Quotations that match 'veto'.

The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man. Sun Tzu
[ Brave Covetous Employ Employer Man Men Skilful Stupid Will Wise]
Be thrifty, but not covetous. George Herbert
[ Covetous]
I've criticized President Bush for his failure to use his veto pen. There's plenty of blame to go around. The question is how to solve problems. It's not bailouts. What made America great? Free markets, free enterprise, manufacturing, job creation. That's how we're gonna do it, not by enlarging government. Scott Brown
[ America Around Blame Bush Creation Criticized Enlarging Enterprise Failure Free Go Gonna Government Great His How Job Made Manufacturing Markets Pen Plenty President Problems Question Solve Use Veto]
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves. John Milton
[ Covetousness Modesty Rich Starves True]
Take the veto. Bush is the first president since James Garfield in 1881 not to veto a single bill. Garfield only had six months in office; Bush has had over four years. Jim Cooper
[ Bill Bush First Four Garfield Had James Months Office Only Over President Since Single Six Take Veto Years]
The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed. Clark Kerr
[ Cannot Only Quo Solution Status]
If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment. Frances Wright
[ According Bring Contented Courage Covetous Decide Disappointment Down Evidence Good Hear Ignorance Minds More Only Ourselves Prepared Reap Should Sit Than Things Truth Upon Wisely]
The first pork-barrel bill that crosses my desk, I'm going to veto it and make the authors of those pork-barrel items famous all over America. John McCain
[ America Authors Bill Crosses Desk Famous First Going Items Make Over Those Veto]
There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy. Chanakya
[ Austerity Balanced Contentment Covetousness Disease Equal Happiness Mercy Mind Virtue]
The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it. John Conyers
[ Any Bush Calling Democratic Dubai Entire Him Implications Legislation Ludicrous Management News Our Party Port Ports Potential Reviews Security Task Today Veto Vowed World]
The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning; he is poor who though he has millions is covetous. Orison Swett Marden
[ Covetous Enjoy Man Millions Money Nothing Only Owning Poor Poorer Rich Though Without]
There is no executive order; there is no law that can require the American people to form a national community. This we must do as individuals and if we do it as individuals, there is no President of the United States who can veto that decision. Barbara Jordan
[ American Community Decision Executive Form Individuals Law Must National Order President Require States United Veto]
If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen. Bill Owens
[ Ask Compromise Get Out Pen Principle Veto Will]
The fact is, if our primary legislative goals are to repeal and replace the health spending bill; to end the bailouts; cut spending; and shrink the size and scope of government, the only way to do all these things it is to put someone in the White House who won't veto any of these things. Mitch McConnell
[ Any Bill Cut End Fact Goals Government Health House Legislative Only Our Primary Put Repeal Replace Scope Shrink Size Someone Spending These Things Veto Way White Won]
Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies. Michel de Montaigne
[ Alphabet Beginning Both Corrupt Covetousness Devil Dies End First Last Moves Nature Vice Which]
It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain. Amos Oz
[ Abstain Arabs Blaming Britain Clear Crystal Down Draft Earthquake France Iran Israel Majority Probably Put Recent Resolution Veto Would]
We believe that the vote would have been close. We regret that in the face of an explicit threat to veto by a permanent member, the vote-counting became a secondary consideration. John Negroponte
[ Became Been Believe Close Consideration Explicit Face Member Permanent Regret Secondary Threat Veto Vote Would]
By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't. Mitch McConnell
[ Admission Charge Gave Greatest Impression Leaders Mistake Overlooking Own Power Republican Revolution Somehow Their Think Veto Were Weren]
It is not just for a few states to sit and veto global approvals. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
[ Few Global Just Sit States Veto]
As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares. Daniel Defoe
[ Covetousness Evil Poverty Root Snares Worst]
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous. Thomas Browne
[ Before Charitable Covetous Makes Wealth]
Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness. John Milton
[ Cannot Covetous Covetousness Him His Jewel Left Man Take Though Treasure Yet]
And if you remember the other part of the context is we were then all deceived about the French position and told the French had said they'd veto any second resolution - which wasn't true, we now know. Clare Short
[ Any Context Deceived French Had Know Now Other Part Position Remember Resolution Said Second Then Told True Veto Were Which]
Using the right of veto would be shooting the Americans in the back. Dominique de Villepin
[ Americans Back Right Shooting Using Veto Would]
If the British government is prepared to say that the Unionists will not have a veto over British government policy and that guns, vetoes and injustices will all be left outside the door, then there is no good reason why talks cannot take place in an appropriate atmosphere. Martin McGuinness
[ Appropriate Atmosphere British Cannot Door Good Government Guns Injustices Left Outside Over Place Policy Prepared Reason Say Take Talks Then Unionists Veto Why Will]
Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness. Christopher Marlowe
[ Cause Covetousness Excess Wealth]