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Tim Johnson Quotes and Sayings

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Without greater support for childcare,
parents of young children may be forced to choose cheaper,
poor quality care for their children or fail to provide it entirely.
- Tim Johnson

Simply cutting the taxes for America's wealthiest families
is clearly not creating the needed new jobs,
and that strategy is unlikely to succeed in the future.
- Tim Johnson

Unless things change radically, President Bush will
be the first President since Herbert Hoover to have
presided over a net loss of jobs during his administration.
- Tim Johnson

Bankruptcy represents a longstanding commitment in
this country to helping people get a fresh start.
This principle has never been giving only certain people a fresh start.
- Tim Johnson

 

By encouraging renewable energy sources such as wind energy,
we boost South Dakota's economy and we help reduce
America's dependence on foreign oil.
- Tim Johnson

We have a country that wants to believe it is the best in everything,
but until all of us embrace the idea that health care should be a right,
not a privilege, our system cannot be glibly described as,
quote, 'the best in the world.'
- Tim Johnson

I have serious concerns about whether it's prudent
to give any foreign country substantial leverage over the U.S.
economy.
Instead of spending $80 billion on important programs here at home,
we're sending this money overseas just to pay interest on our debt.
- Tim Johnson

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Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau PHOTO

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

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

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

The mind of man is continuously unfolding
into a greater recognition of its real plan
in the creative order of the Universe.
- Ernest Holmes

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

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is greater than you have ever known it.
- Ernest Holmes

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery,
and you lose for certain; and the greater the number
of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
- Adam Smith

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

It is like the seed put in the soil -
the more one sows,
the greater the harvest.
- Orison Swett Marden

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus

The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism,
and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
- Leo Tolstoy

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

A conversation is greater than
the sum of its participants,
and can take on a life of its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

There is no greater evidence of superior intelligence
than to be surprised at nothing.
- Josh Billings

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes
the greater part of his life getting his living.
- Henry David Thoreau

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
- Michael Korda

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed
in our search for greater security,
for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom
and democracy hope to achieve.
- Tammy Baldwin

Everyone makes a greater effort to hurt other people than to help himself.
- Alexis Carrel

While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over,
it is important that all Americans continue in this
dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation.
- Jo Bonner

My challenge was even greater as a journalist,
because this was happening in my own backyard.
- Paula Zahn

Off with you!
You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and
joy to many other people.
There is nothing better or greater than that!
- Ludwig van Beethoven

There is no greater responsibility resting upon peoples
and governments everywhere than to make sure that enduring peace will this time -
at long last -
be established and maintained.
- Cordell Hull

No delusion is greater than the notion that method
and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit,
either in science or in practical life.
- Thomas Huxley

I have never known so much naive conviction allied
to greater intellectual poverty.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

I heard Thackeray thank Heaven for the purity of Dickens.
I thanked Heaven for the purity of a greater than Dickens -
Thackeray himself.
- Goldwin Smith

Cameras in classrooms are no substitute for greater
authority by parents and teachers.
- Paul Weyrich

Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under
the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
- Maurice Maeterlinck

In all known time there has never been a greater monster
or miracle than the human being.
- Bryant H. McGill

All philosophies, if you ride them home,
are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.
- Samuel Butler

The greater part of the governments on earth may be
termed monarchical aristocracies,
or hereditary dominions independent of the people.
- Ezra Stiles

We are in favor of greater free markets.
- Ed Gillespie


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