Top Quotes from Greg Gianforte

You win football games by first getting possession and then running 3- and 5-yard plays. Not by Hail Mary passes. Common sense, elbow grease, and keeping a positive attitude.

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I’m an electrical engineer. Honestly, I think we have too many lawyers in Washington. Maybe we need some more engineers. They’re trained to solve problems, and we can actually do math, which is a desperately needed skill back there.

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You never want to lie to your customers.

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When you’re trying to recruit a senior product manager from Hewlett-Packard, he doesn’t want to work in a garage.

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I personally believe, as many Montanans do, that God created the Earth.

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I will protect public lands.

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How old was Noah when he built the ark? 600. He wasn’t, like, cashing Social Security checks; he wasn’t hanging out – he was working. So, I think we have an obligation to work.

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Once the Internet removes geography as a constraint, the smartest people go to the most beautiful places.

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You are given certain skills, and if you don’t use them effectively, you are being irresponsible.

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We need to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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As the Internet has sped up the consumer experience, customer expectations are higher.

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I’ve been very clear all along that public lands must stay in public hands.

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There’s nothing in the Bible that talks about retirement.

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The role we have in work may change over time, but the concept of retirement is not biblical.

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Homosexual advocates try to argue that businesses are leery of locating in towns that aren’t friendly to homosexuals. I believe the opposite is truer.

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I believe that God created the Earth. I wasn’t there, I don’t know how long it took. I don’t know how he did it exactly.

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I think a lot of entrepreneurs think they need money to build the business faster when they actually haven’t figured out the business equation yet.

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A lot of companies think sales is, like, a necessary evil. Sales is really the most noble part of the business because it’s the part that brings the solution together with the customer’s need.

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Montana is perfect for telecommuting because of the quality of life, because our housing prices in most communities are below the national average.

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If a small, rural town in Montana had just five or 10 people move back home, that would be five or 10 homes that either had to be purchased or built – that creates construction jobs.

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I love to fish.

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Our Second Amendment rights are not up for negotiation.

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I want to help Donald Trump drain the swamp back in Washington.

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Rob Quist is Nancy Pelosi in a cowboy hat.

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We have a broad range of investments. Anyone who invests in emerging markets around the world has investments in Russia. This is a tiny portion of our portfolio.

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Hatred is wrong and has no place in government or politics.

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We’ve had enough career politicians in Helena who think the people are here to serve them. It’s supposed to be the other way around.

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You can be a responsible member of the community besides enriching from it.

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The pitch that works best in tough economic times is, ‘I can do that for less.’

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We need to protect people with pre-existing conditions, and we need to make sure that we have a safety net for people that can’t take care of themselves.

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As your representative, you can count on me to fight back against Washington, D.C.’s war on the west.

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The Internet removed geography as a significant obstacle that formerly prevented out-of-the-way places from being active players in the New Economy.

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A lot of these kids have gone to Montana State University and become engineers, but they go to work for Boeing in Seattle. They would have stayed if there had been a job here.

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I firmly believe that to whom much is given, much is expected.

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At RightNow, we employed gays, and we ran a complete meritocracy.

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Even if we raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour, it’s still hard to prosper on that wage.

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I’m more concerned about maximum wages, not minimum wages.

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At 33 years old, I didn’t have to work anymore. I had to search through ‘What am I going to do for the rest of my life?’ I wasn’t ready to fly-fish for the rest of my life.

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I concluded that I know how to start and grow software companies. The worthwhile thing I could do was create livelihoods for people.

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Leadership is leading by example.

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I think prosperity is a virtuous thing, and we need more of it in Montana.

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I don’t support deed transfer of lands.

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