Susan Collins Quotes.
I do not believe that the top rate should be lowered for individuals who are making more than $1 million a year. I don’t think there’s any need to eliminate the estate tax.
My conclusion about Mr. Trump’s unsuitability for office is based on his disregard for the precept of treating others with respect, an idea that should transcend politics. Instead, he opts to mock the vulnerable and inflame prejudices by attacking ethnic and religious minorities.
One common behavior of late Stage 3 [in the process of a company’s decline] is when those in power blame other people or external factors- or otherwise explain away the data- rather than confront the frightening reality that the enterprise may be in serious trouble.
Predictions of a disappearing political center are a warning of a bleak future that we can avoid only by adhering to our nation’s founding principles.
I am a congenital optimist.
As America is growing older, there are more and more families caring for older parents and grandparents, and it’s extremely expensive.
We must always remember that it is when passions are most inflamed that fairness is most in jeopardy.
What I find is with all due deference to – deference to our male colleagues, that women’s styles tend to be more collaborative.
We need a massive investment in infrastructure in this country.
In a world that is changing as rapidly as this one, we need to think differently about leadership. Leading is not done by those few in high places, but by parents and teachers and managers and those governing — all working together to create the world that we want.
I wouldn’t trust any evidence that the Russians suggest that they could provide.
I don’t think that any campaign is ennobled by people trading insults.
In light of the attacks on mass transit systems in other countries, shouldn’t we be beefing up?… Clearly more could be done.
Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.
What Americans want is more affordable health care.
On the Medicare/paygo spending cuts, I strongly oppose that and have asked what is the plan to avert that. Senator McConnell assured me that will not be allowed to happen.
I think judges have to have the ability to put aside their personal views and rule on the facts of the case with fidelity to the law and the Constitution.
I’m pleased the administration is endorsing the need for legislation dealing with the chemical sector. In the past, the administration’s position has been ambiguous.
These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations.
It is incumbent upon us to respond to the unique needs of military women and ensure they receive proper care during the first year following childbirth.
Our first responsibility as a leader is to create an attractive dream, to proclaim a destination, communicating it in detail to others who might be interested in joining our expedition.
Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service
It’s always hard not to be a member of the team. There’s lots of pressure to do that.
Loving isn’t liking and it takes liking to live together.
Getting a project started is like moving a ship. It takes a lot of energy to build up momentum.
I have never endorsed Roy Moore. Just the fact that he was forced off the state supreme court is enough for me.
We need to heal this country.
Leaders are visionaries. They see the outcome. Leaders are communicators. They tell us what they’re seeing. They hold the dream, letting us feel that it’s possible. Our minds open up to what they show us could be. We dream with them. We get excited with them, drawing on all our abilities to create the future.
I revere the history of my party, most particularly the value it has always placed on the worth and dignity of the individual, and I will continue to work across the country for Republican candidates.
The road to success is a zigzag, first pointing this way and then that. If we start with high intention, then magic and coincidence will guide us there despite our lack of knowledge about what lies ahead.
I want to help the middle class.
It is important that we enact immigration reform.