Senator Quotes

“I can’t wish my opponent luck, but I do wish hi...

“I can’t wish my opponent luck, but I do wish him well” — Senator John McCain pays tribute to Senator Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign
📅︎ Jan 20
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“Congress doesn’t suffer from ...

“Congress doesn’t suffer from mental illness, most seem to enjoy it.” — Senator John Neely Kennedy
📅︎ Dec 25
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I asked each senator about his preferenc...

I asked each senator about his preferences for the presidency, and ninety-six senators each received one vote. John F. Kennedy
📅︎ Nov 04
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"You get fifteen democrats i...

"You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions." — Senator Patrick Leahy
📅︎ Aug 24
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"I don't like what he says about Jo...

"I don't like what he says about John McCain. But when we play golf, it's fun.” - Senator Lindsey Graham on Trump
📅︎ Jun 11
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“If we were to wake up some morning and find that every...

“If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed, and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.”—Senator George Aiken
📅︎ Aug 14
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"Winning may not be everything...

"Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it." — Senator Dianne Feinstein
📅︎ Mar 05
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“Sometimes the enemy of your en...

“Sometimes the enemy of your enemy is just a jackass.” -- Senator Ben Sasser, (Republican, Nebraska)
📅︎ Oct 31
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"The reason there are two senator...

"The reason there are two senators for each state is so that one can be the designated driver." — Jay Leno
📅︎ Oct 26
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“Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a g...

“Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.” - Robert F. Kennedy, Former Senator and Attorney General of the United States, March 18th, 1968.
📅︎ May 03
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"In times of conflict we sometimes concentrate too much on wha...

"In times of conflict we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger." - Senator Charles Dent
📅︎ Jul 04
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"I tell you mothers now – I will never rob your cradles...

"I tell you mothers now – I will never rob your cradles to feed the dogs of war.” Senator Thomas Gore (grandfather of Gore Vidal) on not sending US troops to fight overseas.
📅︎ Feb 16
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"The first casualty when ...

"The first casualty when war comes is truth." -Senator Hiram Warren Johnson, 1918
📅︎ Feb 02
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"When too many of our citizens take an all-or-not...

"When too many of our citizens take an all-or-nothing approach, we should not be surprised when nothing is the result." - U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D., IN)
📅︎ Dec 09
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"Shheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeiiiii...

"Shheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeiiiiiiiiiiiiiitt." - State Senator. R. Clayton 'Clay' Davis
📅︎ Dec 22
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“We only know these crimes took place because insiders blew the whistle ...

“We only know these crimes took place because insiders blew the whistle at great personal risk. . . Government whistleblowers are part of a healthy democracy and must be protected from reprisal.” ~ Senator Barack Obama, 2008
📅︎ Jan 07
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“How in good faith can they tell these Corinthian students -- who just ha...

“How in good faith can they tell these Corinthian students -- who just had their college disappear and are sitting on a pile of debt -- that [other for-profit schools] are viable transfer options?” U.S. Senator Richard Durbin
📅︎ May 01
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On capital punishment: "Where would Christianity b...

On capital punishment: "Where would Christianity be if Jesus got eight to fifteen years, with time off for good behavior?" - New York Senator James H. Donovan
📅︎ May 20
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“Senator James Inhofe, for his part, announced a change of heart ...

“Senator James Inhofe, for his part, announced a change of heart on the subject of climate change, after an aide reminded him delicately that he has family members living on planet Earth.” - Daniel Akst
📅︎ Mar 18
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"You should mention that to your previous sentence." - Jon Stewart, referring ...

"You should mention that to your previous sentence." - Jon Stewart, referring to Senator McCain's statement, "Senator Obama and his allies in Congress infused unnecessary partisanship into the process. Now is not the time to fix the blame."
📅︎ Aug 28
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Quote of the Day (May 15) - Teddy Roosevelt on Senators
📅︎ May 16
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