historic Quotes

For a whole historic period after World War II, US capitalism was the strongest in the world and could afford to concede rising living standards.
tags: living world war historic capitalism standard
— Kshama Sawant
I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table. The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large and diverse but we share many common goals including cutting wasteful spending, getting our economy back on track and making government smarter and more efficient.
tags: trust government historic leadership goal shares
— Kristi Noem
We must stop spending money that we just don't have. Historic debt leads to historic tax increases, which stifle job growth.
tags: growth job historic money tax
— Kristi Noem
This is an historic step forward in the world's efforts to combat a truly global threat.
tags: world historic
— Kofi Annan
If you want to make history, you have to do historic things
tags: historic
— Kobe Bryant
For us to be the team that got him that historic 10th championship is special for us.
tags: historic
— Kobe Bryant
Hawai"i Pacific University's new use of the iconic Aloha Tower Marketplace will continue its historic role of welcoming visitors, and now students, to the heart of Honolulu in a modern, vibrant mixed-use space.
tags: heart space historic
— Kirk Caldwell
The world is facing a historic turning point because the system of materialistic liberalism has come to a deadlock.
tags: world historic
— Kingoro Hashimoto
It seems that Canada's historic mission is to come to the selfless aid both of its friends and of complete strangers, and then, once the crisis is over, to be well and truly ignored. Canada is the perpetual wallflower that stands on the edge of the hall, waiting for someone to come and ask her for a dance.
tags: friends historic dance
— Kevin Myers
I've been in silly movies and romantic movies and historic movies.
tags: movie romantic historic
— Kevin Bacon
Battles that involve oatmeal are just never going to end up being historic, you know?" Jake went on. "Gettysburg? No major oatmeal involvement. The Battle of Midway? Neither side used oatmeal. Desert Storm? No oatmeal.
tags: battle historic
— Katherine Applegate
Today is indeed an historic occasion when as a first chair-in-office woman I hand over to another woman chair in office, your Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, in the presence of a woman head of the Commonwealth, Her Royal Highness, Her Majesty the Queen of England.
tags: women occasion historic england
— Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Perhaps September 11 could be called the first historic world event in the strictest sense: the impact, the explosion, the slow collapse - a gruesome reality literally took place in front of a global public.
tags: reality world historic
— Jurgen Habermas
You know what the Russians are saying is that they have an historic relationship with - with Crimea, and they're saying the Crimean legislature has voted now to have a referendum, and they're saying what the government in Kiev did was illegal.
— Judy Woodruff
Even if I am simply one more woman laying one more brick in the foundation of a new and more humane world, it is enough to make me rise eagerly from my bed each morning and face the challenge of breaking the historic silence that has held women captive for so long.
tags: women world silence challenge historic
— Judy Chicago
Judaism stands or falls with its belief in the historic actuality of the revelation at Sinai.
tags: belief historic
— Joseph Hertz
Democrats do have a historic race going. Hillary Clinton vs. Barack Obama. Normally, when you see a black man or a woman president an asteroid is about to hit the Statue of Liberty.
tags: men women liberty historic race black
— Jon Stewart
Historic in a good sense, not historic in a sense of 'so we dropped bombs on everyone.
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— Jon Stewart
The Rock'n'Blues Fest is my kind of festival series! It's always great playing shows with my brother and, add to that, all the other great artists and their bands and this should make for one historic round of concerts.
tags: historic artist
— Johnny Winter
The cumulative effect of the Romantic theory of creativity, as played out in the context of belief in the virtue of the avant-garde, is that while the art world has effectively freed itself from the tyranny of artistic tradition and its historic patronage system, it has ended up inhabiting an autonomous but perceived irrelevance.
tags: belief world virtue romantic historic creativity
— John Walford
Because in no other person but the historic Jesus of Nazareth has God become man and lived a human life on earth, died to bear the penalty of our sins, and been raised from death and exalted to glory, there is no other Savior, for there is no other person who is qualified to save.
tags: death men people human earth god jesus sin historic
— John Stott
Obama's victory in November 2008 was a historic political accomplishment.
tags: victory political historic
— John Podhoretz
Altho that is so, Ireland has always denied and Ireland still denies that the Union was binding upon her either legally or morally. And here on this historic occasion we have assembled to renew our protest and to place it upon record.
tags: occasion renew historic
— John Edward
Our historic imagination is at best slightly developed. We generalise and idealise the past egregiously. We set up little toys to stand as symbols for centuries and the complicated lives of countless individuals.
tags: live past historic imagination
— John Dewey
Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution.
