Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best George Pataki Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
You know, there are some areas of the state that are providing enormous help to their students; there are others where they’re not doing what they can.
I knew that good people who wanted to be a part of the American dream have become trapped in dependency because the federal government and the state government had made it in their economic interest not to take a job because the benefits that they didn’t work were better. I changed that.
And one of the frustrating parts, but it’s an inherent part of our democracy, is we have separation of powers.
Israel has always been and must always be America’s strongest ally.
I have tremendous admiration for everyone who enters the political arena so long as their goal is to do what they believe is right for the people of New York.
I don’t think you expand entitlements when so many people are dependent on government and when the money the federal government is offering is going to be taken away from you after just a couple of years.
We also have a program in place for low income people. A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage, irrespective of citizenship or what documents.
Olympics is global competition in which eighty, ninety, hundred, hundred and ten countries participate.
Religious liberty doesn’t include encouraging a fellow American to engage in violent jihad and kill an American here. That is not protected free speech. That is not protected religious belief.
Let’s make New York the safest state in America – that must be our goal. Let’s achieve it together.
This Budget reflects a choice – not an easy choice, but the right choice. And when you think about it, the only choice. The choice to take the responsible, prudent path to fiscal stability, economic growth and opportunity.
Well, I know I worked for Governor Rockefeller the last time he ran for his fourth term, and I obviously ran against Governor Cuomo the time he ran for his fourth term.
On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood. All Americans became New Yorkers.
First, how to memorialize the heroes of 9/11; second, something that expresses our resolve.
I’m very proud of what we’ve done with the State University and the City University. They’re totally different institutions than they were when I took office.
We have been actively trying to have New York City host the 2012 Olympics.
There is no moral equivalency between those who would kill using children, innocent civilians, children and adults, in their homes and in their places of worship, to that of a government that is seeking those terrorists before they can engage in that awful activity.
We passed important laws to give the authorities responsible for investigation wide powers to defend us.
The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom, who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in a just war in defense of its people and its freedom.
After September 11th, nations from across the globe offered their generous assistance to the people of New York. And whenever our friends around the world need our assistance, New York is there.
We know that when people are safe in their homes, they are free to pursue their dream for a brighter economic future for themselves and their families.
But, you know, all I can do is submit my budget and then make the case to the Legislature to act.
When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves.
We have a reliable computerized network devoted to counterterrorist activities.
We can’t just throw a switch and say Indian Point is going to be safe, we have to look long-term because it will ultimately be decommissioned and we have to work aggressively now to bring in new sources of power.
We are going through tough economic times but things are looking up, and the indicators are improving not only for large corporations but also for small business.
Israel is a country that respects freedom – freedom of assembly, freedom of speech and freedom of worship.
What I did in New York was bring people together, an overwhelmingly Democratic state. But I was able to get Democrats to support the most conservative sweeping policy changes in any state in America.
For the first time federal, state and local bureaus of investigation are coordinating their effort, to serve as eyes and ears and protect us against further attacks.
The expansion of tobacco cessation centers is an important part of our historic and continuing effort to help smokers quit. The expansion of these centers will give even more New Yorkers the help they need to quit once and for all.
When I look at Washington today, we need to bring us together. We need to solve problems, we need to rebuild our military so we can stand up to radical Islam, we need to get our economy growing much faster by throwing out the corrupt tax code and lowering the rates.
You know, Hillary Clinton’s always saying how Republicans don’t follow science? Well, they’re the ones not listening to the scientists today, because doctors say that at 20 weeks that is a viable life inside the womb. And at that point, it’s a life that we have the right to protect, and I think we should protect.
It is a very real concern and my view is that everything changed on September 11th and the procedure, the policies that were in place prior to September 11th no longer should apply.
Our decade of change has unleashed the ingenuity, creativity, and character of the most extraordinary people in the world – the people of this state, who come from every corner of the globe.
I’m thinking about governing as the governor of this state, and that’s what I’m going to do.