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Scott McCallum Quotes and Sayings

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I am trying to send directions out and keep control
of state government for the final month.
- Scott McCallum

The tone did take on a negativity that I didn't like
and when you make the decision to go the other way
as we did it very directly had an impact,
you can see it with the tracking.
- Scott McCallum

The important aspect as we look at this budget,
and as we look at previous budgets, is the budget system -
what I'm trying to get at is changing budgeting itself in Wisconsin.
- Scott McCallum

I have directed all of my cabinet to work to prepare
a transition plan for the incoming administration.
- Scott McCallum

 

There are a lot of personal things that take place
when becoming governor and I am happy to work with him should he ask.
I will give him the best advice I can give.
- Scott McCallum

I think there can be some disagreement as to whether
Kerry really won Wisconsin or not.
- Scott McCallum

That's why I made decisions; they were tough decisions
but we shouldn't feel bad at all -
don't look back with any regrets,
that's how I made decisions as governor.
- Scott McCallum

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I've said we need to look at things from the perspective
of working people and taxpayers,
not from the perspective of government and government officials.
- Scott McCallum

Politicians are no different than the rest of the public.
- Scott McCallum

My goal was never to get re-elected.
- Scott McCallum

I will say we now, in the polling in Wisconsin,
much different than many other races,
the public didn't perceive that we were getting a fair shake from the media.
- Scott McCallum

Well, Bill, I don't think you're going to find many
shy people that are in the political business.
- Scott McCallum

The important aspect shouldn't be whose administration it is,
the important aspect should be how does the state of Wisconsin work,
what can we do to move Wisconsin forward.
- Scott McCallum

I'm not sure a candidate ever feels his message is getting out.
- Scott McCallum

Maybe politically it wasn't wise but when people have
different view points I think the public has a right
to hear it and the public has a right to make decisions
based on those view points.
- Scott McCallum

I also do not like the idea of soft money,
these issue ads - people don't know where the money is coming from,
millions and millions of dollars outside of the control of a candidate -
there's no accountability.
- Scott McCallum

I said during the course of the campaign I didn't like
it and I don't like the idea of having an opponent's
picture on your ads and it would be nice to see candidates sign a pledge like that.
- Scott McCallum

It just happened that the course of the campaign went
negative we actually went positive for a little over
a week and you do the tracking of poll numbers and it hurt us.
So the public responded to those type of ads.
- Scott McCallum

My goal was to do the best job I could in governing the state of Wisconsin,
in some cases making very tough decisions to have to
bring our spending in line with the resources we had at the state level.
- Scott McCallum

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you begin to understand what you are
without trying to change it,
then what you are undergoes a transformation.
- J. Krishnamurti

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood,
the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
- Coretta Scott King

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
- Thomas A. Edison

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like
trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

I'm exhausted trying to stay healthy.
- Steve Yzerman

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better
and also trying to be better yourself.
- Dale Earnhardt

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

I intend to live forever, or die trying.
- Groucho Marx

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like
trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
- Joe Adcock

Trying to force creativity is never good.
- Sarah McLachlan

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My 10 year old son likes it.
He's trying to play guitar and everything.
He likes that kind of music.
- Merle Haggard

If you listen to nature, all the sounds are done in a confident way.
I'm trying to do that.
- Roscoe Mitchell

The idea of taking off my shoes and trying on all these
clothes is so exhausting,
I just leave.
- Lexa Doig

Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else and failing.
- Raymond Radiguet

When trying to locate something, search your mind first.
- Craig Bruce

I don't plan to write another science book,
but I don't plan not to.
I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that
are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.
- Bill Bryson

It's very trying on a marriage when you're doing a one hour show,
week after week after week.
You don't have enough time for people that maybe you
should have top priority.
- Gavin MacLeod

I am not trying to give an image of a fairytale,
perfect, everything else, I am just being myself.
- Rebecca Loos

They've got great parents; I'm just trying to be the fun uncle.
- Sarah Silverman

But I'm trying not to be cynical - I don't want to
be one of those people who has a cool opportunity and blows it.
It's really amazing what's happening to me.
- Shannyn Sossamon

Orlando's a part of me.
The next guy's a part of me.
And the next guy's a part of me.
That's all I'm trying to do, is tell cool stories that people can relate to.
- Shemar Moore


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