John Ruskin

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein

I think everything depends on money.
- Alan Bean

Business is other people's money.
- Delphine de Girardin

Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
- Henry James

A good reputation is more valuable than money.
- Publilius Syrus

Don't judge me.
I made a lot of money.
- Samantha Bee

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

What counts is what you do with your money,
not where it came from.
- Merton Miller

There are people who have money and people who are rich.
- Coco Chanel

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