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Arthur Capper Quotes

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Following the war in Europe a large increase of European
immigration to the United States is to be expected,
of which the largest part is and always has been made
up of men skilled in farming.
- Arthur Capper

County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing
and consolidating some of the offices,
making others appointive, and reducing salaries in
keeping with the salaries paid by private business
for the performance of similar duties.
- Arthur Capper

Any plan of administration which contemplates a concentrating
of responsibility is open to the dangers which follow
the creation of a bureaucracy.
- Arthur Capper

Several amendments should be made to the primary and
general election laws to improve them,
but such changes must in no way interfere with a full
and free expression of the people's choice in naming
the candidates to be voted on at general elections.
- Arthur Capper

 

I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit
and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it,
basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit,
on loyalty and industry in the public service.
- Arthur Capper

Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution,
I urge that the counties cooperate with one another,
that future road work be more uniform,
and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways.
- Arthur Capper

The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit
system meeting their special requirements,
that they may more readily obtain money on short or
long time for their farming operations,
or that they may become owners of farms.
- Arthur Capper

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A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades
should possess a complete,
practical education and should have received special
training in some specific line of work,
fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.
- Arthur Capper

We spend more than a million dollars a year on our colleges and university,
and it is money well spent; but we must have education
that fits not the few but the many for the business of life.
- Arthur Capper

For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is
the district or the city school,
we must provide what we are not now providing,
an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life.
- Arthur Capper

It is our duty to see that our future citizens are well born;
that they are properly nourished,
and are reared in that environment most likely to develop
in them their full capacity and powers.
- Arthur Capper

We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state,
many duties that were left a generation ago to chance.
- Arthur Capper

The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state,
the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the
good of the people as a whole.
- Arthur Capper

If we are to perpetuate the state, we must not only produce citizens,
but good citizens - men and women of sound bodies,
clear minds and clean souls.
- Arthur Capper

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
- Christopher Columbus

We are a puny and fickle folk.
Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The end of life is to be like God,
and the soul following God will be like Him.
- Socrates

I do not want to foresee the future.
I am concerned with taking care of the present.
God has given me no control over the moment following.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you,
following you right on up until you die.
- Paul Simon

Do more than is required.
What is the distance between someone who achieves their
goals consistently and those who spend their lives
and careers merely following? The extra mile.
- Gary Ryan Blair

We have repeatedly issued warnings, over a number of years.
Following these warnings and these calls,
anti-American explosions took place in a number of Islamic countries.
- Osama bin Laden

I enjoy 'Supermarket Sweep' because of its adlib demands
in following the fast action.
- Randy West

Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain
anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
- Stephen Gardiner

So the ethic I was taught in school resulted in the
path I chose in my life following school.
- Kevin Mitnick

We've been following Judge Alito's career over the last 15 years,
while he's been on the Court of Appeals.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

And there is no trade or employment but the young man
following it may become a hero.
- Walt Whitman

I'm not a headline guy.
I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the
plate I could have stood on my head and no one would
have known the difference.
- Lou Gehrig

If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from
following your deepest instinct,
your life will be safe, expedient and thin.
- Katharine Butler Hathaway

My first care the following morning was,
to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

You never find friends them following your advice upon their own affairs;
nor allowing you to manage your own.
- Willis Lamb

I've become increasingly confidant in following intuitions
ahead of thoughts as I produce more records.
- Jerry Harrison

He grows daily more capable of following any inspiration
without technical effort,
and also of letting inspiration come to him through meticulous observation.
- Eugen Herrigel

I'm following a real event and real people.
- John Landis

Sadly, I am not able to take part in the fieldwork myself so much anymore,
as both of my legs were amputated following an airplane crash twelve years ago.
- Richard Leakey

I emphasise the following: don't, whatever happens,
be anyone but yourself.
Don't act anyone else-that would be fatal.
- Graham Kennedy

I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction -
I write the book straight through from beginning to end.
By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane.
- Jonathan Lethem

I'm sick of following my dreams.
I'm just going to ask them where they're goin',
and hook up with them later.
- Mitch Hedberg

I have a following.
Whenever I am on tour they come.
It is always sold out.
- Nina Hagen

I think the hardest part of writing is revising.
And by that I mean the following: A novelist has to
create the piece of marble and then chip away to find the figure in it.
- Chaim Potok

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles,
and from that moment he is following the dark rapids
of an underground river which may sometimes flow so
near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
- Cyril Connolly

There is also a strong following among the urbanites
on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films.
- Donnie Yen

When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders,
it isn't acting.
It's following instructions.
Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.
- James Dean

Every time we've gone somewhere, it's just been better
and better and God's always blessed us for following.
- Stacie Orrico

You don't learn to walk by following rules.
You learn by doing, and by falling over.
- Richard Branson

It cannot be assumed that equity was following common
law whenever they agreed,
any more than the converse.
- Frederick Pollock

Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most.
- Al Capp

Creativity shouldn't be following radio;
it should be the other way around.
- Herbie Hancock

I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy;
Dear Jack,
Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary.
I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.
- John F. Kennedy

Some day, following the example of the United States of America,
there will be a United States of Europe.
- George Washington

I once had a large gay following, but I ducked into
an alleyway and lost him.
- Emo Philips

I think that the proposed constitution is one of the
European legal documents with the strongest social
dimension I have seen since I began following European issues.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by
hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following.
- Duncan Sheik

All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical,
combine in the three following questions:
1.
What can I know? 2.
What ought I to do? 3.
What may I hope?
- Immanuel Kant

We can best help you to prevent war not by repeating
your words and following your methods but by finding
new words and creating new methods.
- Virginia Woolf

The following Wednesday, I opted to go with Random House.
- Laura Hillenbrand

The three years following the release of See The Light were a whirlwind.
- Jeff Healey

I've been following what's happening in Colombia because
it's the country of my childhood.
- Barbet Schroeder

Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far.
I can't see any reason to change the formula now.
- Chris Van Allsburg

In the end we are all sacked and it's always awful.
It is as inevitable as death following life.
If you are elevated there comes a day when you are demoted.
Even Prime Ministers.
- Alan Clark

The following year, after I had prepared my draft,
the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The
Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously.
- Ludwig Quidde

Also we will be carrying food and clothes for the Expedition Two crew.
And as well as spare parts for the EVA that will be
conducted from the station in the following months.
- Umberto Guidoni

I have been following a vegan diet now since the 1980s,
and find it not only healthier, but also much more
attractive than the chunks of meat that were on my plate as a child.
- Neal Barnard

There is no truth without responsibility following in its wake.
- Kenneth L. Pike

We're from New York, so we have a decent following.
- Josh Silver

We definitely have a hardcore following.
- Phil Anselmo

The National League was born the following year,
as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor.
- John Thorn


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