William B. Richardson

(William Burdette Richardson)

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I lost my first run for office, but I developed a great love for grassroots politics. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I will be a President for the middle class. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
It’s very important that all of us who have bicultural roots retain our culture. Energy
It's better to have a dialogue with your enemies than not. Diplomacy & Diplomats ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
John McCain may pay hundreds of dollars for his shoes, but we're the ones who will pay for his flip-flops. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
No fence has ever been able to stop history, much less a border fence…. A 10 foot fence only takes an 11 foot ladder to scale it. Immigration & Emigration
Public service is a noble career. You can’t do it unless you get out there and run…. You can make a difference if you are elected. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Their [the North Koreans] idea of a concession was not a quid pro quo, like in Western countries. Their idea of a concession was that they're not going to budge, but what they will budge on is they will give you enough time to come to their conclusion, eventually. Time for them is not of the essence. Negotiating & Negotiations
We need a President who swears that he will ‘defend and protect the Constitution’ and then do it. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
We need dialogue, not confrontation on the Korean Peninsula. Diplomacy & Diplomats
we need to work harder if we're going to continue what Carl Sagan saw as a new Renaissance of discovery. One way is by explaining to the Congress and the public why it is in our national interest to get this work funded. We can win this – and do what is right by the American people – if we can get the public to understand what's at stake. Energy ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
We’re a cyclical country. 8 years one party – 8 years another party. Political Parties & Machines