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I'm not the smartest fellow in the world,
but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues,
but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture.
They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement.
- Pat Roberts

Even the frankest and bravest of subordinates do not
talk with their boss the same way they talk with colleagues.
- Robert Greenleaf

If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year,
they would tell that gun control was one of the major
contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
- John Dingell

 

I was the only person of color in the Senate,
and my colleagues were Strom Thurmond,
Jesse Helms and Trent Lott.
- Carol Moseley Braun

Since Michael died I think I've worked constantly.
Friends and colleagues are very sustaining.
They're the people who get you through it...
It's no good to be on your own.
- Judi Dench

HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy.
We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
- David Geffen

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The world's a small place and people are watching;
and,
you know, somebody disappears, the family knows and their colleagues know,
and so eventually, these things do get out.
- Jane Mayer

We have to change course.
And we have to do so now.
That is why I worked with my colleagues in Washington
to pass the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

I am sure that every one of my colleagues -
Democrat,
Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement.
That in the voting booth, every one is equal.
- Barbara Boxer

Most important, I have learned from my colleagues and students.
- James Tobin

If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk,
stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along.
When in doubt, route.
- Malcolm Forbes

I will continue to work in Washington to oppose any
efforts to expand drilling off our Coasts and to challenge
my colleagues to adopt responsible energy policies.
- Lois Capps

I voted no on the resolution to give the president
authority to go to war against Iraq.
I was able to apply caveat emptor.
Most of my colleagues could not.
- Bob Graham

I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the
experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues,
some of whom are close friends.
- Daniel Nathans

The visible things that have come from the group have
been the Plan 9 system and Inferno,
but I hasten to say that the ideas and the work have come from colleagues.
- Dennis Ritchie

A scientist's aim in a discussion with his colleagues is not to persuade,
but to clarify.
- Leo Szilard

To have the recognition of your colleagues is great.
The public attention is a mixed blessing.
- Joshua Lederberg

Sometimes my colleagues joke and call me Hannah.
- Hanoi Hannah

In talking to you I feel very much more at ease than
my colleagues who gave the speeches during the banquet.
- Felix Bloch

I suffer much less than many of my colleagues.
I am perfectly able to go to Australia and film within three hours of arrival.
- David Attenborough

Too many of my Senate colleagues overdid it.
They stayed on too long - napping through committee
hearings when they should have packed up and gone home.
- Leverett Saltonstall

I have some friends, colleagues here at the Karolinska
Institute and even in the United States and many other countries too,
because we are working together as scientists.
- Lennart Nilsson

Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time,
especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar,
and difficult to appreciate.
- Peter D. Mitchell

The U.S.
Constitution is the basic framework for the greatest democracy on Earth.
Some of my colleagues find it easy to amend it.
I don't.
- Byron Dorgan

In the past, two colleagues died each season.
It was generally accepted this could happen.
- Jacky Ickx

It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues
believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.
- Conrad Hall

We've lost sight of our role in the region and our
view of our colleagues in the region.
- John Hewson

I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge.
- Frederick Sanger

The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it
also honors the field of research in which I have worked
and it also honors my students and colleagues.
- Robert Hofstadter

I am delighted to have had students,
friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have
learned so much of what I know from them.
This Nobel Award honours them all.
- John Pople

I absolutely intend to return every penny given to
me by my Democratic colleagues and Democratic leaders.
- Rodney Alexander

My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability
to articulate our conservative message and to provide
new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly.
- Philip E. Berger

You honor me greatly and beyond my ability as an individual
but in so doing you honor my colleagues also who made
possible the results you have cited.
- Willard Libby

We are sometimes asked what the result would be if
we put four +'s in one gene.
To answer this my colleagues have recently put together
not merely four but six +'s.
- Francis Crick

Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time
and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure
was far greater than the majority of my colleagues.
- Len G. Murray

Well, I was a very strong opponent of the war,
in fact, one of those who went door to door to my colleagues
and thus achieved 60 percent of the Democrats voting no against this war.
- Jan Schakowsky

And time for reflection with colleagues is for me a lifesaver;
it is not just a nice thing to do if you have the time.
It is the only way you can survive.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend
precious time and energy defending or explaining my past.
We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
- Van Jones

It is time to recognize a simple fact of life.
Contrary to what some of my colleagues seem to believe,
tax cuts do not pay for themselves.
- George Voinovich

I listen to all kinds of music - new music,
old music, music of my colleagues, everything.
- Gyorgy Ligeti

