Quotation Explorer - 'Congress'

Without moral values, which should begin in Congress, America will lose her roots, her basis, her thesis. - Janine Turner
Trust remains the coin of the realm in politics. A President who is trusted, by the people, by the congress, by the press, by foreign countries, is a President who can get a lot of good things done. - David Gergen
REAR, n. In American military matters, that exposed part of the army that is nearest to Congress. - Ambrose Bierce
Apparently these new rulers of the world did not indulge in any drinking or smoking to soften their moods when they met, which Menelaus knew to be a big mistake. The Congress of the United States, back before the Disunion, always met sober, and look at what had come of that. - John C. Wright
We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. - Abraham Lincoln
Pro and con are opposites, that fact is clearly seen. If progress means to move forward, then what does congress mean? - Nipsey Russell
Congress may carry on the most wicked and pernicious of schemes under the dark veil of secrecy. The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry
I could end the deficit in five minutes. You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP all sitting members of congress are ineligible for reelection. - Warren Buffett
Presidents have absolutely gone against the will of Congress. Congress hasn't declared a war since December 7, 1941, and yet we've been at war ever since with somebody or other in order to justify the war machine. Now we have alienated almost the entire earth - Gore Vidal
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. - Will Rogers
The budget is like a mythical bean bag. Congress votes mythicals beans into it, then reaches in and tries to pull real ones out.
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - Peter Stone
I was reading in the paper today that Congress wants to replace the dollar bill with a coin. They’ve already done it. It’s called a nickel. - Jay Leno
If once the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions. - Thomas Jefferson
The President and the Congress are all very well in their way. They can say what they think they think, but it rests with the Supreme Court to decide what they have really thought. - Theodore Roosevelt
We can start all the organic farms we want, but we can't stop congress from declaring pizza sauce a vegetable. - William Deresiewicz
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. - Clare Booth Luce
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money
We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex--but Congress can. - Cullen Hightower
Also unfortunately, Congress is far too busy asking if baseball players are really as strong as they seem and trying to choke bankers with wads of cash to grant more funds to such trifling matters as the avoidance of space bullets, so they won't give NASA the money - Robert Brockway
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
The United States Congress, like a lot of rich people, lives in two houses.
Nothing in our culture, not even home computers, is more overrated than the epidermal felicity of two featherless bipeds in desperate congress. - Quentin Crisp
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. - Victor Hugo
CONGRESS, n. A body of men who meet to repeal laws. - Ambrose Bierce
Congress consists of one third, more or less, scoundrels; two thirds, more or less, idiots; and three thirds, more or less, poltroons. - H. L. Mencken
I could end the deficit in 5 minutes. You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP all sitting members of congress are ineligible for reelection. - Warren Buffett
Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.
Oh, I don't blame Congress. If I had $600 billion at my disposal, I'd be irresponsible, too. - Lichty and Wagner
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. - Mark Twain
If Congress refuse to listen to and grant what women ask, there is but one course left then to pursue. What is there left for women to do but to become the mothers of the future government? - Victoria Claflin Woodhull
If pro is the opposite of con, what is the opposite of Congress? - Will Rogers
Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate. The people of the United States are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. - Abraham Lincoln
I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Norman Mailer
We find no evidence that Congress intended to modify the nostrum to read, 'crime does not pay, except for attorney's fees.'
It could probably be show by facts and figures that there is no distinctively native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think. - Milton Berle
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
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