Trent Lott quotes

  • I think the important thing is for the president to show action. The people in America want to know that we're listening to them and their concerns.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Thinking #America #People

  • If the president comes forward with a strong, qualified nominee, if he, you know, addresses the agenda, if he takes actions, including dealing with perhaps some personnel decisions, I think that people will show that he is moving forward and doing the right thing for our country.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Country #Strong #Moving

  • My job as majority leader is be supportive of our troops, try to have input as decisions are made and to look at those decisions after they're made ... not to march in lock step with everything the president decides to do.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Jobs #Decision #Leader

  • We can support our troops without supporting our president.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Support #President #Troops

  • Government does best when it helps people help themselves. Human dignity is found not in a handout but in being able to do for one's self.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Government #Self #People

  • [Congress] is not the British Parliament, and I hope it never will become the British Parliament... Are we going to bring the president in here and have a question period like the prime minister has in Great Britain?
    -- Trent Lott

    #President #British Parliament #Congress

  • While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
    -- Trent Lott

    #May #Overcoming #Generations

  • The vision of a nation formed from many different peoples bound together by a common love of freedom was staked out long before our lifetimes or even our parents' or grandparents' lifetimes.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Grandparent #Long #Vision

  • I'm not a fan of Secretary Rumsfeld. I don't think he listens enough to his uniformed officers.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Thinking #Fans #Enough

  • Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Doe #Discrimination #Policy

  • Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Blue #Media #Red

  • The highly motivated young people who comprise the backbone of our military force truly are taking their place as one of America's greatest generations.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Military #America #People

  • Freedom is never easily won, but once established, freedom lasts, spreads and chokes out tyranny.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Lasts #Choke #Tyranny

  • A poor choice of words conveyed to some the impression that I embrace the discarded policies of the past. Nothing could be further from the truth, and I apologize to anyone who was offended by my statement.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Apology #Past #Choices

  • I don't agree with the libertarians. I want my security first. I'll deal with all the details after that.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Want #Libertarian #Firsts

  • Why do they kill people of other religions because of religion? Why do they hate the Israelis and despise their right to exist? Why do they hate each other? Why do Sunnis kill Shiites? How do they tell the difference? They all look the same to me.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Hate #Differences #People

  • I want the President to look across the country and find the best man woman or minority that he can find
    -- Trent Lott

    #Country #Men #President

  • I am an advocate of having a gold dollar with Reagan's picture on it, and calling it the Ronnie. The Canadians have the Loonie, and we can have the Ronnie.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Gold #Dollars #Calling

  • Why do Sunnis kill Shiites? How do they tell the difference? They all look the same to me.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Differences #Looks

  • I want to say this about my state. When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years either.
    -- Trent Lott

    #Country #Years #President

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