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William Weld quotes: The best preparation for work is not thinking about work, talking about work, or studying for work: it is work. The best preparation for work is not thinking about work, talking about work, or studying for work: it is work.
William Weld quotes: Managing people's sex lives is something that I don't think is a good role for government. Managing people's sex lives is something that I don't think is a good role for government.
William Weld quotes: We absolutely have to restrain concentrations of wealth in industry from spoiling the situation for everybody. We absolutely have to restrain concentrations of wealth in industry from spoiling the situation for everybody.
William Weld quotes: Before my tenure, people didn't seem to think that citizens had a right to limit the size of their government. Before my tenure, people didn't seem to think that citizens had a right to limit the size of their government.
William Weld quotes: Natural resources are so vast that no single individual or business is going to protect them; they don't have an incentive to. Natural resources are so vast that no single individual or business is going to protect them; they don't have an incentive to.
William Weld quotes: The courts are truly the least dangerous of the three branches of our government. The courts are truly the least dangerous of the three branches of our government.
William Weld quotes: In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong, and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong. In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong, and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong.
William Weld quotes: Government has a role as well in what is referred to as redistributive justice. Government has a role as well in what is referred to as redistributive justice.
William Weld quotes: I think government has a major role to play in helping us with the pursuit of happiness. I think government has a major role to play in helping us with the pursuit of happiness.
William Weld quotes: One of the functions of government is to act as a safeguard not just of property but of our liberties. One of the functions of government is to act as a safeguard not just of property but of our liberties.
William Weld quotes: I think the dignity of Congress and the dignity of the country demands something more than merely censure here. I think the dignity of Congress and the dignity of the country demands something more than merely censure here.
William Weld quotes: Government can contribute to a shared sense of purpose on the part of the citizenry; that's its highest and best application. Government can contribute to a shared sense of purpose on the part of the citizenry; that's its highest and best application.
William Weld quotes: I don't understand the Democrats' approach to Social Security in this country, and I'm not alone. I don't understand the Democrats' approach to Social Security in this country, and I'm not alone.
William Weld quotes: It's completely idiot proof." I told them they've got it all wrong. I want a machine that is "idiot friendly. It's completely idiot proof." I told them they've got it all wrong. I want a machine that is "idiot friendly.
William Weld quotes: Opposing the free flow of goods or people is a bad idea. Opposing the free flow of goods or people is a bad idea.
William Weld quotes: It's not good for government to tell people that the world owes them a living and that things are free. It's not good for government to tell people that the world owes them a living and that things are free.
William Weld quotes: Government is never so noble as when it is addressing wrongs. Government is never so noble as when it is addressing wrongs.
William Weld quotes: Micro managing anything is not a great role for government. Micro managing anything is not a great role for government.
William Weld quotes: There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy. There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy.
William Weld quotes: The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites. The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites.
William Weld quotes: I have come to realize that Jesse Helms stands for everything in politics that is anathema to me. I have come to realize that Jesse Helms stands for everything in politics that is anathema to me.
William Weld quotes: I think transportation and corrections are not the first two areas that I would go looking for massive change. I think transportation and corrections are not the first two areas that I would go looking for massive change.
William Weld quotes: My slogan when I ran was that there is no such thing as government money, there is only taxpayer's money, and that cut pretty deep. My slogan when I ran was that there is no such thing as government money, there is only taxpayer's money, and that cut pretty deep.
William Weld quotes: Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate boredom of the working press. Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate boredom of the working press.
William Weld quotes: Liberals often don't see the problems, and conservatives don't see the promise, of government. Liberals often don't see the problems, and conservatives don't see the promise, of government.
William Weld quotes: So government acts as a safeguard of our property. So government acts as a safeguard of our property.
William Weld quotes: I think coercive taxation is theft, and government has a moral duty to keep it to a minimum. I think coercive taxation is theft, and government has a moral duty to keep it to a minimum.
William Weld quotes: It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office. It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office.