Senator Kerry Quotes


25 Senator Kerry quotes:



"I refuse to stand by while our democracy is trampled by politicians more concerned about amassing power than helping the people who sent them to Washington in the first place."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"I saw how different life was on different sides of the same city. I saw the fear in the eyes of people who were not free. I saw the gratitude of people toward the United States for all that we had done. I felt goosebumps as I got off a military train and heard the Army band strike up "Stars and Stripes Forever."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"We believe that what matters most is not narrow appeals masquerading as values, but the shared values that show the true face of America; not narrow values that divide us, but the shared values that unite us: family, faith, hard work, opportunity and responsibility for all, so that every child, every adult, every parent, every worker in America has an equal shot at living up to their God-given potential. That is the American dream and the American value."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: America Quotes
"There is a direct link between the federal tax cut of 2001 and state tax increases in 2003. When the federal government's mistakes force states to raise their taxes, it not only robs Peter to pay Paul, but it hurts hard-working families and it undermines our economy's strength."
"But in an American election, there are no losers, because whether or not our candidates are successful, the next morning we all wake up as Americans. And that -- that is the greatest privilege and the most remarkable good fortune that can come to us on earth."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Our purpose now is to reclaim democracy itself. We are here to affirm that when Americans stand up and speak their minds and say America can do better, that is not a challenge to patriotism; it is the heart and soul of patriotism."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: America Quotes
"America has not led but fled on the issue of global warming."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The hope is there. The sun is rising. Our best days are yet to come."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"We can no longer allow America’s dependence on foreign oil to compromise our energy security. Instead, we must invest in inventing new ways to power our cars and our economy. I’ll put my faith in American science and ingenuity any day before I depend on Saudi Arabia."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: America Quotes
"When you see Washington consistently turning a blind eye to suffering, dont sit back and apathetically blame indifference. The loudest voices may be delivering the worst messages today, but history shows that grass-roots energy has the power to change anything when that energy is focused toward justice"
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"We can no longer allow Americas dependence on foreign oil to compromise our energy security. Instead, we must invest in inventing new ways to power our cars and our economy. Ill put my faith in American science and ingenuity any day before I depend on Saudi Arabia."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Science Quotes
"This budget is like an Enron budget -- smoke the numbers, cook the books, hide the truth and hope no one finds out."
"There can never be any excuse for sacrificing our children’s futures to keep corporate tax loopholes and tax giveaways to millionaires. If we can’t put our children first, who can we put first? If we can’t put our kids first, what does it say about our nation?"
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Its hard to believe that in the greatest democracy in the world, we need legislation to prevent the government from writing and paying for the news."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"The Senate and the country need Senators of courage who are prepared to make their mark on history by standing with past profiles in courage, and defending not party, not partisanship, but defending principle and democracy itself."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"This is deeply disturbing. Congress provided loans to help businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks, not to be used as an accounting gimmick to cover up this administration's failure to provide for small businesses."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"It is time, as a matter of pride, as well as a matter of national security, for the United States of America to lead the world in the energy revolution, and not lag behind Japan or Germany"
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Pride Quotes
"I'm inclined to support this agreement."
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"America now stands as the world's foremost power. We should be proud: Not since the age of the Romans have one people achieved such preeminence. But we are not Romans; we do not seek an empire. We are Americans, trustees of a vision and a heritage that commit us to the values of democracy and the universal cause of human rights."
"The President has allowed right wing interest groups to decide the fate of his Supreme Court nominee, rather than stand up to his ultra-conservative base,"
Author: Kerry Quotes Category: Fate Quotes



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