Chuck Hagel Quotes

15 Chuck Hagel quotes:

"I think the wise course of action, the compassionate course of action, the better course of action would have been to immediately invite her in to the ranch,"
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The time for healing has arrived, and Congressman Peterson is the one to lead us in that direction."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"The second question here is: Who is doing all of the fighting? This is also a societal issue. Should we continue to burden the middle class, who represents most all of our soldiers, and the lower-middle class?"
"I believe this can be done peacefully through diplomacy,"
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Believe Quotes
"It's in the best interests of this country that we continue to keep some common sense and sanity in the process here, and we've got to remember that not only is all of America looking and hoping and wondering about the future of this country and our ability to govern, but so is the world."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"during a time when in fact we had a policy that was losing. And the members of Congress were interestingly silent and absent in asking tough questions. As long as I'm a United States senator, I will do everything I can to ensure that we have a policy worthy of these brave young men and women who are sacrificing their lives and doing the things that they do for this country. I don't think that policy is there today."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"This will be the defining race for the future of our state, ... We will elect a new senator and a new congressman. There are 20 seats open in the state legislature. This is serious business."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Democracy is messy, ... We're going to hear a number of examples of how messy and unfair democracy is over the next two weeks. The answer to reforming our system is not to shut people out or diminish the ability of our people or institutions to participate in the process."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"I don't know where he's going to get these troops, ... There won't be any National Guard left ... no Army Reserve left ... there is no way America is going to have 100,000 troops in Iraq, nor should it, in four years."
"nominees are always the responsibility of the president and his team."
"We should start figuring out how we get out of there. But with this understanding, we cannot leave a vacuum that further destabilizes the Middle East,"
"Trade barriers do not address competitiveness problems. Barriers do not create incentives to restructure, consolidate, reform, and innovate. (Tariffs will) increase the likelihood of a prolonged economic recession through inflationary prices."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Problems Quotes
"The law says you can do this and not do this, and so you just technically interpret every dynamic of that, and everything between going to jail and staying out of jail is free game, ... I don't think that's the answer."
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"The president should be, in my opinion, reviewing and analyzing and putting some deep perspective into who's around him at the White House,"
Author: Hagel Quotes Category: Perspective Quotes

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