Jim Hightower Quotes

Top 44 wise famous quotes and sayings by Jim Hightower

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Jim Hightower quotes: When Rick Perry says I can do for America what I've done for Texas, pay attention. That's no idle threat. When Rick Perry says I can do for America what I've done for Texas, pay attention. That's no idle threat.
Jim Hightower quotes: Reagan promised everyone a seven-course dinner. Ours turned out to be a possum and a six-pack. Reagan promised everyone a seven-course dinner. Ours turned out to be a possum and a six-pack.
Jim Hightower quotes: Good wages are pro business, since they reduce turnover, increase morale, produce better-skilled employees, and improve productivity. Good wages are pro business, since they reduce turnover, increase morale, produce better-skilled employees, and improve productivity.
Jim Hightower quotes: It's hard for the donkeys to win the race if they're going to carry the elephants on their backs. It's hard for the donkeys to win the race if they're going to carry the elephants on their backs.
Jim Hightower quotes: This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption. This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.
Jim Hightower quotes: The middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos. The middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos.
Jim Hightower quotes: America's drug war is so stupid that if you pay close attention to just how stupid it is it'll drive you to use drugs. America's drug war is so stupid that if you pay close attention to just how stupid it is
it'll drive you to use drugs.
Jim Hightower quotes: The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore. They are the government. The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore. They are the government.
Jim Hightower quotes: Well, I've been in the political arena all of my life, and 10 years of that as a candidate and elected official, and that's about enough. Well, I've been in the political arena all of my life, and 10 years of that as a candidate and elected official, and that's about enough.
Jim Hightower quotes: The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere. The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.
Jim Hightower quotes: If ignorance goes to forty dollars a barrel, I want drilling rights to George Bush's head. If ignorance goes to forty dollars a barrel, I want drilling rights to George Bush's head.
Jim Hightower quotes: Organic agriculture is more about fairness and respect than it is about parts-per-billion of pesticide residues Organic agriculture is more about fairness and respect than it is about parts-per-billion of pesticide residues
Jim Hightower quotes: You have to learn to read between the lies. You have to learn to read between the lies.
Jim Hightower quotes: If you can't be a populist in Arkansas, you ain't going to be a populist in Washington. If you can't be a populist in Arkansas, you ain't going to be a populist in Washington.
Jim Hightower quotes: If it's dangerous to talk to yourself, it's probably even dicier to listen. If it's dangerous to talk to yourself, it's probably even dicier to listen.
Jim Hightower quotes: The corporation cannot be ethical, its only responsibility is to make a profit. The corporation cannot be ethical, its only responsibility is to make a profit.
Jim Hightower quotes: But, as my mother used to tell me, two wrongs don't make a right. But I soon figured out that three left turns do. But, as my mother used to tell me, two wrongs don't make a right. But I soon figured out that three left turns do.
Jim Hightower quotes: There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos. There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.
Jim Hightower quotes: When everybody does better, EVERYBODY does better. When everybody does better, EVERYBODY does better.
Jim Hightower quotes: When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism. When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn you could take from journalism.
Jim Hightower quotes: If you don't speak out now when it matters, when would it matter for you to speak out? If you don't speak out now when it matters, when would it matter for you to speak out?
Jim Hightower quotes: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
Jim Hightower quotes: The real bias of the media is not to the left or to the right, but to the thin strata of economic elites at the top of our society. The real bias of the media is not to the left or to the right, but to the thin strata of economic elites at the top of our society.
Jim Hightower quotes: The water won't clear up until we get the hogs out of the creek. The water won't clear up until we get the hogs out of the creek.
Jim Hightower quotes: If you don't speak out when it matters, when would it matter to speak out? If you don't speak out when it matters, when would it matter to speak out?
Jim Hightower quotes: Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building. Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building.
Jim Hightower quotes: Some people say we need a third party. I wish we had a second one. Some people say we need a third party. I wish we had a second one.
Jim Hightower quotes: Even a little dog can piss on a big building. Even a little dog can piss on a big building.
Jim Hightower quotes: Banks don't commit crimes. Bankers do. And they won't ever stop if they don't have to pay for their crimes. Banks don't commit crimes. Bankers do. And they won't ever stop if they don't have to pay for their crimes.
Jim Hightower quotes: It's an essential fight librarians are making, an age-old fight; yours is a battle for civilization. It's a fight for our country's founding values. It's an essential fight librarians are making, an age-old fight; yours is a battle for civilization. It's a fight for our country's founding values.
Jim Hightower quotes: The [Democratic] party is a bank. It collects money and gives it to TV stations. The [Democratic] party is a bank. It collects money and gives it to TV stations.