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Richard Burr Quotes

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The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to...
New Orleans.
- Richard Burr

It is critical that we have a comprehensive energy
plan to provide affordable and reliable supplies of
energy so that our economy will not be dependent on
foreign sources of energy.
- Richard Burr

The terror attacks of Sept.
11, 2001, changed the way we think about security.
- Richard Burr

In the United States Senate, we cannot do great things
without reaching across the aisle and working together -
and I look forward to the challenges ahead.
- Richard Burr


 

Increased funding for the Weatherization Assistance
Program is a priority for the Bush Administration,
and I am pleased that many families in North Carolina
will benefit from this increase.
- Richard Burr

We often take for granted that our lights will come
on when we flip the light switch,
but the reality is that our reliability standards and
the current state of the transmission grid leave us
all vulnerable to blackouts.
- Richard Burr

Congress must not do something just for the sake of doing something.
We must carefully and thoughtfully consider the implications
of any action and whether that action will help or
hinder our ultimate mission of protecting U.S.
citizens from terror.
- Richard Burr


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Although we must change the ways we protect our country,
we must also guard against policies that appear attractive
but offer little real protection and may even impede
our ability to protect ourselves.
- Richard Burr

I would rather be exposed to
the inconveniences attending too much liberty
than those attending too small a degree of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

I advise you to say your dream is possible and then
overcome all inconveniences,
ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop,
even if it is in flames.
- Les Brown

I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
- Daniel Boone

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time,
watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head,
weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

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

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
It is a matter of choice.
It is not something to be waited for,
But rather something to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

Courage is not the absence of fear,
but rather the judgement that something else
is more important than fear.
- Ambrose Redmoon

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

Consider calling it a challenge
rather than calling it a crisis.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
- Henry David Thoreau

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Most everything in life is about our
point-of-view rather than any absolute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If it is surely the means to the highest end we know,
can any work be humble or disgusting?
Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder,
the means by which we are translated?
- Henry David Thoreau

I'd rather see the world from another angle
- Jewel

Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead
rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
- Pythagoras

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

Make your important choices in life
based on your values and your long-term objectives
rather than on a need for approval.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Strive not to be a success,
but rather to be of value.
- Albert Einstein

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If it's true that our species is alone in the universe,
then I'd have to say that the universe
aimed rather low and settled for very little.
- George Carlin

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Every creature is better alive than dead,
men and moose and pine trees,
and he who understands it aright
will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Forget love... I'd rather fall in chocolate.
- Anonymous

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't
come as a result of getting something we don't have,
but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
- Frederick Koenig

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Rather than worrying about the continuous stream of potential threats,
let us give thanks for our blessing of living in the eye-of-the-storm -
our protected refuge from the terrors
of fearsome dangers just outside our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
- Stanley Baldwin

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed
are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran


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