My attitude toward graduate students was different,
I must say.
I used graduate students as colleagues:
I gave them the best problems to work on,
and I encouraged them.
- Frank Press

So I submit to my colleagues here today that hydrogen
is not as far away as we think it is.
- Bob Inglis

I agree with my colleagues, even the one who just preceded me,
that marijuana is probably a dangerous drug,
and I would not suggest that we do anything to encourage its use.
- Dana Rohrabacher

I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do
my job it'll even see the light of air,
if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.
- Christiane Amanpour

One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory -
with students and colleagues,
doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens!
It is overwhelming.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline

I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill.
I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard
work in coming to an agreement.
As with any conference, each voice is heard,
but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.
- Ted Stevens

I find it difficult to believe that God would want
us to strip the courts of their powers to interpret the laws of this land,
albeit with the divergent opinions.
I shudder that my colleagues do not understand the
dynamics of the Federal judiciary.
- Alcee Hastings

Privatization of the state-owned economy is not yet on the agenda.
We cannot do it immediately; my colleagues would not agree to it.
But we must put all forms of ownership on an equal
footing immediately and let different types of ownership
compete with the state firms.
- Vaclav Klaus

Experimental high energy physics research is a group effort.
I have been very fortunate to have had outstanding
students and colleagues who have made invaluable contributions
to the research with which I have been associated.
- Jerome Isaac Friedman

I continue to vote against such spending increases,
but sometimes I think some of my Republican colleagues
forgot that we were sent here to shrink the federal government,
not to grow it.
- Jeff Miller

Over this August district work period,
like many of my colleagues, I spent a lot of time with
the men and women in uniform from my home State.
The 196th Field Artillery Brigade just got back from a year in Afghanistan.
- Zach Wamp

I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the
aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that
provides secure retirement benefits for all,
especially those who are most at risk such as widows,
orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
- Chaka Fattah

Amtrak is extremely important to the economy of Southern
Illinois and I will continue to work with state and
local leaders and my colleagues in Congress to secure
the necessary funding to maintain full service.
- Jerry Costello

For many members of Congress, the time for choosing is near -
do what the party leadership demands,
or do what the people have asked you to do.
If my colleagues don't mind some advice from a newcomer,
I'd suggest going with the will of the people.
- Scott Brown

We have a VA hospital back home in St.
Louis.
Like many of our colleagues, we hear continued concerns
about the access and the service.
I have seen a statistic that more than 60,000 veterans
today are waiting more than 6 months for an appointment at a VA hospital.
- Russ Carnahan

And at the same time, you are of course a performer,
but it's very important that you understand that your
role as a performer is to get the best performance
from those wonderful colleagues that you have the chance to work with.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

Mr. Speaker, the Delaware River deepening project is
important for my constituents,
for our region and for the entire nation.
I trust that, when they examine the facts about it,
every one of my colleagues will join me in supporting it.
- Robert Brady

I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have
put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table.
The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large
and diverse but we share many common goals including
cutting wasteful spending,
getting our economy back on track and making government
smarter and more efficient.
- Kristi Noem

The lack of health care coverage has remained very
important to me during my time in Congress and as a
member of the House Subcommittee on Health,
I am working hard with my colleagues to correct these inequalities.
- Paul Gillmor

Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs,
that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues,
saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
- Kamal Ahmed

But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts
to protect the homeland if we do not take additional
steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves
against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters.
- David E. Price

I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed
as I am that the United States is forced to borrow
over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our
national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf
coast and the war in Iraq.
- Dennis Cardoza

This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important,
common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit
the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal
injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.
- Bob Ney

Mr. Speaker, for the last 5 years I have been working
with a bipartisan group of my colleagues to make it
illegal to continue the barbaric practice of game bird
and illegal dog fighting.
- Earl Blumenauer

If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues
on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain
the focus on long-term price stability as monetary
policy's greatest contribution to general economic
prosperity and maximum employment.
- Ben Bernanke

My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is
finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports,
our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched
by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe.
- Allyson Schwartz

I'm not going to name some of my colleagues who are
very well-known for their television presentation,
but they wouldn't know new information or how to report
a story if it came up and bit them.
- Bob Woodward

I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted
four years in opposition,
but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you
do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change.
- Kenneth Clarke

I think that practising the law, particularly litigation,
and particularly in Glasgow, has always been difficult
enough without adding to it by having problems with
professional colleagues or former colleagues.
- Len G. Murray


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