John Thune quotes

  • I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
    -- John Thune

    #Believe #Blood #Liberty

  • The Obama experiment has failed
    -- John Thune

    #Experiments

  • We must work together to save and strengthen Social Security not just for my father's generation but also for my daughters' generation.
    -- John Thune

    #Mother #Daughter #Father

  • I say to my colleague from New York that if someone who has a concealed carry permit... in the State of South Dakota that goes to New York and is in Central Park -- Central Park is a much safer place.
    -- John Thune

    #New York #Central Park #Parks

  • This is partly a function of approval ratings. People pay attention [to polls] and start saying, 'Lets take a more independent tack.' It is frankly self-interest, self-preservation.
    -- John Thune

    #Independent #Self #People

  • When you're the president of the United States and you know that the biggest issue facing you is this cliff that we're about ready to head over if we don't get this spending and debt situation under control, it's very irresponsible not to take the action that is necessary to fix the problem.
    -- John Thune

    #Issues #President #United States

  • There is a battle to be waged over what kind of country we are going to leave our children and grandchildren and that battle is happening now in Washington, not two years from now.
    -- John Thune

    #Country #Children #Years

  • But what shouldn't happen is, you shouldn't have the taxpayers from states that are managing their situations well paying for those states that are not.
    -- John Thune

    #States #Taxpayers #Situation

  • There are more than 30 states, who either by statute or constitutional amendment, have defined marriage as being between a man and a woman.
    -- John Thune

    #Men #States #Amendments

  • I just think we need more accountability and more transparency.
    -- John Thune

    #Inspirational #Thinking #Accountability

  • Ethanol reduces our dependence on foreign sources of oil and is an important weapon in the War on Terror. By investing in South Dakota's ethanol producers, we will strengthen our energy security and create new jobs.
    -- John Thune

    #Jobs #War #Oil

  • I have a Christian worldview and so it shapes the way that I view issues. I don't apologize for that, and I don't think people of faith ought to shrink away from being in the public arena.
    -- John Thune

    #Christian #Thinking #Views

  • Let's not dismiss or attack individual ideas as being inadequate before we have had a chance to assess their positive effect as part of a whole solution.
    -- John Thune

    #Ideas #Chance #Individual

  • Social Security is an extremely complicated program.
    -- John Thune

    #Complicated #Social #Program

  • I don't happen to subscribe to the notion that everybody who criticizes Tom Daschle is criticizing Tim Johnson. I think that's a bit of a stretch.
    -- John Thune

    #Thinking #Criticize #Notion

  • I feel that I am best positioned to fight for America's future here in the trenches of the United States Senate.
    -- John Thune

    #Fighting #America #United States

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