Quotations by Trent Lott

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Born: Thursday, October 9, 1941
Profession: Politician
Nationality: American

A poor choice of words conveyed to some the impression that I embrace the discarded policies of the past. Nothing could be further from the truth, and I apologize to anyone who was offended by my statement.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: Truth, Impression, Choice, Nothing, Past, Poor, Words)

Freedom is never easily won, but once established, freedom lasts, spreads and chokes out tyranny.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: Freedom, Tyranny)

I want to say this about my state. When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years either.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: Country, President, Problems, Rest, State, Want, Years)

I'm not a fan of Secretary Rumsfeld. I don't think he listens enough to his uniformed officers.
- Trent Lott

Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: God, Values, Americans, Being, Hollywood, Media, states)

Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: Policy, Discrimination, Public, Public policy)

The highly motivated young people who comprise the backbone of our military force truly are taking their place as one of America's greatest generations.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: People, America, Force, Generations, Military)

The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: People, Policy, Ideas, Foreign policy, Rights, Tax, Republican, Security)

The vision of a nation formed from many different peoples bound together by a common love of freedom was staked out long before our lifetimes or even our parents' or grandparents' lifetimes.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: Love, Vision, Freedom, Grandparents, Nation)

We cannot forget the little things we take for granted in America that remain the disdain of dictators and terrorists throughout the world.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: America, Dictators, Forget, World)

While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: Freedom, Generations, May, Nations, Will)

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