My Favorite Quotes
Hits 1 to 25 of 2026
 William Whipple - “I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the Law of a Sovereign State.”  
 William Whipple - “I am sorry to say that sometimes matters of very small importance waste a good deal of precious time, by the long and repeated speeches and chicanery of gentlemen who will not wholly throw off the lawyer even in Congress.”  
 Abraham Whipple - “I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina, for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln in the defense of that Capitol.”  
 Bob Woodward - “I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch.”  
 Victoria Woodhull - “If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government”  
 Roger Wicker - “The growth of our economy has been fueled by tax relief enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Bush over the past four years.”  
 Paul Weyrich - “Both on Iraq and the economy, the President ought to be asking his friends in the Congress to pound away on what the opposition has been saying.”  
 Curt Weldon - “The Pentagon today will not allow any of these people who work for the Pentagon, to talk to the media. They have gagged them from talking to members of Congress.”  
 Allen Weinstein - “The Archivist of the United States works for the American people, indifferent to partisanship regardless of which political party dominates the Congress or the Executive branch of Government.”  
 Zach Wamp - “Republicans in Congress boosted the economy by cutting taxes and ending programs that don't work.”  
 Malcolm Wallop - “So with the end of the Cold War, it became increasingly obvious that there was no basis upon which any decision was being made, not in the White House, and certainly because of that, not in the Congress.”  
 John W. Snow - “Well, I think the best thing we can do for the short term is move good energy legislation through to the Congress I'm encouraged that there's some prospect for that now.”  
 Charles Vest - “Our goal has been to more effectively promote the value of publicly-supported research at our universities, both to the Congress and to the general public.”  
 Charles Vest - “I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions, in getting other universities across the contrary to interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress.”  
 Bennie Thompson - “Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal.”  
 Shirley Temple - “I ran for Congress, just once.”  
 Billy Tauzin - “The timing was terrible, and having one disaster after another didn't help. I think the pictures on television of the way in which the disaster was handled also helped to turn off the public and Congress.”  
 Robert Toombs - “They all agree, they are all unanimous in Congress, in the States, on the rostrum, in the sanctuary - everywhere they declare that slavery shall not go into the Territories.”  
 Todd Tiahrt - “As Members of Congress, we swear an oath to uphold the United States Constitution. It means something to be an American because we believe in our country, we believe in our people, and we believe in our constitution.”  
 Dick Thornburgh - “The political status legislation which emerged in Congress in 1990 and 1991 did not receive the support needed for enactment into law during my tenure as Attorney General.”  
 Dick Thornburgh - “Internal self-government under a local constitution was authorized by Congress and approved by the residents in 1952, but federal law is supreme in Puerto Rico and residents do not have voting representation in the Congress.”  
 Dick Thornburgh - “If U.S. national sovereignty continues, it is only as a state that Puerto Rico will have permanent 10th Amendment powers over its non-federal affairs, as well as voting power in Congress.”  
 Dick Thornburgh - “If Congress does its job in this regard, the residents of Puerto Rico will be empowered to act in their own self-interest and express their future political status aspirations accordingly.”  
 Mac Thornberry - “When it comes to helping make the country strong, we in Congress have an important role to play.”  
 Robert Teeter - “Moreover when Reagan and the President were compared on the handling of a series of issues of foreign affairs and dealing with Congress.”  

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