My Favorite Quotes
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 John Breaux - “I was hoping this could get 60 votes to send a good signal to the American public,”
 Damian Breaux - “I think knowing that the image will go down in the history books is the greatest prize.”
 John Breaux - “The question will be, 'Do we need witnesses to provide additional information or do we, in essence, (already) have enough information.”
 John Breaux - “Yes, we have got to quit worrying about fighting each other and trying to figure out a way to work together.”
 John Breaux - “Well, Judy, I would hope in the new year, we could start thinking about politics not like it was the Super Bowl, where you always have to have one team that wins and the other team has to be a loser.”
 John Breaux - “Our struggle is to identify the sources of revenue and the means to obtain the funds.Without funds, all the planning and research studies can't help us.”
 John Breaux - “My home was 25 miles from the gulf, and I did not want to see it become a shorefront property.”
 John Breaux - “I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and, while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods, they have also contributed to problems downstream.”
 John Breaux - “I am going to work with Tom Daschle. And I'll work with the Republican leaders and the president to try and come up with something that we can all be proud of.”
 John Breaux - “Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package is going to have to help people who are without work, without a job, help them have health insurance.”
 John Breaux - “It's proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about what they get out of solid relations with the United States.”
 John Breaux - “We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved.”
 John Breaux - “But, at the same time, I think that there is room for economic stimulus in terms of accelerated depreciation to encourage businesses to invest and to grow and ultimately to hire more people again.”
 Don Breaux - “We've practiced it a lot but we waited to call it until we felt like it was the right time.”
 John Breaux - “If it was up for a vote in its current form, I would vote against it,”
 John Breaux - “I think some Republicans are trying to act like political magicians and say, 'See me vote guilty but see me vote not to remove him from office,' ... You can't say that he is guilty, then not remove him from office.”
 Don Breaux - “We're working our way through the terminology and getting on the same page language-wise and how we're going to call things. Some of the terminology is the same, but other times it's the same word but as different meanings. But it's not going to be a problem.”
 John Breaux - “There is nothing wrong where we reach a point where maybe everybody could claim a victory. I think it would be good for the American people, which should be our first priority.”
 John Breaux - “The most important speech of this election is ... going to be given by the loser when they concede because it will set the tone for the next four years,”
 John Breaux - “This is the first time that a Republican president has come to a Democratic Senate caucus to talk about his vision of the next four years, and I think there wasn't a lot of substance discussed. It was very symbolic,”
 Damian Breaux - “It went well. I have a feeling the students were more interested in having lunch, but a couple of people picked up packets.”
 John Breaux - “Both parties have taken a position of 'do it my way or don't do it at all.' Some people think that's a great political issue. I think we're arguing about failure,”
 John Breaux - “I just think it doesn't behoove anyone to target people who've shown a willingness to work together and be cooperative with a cooperative spirit. If anything can kill the effort to work together, it's politics as usual.”
 John Breaux - “We believe this new proposal represents improvement in the personnel flexibility provisions from the original GOP proposal.”
 John Breaux - “When you have a Senate that is 50 Democrats and 49 Republicans and one independent, it's quite obvious that the only way we are going to get something done is if we work together.”

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