Charles Schumer Quotes


38 Charles Schumer quotes:



"With all the rhetoric on America's dependence on foreign oil, we ought to be making a commitment to energy-efficient technologies, just as we made a commitment to land a man on the moon."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"If the President were to voluntarily institute the review and delay the contract, that would obviate the need for our legislation, but a simple cooling-off period will not allay our concerns."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Delay Quotes
"America stood with New York in its time of need and we will stand with the people of the Gulf states now that they need us,"
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Part of the president's job is to make sure his staff obeys the laws and he should make sure that anyone indicted in this dastardly outing of a covert operative is immediately dismissed from the White House,"
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Job Quotes
"It was sweaty, it was tense, but it had momentum."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Momentum Quotes
"When one has success, the answer is not to undo that success. It is to continue what has been done."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Success Quotes
"I spoke last night to the family and they are beginning to get a little more optimistic, thank God. He's a great thinker, and we don't have too many of them who end up being politicians. We desperately need him. We desperately need his thoughts now."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"Congress should now enact legislation that reflects the court's carefully balanced decisions on liberty and security. The Judiciary Committee ought to hold hearings immediately to begin the process of enacting legislation."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Giving up even an ounce of precious freedom is a very serious thing to do."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"I know that I will be looking up to the heavens for inspiration,"
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"We want to see how much information is forthcoming between now and the 7th."
"If ever a state deserves to have a citizen appointed to [head the Department of] Homeland Security, it is New York."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Security Quotes
"Why this room should be some kind of cone of silence is beyond me, ... It seems to me this is something of an argument of convenience. Senator Specter said it well, you can answer as many questions as you can to get confirmed ... that's not the right thing to do."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"There has been much furor over these ad campaigns, but I believe that television advertisements are not the point, and should not be the focus of debate or discussion."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Television Quotes
"My wife and I stay up late at night trying to figure out how we'll send our daughters to college,"
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: College Quotes
"I'm going to do everything I can to try and craft a compromise that avoids a lengthy trial,"
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"America is a place where we all come together. It is a place of consensus."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The repeated denials for a requested transfer raise serious questions about the appearance of whistleblower retaliation."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes
"[By the end, the baseball metaphors of the early hearing had given way to gambling analogies. Schumer one-upped Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.), who had declared that senators were] rolling the dice with you, Judge. ... This isn't just rolling the dice. It's betting the whole house."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"There are serious, legal and procedural questions concerning the composition of the current board, ... It's my belief that the board did not have the legal grounds to remove David Gunn."
Author: Schumer Quotes Category: Belief Quotes



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