Washington Quotes

As more money flowed through Washington and as Washington's power to regulate our lives grew, opportunities and temptations for graft, influence peddling and cutting corners grew exponentially. Power breeds corruption.

Steve Forbes

In Washington, success is just a training course for failure.

Simon Hoggart

All is politics in this capital.

Thomas Jefferson

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Many a time I have seen my mother leap up from the dinner table to engage the swarming flies with an improvised punkah, and heard her rejoice and give humble thanks simultaneously that Baltimore was not the sinkhole that Washington was.

H.L. Mencken

Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place.

Harry S. Truman

Political life at Washington is like political life in a suburban vestry.

Oscar Wilde

He talks to everyone, from Catholic groups, the Republican party network over the country to conservative intellectuals and the Washington media.

David Frum

She decided because of the situation in the Middle East, it was the right decision to stay here in Washington.

Sean McCormack

Programs such as the Washington Search for Young Scholars help identify talented children so schools and communities can respond with challenges they need to help them fulfill their promise and to keep these students fully engaged in their education.

Robert Vaughn

As a county commissioner, I would like to be a champion for Washington County as far as attracting new business to the county.

Nathan Green

You can't leave politics out of anything that emanates from Washington, D.C.,

Ralph Hall

The strategy in place today respects neither human rights nor the Geneva Conventions. The current administration in Washington is trying to combat terrorism outside legal means, the rule of law.

Dick Marty

Excellence does not begin in Washington.

Ronald Reagan

We're appreciative of the Washington Nationals for providing us with a tremendous venue. And I believe we have an opportunity from an attendance standpoint, based on past history, to do some special things this spring.

Rick Jones

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : September 23, 2013
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