Contributors Quotes

Contributors Quotes by Ellis Marsalis, Jr., Al Gore, William Greider, Jay Leno, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Harrison Ford and many others.

Louis Armstrong was the primary contributor to jazz music in the 20th century. His improvisational skills served as the principal model for all who came after him, regardless of one’s chosen instrument.
Ellis Marsalis, Jr.
The scandalous question that hangs over modern government and excites perpetual outrage is about political money and what it buys. What exactly do these contributors get in return for the hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars they funnel to the politicians?
Well, there’s a bright side to this for Ken Lay. You know, throughout the years Ken Lay has been a big campaign contributor to the Republican Party. So now, he’ll be able to meet with those same people when he goes to prison.
Everyone knows that we’re doing a science experiment with Earth. And the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 contributors to it are the mining and burning of coal.
Because the character is a fiction, he’s a composite of other contributors to the science that brought this enzyme therapy through the process. We had the opportunity to make him up out of those things that helped tell the story. We wanted to create both ally and antagonist for John [in the Extraordinary measures].
Some of my best friends are Jewish contributors to the Democratic Party.
I feel that I was a useful contributor to society, and that I couldn’t be a contributor to society in any other way.
Barack Obama‘s large contributor was Goldman Sachs – same thing on the Republican side. If you go to both their conventions, you see the same lobbyists paying off both sides so they win either way.
The key was disclosure, and nobody has ever raised a concern that anybody who contributed, whether a campaign contributor or a gift giver, ever got anything for it.
It is rare and very inspiring that a head of state would make such an investment of time to write a book like this. It is a fine gift to the judokas of the world as well as to those of Russia…Vladimir Putin Sensei and his co-writers have established themselves as gifted writers and contributors to the judo world.
Keiko Fukuda
Dr Sue Johnson is the most original contributor to couples therapy to
come along in the last thirty years. This book will touch your heart,
stimulate your mind and give you practical strategies for improving
your relationship.
Perhaps the most promising trend in our thinking about leadership is the growing conviction that the purposes of the group are best served when the leader helps followers develop their own initiative, strengthens them in the use of their own judgment, enables them to grow, and to become better contributors.
The Nation of Islam was the biggest contributor to the Million Man March, but poor people gave their nickels, dimes and dollars; some wealthy Black people gave money to make that March a success – and every nickel, every dime, every dollar was accounted for.
How many physicians, scientists, teachers, pastors, missionaries, statesmen, musicians, businessmen, and notable contributors to society have been murdered in the womb?
I believe that there are forces of light and darkness in the world, and I don’t want to be a contributor to the force of darkness.
If you put a woman in prison for four years when she‘s young and make her pay her time in a horrible place and she wants to come out and work, and become a mother and be a contributor to society and pay taxes and you never give her that chance. There is something un-Canadian about that.
Here’s the fascinating part, call it the golden shoulder: We have no idea in advance who the great contributors are going to be. We know that there’s a huge cohort of people struggling outside the boundaries of the curated, selected few, but we don’t know who they are.
I want to emphasis again, Governor (Thomas) Kean and Congressman (Lee) Hamilton pointed out that congressional oversight also was a major contributor to our failures prior to 9/11 and that has to be fixed as well.
I think of poetry as a very inclusive term. Still, it’s interesting that people want to make the distinction. I love the magazine Double Room for that reason (contributors have to write about their ideas on the prose poem/flash fiction).
Chess is a contributor to net human unhappiness, since the pleasure of victory is greatly exceeded by the pain of defeat.
William Hartston
The largest single contributor to Iraq’s security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces.
Much of the shadow banking sector, a major contributor to the economic crisis, was also only possible because of taxhaven secrecy.
Much of the DOE green energy lending program is a scam. It is a slush fund of pork for paying back campaign contributors.
The United States is not stingy. We are the greatest contributor to international relief efforts in the world.
Small businesses are vital contributors to our economy. They are the economic engine that is creating jobs, exploring innovation, and expanding opportunities for Americans in every community across the Nation.
I eliminated coffee and fish from my diet. The pesticides in coffee and fish, as well as the mercury in the latter, are considered possible contributors to birth defects in fetal tissue.
Indeed, a report from the United Nations has revealed that the livestock industry is the number-one contributor to global warming gasses – higher than even the transport industry. Plus, the effect of the livestock industry on our waterways and oceans is disastrous.
There is a reason why these people [from Wall Street] are putting huge amounts of money into our political system. And in my view, it is undermining American democracy and it is allowing Congress to represent wealthy campaign contributors and not the working families of this country.
[ Zionists] dominate the Banking institutions of America and they are the biggest contributors in politics.
There is not enough self-consciousness about what a family can be, about what it can inherit from forbearers, and what new traditions it can start as a contributor to the community.
Factory farming is one of the biggest contributors to the most serious environmental problems. The meat industry causes more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars, trucks, planes and ships in the world.
It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
In the last year, grassroots contributors like us gave more than $300 million to the Kerry campaign and the DNC, and proved that the Party doesn’t need corporate cash to be competitive. Now it’s our Party: we bought it, we own it, and we’re going to take it back.
Fans of football and fans of nationhood have a similar zeal. Read the fanzines: their contributors could find a needle-sized diss in a haystack of compliments, and their passions are fundamentalist.
Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war.
What we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests, and the campaign contributors. When we do that, we can, in fact, transform America.
Immigration is one of the leading contributors to population growth.
Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers.
The greatest contributor to the feeling of tension and fear of war arose from the power of the bombing aeroplane. If all nations would consent to abolish air bombardment . . . that would mean the greatest possible release from fear.
I think emotional health is a big contributor to physical health.
Being good isn’t just about being dextrous and being flash. Being good is about being an all-round contributor in the great world of music.
The great vice of democracy is that for a generation we have been busy getting ourselves on to the list of beneficiaries and removing ourselves from the list of contributors, as if somewhere there was somebody else‘s effort on which we could thrive.
Contradictory as it seems, malnutrition is a key contributor to obesity.
One of kindness and integrity. I know I fail constantly, but I’m working towards being a reliable and worthy contributor to the world.
President Bush insisted today that he was not caving in to big-money contributors, big-time lobbyists, and overall industry pressure when he broke a campaign promise to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But the air was thick today with accusations from people who believe that’s exactly what happened.
Team Obama is exploiting the power of high government office to intimidate lawful, peaceful contributors who support limited-government causes.
There’s a point in gymnastics where once you get to a certain age your body just isn’t going to be able to handle it anymore. But I’d like to continue on as long as I’m able to help the team out and be a contributor to the success of the U.S. team.
I think the notion…that liquidity is this – of tradable common stock – is a great contributor to capitalism – I think that is mostly twaddle… The liquidity gives us these crazy booms, which have many problems as well as virtues.
Environmentalists have been outspoken in their support of smaller family size and abortion rights as keys to reducing global warming. But when it comes to immigration, the single biggest contributor to population growth in the industrial world, they stand largely silent.