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While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions.

Bill Owens

We know that, when it comes to technology and the economy, if you're not constantly moving forward, then - without a doubt - you're moving backwards.

Bill Owens

This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education.

Bill Owens

Leadership is an active role; 'lead' is a verb. But the leader who tries to do it all is headed for burnout, and in a powerful hurry.

Bill Owens

It's not just frivolous lawsuits that weigh down the economy; the ever-increasing cost of health insurance does, too.

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As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States.

Bill Owens

It is the solemn obligation of a leader always to be a leader. Even when - perhaps especially when - you don't feel like being a leader.

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We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom.

Bill Owens

All the faith and good will in the world is wasted without direction.

Bill Owens

Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.

Bill Owens

If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.

Bill Owens

A strong economy begins with a strong, well-educated workforce.

Bill Owens

Government can't create wealth, but it can create the conditions for private enterprise to flourish.

Bill Owens

We may come from different political parties. And on some issues, we may see the world a bit differently. But there are major bonds that unite us.

Bill Owens

It will take years to bring Iraq the democracy it deserves.

Bill Owens

Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.

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A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.

Bill Owens

True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.

Bill Owens

In this new century, our commitment to family and to faith, to community and opportunity, to freedom and to hope, will be the light that shines to lead us forward.

Bill Owens

Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life, no matter what the project.

Bill Owens

September 11, 2001 began as a quiet workday. The quiet was shattered by explosion and fire and blood and terror. And, that quickly, we were at war.

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Our American story, for generations, is of a people who seek to move forward. A people who look at a mountain and worry not about the tough climb ahead, but dream about the view from the summit.

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Government frequently has a problem recognizing perception versus reality.

Bill Owens

I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security.

Bill Owens

Freedom is contagious. That's why despots fear it so much.

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