Jon Tester quotes

  • I don't want to weaken the Patriot Act. I want to repeal it.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Want #Patriot #Patriot Act

  • I was helping my mom grind meat at our butcher shop, and it just hypnotized me. I don't remember sticking my hand in, but it sheared off the three middle fingers and left me with a pinkie and a thumb.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Mom #Hands #Meat

  • I have great faith in the people of Montana; they can't be bought.
    -- Jon Tester

    #People #Montana

  • Healthcare is very much a high priority for me. Healthcare is also a huge issue for business, both big and small.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Issues #Priorities #Healthcare

  • Youve got to have a good public education system so small-business owners, when they locate to an area, are confident their kids are getting the best education possible. I feel strongly about local control in school districts.
    -- Jon Tester

    #School #Kids #Small Business

  • Montana's ranchers raise the best cattle in the world. If Taco Bell needs to beef up, they can give their customers the highest quality meat around by using Montana beef, and in the process, supporting agriculture jobs in Montana.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Jobs #Agriculture #Giving

  • I didnt get this physique by not eating tacos.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Tacos #Eating #Physique

  • Im a farmer. I always will be a farmer. When I die, Ill be a farmer. Its something that Ive wanted to do since I was 8 years old. I can tell you also that I see opportunity slipping away for our kids.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Kids #Opportunity #Years

  • Montanans elected me to the Senate to do away with shady backroom deals and to make government work better.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Government #Shady #Deals

  • I think there is some real therapy in getting your hands in the dirt and working with food.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Real #Thinking #Hands

  • I dont know how the other senators see me. I hope they see me as a farmer. Thats really what I am. But I dont think they see me on a tractor or fixing equipment. I hope they see me grounded, as somebody who has common sense.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Thinking #Common Sense #Fixing

  • I will tell you, in the case of education, you have to make the investment if youre going to get the return. Theres no doubt about that. Its a proven fact the return is there if you make the investment. It really is about priorities.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Priorities #Doubt #Return

  • I really think that people's right to happiness shouldn't be dictated by some policymaker in Washington, D.C. I've come to know a lot of people that - sexual orientation is such where they're in love with people from the same sex, and I just don't think it's our role in the government to say, 'No you can't be married.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Happiness #Sex #Thinking

  • I take my vacation on the combine and tractor.
    -- Jon Tester

    #Vacation #Tractors

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