— John Boehner
Sometimes, because of its immediacy, television produces a kind of electronic parable. Berlin, for instance, on the day the Wall was opened. Rostropovich was playing his cello by the Wall that no longer cast a shadow, and a million East Berliners were thronging to the West to shop with an allowance given them by West German banks! At that moment the whole world saw how materialism had lost its awesome historic power and become a shopping list.
tags: power world moment lost materialism historic
— John Berger
While the agreement signed in Paris between 195 nations to combat climate change was historic and significant, it's still vague and lacks the ambition to truly meet the challenge. The next step is to move aggressively toward a transition to 100% clean renewable energy as quickly as possible (that means no fossil fuels, nuclear, or big hydro).
tags: ambition challenge energy historic nuclear vague
— John B. Quigley
Black Panther is a historic opportunity to be a part of something important and special, particularly at a time when African Americans are affirming their identities while dealing with vilification and dehumanization. The image of a black hero on this scale is just really exciting.
tags: time identity hero opportunities historic american black
— Joe Robert Cole
After 9-11, the President had a historic opportunity to unite Americans and the world in common cause. Instead, by exploiting the politics of fear, instigating an optional war in Iraq before finishing a necessary war in Afghanistan and instituting policies on torture, detainees and domestic surveillance that fly in the face of our values and interests, President Bush divided Americans from each other and from the world.
tags: fear world value opportunities politics war historic american
— Joe Biden
Let the historic dissection begin. Man-made global warming is a dying market and a zombie science.
tags: dying historic
— Joanne Nova
As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.
tags: character men career strong historic charm
— Jim Ramstad
I was born a year after Lindbergh made his historic trip across the Atlantic. Boys like either dinosaurs or airplanes. I was very much an airplane boy.
tags: boys historic year
— Jim Lovell
We can actually speak, much like Bernie Sanders did, for an agenda that the American people are actually clamoring for. In an election which is historic in so many ways, including that the traditional candidates are the most untrusted and disliked in our history, and the American people are clamoring for another choice and another voice.
tags: people choice historic american
— Jill Stein
I like both movies and TV, for different reasons. Films are amazing. It's so historic and exciting. Television, for me, is great because I love to act, every day. I love to learn, and I love to be able to just do what I love. It's when I'm at my best. So, I love TV for that reason because it's every day.
tags: movie film learn historic
— Jennifer Love Hewitt
Films are amazing. To be a part of a movie is the greatest. It's so historic and exciting.
tags: movie film historic
— Jennifer Love Hewitt
The assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy led directly to the passage of a historic law, the Gun Control Act of 1968.
tags: law control historic assassination
— Jeffrey Toobin
Obama is already setting a new historic course by reorienting the economy from private consumption to public investments...free-market pundits bemoan the evident intention of Obama and team to 'tell us what kind of car to drive'. Yet that is exactly what they intend to do...and rightly so. Free-market ideology is an anachronism in an era of climate change.
tags: historic
— Jeffrey Sachs
I am not stonewalling. I am following the historic policies of the Department of Justice.
tags: justice historic
— Jeff Sessions
I do think that how certain individuals gained notoriety in life and permanent historic places in death tells us a lot about the times in which they lived. The past always has valuable lessons to offer, if we're only willing to look for them.
tags: death time lessons past historic
— Jeff Guinn
Today, energy prices are at historic highs. Some analysts estimate that energy price shocks this year could cost American consumers more than $40 billion. Speaking very frankly, we cannot afford this kind of expense.
tags: energy historic american year
— Jeff Bingaman