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Top 20 Jacob Javits Quotes

#1. I was born in Queens, New York. I've done every job you could think of in New York. Selling peanuts to Larry Fresh Fruit ices to dog walker to unloading trucks at the Jacob Javits Center. - Author: Dito Montiel
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#2. There is nothing to be gained by waiting for a better situation. You see where you are and you do what you can with that. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#3. You must remember, my own philosophy is that you don't belong only to yourself. You have an obligation to the society which protected you when you were brought into the world, which taught you, which supported you and nurtured you. You have an obligation to repay it. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#4. I remember my own life as a small boy, son of Jewish immigrants, in a janitor's flat on Orchard and Stanton streets on the Lower East Side of New York City. My father made pants and doubled as janitor of a tenement - before he made janitoring at $30 a month, plus rooms, a career. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#5. 'Business,' properly understood, is so central to every aspect of our civilization that Republicans should proudly announce that they are indeed 'the party of business.' - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#6. Politicians are probably the most underrated people in our society. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#7. I realize today that nothing in the world is more distasteful to a man than to take the path that leads to himself. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#8. My goal has always been to introduce other people to running. They might accomplish something they never thought they could. - Author: Grete Waitz
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#9. I know what it's like to miss someone. To feel like you're just ... wandering around, lost. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#10. It must be understood that, as adults, we are all terminal. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#11. Perhaps that same concept applied to people as well. Did we love them more when we knew their full story? How they came to be who and what they were? Or was the mystery what kept us coming back for more, slowly enticing us, knowing that once the truth was out, the appeal would be lost? - Author: Amber Lynn Natusch
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#12. I like knowing where I am in action sequences if I'm supposed to. - Author: Tony Gilroy
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#13. When scrutiny is lacking, tyranny, corruption and man's baser qualities have a better chance of entering into the public business of any government. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#14. If you want to be a real human being - a real woman, a real man - you cannot tolerate things which put you to indignation, to outrage. You must stand up. I always say to people, 'Look around; look at what makes you unhappy, what makes you furious, and then engage yourself in some action.' - Author: Stephane Hessel
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#15. My thinking is Lincolnian rather than Jeffersonian, Teddy Rooseveltian rather than Franklin D. Rooseveltian. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#16. The pessimist is seldom an agitating individual. His creed breeds indifference to others, and he does not trouble himself to thrust his views upon the unconvinced. - Author: Agnes Repplier
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#17. Birth and death are the most singular events we experience - and the contemplation of death, as of birth, should be a thing of beauty, not ignobility. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#18. There is no office now closed to a Jew, including the presidency. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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#19. When people spoke to him, he heard less and less of what they were saying, and more and more of what they were not. He learned to decipher the meaning of certain silences, which is like solving a tough case without any clues, with only intuition. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#20. I'm a politician. What I say is not holy writ. - Author: Jacob K. Javits
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