That's not all our crops can do. We are also learning how to transform plants into factories. We can now raise plants that will create enzymes that would otherwise be created in chemical factories.

— Thomas Carper

The most emotional Thomas Carper quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

In my home state of Delaware, we've done our homework and worked hard and, as a result, we've made great strides in cleaning up our own air pollution. Unfortunately, a number of the upwind states to the west of us have not made the same commitment to reducing harmful pollution by investing in cleaner air.


Clean air is a basic right. The responsibility to ensure that falls to Congress and the president.


Delaware's firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.


Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family.

That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.


For me, our beaches have always been a source of personal inspiration.


Wellness is cheaper than illness. It costs us time and money when children get sick.


Unbeknownst to a lot of us, our children actually listen to just about everything we say and, even more so, watch everything we do. They notice the choices we make and the company we keep.


I want to make that a reality, ... The idea is to create office space in the unused portions of the station to be leased, hopefully by ING. That would provide a cash flow to Amtrak.


Like many dads I know, I've long been motivated in all aspects of my life by my love for my children - and my desire to make the world better a better place for them, my grandchildren and my great-grandchildren.


Hurricane Katrina reiterated the need for [access to] medical records, .

.. ... But there's going to be a lot more needed than $4 million.


Class action lawsuits are an important part of our legal system.

All citizens should have the right to band together and settle grievances with bigger companies, but that system is broken and it needs fixing.


Over the years, I've had a lot of different jobs - newspaper boy, dish washer, naval flight officer, Amtrak board member, Governor and chairman of the National Governors Association - just to name a few. But my most cherished job - and frankly my most important job for that matter - is being a father.


About Thomas Carper

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Economist
Birthday October 16