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John Engler
October 12, 1948 -
Nationality: American
Category: Politician
Subcategory: American Politician

As governor, I learned the importance of having an agenda.


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


I just have a position that any child that's in a failing school should be able to get out, or be in a position to have that school fixed.


The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education.


I expect my next job to be outside government.


I have an old saying that the harder I work, the luckier I get.


I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools.


All 50 states had the same national economy. And on virtually any measurement you wish to look at, Michigan has moved up and improved against the others.


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.


We have broken the cycle of dependency. People have found out they're better off working.


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.


I'm very pleased with the job President Bush is doing and he's off to a terrific start.


The asbestos problem impacts everyone.


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


While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.


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


I think we've got outstanding teaching in Michigan classrooms.


As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we've been focused on the quality debate for most of the '90s.


The greatest luck that I've had has been the ability to find men and women who came into my administration who worked with me and brought extraordinary talents that we were able to take full advantage of.


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.


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