Municipalities Famous Quotes & Sayings

18 Municipalities Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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The yellow commuter train ran through canal-crossed fields as dull as graph paper. Always one saw evidence of the tiny brick houses that the incontinent municipalities, Voorschoten and Leidschendam and Rijswijk and Zoetermeer, pooped over the rural spaces surrounding The Hague.Joseph O'Neill Municipalities Sayings By Joseph O'Neill: The yellow commuter train ran through canal-crossed fields as dull as graph paper. Always one
The sad reality is that there are no purely domestic issues in Israel. Issues that would be dealt with by municipalities in other countries - such as how to deal with a dangerous bridge or how to resolve conflicts between religious and secular bus riders - become major international issues when they occur in Israel.Alan Dershowitz Municipalities Sayings By Alan Dershowitz: The sad reality is that there are no purely domestic issues in Israel. Issues that
The risk was spread across the globe from American state pension funds to public health networks in Australia and even to town councils beyond the Arctic Circle. In Norway, for example, the municipalities of Rana, Hemnes, Hattjelldal and Narvik invested some $120 million of their taxpayers' money in CDOs secured on American subprime mortgages.Niall Ferguson Municipalities Sayings By Niall Ferguson: The risk was spread across the globe from American state pension funds to public health
And to whom were these bundles of unrecognizably mashed-up mortgages ultimately sold? Quite often, to you and me. Our pension funds, municipalities, and money-market accounts were made up largely of these mortgage-backed securities.Douglas Rushkoff Municipalities Sayings By Douglas Rushkoff: And to whom were these bundles of unrecognizably mashed-up mortgages ultimately sold? Quite often, to
Consumer groups fought hard to provide investor protections for 'special entities' such as pension funds, schools, and municipalities who purchase swaps. No comparable protection exists in the futures market.Daniel L. Doctoroff Municipalities Sayings By Daniel L. Doctoroff: Consumer groups fought hard to provide investor protections for 'special entities' such as pension funds,
I'm very happy that John Tory won. We need a mayor of Toronto that will work with the municipalities of the Greater Toronto Area. We are the economic engine of Canada and we're not operating on all cylinders by any means.Hazel McCallion Municipalities Sayings By Hazel McCallion: I'm very happy that John Tory won. We need a mayor of Toronto that will
Forget about banks that are too big to fail; the focus should be on cities, municipalities and countries that are too big to fail.Andrew Ross Sorkin Municipalities Sayings By Andrew Ross Sorkin: Forget about banks that are too big to fail; the focus should be on cities,
The same economic relationship is at work underground, where low-density land-use patterns require greater lengths of pipe and conduit to distribute municipal services. This high ratio of public to private expenditure helps explain why suburban municipalities are finding that new growth fails to pay for itself at acceptable levels of taxation.Andres Duany Municipalities Sayings By Andres Duany: The same economic relationship is at work underground, where low-density land-use patterns require greater lengths
We can encourage more of our universities and municipalities, foundations, corporations, individuals and cultural institutions ... to move their money out of the problem (fossil fuels) and into the solutions (renewable energy)Desmond Tutu Municipalities Sayings By Desmond Tutu: We can encourage more of our universities and municipalities, foundations, corporations, individuals and cultural institutions
These urban provinces, new to the American scene, possess greater economic, social, and cultural unity than most of the states. Yet, subdivided into separate municipalities...they face grave difficulties in meeting the essential needs of the aggregate population.Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. Municipalities Sayings By Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.: These urban provinces, new to the American scene, possess greater economic, social, and cultural unity
Politicians and bureaucrats are the new upper class in Norway. It is an upper class that is growing by an increasing number of top-paid politicians in municipalities and counties. They let the people suffer, but let themselves go free.Carl I. Hagen Municipalities Sayings By Carl I. Hagen: Politicians and bureaucrats are the new upper class in Norway. It is an upper class
It will cost the State money, it will cost industry money, it will cost the mills and mines money, and it will cost municipalities money but it is money that must be spent and must be spent now because we face a problem that must be solved now. To defer action will cost a lot more money later and possibly it will then be too late.James H. Duff Municipalities Sayings By James H. Duff: It will cost the State money, it will cost industry money, it will cost the
I hate plastic bottles. Just think about it before you buy one. We pay more for a gallon of water than we do for a gallon of gas. I think people will realize that water quality standards in most municipalities are as good or better for the stuff coming out of the tap than bottled water companies. You'll save money and save the environment, too.Philippe Cousteau Jr. Municipalities Sayings By Philippe Cousteau Jr.: I hate plastic bottles. Just think about it before you buy one. We pay more
In 70s America, protest used to be very effective, but in subsequent decades municipalities have sneakily created a web of 'overpermiticisation' - requirements that were designed to stifle freedom of assembly and the right to petition government for redress of grievances, both of which are part of our first amendment.Naomi Wolf Municipalities Sayings By Naomi Wolf: In 70s America, protest used to be very effective, but in subsequent decades municipalities have
Starbucks has stores in America in many, many communities that are governed by many, many different municipalities. Starbucks cannot dictate to a municipality in Cincinnati or Kansas City or Sacramento how or why or when there should be a recycling program.Howard Schultz Municipalities Sayings By Howard Schultz: Starbucks has stores in America in many, many communities that are governed by many, many
Debasement was limited at first to one's own territory. It was then found that one could do better by taking bad coins across the border of neighboring municipalities and exchanging them for good with ignorant common people, bringing back the good coins and debasing them again. More and more mints were established. Debasement accelerated in hyper-fashion until a halt was called after the subsidiary coins became practically worthless, and children played with them in the street, much as recounted in Leo Tolstoy's short story, Ivan the Fool.Charles P. Kindleberger Municipalities Sayings By Charles P. Kindleberger: Debasement was limited at first to one's own territory. It was then found that one
The American revolution broke out, and the doctrine of the sovereignty of the people, which had been nurtured in the townships and municipalities, took possession of the State: every class was enlisted in its cause; battles were fought, and victories obtained for it, until it became the law of laws.Alexis De Tocqueville Municipalities Sayings By Alexis De Tocqueville: The American revolution broke out, and the doctrine of the sovereignty of the people, which
Even the classic American main street, with its mixed-use buildings right up against the sidewalk, is now illegal in most municipalities. Somewhere along the way, through a series of small and well-intentioned steps, traditional towns became a crime in America.Andres Duany Municipalities Sayings By Andres Duany: Even the classic American main street, with its mixed-use buildings right up against the sidewalk,