Best 286 of Congress quotes - MyQuotes
I probably hold more town halls than any member of Congress.
I know that Congress will do the right thing.
It was a terrible day for baseball, it was a worse day for Congress.
When we look at how, constitutionally, only Congress can declare war, and that is routinely ignored. Not NATO or the UN, but Congress has to authorize these endless wars, and it isn't.
It's August, which means Congress is on recess and Mitch McConnell has shimmied back into the ocean to seek a mate.
Hubert H. Humphrey
I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known.
I came to Congress to help reduce spending.
We need to show the Congress that our Government is no longer on sale to the highest bidder. It belongs to the voters.
Rubio's sudden concern for the humanitarian situation in Venezuela smacks of hypocrisy, as he supported all US sanctions that have made life for Venezuelans miserable.
All human life at every stage of its development is worthy of protection.
The Congress of Vienna does not walk, but it dances.
Congress is full of good, decent, smart people who have devoted their lives to public service.
Congress has become so dysfunctional that more and more of a burden is placed on the agencies to fill in the gaps. And the gaps get bigger and bigger because they're not constantly refreshed and tweaked.
Look. I have always rejected the argument that members of Congress cast their vote because they're Jewish or not Jewish. I didn't cast my vote as a Jewish member of Congress. I cast my vote as a member of Congress.
Well, it's taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It's taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.
I did subscribe to the freedom movement and I was much closer to the Congress than to the Akali party. It is a communal party.
Overall, Cyber Shield Act is an excellent idea and could facilitate a much-needed cultural shift in secure device manufacturing and upkeep." James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
Well, my wife, Cathy Gillespie, worked for Joe Barton, who was running for Congress in 1984.
Next time a man tells you talk is cheap, ask him if he knows how much a session of Congress costs.
And how about doing the job we hired you gentlemen and ladies for? Start doing it by reading the legislation you pass. If you don’t know what it says, don’t vote for it.
JFK [John F. Kennedy] was young, glamorous, Camelot, funny, engaging. Congress loved him.
Kim Stanley Robinson
It's lawmakers know better than anyone that laws are more a matter of practical compromise than any kind of moral imperative.
We can't change the way Washington works unless we first change how Congress works.
If a trip is worth taking, members of Congress should be prepared to justify paying for it out of their office accounts.
The people can change Congress but only God can change the Supreme Court.
Congress is responsible for every major change in India
I like shitty strip clubs. They look like what they are. I know what to expect. Unlike Congress, at least we know everybody is for sale.
Again, in Wag the Dog, war has to be declared by an act of congress. But if you go to war, you don't have to declare war. You're just at war and we did that, which is not legal.
It's all about the Benjamins baby.
Keith Ellison is an organizer's organizer.He's one of the only Muslims in Congress, so you have a big statement there.
Congress can grant a waiver [for General James Mattis ] and has done that once in history.
The airheads of Congress will keep their own plush healthcare plan - it's the rest of us guinea pigs who will be thrown to the wolves.
This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work, thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.
Labor Day, I suppose set by an Act of Congress. Everything we do nowadays is either by, or against, Acts of Congress. How Congress knew anything about Labor is beyond us.
W. E. B. Du Bois
As Negro voting increased, Congress got an improved sense of hearing.
[Congress] can just make [Mitt] Romney president. And we'd be like, "All right, fine.
I put myself and all the members of Congress in the same boat of things that could have been done better.
You can't repeal human nature by an Act of Congress.
The Israelis have a lot of influence with Congress, and in some cases they are able to buy influence.
I'm sick of these congress meetings. There no reason to meet again. As you know, if there's a congress, I usually win it.
It is hard sometimes to get the Congress to do what you want to do and you have to keep working at it.
Every member Congress is under the threat of being destroyed by the Israeli lobby.
We are determined to listen to nothing from the illegal congress.
It's a lie! I am not an anti-Semite. The World Jewish Congress supported me and said that I am not anti-Semitic.
U.S. Constitution declares rather unambiguously that Congress has the responsibility to “declare war.
Pigs are smarter than dogs, and both are smarter than Congress.
Librarian of Congress: It's a librarian's dream.
I don't think the only place to fight for freedom is in the halls of Congress.
Don't people know that they don't have to heckle the president of the United States? That's what Congress is for.
I request that they may be considered in confidence, until the members of Congress are fully possessed of their contents, and shall have had opportunity to deliberate on the consequences of their publication; after which time, I submit them to your wisdom.