The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.— Woodrow Wilson
Romantic Special Interests quotations
I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests.
Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here.
If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and make a change.
It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
I strongly recommend that students with autism get involved in special interest clubs in some of the areas they naturally excel at. Being with people who share your interests makes socializing easier.
We are stardust, we are golden and we've got to get ourselves back to the garden.
I'm going to fight for every person in America who believes government should serve the people, not the donors and not the special interests.
The best way to begin genuine bipartisanship to make America stronger is to work together on the real crises facing our country, not to manufacture an artificial crisis to serve a special interest agenda out of touch with the needs of Americans.
The United Nations has come under the control of outlaw nations and self-serving special interest groups.
All of us are different. That's what makes us interesting and special. I don't want to be anything like another person. I want to be totally myself and go against the grain, forge my own path. I've learned that being different is what makes you stand out. It makes everything so much more intriguing.
Campaign finance and ethics reform only works if it curtails all special interest groups equally and does not carve out any exceptions to benefit one party or another. 'Pay to play' reform was passed to limit the influence of big spending contractors over the public officials from whom they are trying to obtain work.
One of the most interesting and harmful delusions to which men and nations can be subjected is that of imagining themselves special instruments of the Divine Will.
It doesn't take a military genius to see we'll all be crispy critters after World War III.
Television news is now entertainment, and the stories are being written by the people that have a special interest in them.
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.
I might be an endangered species.
The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.
Nixon has the audacity to tell me to do nothing in the interest of my country until he dictactes where that interest lies. At the same time he threatens me that failure to follow his so-called advice will be to jeopardize the special relations between our two countries. I say to hell with such special relations.
To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity.
And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come.
Things that never interested you before become fascinating because you know they are important to this person who is so special to you. You think of this person on every occasion and in everything you do. Simple things bring them to mind like a pale blue sky, gentle wind or even a storm cloud on the horizon.
We don't lump people by groups or special interests.
And let me add, in the party of Lincoln there is no room for intolerance and not even a small corner for anti-Semitism or bigotry of any kind. Many people are welcome in our house, but not the bigots.
If I had rubies, riches, and crowns, I'd buy the whole world and change things around.
I have never painted a self-portrait.
I am less interested in myself as a subject for a painting than I am in other people, above all women... There is nothing special about me. I am a painter who paints day after day from morning to night... Who ever wants to know something about me... ought to look carefully at my pictures.
If you're willing to change the world let love be your energy
If the regular length of a shot is increased, one becomes bored, but if you keep on making it longer, it piques your interest, and if you make it even longer, a new quality emerges, a special intensity of attention.
I brake for brunettes.
Love is hate War is Peace No is Yes And we're all free.
We [women] are the majority of the population, majority of the electorate, majority of the workforce... and yet we're still doing majority of family unpaid or low paid labor. And we live longer. Our stuff is not "special interest" stuff. Our stuff is the stuff of the future, of the whole.
What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests?
What my children appear to be on the surface is no matter to me.
I am fooled neither by gracious manners nor by bad manners. I am interested in what is truly beneath each kind of manners...I want my children to be people- each one separate- each one special- each one a pleasant and exciting variation of all the others
We didn't become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn't come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn't do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell.
I am interested in beauty when it has something special and mysterious.
Christ is the head of the corpus mysticum, which includes all men from the beginning of the world to its end. He is not the president of a special-interest club.
The dream we were conceived in will reveal a joyful face, and the world we once believed in will shine again in grace.
When I took the oath of office, I pledged loyalty to only one special interest group - ‘We the people’.