Janet Reno quotes

  • The good lawyer is the great salesman.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Feet #Lawyer #Good Lawyer

  • Waiting periods are only a step. Registration is only a step. The prohibition of private firearms is the goal.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Gun #Goal #Waiting

  • They have computers, and they may have other weapons of mass destruction.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Technology #May #Weapons

  • America has become numb to violence because it just drowns in it, day in and day out.
    -- Janet Reno

    #America #United States #Violence

  • If somebody thinks I have an integrity problem, then the honest thing to do is to tell me what they think it is and let me address it.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Integrity #Thinking #Addresses

  • I just try to do my best and make the best judgments I can.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Trying #Judgment

  • The president really shouldn't be involved in terms of dictating what course the investigation should take.
    -- Janet Reno

    #President #Should #Investigation

  • I was personally opposed to the death penalty, and yet I think I have probably asked for the death penalty more than most people in the United States.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Thinking #People #United States

  • We have initiated programs for re-entry offenders, since some 500,000 to 600,000 offenders will come out of prison each year for the next three or four years. We want to have positive alternatives when they come back to the community.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Years #Community #Three

  • My earnest hope is that what we started in terms of building partnerships with communities across America will continue, that we will continue our efforts to reduce crime and violence.
    -- Janet Reno

    #America #Effort #Community

  • Until the day I die, or until the day I can't think anymore, I want to be involved in the issues that I care about.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Thinking #Issues #Care

  • A Cultist is one who has a strong belief in the Bible and the Second Coming of Christ; who frequently attends Bible studies; who has a high level of financial giving to a Christian cause; who home schools his children; who has accumulated survival foods and has a strong belief in the 2nd Amendment, and who distrusts Big Government.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Christian #Strong #Children

  • These tanks were like a good rent-a-car.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Car #Tanks #Politics

  • We have the authority to take action, ... But responsible authority means not only being able to take action, but knowing when and how to take that action.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Mean #Knowing #Able

  • But it is not our place to punish a father for his political beliefs or where he wants to raise his child. Indeed, if we were to start judging parents on the basis of their political beliefs, we would change the concept of family for the rest of time.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Children #Father #Judging

  • I made the decision long ago that to be afraid would be to diminish my life.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Long #Decision #Would Be

  • Vengeance is a personal reaction. But not one that government can indulge in.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Government #Vengeance #Reactions

  • Nothing can make me madder than lawyers who don't care about others.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Care #Lawyer

  • I'm just an awkward old maid with a very great affection for men.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Men #Awkward #Maids

  • I'm just an old maid with an attraction to men.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Men #Maids #Explanation

  • The Department of Justice is committed to asking one central question of everything we do: What is the right thing to do? Now that can produce debate, and I want it to be spirited debate. I want the lawyers of America to be able to call me and tell me: Janet, have you lost your mind?
    -- Janet Reno

    #Success #America #Justice

  • It doesn't matter to criminals if the event is called a gun show or a flea market -- if they can buy guns.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Gun #Criminals #Events

  • Haters are cowards. When confronted they often back down. We must resist haters.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Coward

  • The diesel engine industry has illegally poured millions of tons of pollution into the air, .. It's time for the industry to clean up its act, and it's time for it to clean up the air.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Air #Cleanliness #Pollution

  • Just remember, strength and courage. If you stand on principle, you'll never lose.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Leadership #Sports #Principles

  • I worked with some wonderful people, tried my best and I feel comfortable.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Hypnosis #People #Wonderful

  • I'm not fancy. I'm what I appear to be.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Personality #Fancy

  • The most effective means of fighting crime in the United States is to outlaw the possession of any type of firearm by the civilian populace.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Mean #Fighting #Gun

  • Nobody should be owning a gun which does not have a sporting purpose.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Gun #Doe #Purpose

  • There is so much to do, and I want to continue my efforts.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Effort #Want

  • I made the decision. I'm accountable.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Decision #Accountability #Made

  • I don't think that the economy can absorb a massive flow of immigration that does not relate to the issue of persecution.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Thinking #Issues #Immigration

  • This is a serious problem of major concern, and we have got to approach it in a way that is consistent with this nation's tradition as a nation of immigrants, focusing on legal immigration, supporting that in the right way and doing everything possible consistent with the Constitution to control illegal immigration, and we will continue in those efforts.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Effort #Way #Serious

  • Based on my experience as a prosecutor in Miami, illegal immigration is one of the most critical issues facing this country. As a prosecutor, I felt the burden of it. I think what's important... is for the state and the federal government and for local governments to work together to do everything possible to control illegal immigration in a comprehensive way.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Country #Thinking #Issues

  • We are trying to identify employers that might be [hiring illegal aliens] and to take effective action against them. We're trying to make sure that employers that want to cooperate have a system whereby they can verify the employment status of a person that they are seeking to hire. It is part of a comprehensive initiative in which we look both at the border, at the workplace, at criminal aliens, in an attempt to have a comprehensive effort aimed at stopping illegal immigration while at the same time promoting legal immigration according to principles of due process.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Effort #Trying #Looks

  • Hate crimes based on sexual orientation are among the three top reported hate crimes after race and religion, ... Our laws should not ignore that reality.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Hate #Reality #Race

  • I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Caring #Support #Risk

  • At this moment I do not have a personal relationship with a computer.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Relationship #Computer #Moments

  • The prohibition of private firearms is the goal.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Goal #Prohibition #Firearms

  • We're building on an international network with many others for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. There are so many things we can do to carry forward policies.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Disability #Building #Passages

  • I had concluded when I was the prosecutor that I would vote against the death penalty if I were in the legislature but that I could ask for it when I was satisfied as to guilt.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Guilt #Death Penalty #Vote

  • The Department of Justice transcends party because we're building on the Weed and Seed program.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Weed #Party #Justice

  • Gun registration is not enough.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Gun #Second Amendment #Enough

  • The U.S. government alleges that for the past 45 years, the companies that manufacture and sell tobacco have waged an intentional and coordinated campaign of deceit
    -- Janet Reno

    #Lying #Past #Government

  • People have it so good in America that they get bored very easily. And when people get bored they start protesting things.
    -- Janet Reno

    #America #People #Bored

  • I have inquired for most of my adult life about studies that might show that the death penalty is a deterrent. And I have not seen any research that would substantiate that point.
    -- Janet Reno

    #Adults #Research #Might

  • Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it.
    -- Janet Reno

    #People #Justice #Want

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