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Commission Quotes

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We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

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An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
- Fred Allen

The Preparatory Commission held a total of four sessions,
the last of which took place just under two years after its creation,
from 31 January to 14 February 1967.
- Alfonso G. Robles

The negro has suffered far more from the commission
of this crime against the women of his race by white
men than the white race has ever suffered through his crimes.
- Ida B. Wells

 

How come there's only one Monopolies Commission?
- Nigel Rees

They're the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
and they will not do that.
They will not pull the trigger.
- Gray Davis

We have to make it clear that one, two or even three
BNP MEPs elected to Brussels will have very little
effect on the workings of the Parliament and the Commission.
- Steve Blake

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I feel an independent accountability commission should
audit all government services.
- Imran Khan

Don't write the book you think publishers want to commission.
Plenty of other writers will be doing the same thing.
- Louise Brown

In addition, for almost a year now I have been urging the President,
the Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission
to investigate suspicious gas price spikes.
- Lois Capps

The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
- Plutarch

From those few pending questions which the Commission
would be called upon to solve at its fourth session,
the most important one was the entry into force of the treaty.
- Alfonso G. Robles

Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time...
its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or,
in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
- Shirley Chisholm

Every one with this writ may be a tyrant;
if this commission be legal,
a tyrant in a legal manner, also, may control,
imprison, or murder any one within the realm.
- James Otis

I herewith commission you to carry out all preparations with regard to...
a total solution of the Jewish question in those territories
of Europe which are under German influence.
- Hermann Goering

These our great natural rights we keep to ourselves;
we will not have them tampered with;
respecting them we give to you no commission whatsoever.
- Caleb Cushing

A Royal Commission is a broody hen sitting on a china egg.
- Michael Foot

One of the first things we found out was that the Warren
Commission never pursued a conspiracy investigation.
- Louis Stokes

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
- Benjamin Harrison

I am not a newcomer, you know, so I want to be judged
for what I did when I was prime minister last time
in Italy and president of the European Commission for more than five years.
- Romano Prodi

At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero,
and also gets the commission.
But if the mechanics don't service that car well,
the customer won't return.
- Roger Staubach

The world has become one big grassy knoll,
crawling with lone gunmen who think they're the Warren Commission.
- Ken MacLeod

In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission
report so aptly demonstrates,
it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should.
- Hillary Clinton

I think a commission set up to examine slavery and the consequences of it,
would probably be a very fruitful, important dialogue
for the United States to be involved in.
- Bob Matsui

Where is the expectation of privacy in the commission of a crime?
- Linda Tripp

From 1966 to 1970 I served as Chairman of the New Haven City Plan Commission.
- James Tobin

We can't afford big symphonies but we commission works
that sound rich and symphonic because of the nature
of the instrumentation and the people we work with.
- Graeme Murphy

You will bear a commission from God,
for you have received a call from God.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant.
I want him to hold what he has earned and got.
I have all the rank I want.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

All the arts are predominantly national,
and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us.
The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
- Ann Macbeth

Well, Hale was one of the first people who suggested
to President Johnson that there should be a commission.
- Lindy Boggs

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and EPA,
et cetera, had worked out what allowable releases are.
- William Scranton

I am extremely disappointed by the actions of the 9/11 commission.
- Curt Weldon

It doesn't help to wait until something happens and
then prosecute the offenders,
especially if it's the idea of the offender to extinguish
himself in the commission of the crime.
- John Ashcroft

I still do not know where the notes will come from
when I accept a commission for a new work.
- Lukas Foss

I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission.
I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power.
I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
- Emanuel Celler

The Cowles Commission was the optimal environment for
the type of research that I wanted to do.
- Gerard Debreu

The following year, after I had prepared my draft,
the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The
Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously.
- Ludwig Quidde

A sense of humor keen enough to show a man his own
absurdities will keep him from the commission of all sins,
or nearly all, save those worth committing.
- Samuel Butler

Sometimes I have to accept a job I don't really want.
Hardly anybody comes up to you with a commission;
it's all competitions these days.
- Helmut Jahn

The commission members themselves were never briefed on Able Danger.
- Curt Weldon

Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the 9/11 Commission
members for their valuable service and important recommendations
to improve homeland security.
- Jim Ramstad

I felt fine after 24 hours and asked the state commission
to prolong my stay in space to three days.
And I carried out the entire schedule.
Could I have done that if I had been half-dead?
- Valentina Tereshkova

It would certainly be interesting to know what the
CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination,
but the contents of this particular message never reached
the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.
- Jim Garrison

Now on a personal level with things like the California Tax Commission...
I really think if people started banding together and
saying no to this it could snowball and that could really help.
- Joe Eszterhas

