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Quotes of governor

  1. You know, we- if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state. – David Axelrod
  2. I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years. – Mike Curb
  3. It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and tell you that if you elect me you will have elected a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group. – Charles Edison
  4. We didn't pass any constitutional amendments that affected the executive branch while I was governor – John Engler
  5. And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't see fit to fall in with us, I say let the general duty law, and all, go to the devil, sir, and go about our business. – Christopher Gadsden
  6. If you're a governor of a big state, people sense your presence a little bit, even your fellow governors. – Ed Gillespie
  7. Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it. – Newt Gingrich
  8. The attorney general would call at 5 o'clock in the evening and say: 'Tomorrow morning we are going to try to integrate the University of Mississippi. Get us a memo on what we're likely to do, and what we can do if the governor sends the National Guard there.' – Harold H. Greene
  9. Here's a little known fact- Arnold is the first body builder to run for governor since Janet Reno. – David Letterman
  10. I would never abdicate, nor would I expect any other governor to abdicate, the responsibility to protect the people of my state. – Joe Manchin
  11. There are a lot of personal things that take place when becoming governor and I am happy to work with him should he ask. I will give him the best advice I can give. – Scott McCallum
  12. I plan on being a friend, a good leader and a good governor over these next three years. – John Rowland
  13. And now, of course this is another thing I didn't count on, that now as the governor of the state of California, I am selling California worldwide. You see that? Selling. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  14. As governor there isn't a lot I can do beyond that to crack down on crime. Law enforcement is really a local issue. It's the cops' job to tighten down on criminals. – Jesse Ventura

Usage examples for governor

  1. There were plenty who agreed with the governor – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  2. Then Belisarius will be Governor of Italy- for it will not last a year with the purple Prince- and he will wear away his fine strength here in idleness, when there is work enough to do in Persia. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  3. Farther to the south is the hill of Philopappus, so called after a Roman governor of that name. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  4. " That must not be for very long, Governor observed Captain Wilson. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  5. We were received by Governor Long, at the State House. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  6. I believe the governor general was there, or some great person. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. The governor will give way at last, I should say. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. I'm sorry for it, governor with all my heart! – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  9. Is it you, Governor – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  10. Did your governor send the money? – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  11. But still I think dear Governor and Will will be pretty comfortable this winter. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  12. The opinion of the governor they said, is but the opinion of one man. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  13. By the end of the second day the new governor had seized the Admiral's house. – Christopher Columbus by Mildred Stapley
  14. What have you been doing all to- day, Governor – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  15. Just as hard, Willis found out that the governor had told his tailor to make the boy all the clothes he wanted. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  16. It's a good thing as far as the boy's concerned, but I do feel sorry for his governor – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  17. Their destination had not been the palace of the Governor but that of the chief of the Moscow Third Section. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  18. Let me introduce you to Lady Holmhurst, wife of Lord Holmhurst, the New Zealand Governor you know. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  19. Screwby, take Master Miles to his governor – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. I went to the Governor but he gave me no comfort. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan

Rhymes for governor