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Born: 1957-03-13
Profession: Politician
Nation: American
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We believe that business is the engine that drives the car. You've got to build your business base. That means creating more jobs, better paying jobs - that's how you raise your standard of living. That's how you raise your quality of life. That's what funds all the other services people want from government.

Tags: Business, Government, Life

We have the resources and technology to produce more energy than we consume and break our long-standing dependence on foreign sources of oil. All we need is the will. In fact, there's a path to follow, one that North Dakota blazed over the last decade by building a comprehensive energy plan we called Empower North Dakota.

Tags: Energy, Path, Technology

We targeted five industries for growth, industries where we have natural advantages in North Dakota: value-added agriculture, advanced manufacturing, technology-based businesses, energy and tourism. We worked very hard to grow all those businesses, and that's what's happening.

Tags: Energy, Growth, Hard

From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.

Tags: Country, Great, Today

We can reach our potential, but to do so, we must reach within ourselves. We must summon the strength, the will, and the faith to move forward - to be bold - to invest in our future.

Tags: Faith, Future, Strength

Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy.

Tags: Enjoy, Greatest, Life

On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations.

Tags: Future, Good, Nature

The irony of environmental opposition to the Keystone XL project is that stopping the pipeline to the U.S. will not stop production in the oil sands of Canada. Instead of coming to the United States, the oil will still be produced and shipped by rail or a pipeline similar to the Keystone XL to Canada's Pacific Coast.

Tags: Coming, Stop, United

Businesses must invest in products and people in order to create new wealth.

Tags: Create, Order, Wealth

Education is critical not only to each one of us individually, but also to build the economic vitality of our state.

Tags: Economic, Education, State

Nowadays, business is all about productivity - and our folks produce.

Tags: Business, Folks, Nowadays

Our single greatest challenge is the ability to move power to markets outside North Dakota.

Tags: Greatest, Power, Single

Pipelines are by far the safest way to transport petroleum. They are safer than tankers, safer than trucks, safer than rail.

Tags: Far, Petroleum, Transport

The fact is, America needs energy and new energy infrastructure, and the Keystone XL pipeline will help us achieve that with good stewardship.

Tags: America, Good, Help

The reality is that nearly 80 percent of the world's purchasing power lies outside the United States, and if we don't tap those markets, others will.

Tags: Others, Power, Reality

You don't get an economy growing by raising taxes.

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Delayed energy projects and regulatory hurdles to domestic oil production not only cost the United States economy billions of dollars and millions of jobs, but they also stand in the way of an elusive goal: true American energy security.

Tags: Energy, Goal, True

Democrats with a good understanding of the need for strong energy policy in our country, especially in these difficult economic times, recognized the importance of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Tags: Country, Good, Strong

Got to build that business base and then you can fund all the things people want: education, health care, strong law enforcement, roads, bridges, infrastructure - all those things flow from that economic base.

Tags: Business, Education, Health

If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future.

Tags: Best, Business, Future

If you take a look at Medicare, there are things we could do, not just tort reform but truly reform the whole reimbursement system which will help in terms of reducing costs and creating the right kind of incentives for savings.

Tags: Help, System, Whole

It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats.

Tags: Education, Growth, Jobs

One of the key things that we did at Bank of North Dakota that I worked to try to do with our state economic development is make sure we are customer-service oriented.

Tags: State, Sure, Try
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Our Keystone legislation received strong bipartisan support in the Senate. Although it didn't receive the 60 votes necessary for passage, 56 senators - a majority - voted in favor of the bill. Despite President Obama's actively lobbying against the bill, we still won the support of 11 Democrats.

Tags: Against, Strong, Support

President Roosevelt's leadership put the world on notice that the United States of America - with the freest, most dynamic economy the world had ever seen - was open for business.

Tags: America, Business, Leadership

Since 2006, we have surpassed Alaska, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and California in oil production to become the second largest oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas. In 2012, North Dakota produced more than 245 million barrels of oil and provided nearly 11 percent of all U.S. output.

Tags: Become, Nation, State

The key to revenue growth is tax reform that closes loopholes and that is pro-growth. Then with a growing economy, that's where your revenue growth comes in, not from higher taxes.

Tags: Growing, Growth, Tax

The Keystone XL project has built strong safety measures into its design with the newest technology. Additionally, 80 percent of the new Canadian oil sands are being developed 'in situ,' meaning, it has a similar carbon footprint and emissions as conventional oil wells.

Tags: Design, Strong, Technology

Lots of people talk to animals... Not very many listen, though... That's the problem.

Tags: Problem, Talk, Though

Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.

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Life itself, when understood and utilized for what it is, is sweet.

Tags: Life, Sweet, Understood

Well, it takes all kinds to make a mess.

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But the basic Taoism that we are concerned with here is simply a particular way of appreciating, learning from, and working with whatever happens in everyday life.

Tags: Learning, Life, Working

It means that Tao doesn't force or interfere with things, but lets them work in their own way, to produce results naturally. Then whatever needs to be done is done.

Tags: Done, Whatever, Work

As any old Taoist walking out of the woods can tell you, simple-minded does not necessarily mean stupid.

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From the Taoist point of view, the natural result of this harmonious way of living is happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Living, Point

Pooh is able to accomplish what he does because he is simpleminded.

Tags: Able, Accomplish

We simply need to believe in the power that's within us, and use it.

Tags: Power, Simply, Within

Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time.

Tags: Music, Purpose, Time