Senator

Famous quotes containing the word senator:

    Michael Corleone: My father is no different than any powerful man. Any man who’s responsible for other people. Like a senator or a president.
    Kaye: Do you know how naive you sound?
    Michael Corleone: Why?
    Kaye: Senators and presidents don’t have men killed.
    Mario Puzo (b. 1920)

    Wags try to invent new stories to tell about the legislature, and end by telling the old one about the senator who explained his unaccustomed possession of a large roll of bills by saying that someone pushed it over the transom while he slept. The expression “It came over the transom,” to explain any unusual good fortune, is part of local folklore.
    —For the State of Montana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)