John Engler

64John Engler Quotes

American Politician born on October 12, 1948,

John Mathias Engler is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the 46th Governor of Michigan from 1991 to 2003... (source)

You win by working hard, making tough decisions and building coalitions. view quote

Given the professionalism of Michigan teachers, I think they're not teaching because of the financial rewards. view quote

Despite these hurdles, manufacturers in the U.S. and their employees are doing remarkable work. view quote

I had made a decision early on that we were going to do the right things and that if they worked we were going to be very successful. And if for some reason they didn't, all the claims and the protestations and the excuses wouldn't make any difference. view quote

I don't put labels on myself. view quote

I've gone from being one of the youngest governors to now the longest consecutive serving governor in the country. view quote

Sometimes it is better to begin the journey, to get under way, then it is to sit back and wait until such time that you're convinced that all conditions are perfect and that there'll be no surprises along the route. view quote

Very few charter schools are being created in some of the best school districts in the state. If you're an educational innovator, that isn't where the greatest need is. view quote

I've been in the legislative branch and now the executive branch and in each case I felt it was important we use our constitutional responsibilities to the fullest. view quote

Manufacturers employ more than 14 million Americans doing what Americans do best, making things, building things, transforming raw materials into finished products. view quote

Redistricting is one of the purest actions a legislative body can take. view quote

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