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25 Best George Norris Quotes From The Former United States Senator

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George W Norris, considered as one of the greatest United States senators, was born on 11 July 1861.

George W Norris was known to be a fiercely independent and progressive Republican from Nebraska. He was one of the six senators who opposed Wilson's declaration of war.

He served for 30 years at the Senate office until his retirement in 1943. History books know him for four major accomplishments. These include the twentieth amendment to the constitution that ended the 'Lame Duck' gap and also the Norris-La Guardia Act. Here are some some of the best quotes from this politician of the Republican party, so let us continue!

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Best George Norris Quotes

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Here are the best quotes by George Norris and also George Norris quotes about Nebraska.

1. "Teapot Dome is said to involve the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands."

- George William Norris.

2. "I shall not even permit my feeling of opposition to its passage to interfere in any way with my duty either as a senator or as a citizen in bringing success and victory to American arms."

- George William Norris.

3. "There is not much danger of the smaller nations if the big nations will behave."

- George William Norris.

4. "The constitution ought to specifically state that every nation is left entirely independent and supreme in its internal affairs, such as regulating emigration and all other similar matters."

- George William Norris.

5. "To whom does the war bring prosperity? Not to the soldier who for the munificent political compensation of $16 per month shoulders his musket and goes right into the trench."

- George William Norris.

6. "We ought to follow the political example by disarming ourselves."

- George William Norris.

7. "We could, while denouncing them both as illegal, have ever acquiesced in them both and thus remained neutral with both party sides, although not agreeing with either as to the righteousness of their respective orders."

-  George William Norris.

8. "Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests."

- George William Norris.

Famous George Norris Quotes

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Here are some George Norris speech quotes and other quotes from George Norris.

9. "We ought to disarm Germany completely."

-  George William Norris.

10. "There are a great many American citizens who feel that we owe it as a duty to humanity to take good part in this war."

-  George William Norris.

11. "No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty."

- George William Norris.

12. "Great wealth took possession of the government."

- George William Norris.

13. "We are born taking a step today that is fraught with untold danger. We are going into war upon the command of gold. We are going to run the risk of sacrificing millions of our countrymen's lives in order that other countrymen may coin their lifeblood into money."

-  George William Norris.

14. "I think we ought to take the world as it is and not as we would like to have it."

- George William Norris.

15. "The people can change Congress but only God can change the Supreme Court."

- George William Norris.

16. "We could have defied both of them and could have gone to war against both of these nations for this violation of international law and interference with our neutral rights."

-  George William Norris.

George Norris WWI Quotes

Here are some George Norris Nebraska quotes and George W. Norris quotes about WWI .

17. "The reason given by the President in asking Congress to declare war against Germany is that the German government has declared certain war zones, within which, by the use of submarines, she sinks, without notice, American ships and destroys American lives."

- George William Norris.

18. "The resolution now before election for the Senate house is a declaration of war. Before taking this momentous step, and while standing on the brink of this terrible vortex, we ought to pause and calmly and judiciously consider the terrible consequences of the step we are about to take."

- George William Norris.

19. "I am bitterly opposed to my country entering the war, but if, notwithstanding my opposition, we do enter it, all of my energy and all of my power will be behind our flag in carrying it on to victory."

- George William Norris.

20. "We might have declared an embargo against the shipping from American ports of any merchandise to either one of these governments that persisted in maintaining its military zone."

- George William Norris.

21. "If the world is disarmed, and remains disarmed, I get to see no more world wars."

- George William Norris.

22. "To my mind, what we ought to have maintained from the beginning was the strictest neutrality. If we had done this, I do not believe we would have been on the verge of war at the present time."

- George William Norris.

23. "During practically all of my public and senate life, I have been a sincere advocate of a law agreement between every leading nation of the world to give all the necessary international machinery that would bring about a practical abolition of war between civilized nations."

- George William Norris.

24. "The stock brokers would not, of course, go to war, because the very object they have in bringing on the war is to get profit, and therefore they must remain in their Wall Street offices in order to share in that great prosperity which they say war will bring to their house."

- George William Norris.

25. "The first war zone was declared by Great Britain. She gave us and the world notice of it on the 4th day of November, 1914. The zone became effective Nov. 5, 1914."

-  George William Norris.

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