Quotes by Bob Taft

A dynamic economy begins with a good education.
– Bob Taft
Everything depends on a good job - strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors.
– Bob Taft
I've traveled this great state for many years, and seen firsthand our tremendous strengths. And our foremost strength is our people.
– Bob Taft
If we are to create tomorrow's jobs, we can't remain frozen in time in yesterday's tax system.
– Bob Taft
Let us seize the special opportunity that is ours to act boldly and decisively at a time when the eyes of our fellow citizens, both present and future, are upon us.
– Bob Taft
Let us walk in the shoes of those who went before us, and conquer the third frontier on whose threshold we stand today.
– Bob Taft
Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.
– Bob Taft
Most of us would prefer that our own aged and infirm family member be cared for at home with the right kind of supporting services, as opposed to in a nursing home. For that reason the state created the PASSPORT program, which provides services to elderly and disabled people in their own homes.
– Bob Taft
My friends, we're going to have to help ourselves. No one is going to save us. The federal government certainly isn't going to bail us out.
– Bob Taft
Ohioans are practical. We're a can-do people. Give us a problem, we'll give you a solution.
– Bob Taft
Over the next several months we'll find reasons to disagree. Our path will not be easy. Yet our opportunity will never be so great.
– Bob Taft
The terrorists thought they could destroy America. How wrong they were. Instead of weakening us, they made us stronger.
– Bob Taft
There are many things we must do to improve our business climate. But in the quest for prosperity, what matters most is our people.
– Bob Taft
We all share a common goal - we want our children to succeed.
– Bob Taft
We have defined our challenge. We must now meet it head on. And we won't let the special interests stand in our way.
– Bob Taft
We live in a land like no other - a land of freedom and opportunity unparalleled on the face of the globe.
– Bob Taft
We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.
– Bob Taft
We stand strong together - as Americans - many cultures, races and faiths, but one nation under God.
– Bob Taft
We will never forget the passengers of Flight 93, who courageously confronted the terrorists, defeating another planned attack on America. They are the heroes for our times.
– Bob Taft
What happened on September 11 compels us to focus on who we are as Americans, what we stand for, what really matters in our lives - family, friends, faith and freedom.
– Bob Taft