Anthony Foxx quotes

  • When you look at how American national freight systems are connected, it's a bit of a patchwork. When you look at how even road systems and rail systems work across state lines, it's a bit of a patchwork.
    -- Anthony Foxx

    #Lines #Looks #States

  • I was born to a single mom and raised by her and my grandparents.
    -- Anthony Foxx

    #Mom #Grandparent #Born

  • I aspire to be useful.
    -- Anthony Foxx

  • I think public service is a calling and you do it as long as the things that brought you into the office can continue getting you up in the morning and as long as there's still work to get done.
    -- Anthony Foxx

    #Morning #Thinking #Long

  • As I’m so often reminded what a priceless gift my life is, I ache with everything in me to make it count, so that when I finally cross the finish line, I’ll hear the words, 'Well done, good and faithful servant.

  • You have to color outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece.

  • Quiet descended, a silence so consuming that even the drafty corridors ceased whistling. Bog wasn't certain where to look, so he solved the problem by plucking out his eyes and sticking them in a drawer.

  • Look at the blogosphere - the biggest lavatory wall in the universe, a palimpsest of graffiti and execration.

  • Is there a meaning to music? Yes. Can you state in so many words what the meaning is? No.

  • The official Hamas charter calls for the murder of Jews and destruction of the Jewish state.

  • Gold is not necessary. I have no interest in gold. We'll build a solid state, without an ounce of gold behind it. Anyone who sells above the set prices, let him be marched off to a concentration. That's the bastion of money.

  • It is not the State that orders us; but it is we who order the State!

  • Insanity is just a state of mind.

  • The positive testimony of history is that the State invariably had its origin in conquest and confiscation. No primitive State known to history originated in any other manner.

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