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Officials Quotes

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Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the mind of Bill Clinton, political considerations
outweigh even life-and-death matters of great concern
to his own law-enforcement officials,
not to mention the nation.
- Barbara Olson

For decades, the journalistic norm had been that the
private lives of public officials remained private
unless that life impinged on public performance.
- Roger Mudd

You elected government officials to make decisions
and it's about time they started making good ones.
- Bob Riley

 

On Friday I was in Washington for a meeting with Administration officials.
In the course of that meeting, they requested that
I 'step aside' as CEO of GM,
and so I have.
- Rick Wagoner

To restore and keep the public's confidence in the
integrity of their government,
state government and its officials must be open,
honest and transparent.
- John Lynch

Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
- George Jean Nathan

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I am disturbed that the identification and clothing
of our public officials is so easily reproduced.
- Louise Slaughter

In the last four years under the Patriot Act,
we have seen a great increase in the ability of law
enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists.
- Mike Pence

Way before Watergate, senior administration officials hid behind anonymity.
- Bob Woodward

I worked with a group of people who argued day and night -
professors,
officials, the Minister of Finance -
but there were decisions that I had to make.
- Shimon Peres

I've addressed this before, and I'll say it again:
The league has to take a long,
hard look at full-time officials.
The officiating has been inconsistent all season long.
- Ron Jaworski

It does not seem to me to be sufficiently recognized
everywhere among the officials that the existence or
non-existence of our people and Empire is at stake.
- Paul von Hindenburg

The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled,
the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance
of public officials should be controlled.
- Ross Perot

As long as these blood brothers are our leaders,
and as long as your party officials are Jewish lackeys,
you will be no threat to the big money men.
- Julius Streicher

The residents and elected officials of Long Island
have fought vigorously for many years and spent millions
of dollars to preserve the quality of life that the
Long Island Sound offers.
- Tim Bishop

Having federal officials, whether judges,
bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition
of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering
profoundly hostile to liberty.
- Ron Paul

Most government officials are rushing headlong to solve
the problems of 50 years ago,
with their ears assailed by the sound of snails whizzing by.
- Eric Johnston

Ours is a government of checks and balances.
The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks,
and the politicians and other compromised officials
improve their bank balances.
- Steve Allen

Though public pronouncements of Israeli officials emphasize peace and mutuality,
unilateralism actually drives Israeli actions.
- Douglas Feith

Foreign Ministry guys don't become agents.
Party officials, the Foreign Ministry nerds,
tend not to volunteer to Western intelligence agencies.
- Aldrich Ames

CAIR officials or former officials have been arrested
on charges related to terrorism yet all it offers is
silence and stonewalling in discussing what are its real motives.
- Paul Weyrich

The chief internal enemies of any state are those public
officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
- Dalton Trumbo

The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift
in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace
technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world.
- Jeffery Deaver

Know which officials are voted into office and which are appointed,
and by whom.
- Marilyn vos Savant

If the law is upheld only by government officials,
then all law is at an end.
- Herbert Hoover

Responsibility for overseeing the implementation of
election law typically resides with partisan officials,
many with public stakes in the election outcome.
- Thomas E. Mann

I have never intimidated the masses...
I only intimidate corrupt officials.
- Zhu Rongji

I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people
except for a few public officials.
- George Mason

I'm convinced that unless you have some public financing of elections,
you are never going to remove the power of wealthy
interests over elected officials.
- Dick Murphy

Unlicensed illegal immigrants drive on our roads and
interstates without insurance,
and there is little that our law enforcement officials can do to stop them.
- Spencer Bachus

Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials
induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.
- Daniel P. Moynihan

If we promise as public officials, we must deliver.
If we as public officials propose, we must produce.
- Barbara Jordan

I think the officials and NFL owners are playing to
the type of game that people want to see.
- Jim Otto

And I'm very proud of the 50,000 poll workers and election
officials who delivered a free and fair election.
- Kenneth Blackwell

In view of our public pledges, we public officials
can never again go before the public merely promising election reform.
The time for promises is past.
- Charles Edison

Unfortunately, too many public school officials believe
that cameras are needed to enforce order and discipline.
- Paul Weyrich

My sense was that most of the elected officials in Washington -
in their heart of hearts -
really believe that the system can't be too bad because it produced them.
- DeForest Soaries

U.S.
officials and outside experts agree that China is undertaking
a comprehensive modernization of its military.
The Chinese military has gotten smaller but smarter.
- Lee H. Hamilton

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

People in the mass media tend more and more every day
to look and act like elected and appointed officials.
- L. Neil Smith

But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people,
by the people, and for the people, as long as the government
and its officials permit bribery in any form.
- John Jay Hooker

The safest course for public officials is simply to
throw all of the money in a sack.
- Dave Freudenthal

