Andrew Card

(Andrew Hill "Andy" Card Jr.)

Andrew Card
Andrew Card
  • Born: May 10, 1947
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician









Quote Topics Cited
Be true to your word. It’s very important. Management & Managing Government
He was in charge of everything and I was to be wherever he wasn’t. Management & Managing Government
I am someone who facilitates the President’s ability to make tough decisions. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
I have the disease called politics. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I have to give him and I have to have 100 percent of his confidence…. If I do not have his confidence, someone else should be chief of staff. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
If you get a good night’s sleep the chances are you did a good job the day before. Detriments & Qualifications ;Public Office: Benefits
My role is not to be the President’s friend….When I am no longer the Chief of Staff, I expect to be the President’s friend. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
People are either with us or against us. If the line isn’t clear and there aren’t clear consequences, people migrate to the wrong side of the line. War & Peace
The great constraint on the Presidency is time. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
The legislative branch acts for the future. Judges act by reflecting on the past. The President has to deal with the realities of today. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
The President of the United States has more than the responsibility for the people of this country. He has the responsibility of providing hope for the people of the world. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
The surpluses of the [19]90s were the result of a growing economy. They were not the result of government policy. Bureaucracy
There’s a sausage machine on Capitol Hill. We’ve given the sausage machine the right kind of ingredients. Now it’s up to the sausage machine to turn out the right kind of legislation. Legislating & Legislative Process
When I first met George W. Bush, I had expected to meet Yale and I got West Texas. Miscellaneous
Don't believe everything that you read in the newspapers.
Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter.
My children and grandchildren loved the secret servicemen and women that served us. I was honoured that they thought I was important enough to protect. Women
Scholarships that allow students to get a good education are important, but first we want to measure the progress that the schools are teaching our students, we want to hold them accountable for the progress, we want to hold the schools accountable for teaching the young people in America. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
She's leaving when the president has one of the highest approval ratings on record. From here, it can only go down. And when it does, you know who they're going to blame. They're gonna blame Andy Card!
The Oval Office symbolizes... the Constitution, the hopes and dreams, and I'm going to say democracy. And when you have a dress code in the Supreme Court and a dress code on the floor of the Senate, floor of the House, I think it's appropriate to have an expectation that there will be a dress code that respects the office of the President.
The top priority is leaving no child behind. We want accountability in the system, and we want schools to recognize they have a responsibility to teach students.
The U.N. can meet and discuss, but we don't need their permission.
There are over 100 entities in the federal government that have something to do with homeland security. Government
Victory is the most important aspect in Iraq, because victory in Iraq will help us have victory in the War on Terror. War & Peace
Victory is the only option. And we will be victorious in Iraq.
Well, paycheck protection is an important ingredient for a successful campaign finance reform measure. Business, Commerce & Finance
You shouldn't presume that all quotes that are in a magazine or a newspaper are accurate.