Jerry Brown Quotes

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"That price includes a 25- year or 5,000 hour guarantee on all the hardware and the lamps. At the end of the period all the lamps will be replaced." Jerry Brown
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"The only people who would not like the water today are people who are harvesting crops." Jerry Brown
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"So we called over to Hermann Memorial [Hospital] and got a bunch of cots and blankets. Our members brought in clothes and diapers and food. The Red Cross put our address out on the interstate for people stopping here. The word got around. Last Thursday, I think it was, the school buses started coming; we've got 67 children going to school from this facility." Jerry Brown
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"My philosophy was one of greater self reliance, a philosophy of decentralization, of more person-to-person contact. That's what I was espousing. That's what I still espouse." Jerry Brown
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"It's unconscionable for Sutter to remain on a collision course with an open-ended strike when a reasonable alternative has been recommended by an impartial mediator," Jerry Brown
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"The world is still the world according to the New York Times business section. It's all about mergers, the Dow. But there's a movement coming. And capitalism is definitely shaky now. It's shaky because it's based on insatiable desires in a biologically limited world." Jerry Brown
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Business   

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"The concept in any of the HUD receiverships is that they're not permanently assigned, but they're there on a temporary basis." Jerry Brown
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"dealing with two political parties that are at each other's throats. He's dealing with a very large deficit, the largest of any state in the history of America. And he's dealing with an economy which is highly uncertain. He's got determination, and he's going to need every ounce of it, because this is truly a very challenging situation." Jerry Brown
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"It's a crazy society now. It's the richest society ever and yet people are overworked. There's more unemployment, more crime, more confusion, more broken marriages. This is a breakdown. Every culture breaks down. Every society breaks down, whether it's Rome, Spain, the British Empire. The people in charge probably didn't get it until they had their heads chopped off." Jerry Brown
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"Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to fill the available briefcases" Jerry Brown
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"was fairly well-received but not massively attended." Jerry Brown
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"We just stay out of the woods as much as possible, don't disturb the trees. The less the damage, the less we tear up, the less it will look like we've been there. That's what we want." Jerry Brown
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"Prisons don't rehabilitate, they don't punish, they don't protect, so what the hell do they do?" Jerry Brown
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American Politician    Hell   

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"Inaction may be the biggest form of action." Jerry Brown
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Action    American Politician   

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"Where there is a sufficient social movement of self-reliant communities, there can be political change. There must be political change." Jerry Brown
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American Politician   

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"Genetic engineering companies want to create a situation where you have to get permission from a corporation to eat. And the corporate executives don't live in the community. They don't send their kids to the same school. They don't go to the same churches. They don't play in the same parks. They don't swim in the same pools. They don't go to the same movies." Jerry Brown
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Engineering   

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"When the farmer can sell directly to the consumer, it is a more active process. There's more contact. The consumer can know, who am I buying this from? What's their name? Do they have a face? Is the food they are selling coming out of Mexico with pesticides?" Jerry Brown
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American Politician   

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"The reason that everybody likes planning is that nobody has to do anything." Jerry Brown
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American Politician    Planning   

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"This lawsuit is part of a broader effort to realign economic and industrial activity with ecological constraints," Jerry Brown
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"It is profoundly important because it is a major step forward in holding these agencies to a rule of law, in this instance a rule of environmental law," Jerry Brown
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Law   

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"Bush is only going to be around for a couple more years, and the evidence of global warming has grown, ... These agencies should act on their own. This issue is recognized by scientists and world leaders." Jerry Brown
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