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Imports Quotes

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It is the quality of the moment,
not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single
but Germany held out and refused.
Warner's never phased out vinyl in Germany.
Now America imports it!
- Peter Hook

The U.S.
now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East.
This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources
is an issue of national security.
- Kenny Marchant

The CAFTA region currently imports $15 billion annually of U.S.
agriculture and manufactured goods.
- Ron Lewis

 

Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger
cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would
eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf.
- Jan Schakowsky

The prices of all imports would rise if the dollar depreciates.
- Robert C. Solomon

The E.U.
imports more agricultural goods from developing countries
around the world than does the U.S.,
Canada and Japan, combined.
- John Bruton

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It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil.
More and more of our imports come from overseas.
- George W. Bush

Imports create competition and keep domestic industry
more responsive to consumers.
In the United States, we import everything consumers want.
So why not pharmaceuticals?
- Chuck Grassley

By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States
with as many oil imports as the Middle East.
- Anthony Lake

Fortunately for England, all her imports are raw materials.
- Joseph Hume

As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests,
xenophobia is directed against foreign people,
not foreign cultural imports.
- Eric Hobsbawm

The direct investment of Japanese businesses to East
Asian economies accelerates the reallocation of their production bases.
Consequently, between Japan and the other East Asian countries,
both exports and imports are growing substantially.
- Toshihiko Fukui

The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany
to provide the necessary means to pay for approved
imports has not been accomplished,
although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement.
- James F. Byrnes

Even if the dollar does decline during the coming months,
the delays in the response of exports and imports to
the more competitive dollar will mean that the increase
in aggregate demand from this source may not happen for a year or more.
- Martin Feldstein

The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed,
all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences,
the arts, and other areas.
What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and
most of its raw materials,
it can be subdued, if not quite conquered,
without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have
aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and
raw materials they control.
- Barbara Amiel

We've had a long wrangle with the pharmaceutical industry about parallel imports,
and what we were saying is we want to make medicines
and drugs as affordable as a possible to what is largely a poor population.
- Thabo Mbeki

Our course, then, is clear; if we desire to put an end to pauperism,
or to lessen it, we should import everything we can use or sell,
in order that we may employ our unemployed hands,
in making the goods by which we pay for these imports.
- Joseph Hume

America is becoming more and more dependent upon imports
from foreign manufacturers than we are exports from
our country in all fields:
in appliances,
in clothing, even food.
This year America may become for the first time in
its history a net food importer.
- Marcy Kaptur

I've always considered making it legal for Americans
to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue.
Imports create competition and keep domestic industry
more responsive to consumers.
- Chuck Grassley

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history,
since its statements are rather of the nature of universals,
whereas those of history are singulars.
- Aristotle

Thru the auspices of the viewers who become -
I think this is an import -
in a democracy,
become a working unit with law enforcement against the criminals.
- Robert Stack

Right now too much American time and resources are
spent dealing with situations caused by our dependence
on oil that we import from unstable countries.
- Dan Lipinski

Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs,
doctrines - these are of trifling import.
All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
- Henry Miller

When West End Girls came out on import,
I was a student at Liverpool University.
I'd go to a club in Liverpool and it would come on,
and I'd be really embarrassed.
- Chris Lowe

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals,
in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Again, talent is the real import of being in the business.
- Bobby Sherman

Unemployment is due to the large import of goods from
Britain and other countries.
The Government haven't used the powers which they have
for the benefit of the country.
- Eamon de Valera

Developed countries and advanced developing countries
must open their markets for products from the developing world,
and support in developing their export and import capacity.
- Anna Lindh

If we were left to ourselves, unfettered by legislative enactments,
we should gradually withdraw our capital from the cultivation of such lands,
and import the produce which is at present raised upon them.
- David Ricardo

People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil.
What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous
is that we import refined product just making us more
dependent on the industry.
- John Shimkus

Somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the food you
eat has been touched by immigrant hands,
and it is fair to say some of them are not here as they should be here.
But if you didn't have these folks, you would be spending a lot more -
three,
four or five times more - for food, or we would have
to import food and have all the food security risks.
- Tom Vilsack

