Quotations on President

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We expect President Bush to implement his own vision of a two-state solution, the birth of the Palestinian State and the ending of the occupation that started in 1967.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Vision, Ending, Occupation, President, Solution, State)

I trust that the president will try, just give it one more shot, some revolutionary way of not doing this, of bringing all those kids back home safely.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Home, Trust, Kids, President, Will)

It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: People, Fact, Job, President, Want)

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: American, President, Sea)

The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Progress, Evolution, President, Washington)

Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Movies, Being, President, states, United)

The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Job, President, University)

There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: War, Iraq, Nation, President, Republicans, Support, Wonder)

A Bush Administration will, I believe, enjoy a better relationship with the new Congress, although President-elect Bush will be faced with real challenges in getting along with the Congress.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Congress, President, Will)

Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President will be the main leaders of the Transition effort. They are most familiar with his policies and practices, and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the structure and staffing of the new Administration.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Effort, Leaders, President, Will, Wishes)

'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Congress, Friends, Party, President, Pressure)

If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Society, Perception, Victory, American, Economy, Nations, President, Sense, Uncertainty)

The Leader will be a person with the management skills to coordinate the activities of the Team, and to assure that the Team remains faithful to the objectives of the incoming President.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Leader, Management, Objectives, President, Will)

Washington's character was rock solid. He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues, which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: Character, Choice, First, Nation, President, Republican, Washington)

We support President Truman's civil rights program.
- Eugenie Anderson
(Keywords: Civil rights, President, Support)

My dad is a bank president and my mom was an accountant and they didn't think that seeking the life of a freelance writer was very practical, you see. Of course, I was just as determined to do it.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: Dad, Life, Mom, President, Writer)

Sure, President Bush can say that the U.S. government won't fund stem cell research, but believe me, Japan is applauding. Because they will just do it first and get all the patents.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: Government, First, President, Research, Will)

President Bush says he is concerned about the Iraqi people, but if Iraqi people are dying in numbers, then American policy will be challenged very strongly.
- Peter Arnett
(Keywords: People, Policy, American, Dying, Numbers, President, Will)

I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business.
- Chester A. Arthur
(Keywords: Business, Life, May, President, states, United)

They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them.
- Ed Asner
(Keywords: People, Credit, Nation, President, Sheep)

Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

If you look at the themes that he struck from the minute he started running for president through today, there is a very high level of consistency, and there is a sense that he is who he is. Obama's governing is completely consistent with the way he campaigned and the themes on which he campaigned, the issues he highlighted, the vision he shared.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Consistency, Vision, President, Running, Sense, Today)

Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Land, Monuments, President, Protection)

We had kind of a rocky start, but I spent a lot of time working with the President and handing him statistics and showing him what we were doing as we went along and kind of saying to him, you know, this is really important.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Time, President, Saying, Statistics)

This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it.
- Bruce Babbitt
(Keywords: Chance, Conservation, Generations, President, Today)

It isn't that I was born thinking I had to be president. I'm getting a lot of encouragement to run from people across the country. I don't believe this is a rash decision.
- Michele Bachmann
(Keywords: People, Decision, Country, Encouragement, President, Thinking)

You don't need to know who's playing on the White House tennis court to be a good president.
- James Baker
(Keywords: Court, President, Tennis)

I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems.
- Alec Baldwin
(Keywords: Idea, President, states, United)

My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Mother, Brothers, Childhood, First, Football, Old, President, School, Woman, Years)

I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

President Obama insists he's a free-market guy. But you have to wonder whether he understands how a free economy really works.
- Fred Barnes
(Keywords: Economy, President, Wonder)

As President, I will end once and for all the use of taxpayer funds to promote the National Endowment for the Arts and other programs that subsidize amoral and degrading activities.
- Gary Bauer
(Keywords: End, President, Will)

I should point out that I was intimately involved with a group of women here a year and a half ago when there was an effort made by a right wing element in the President's party to get him to turn back the clock.
- Birch Bayh
(Keywords: Women, Effort, Party, President, Right)

I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'
- Warren Beatty
(Keywords: Actor, Being, Friends, Office, President, Public)

Not a single time have we gotten a right from Congress or from the President. We get them from God.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Time, God, Congress, President, Right)

I have no desire to be president of the United States. Zero desire. I don't think that I would be electable. And there are far too many people that are far smarter than me to be president. I'd like to find one with some honor and integrity. I haven't seen them yet, but they'll show up.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: People, Desire, Honor, Integrity, President, states, United)

My men and I have decided that our boss, the president of the United States, is as tough as woodpecker lips.
- Charles A. Beckwith
(Keywords: Men, Boss, President, states, United)

People have criticised me because my security detail is larger than the president's. But you must ask yourself: are there more people who want to kill me than who want to kill the president? I can assure you there are.
- Marion Berry
(Keywords: People, Detail, President, Security, Want)

I support immediate financial assistance to the newly elected Palestinian president. Now, I don't know what those numbers will be, and I don't know how it's going to be framed.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Financial, Now, Numbers, President, Support, Will)

However, this President sees no problem eliminating funding for Perkins Loans in his budget, even though the cost of tuition is rising and will continue to rise as the administration's policies force inflation.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Force, Inflation, President, Will)

I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network.
- Bill Bixby
(Keywords: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

I often quote Ronald Reagan, who is pretty close to my favorite President ever, I will have to say that, but one of my favorite remarks he ever made was that when you look at Federal programs, there is nothing so close to eternal life on Earth as a Federal Government program.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: Government, Life, Earth, Favorite, Nothing, President, Pretty, Will)

Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: War, President, Resolution, Right)

I also hear your president say that war is the means of last resort and I think he means that. I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means, and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.
- Hans Blix
(Keywords: War, Autumn, Iraq, President, Trying)

You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: Success, Belief, Country, President, Succeed)

We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, Hope, Now, President, Respect, Will)

Mr. President, the buzz saw that your healthcare bill ran into wasn't lobbyists and special interests it was tens of millions of American's who were saying, 'Stop!'
- John Boehner
(Keywords: American, Healthcare, President, Saying)

But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Government, Power, Mistake, People, American, Leading, Majority, President, Voice, Washington, Will)

It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: People, American, Congress, Economy, Job, Jobs, Months, President, Pretty, Question, Reason)

House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Trust, Hope, Leaders, Now, President, Public, Public trust, Republicans, Senate, Support, United, Will)



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