Top Quotes from Eliot Engel

By | March 31, 2016

While Haiti has recently celebrated more than 200 years of independence from French colonial rule, the citizens of the island remain vulnerable to poverty, poor health, and political chaos.

Eliot Engel

Adult stem cells are also problematic, as they are difficult to identify, purify and grow, and simply may not exist for certain diseased tissues that need to be replaced.

Eliot Engel

A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated.

Eliot Engel

The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life.

Eliot Engel

I do not think we should be trying to save our freedom by killing the safeguards that keep our liberties.

Eliot Engel

The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country.

Eliot Engel

The only plan the Administration seems to have for winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule for our troops to come home and get out of harm’s way.

Eliot Engel

All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation – and world – for the better.

Eliot Engel

The countless number of influential figures in American history who are of Caribbean heritage indicates the need to set aside a designated time to celebrate their contribution to our country.

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We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere.

Eliot Engel

I wholeheartedly support umbilical stem cell research, but also support embryonic stem cell research.

Eliot Engel

Scientists have stated that embryonic stem cells provide the best opportunity for devising unique treatments of these serious diseases since, unlike adult stem cells, they may be induced to develop into any type of cell.

Eliot Engel

On the eve of World War I, an estimated two million Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire. Well over a million were deported and hundreds of thousands were simply killed.

Eliot Engel

The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act expires at the end of this year. Thus, we must act quickly to ensure our constituents continue to receive the services they enjoy.

Eliot Engel

We stand with the people of Taiwan and their democratic ways, and I am proud to be a part of reaffirming the unwavering commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act by the United States Congress.

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Preventing terrorist attacks is of the highest important, but trashing the Constitution is not the right way to do it.

Eliot Engel

Yet, nearly 6 decades after the Holocaust concluded, Anti-Semitism still exists as the scourge of the world.

Eliot Engel

Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America.

Eliot Engel

I believe that ultimately the situation in Kosovo can only be resolved through self-determination.

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I very much regret that our administration has pushed the whole issue of Kosovo to the back burner.

Eliot Engel

It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans.

Eliot Engel

I represent a district covering Rockland, Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part of the 9 million people that this water is so important for.

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