Where do these arms come from, these Saturday night
specials that constitute the instrument of threats in bank robberies,
or the hand grenades used by terrorists? How can their
sales and their import be permitted?
- Alva Myrdal

Although economists have studied the sensitivity of
import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate,
there is still much uncertainty about just how much
the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein

But I now entered on my fifteenth year -
a sad epoch in the life of a slave girl.
My master began to whisper foul words in my ear.
Young as I was, I could not remain ignorant of their import.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

The high prices also highlight the fact that the U.S.
is too heavily dependent on fossil fuels that we import
from unstable parts of the world.
To protect our national security, we must become more energy secure.
- Dan Lipinski

Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously,
'cos we'd had credit in United States,
credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export
Bank and people had started working again.
- Gianni Agnelli

They have been saying for a long time that Iraq made
an effort to import active uranium,
and my colleague demonstrated the other day that they
came to the conclusion that it was a fake document
that everybody is relying upon.
- Hans Blix

We aren't leveraging this great economic engine,
the strongest economy in the world.
And yet we have this totally weak response.
We import $500 billion a year more in products than we export.
- Jennifer Granholm

We are considering various ways of making use of our
oil and gas downstream industries.
This is to be complemented with the import of oil and
gas from other sources as raw materials.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

If these assets were set up as a revolving fund with
which Japan could import raw materials for its industries,
Japanese exports could again enter the channels of
world trade-and Japanese workers would have employment and something to eat.
- James Forrestal

The price of imported oil in the US doubled between
summer 2003 and summer 2005,
reducing consumers' purchasing power by more than 1
per cent of gross domestic product.
- Martin Feldstein

America has always imported history.
- Helmut Jahn

Renewable ethanol represents a clear opportunity to
grow a significant portion of our own fuel locally
and begin to break the hold imported fuels have on us.
- Mike May

I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.
- Mae West

We settled this continent without art.
So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury,
not a necessity.
- Arthur Erickson

Most of the food imported to Russia came from China.
- Alex Chiu

Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be
imported or imposed from outside a country.
- Emile Lahud

They are imported by companies, controlled as serfs,
worked like slaves, and at last go back to China with all their earnings.
They are in every place, they seem to have no sex.
Boys work, girls work; it is all alike to them.
- Denis Kearney

Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things?
Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets.
We want foreign shirts.
We want foreign technology.
Why this obsession with everything imported?
- Abdul Kalam

First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security.
This notion has a radically different meaning for different people.
For Americans it is a geopolitical question.
For the Europeans right now it is very much focused
on the dependence on imported natural gas.
- Daniel Yergin

Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy,
created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution,
and increased energy security.
And renewable fuels cost less at the pump.
It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans.
- Lane Evans

In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak;
of war,
the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported
released for sale in Canada,
amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Our oil problems are only going to get worse.
Our trade balance is only going to get worse.
So we have to slow the growth of U.S.
oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.
- Sherwood Boehlert

In 1973, America imported 30 percent of its crude oil needs.
Today, that number has doubled to more than 60 percent.
Gas prices are as high as they are now in part because
we've had no comprehensive national energy policy for the past few decades.
- Gary Miller

We must then build a proper relationship between the
richest and the poorest countries based on our desire
that they are able to fend for themselves with the
investment that is necessary in their agriculture,
so that Africa is not a net importer of food,
but an exporter of food.
- Gordon Brown

The bill would ban human cloning, and any attempts at human cloning,
for both reproductive purposes and medical research.
Also forbidden is the importing of cloned embryos or products made from them.
- Ken Calvert

There's almost no way of doing importing honestly,
because if you do you're at such a disadvantage competitively.
So people spend huge amounts of effort getting around
stupid laws and not paying taxes.
- Esther Dyson

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

The importance of money flows from it being a link
between the present and the future.
- John Maynard Keynes

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge,
education, hard work and effort.
It teaches us about enjoying ourselves,
having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
- Kamisese Mara

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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