Patty Murray quotes

  • Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Growing Up #Mean #Writing

  • Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation. Unfortunately, the Bush administration and congressional Republicans have not lived up to this duty.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Grateful #Caring #Our Veterans

  • I have stood on the line in Everett, Wash., where we have thousands of workers who go to work every day to build these planes. I would challenge anybody to tell me that they've stood on a line in Alabama and seen anybody building anything.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Challenges #Lines #Alabama

  • Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program's long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program's fundamental goals.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Believe #Goal #Long

  • I am a mom as well as a senator!
    -- Patty Murray

    #Mom #Wells

  • When my kids were in preschool, I was part of a carpooling group. One mother sometimes showed up with bruises on her body. She always had an excuse. Then one morning, she didn't show up. Later, I learned she'd fled a violent marriage. I've always thought, If only I'd known, maybe I could have helped.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Mother #Morning #Kids

  • Violence is a problem we all want to solve. I want to make sure that kids learn to deal with anger by learning how to talk with people to solve problems. Here in the United States Senate I want to make sure we have safe schools, safe neighborhoods and good things for kids to do after school!
    -- Patty Murray

    #Anger #School #Kids

  • The FDA is redefining birth control as abortion. The FDA is setting the bar higher for this kind of drug.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Fda #Abortion #Drug

  • So, I'm not impressed by BP's promises and I'm not ready to take the word of a company with a track record of pursuing profit over safety.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Track #Safety #Promise

  • If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress.
    -- Patty Murray

    #White #House #Balance

  • Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate!
    -- Patty Murray

    #United States #Computer #States

  • Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Jobs #Issues #Important

  • This is a long-delayed, hard-won, and badly needed victory for millions of women.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Funny Inspirational #Long #Victory

  • Simply, with a Republican Congress sitting shotgun, Mitt Romney will put the middle class on the roof and take us for a long, painful ride.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Badass #Class #Long

  • Why are people so supportive of him [Osama bin Laden] in many countries? Hes been out in these countries for decades building roads, building schools, building infrastructure, building day care facilities, building health care facilities, and the people are extremely grateful.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Country #Grateful #School

  • The Presidents plan to privatize Social Security would actually take away guaranteed benefits and put the promise of a secure retirement in jeopardy.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Retirement #Promise #President

  • I am pro choice, I believe everyone should have the right to decide for themselves.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Believe #Choices #I Believe

  • We havent been out in many of these countries helping them build infrastructure. How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that, rather than just being the people who are going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?
    -- Patty Murray

    #Country #Iraq #People

  • By working together to focus on our national priorities today we can ensure that the state of our union is strong for the future.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Strong #Priorities #Focus

  • We all know that Washington families are making a tremendous commitment to winning the War on Terror. Tonight, more than 22,000 Washington state soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are risking their lives under hostile fire in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the globe.
    -- Patty Murray

    #War #Commitment #Marine

  • For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans.
    -- Patty Murray

    #Strong #Unions #Needs

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