But as I said to Dr. Rice following her testimony,
and I think she appreciated it,
we had our job to do and we did it best we could,
trying to get answers to the important questions that
the 9/11 Commission must answer.
- Richard Ben-Veniste

Along with that ongoing process Sinn Fein took a decision
to establish a peace commission which had the responsibility
to travel around the country to receive submissions from the general public,
also our opponents.
- Martin McGuinness

That's Anil's path.
She grows up in Sri Lanka, goes and gets educated abroad,
and through fate or chance gets brought back by the
Human Rights Commission to investigate war crimes.
- Michael Ondaatje

Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation
would require the Federal Trade Commission to design
and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse
and resource for parents,
teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law
enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding
co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement
agencies as we work together to track down terrorists
here in North America and put them out of commission.
- Paul Cellucci

So, immediately after that, I got a commission to write
a piece for chamber orchestra,
and in working on the material I discovered it was
possible to incorporate the Buddhist teachings into the music,
so that's what I started to do.
- Joseph Jarman

The Election Assistance Commission represents a major,
unprecedented commitment from the federal government
to sustained freedom and vibrant democracy.
I am humbled by the prospect of being one its charter members.
- DeForest Soaries

The 9/11 Commission recently released their report,
citing important changes which need to be made to improve
our nation's homeland security.
I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership
when this report was left until after the August recess for action.
- Leonard Boswell

Well, it was one of my most gratifying experiences
because I could devote my knowledge and my talent for
the good for the City of Washington,
and all the Federal projects where the Fine Arts Commission had jurisdiction,
and it was a tremendous experience.
- Felix de Weldon

In 1997, the National Bankruptcy Review Commission
recommended that chapter 12 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code,
the chapter that contains bankruptcy protection for family farmers,
be made permanent.
- Tim Holden

The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership
in recent years has included countries -
such as Libya and Sudan -
which have deplorable human rights records,
and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal,
are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative.
- John Linder

Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission,
embracing all the nations; but intellectually they
did not understand what He meant.
They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.
- Roland Allen

We cannot afford to have any large section of the business
world in doubt whether they have broken the laws or not,
and we cannot let the laws become a dead letter through vagueness.
In this view it is clear that an administrative commission
can render invaluable service.
- John Bates Clark

The Commission's findings underscore that the nation
is still vulnerable to attack and that we must move
more quickly to make us safer.
We must take the Commission's work and use it to make
certain that such horrific attacks never occur again.
- Lane Evans

She said 'I'm by commission.
You don't have to pay anything until you sell anything.'
I said,
'Well fine.
You want to be my agent and not make anything.'
I thought,
'Boy, is she dumb.'
- Amy Tan

The 9/11 Commission strongly recommends that the National
Intelligence Director be fully in control of the budget,
from developing it to implementing it,
to ensuring that the National Intelligence Director
has the clout to make decisions.
- Leonard Boswell

If you are a gun manufacturer, the product you make
is not subject to safety regulation by the Consumer
Product Safety Commission.
Toy guns are subject to safety regulation;
water pistols are,
but not real guns.
- Michael D. Barnes

Well we had nine top forensic pathologists from across the country,
who operated as a panel, who looked at all the ballistic
evidence and they came out saying that those bullets
did exactly what the Warren Commission said they did.
- Louis Stokes

A lot of the American press at the time was saying
'just watch what happens when Bertelsmann tries to buy EMI,
that will be a moment of truth that will show the Commission's true colors.'
Well,
that deal never happened either.
- Mario Monti

When I accepted the commission, I had something of
an epiphany in the research I did about the agency,
actually the science of espionage.
I realized there is a connection between the sciences
and the invisible forces of man.
- James Sanborn

No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence
to prevent the commission of crimes.
On the contrary, whatever the punishment,
once a specific crime has appeared for the first time,
its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
- Hannah Arendt

For hundreds of years people have talked about artists having inspiration,
but often, some persons would say, write us a symphony or write us a song,
on commission.
The artists would come up with a masterpiece without
waiting to have their muse inspire them.
- Tom Glazer

Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before,
I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife,
in order to report for duty.
As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors.
- Fritz Kreisler

I must say, to be very honest about it,
that I held in my mind during the life of the Commission,
that there had been three shots and that a separate
shot struck Governor Connally.
- John Sherman Cooper

As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague
character of such innovations,
the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from
the beginning about its role and its functions in general.
- Rene Cassin

Given the way some fought for the status quo when I
authored the new Ethics Code and created the city's first Ethics Commission,
we are going to need your strong support to get an
even tougher Ethics Code passed this year.
- Laura Miller


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