The best Quotes by Brad Henry

The best Quotes by Brad Henry

Charles Bradford Henry (born July 10, 1963) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 26th governor of Oklahoma from 2003 to 2011. A Democrat, he previously served in the Oklahoma Senate from 1992 to 2003.

The only thing holding us back is ourselves.
Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.
Let us be bold. Let us be brave. Let us be together.
Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life.
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.

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When the Oakies left Oklahoma and moved to California, it raised the I.Q. of both states.
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Here in Oklahoma, there's not a whole lot to do. So, a lot of your focus and attention is on basketball, which is a blessing in disguise. And this is where I wanted to end up, so I'm very happy I'm here.
Josh Giddey - February 2022
Sheldon: "Texas, Oklahoma... what's the difference?"
Meemaw: "Hey, now, I think you might want to crack open your psychology textbook 'cause that there is crazy talk."
Do you know why Oklahoma's state slogan is "Oklahoma is OK"?
Because they can't spell "mediocre".
"Why did Oklahoma raise the minimum drinking age to 25?"
"They wanted to keep alcohol out of the high schools!"
Governor is not the position to have in Oklahoma. It is the head coach of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State or Tulsa.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Oklahoma - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
It's wrong to think that an educational system could work without conveying values!
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.
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We are what they grow beyond. That is the true burden of all masters.
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
Gandalf in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.
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You said we're a team.
One person struggles, we all struggle.
One person triumphs, we all triumph.
Jason Lyle in Coach Carter
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Jewish communities are warning their members to avoid specific places for their own safety - today, here in Germany, almost 80 years after the Holocaust.
Robert Habeck - November 2023
Putin has started a war because he can't stand individual freedoms of the people. Because Ukraine has become a threat to his dictatorship with their longing for freedom. Dictators fear freedom. That's why he must not be successful with this war, because that would mean that dictators can attack freedom.
Robert Habeck - Juni 2022
If Putin were to win this war, what sign would that be for other dictators in the world like Xi, like the Chinese President? So therefore Ukraine has to win this war.
Annalena Baerbock - September 2023
We've been lied to a lot by the Kreml for at least one-and-a-half years. So obviously, the whole world looks at the Kreml when a former close confidant of Putin literally falls out of the sky, two months after he launched a rebellion.
Annalena Baerbock - August 2023
I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it - Jeffrey enjoys his social life.
In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.
Donald Trump - November 2022
Falling down isn't dangerous or shameful. Not getting up is both.
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Become unpopular first, or people want perceive you seriously.
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Our world has become more restless and rough; it is changing at a breathtaking pace. We also cope with headwinds. This does not make the challenges of our time any smaller.
Olaf Scholz - December 2023
Terror will not win, hatred will not prevail. Israel has every right to defend and to protect itself and its citizens. In this dark hour, Germany and France stand firmly by Israel's side.
Olaf Scholz - Oktober 2023
With clear language and undaunted diplomacy, he has significantly shaped the United States of America and post-war global politics.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - December 2023
Queen Elizabeth II helped mending the wounds caused by World War II. Britain offered Germany the hand of conciliation. And the hand of conciliation was the hand of the Queen.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - September 2022
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy - June 1963
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It's not about counting women, it's about making sure that women count!
Claudia Roth - February 2019
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
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