Search using one or two keywords and/or an author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Motivational Quotes
Motivational Quotes  |  Funny Motivational Quotes  |  Search Quotes  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Ernest Istook Quotes

I hope you find these Ernest Istook Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Our economic freedom is founded on individual property rights;
government should never be permitted to take those away.
- Ernest Istook

Those people who want to express their religious beliefs
on public property should enjoy the same rights that
we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq.
- Ernest Istook

The birth of democracy in Iraq is one of the great
positive changes of our era.
- Ernest Istook

We've outpaced Japan and Europe in creating new jobs,
but there's major competition from India and China.
It's not enough to make income tax cuts permanent.
- Ernest Istook


 

There are a lot of Grinches out there that would like
nothing better than to take any references to religion
out of the holiday season.
- Ernest Istook

Education begins at home and I applaud the parents
who recognize that they -
not someone else -
must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.
- Ernest Istook

Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language,
English, which is the language of success in America.
- Ernest Istook


Please sign-up for my Free Daily Inspirational Quotes and Insights Email on the form below.

Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


English should be our official language.
Reading and speaking English are requirements to become a citizen.
- Ernest Istook

While even pornography is protected as free speech,
the courts have consciously undermined religious speech
and freedom of religion for years.
- Ernest Istook

Thousands of present day students, like many of our Founding Fathers,
are being taught at home.
- Ernest Istook

The courts are using the First Amendment to attack religion,
when they should be using it to protect religion.
- Ernest Istook

Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America.
- Ernest Istook

Americans should be free to recognize our religious heritage;
doing that is not the same as creating a government-sponsored religion.
- Ernest Istook

The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law.
It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the
system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well.
- Ernest Istook

We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague
and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now.
There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time.
- Ernest Istook

There are many alternatives to embryonic stem cell research,
alternatives with great potential.
We need to support these and oppose creating life for
the sole purpose of destroying it.
- Ernest Istook

I remind everyone: Whether you school them at home or send them to school,
you as a parent have the responsibility to make sure they learn and behave.
Teachers and principals may help, but parents are the
ones who must accept responsibility.
- Ernest Istook

There's a lot of exaggerated talk about CAFTA,
but it's actually a fairly routine trade agreement.
Although it involves fairly small nations,
they're still more important trade partners than places
like Australia or many other larger nations.
- Ernest Istook

My father was the son of immigrants,
and he grew up bilingual,
but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me.
America's strength is not our diversity;
it is our ability to unite around common principles
even when we come from different backgrounds.
- Ernest Istook

It's good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom,
because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom.
As he said, if we don't fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace.
- Ernest Istook

The motives of these parents vary, many parents don't
like the curriculum being taught to their kids,
or are wary of the threat of peer pressure or the presence
of drugs or violence lurking in too many of our schools today.
- Ernest Istook

We need uniform protection of traditional marriage.
You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage.
The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem.
- Ernest Istook

Home schooled children frequently combine for many purposes -
and they interact well.
The growth of the home schooling movement means that
more and more children are learning together,
just not in a traditional classroom.
- Ernest Istook

Research and development needs permanent tax credits
to build the technology that spurs our growth.
But no government programs alone can get America's
students to study more science and math;
parents must push and help their children to meet this goal.
- Ernest Istook

America's strength is not our diversity;
our strength is our ability to unite people of different
backgrounds around common principles.
A common language is necessary to reach that goal.
- Ernest Istook

Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year.
It also discourages immigrants from integrating into
American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English.
- Ernest Istook

To become an American citizen, we require people to read,
write and speak in English.
That is to help them to assimilate in our melting pot,
truly to become Americans.
We mock that when the cherished right to vote does
not involve English any more.
- Ernest Istook

I think it's awful that the state of Oklahoma a couple
of years ago passed this law to give the same tuition
to illegals as they do to people who are residents of Oklahoma.
I think it's wrong.
- Ernest Istook

America has global trade with plenty of nations that
provide inexpensive labor,
but it's better for us when they're in our own hemisphere,
rather than sending that business halfway around the world.
- Ernest Istook

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others,
but to get ahead of ourselves.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It's okay to make mistakes.
Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
- John Bradshaw

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence -
is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
- Marianne Williamson

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Adversity can crush our spirit -
or strengthen it - it is our choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

The winds of grace are always blowing;
all we need to do is raise our sails.
- Anonymous

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


Thank you for visiting: Ernest Istook Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Motivational Quotes



 


All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and
other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.
You may read about our disclaimer, privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, copyright policy, and more.