Israel's willingness to cooperate closely with the U.S.
in protecting American interests in the region altered
her image in the eyes of many officials in Washington.
- Yitzhak Rabin

While there continues to be differences,
the important point is that all citizens and elected
officials use democratic and legal avenues for solving those differences.
- Boris Trajkovski

Look, all administrations, all governments lie,
all officials lie and nothing they say is to be believed.
That's a pretty good rule.
- Daniel Ellsberg

I am persuaded that in the case of elected officials,
the overwhelming temptation is to conclude that it
is more important for your constituents that you be
reelected than that you deal honestly with them.
- James L. Buckley

I've talked to law enforcement officials at the state
and local level who say that violence against women is going up.
In any case, we think that it's an important issue
whether it's going up or not.
And we are determined to stop it.
- Patricia Ireland

Drug use, within entire teams continues unabated.
It is planned and deliberate cheating,
with complex methods, sophisticated substances and techniques,
and the active complicity of doctors,
scientists, team officials and riders.
There is nothing accidental about it.
- Richard Pound

More is required of public officials than slogans and
handshakes and press releases.
More is required.
We must hold ourselves strictly accountable.
We must provide the people with a vision of the future.
- Barbara Jordan

One answer is that the town's elected officials thought
that the project served a public purpose and that the
various subsidies and favors were worth the price.
But they may or may not have thought this.
- Michael Kinsley

Through a blog, an ordinary citizen such as myself can use the Internet,
this thing invented by Albert Gore, to talk from my house to the U.S.
capital and to make use of my right to point out to
government officials and to the media when they are wrong.
- John Jay Hooker

I believe that presidents up through and including
George Bush have known that Americans were left alive and in violation of law,
these high officials and certain of their appointed
subordinates have continued and perpetrated a cover up of this reality.
- Bo Gritz

The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of,
that did business with sworn enemies of the United States,
paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information,
it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials.
- John Edwards

The U.S.
government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs,
drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism.
Each of those wars has budgets, legislation,
offices, officials, letterhead - everything necessary
in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real.
- Bruce Jackson

There needs to be a planned series of speeches,
interviews, etc., over the next two or three months
by administration officials and other public figures
talking about President Ford,
what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished.
- Robert Teeter

By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think
I have earned punishment just as little as the tens
of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now
been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties.
- Wilhelm Frick

Well, a special screening was set up for government officials,
so they didn't have to see the experience of going to see the film.
They certainly aren't going to the projects to see
for themselves the situation.
- Mathieu Kassovitz

High office teaches decision making,
not substance.
It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it.
Most high officials leave office with the perceptions
and insights with which they entered;
they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Last year, customs officials screened only five percent
of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States.
That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our
national and economic interests.
- Allyson Schwartz

I also meet with city officials, representatives from governors' offices,
really anyone in that sort of position who has shown
an interest in youth fitness,
to let them know why this sort of program is so important.
I give the same message when I speak at conferences.
- Rafer Johnson

Ukraine had quite serious impact on the many Russians.
They could see that ordinary people in Ukraine which is a bordering state,
very close to Russia, the people of this state are,
they didn't want to tolerate anymore the power abuse by Ukrainian officials.
- Garry Kasparov

Police officials routinely execute search warrants
on private homes and offices,
and Congressional offices should not be treated any differently.
There cannot be one set of rules for elected officials
and another set of rules for everyone else.
- Bobby Jindal

These thieves defend themselves by saying,
'I was there all the time, and the officials missed me.'
Favorite excuses for missing surveillance checkpoints:
jacket covered the number took off the shirt with the
number hidden in a crowd.
- Joe Henderson

While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional
amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage,
left-wing activist judges and officials at the local
levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.
- John Boehner

A Supreme Court decision that concessions of this sort
were unconstitutional would have taken them off the
table and actually increased the effective sovereignty of elected officials.
- Michael Kinsley

The Europeans and Americans residing in the town of
Zanzibar are either Government officials,
independent merchants, or agents for a few great mercantile
houses in Europe and America.
- Henry Morton Stanley

President Bush, Secretary of State Rice,
and several cabinet level officials have visited Alabama's
Gulf Coast in recent days to tour the devastation and
to offer their continuing support and prayers for everyone affected by the storm.
- Jo Bonner

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and
not an alien power over us.
The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President
and senators and congressmen and government officials,
but the voters of this country.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Ensuring that high quality water is provided to all
Arizona's citizens is the responsibility of elected
officials at all levels and I am happy to do all I
can to assist the city's efforts.
- J. D. Hayworth

But you will understand by yourselves that the matter
applies equally well to the organization of the officials of justice,
of administrative officials, etc; these are likewise
organized instruments of power in certain societies.
- Ferdinand Lassalle


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