Henry Hyde Quotes

27 Henry Hyde quotes:

"as we enact these reforms, we must exercise some care in avoiding unforeseen consequences."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Consequences Quotes
"We fulfilled our oath of office to discharge our duty according to the Constitution and when elected officials do that, democracy works,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"without cooperation from the White House and committee Democrats, who have consistently advocated strict time limits."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Cooperation Quotes
"The time has come for the American people, for the members of Congress to get this report,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"America is hungry for people who believe in something. You may disagree with us but we believe in something."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I personally am satisfied with that language,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"This is a lousy job but somebody has to do it ... No one looks forward to this traumatic journey that we're about to enter on,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Journey Quotes
"By their very nature, these kinds of crimes attack the integrity of the judicial system, ... Indeed, that's why they're crimes. To argue that in certain instances these crimes mean little is to say our judicial system means little. I reject that notion."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes
"The statute of limitations has long since passed on my youthful indiscretions, ... The only purpose for this being dredged up now is an obvious attempt to intimidate me, and it won't work."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Purpose Quotes
"As it stands, the situation is both strange and unusual in that the Indian authorities know more about this important proposal than we in Congress."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Authority Quotes
"We are not confined to the Starr referral, ... That was the debate we had on the floor with the resolution that empowered us to review the material from the independent counsel. Mr. (Rick) Boucher (D-Virginia) and the Democrats wanted a very narrow scope. And we wanted a wider scope. And we prevailed. And so we are not bound by the parameters of the Starr referral."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"We work to make this country the kind of America they (U.S. veterans) were willing to die for, ... That's an America where the idea of sacred honor still has the power to stir men's souls. My solitary, solitary hope is that 100 years from today people will look back at what we've done and say, 'They kept the faith.'"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Do you really cleanse the office as provided in the Constitution or do you use the Air Wick of a censure resolution? ... A censure is something that is a device, a way of avoiding ... an up or down on impeachment."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"The [UN] outcome document's lack of detail, and definitive statements on critical areas such as oversight, accountability, management and budgeting, do not inspire confidence,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Management Quotes
"These are not trivial matters. These are not partisan matters. These are matters of justice, the justice that each of you has taken a solemn oath to serve in this trial,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"I suggest impeachment is like beauty -- apparently in the eye of the beholder, ... I hold a different view. And it is not a vengeful one, it's not vindictive and it's not craven."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"That is a spin from out of nowhere, ... All I know is every time I give advice to Newt, he nods his head affirmatively."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"I do not understand how these statements could be made with Congress having yet to be fully consulted ... Indian authorities know more about this important proposal than we in Congress,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"I wish it never happened, ... I wish this sad chapter wasn't opened, but you have to do your duty, whether it's pleasant or whether it's onerous, and I think America needs some reassurance that people do have principles and do have a conscience and are going to vote their principles and their conscience."
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"Because the president is the only individual with knowledge of almost every material fact relevant to the trial, his testimony could greatly help to expeditiously and fairly bring this matter to a close,"
Author: Hyde Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes

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