Bert Lance

Quotes: Bert Lance

Quotes 1 till 12 of 12.

1
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
    +1
    Country banks are more flexible in their lending policies than their city brethren are.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    All these years, they've been giving lip service to saying that we are a party that is inclusive instead of exclusive. We've said the Democratic Party has a great big umbrella, and everybody can be comfortable under that umbrella. If they didn't mean it, then it ought to be pulled apart.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    Folks are serious about three things: Their religion, their family and, most of all, their money.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    I've always believed that if you had a fellow who works 150 percent of the time, he's going to beat a fellow who works something less than that.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    I've always tried to set some kind of goal. I want to be better than anybody in the banking business, and when I ran the Highway Department in Georgia, I wanted it to be the best in the country. And of course, I have a high sense of public service.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    If the house is on fire, and the fireman shows up, you don't question his color or credentials. You don't send him back to the firehouse and say, 'Send somebody else.'
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    If you have a situation where you need help, it doesn't make any difference where it comes from.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    In politics, they don't want anything that deters whatever their goal is. When people get in the way of that, that's when people get hurt - and sometimes destroyed.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    In politics, you have to understand that there are some cases where you'll never be able to get votes.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    Jesse Jackson is not anti-Semitic, but in politics, you always get in trouble when you try to be cute.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    Some people just decide they won't vote for you, but it doesn't have to be all negative.
  • Bert Lance
    Bert Lance
    - +
     0
    The press aren't willing to wait for whatever the truth is - the truth never catches up with the lie... Destroying people ought not to be a competitive business.
1