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.— Thomas Carper
Most Powerful Delaware State quotations
Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.
Just the example Delaware State University graduates set by the way they live their lives, should be an inspiration to other high school students to go to Delaware State.
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described.
And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back.
By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors, have faced many challenges. You worked through them with fierce determination and good will, and you have made great progress.
Paradise is not a place, its a state of mind.
Delaware: a state that has three counties when the tide is out, and two when it is in.
Our financial services and insurance cluster is one of Delaware's key economic drivers in the state.
Delaware State began as a school bent on service - teaching education, social services and nursing.
Defeat is a state of mind! No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality.
Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice.
And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through.
Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school.
All oppression creates a state of war.
After completing a Delaware State education, they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined - and they opened doors for themselves that surely would have remained closed if they only had a high school education.
Delaware State has established itself as an institution of excellence in its own right and attracts a diversity of students from various races, socio-economic status and locations.
Getting to where Delaware State is today was a challenge my friends - a challenge proudly met by the people of this community and the Delaware State family.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
I could not agree more. The students of Delaware State often looked to the school as their chance, their hand up, their hope. And they gave their all.
Their families helped them realize that there was more out there for them.
These students came to Delaware State because of its inexpensive tuition, closeness to home, and solid reputation.
When Delaware State University was founded in 1890, it was not by choice, but by social reality.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
With the establishment of a presence in all three counties of Delaware, recruitment in and outside Delaware and throughout the world and new master's and doctoral programs, Delaware State University will continue to grow and attract even more qualified students.
Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University and the students who attend it.
Delaware is the only state east of the Rockies that is allowed under federal law to offer sports betting.
Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities. Once oligarchs achieve unchecked economic and political power, as they have in the United States, the citizens too become disposable.
Medicaid provides health care to our neediest citizens.
While other states have had to cut Medicaid rolls and benefits already, Delaware has not. But the President's proposed budget would shift tens of millions of dollars of cost to the states, raising the real possibility of program cuts.