Quotations on Legislators

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I have done things politically, and I've been running a business at the same time, but I sort of joke that to some extent I do more than most legislators have done in their whole careers, and I've been doing it as a part-time job.
- Craig Benson
(Keywords: Business, Time, Careers, Job, Legislators, Running)

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: People, Leaders, Legislators, Popularity, Service, State, Will)

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Change, Artists, Fact, Legislators, Mind)

I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
- Andrew Cuomo
(Keywords: Acting, Corruption, Integrity, Legislators, Public)

We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Business, Democrats, Leaders, Legislators, March, Republicans, Washington)

What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?
- Russ Feingold
(Keywords: Community, Harm, Job, Legislators, Right, Sense)

And, in the past, it has been all too easy for legislators to load costs onto business in order to meet broader social goals. And costs for business means costs for consumers.
- John Hutton
(Keywords: Business, Goals, Legislators, Order, Past)

We asserted ourselves as a music community, and showed legislators that music is positive. Especially if you've sold 300 million records worldwide and pay taxes.
- Krist Novoselic
(Keywords: Music, Positive, Community, Legislators, Taxes)

The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given. They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded, or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law. And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
- Ben Okri
(Keywords: Law, Legislators, Police, Wonder, World)

But do not understand me as saying, or for one moment suggesting, that women legislators should confine themselves to doing only social service work. Not at all.
- Edith Rogers
(Keywords: Women, Work, Legislators, Saying, Service)

Let us tell our legislators in advance, that this is a right, restraints on which, we will not, cannot bear; and that every attempt to restrain it is a palpable wrong on God and man.
- Gerrit Smith
(Keywords: God, Legislators, Man, Right, Will, Wrong)

We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement.
- William Howard Taft
(Keywords: Politics, Laws, Legislators, Results)

I believe Congress has a duty to do so as well; not simply as a body of legislators, but more importantly as a community of friends, neighbors, parents and Americans.
- Jim Walsh
(Keywords: Americans, Body, Community, Congress, Duty, Friends, Legislators, Neighbors, Parents)

It has now become a very common sentiment, that there is some deep and radical wrong somewhere, and that legislators have proved themselves incapable of discovering, or, of remedying it.
- Josiah Warren
(Keywords: Deep, Legislators, Now, Radical, Sentiment, Wrong)









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