Top 25 Jon Huntsman, Jr. Quotes

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It's taken a lot of presidents to get us where we are t

It’s taken a lot of presidents to get us where we are today, a lot of deployments, a lot of wars, a lot engagements. You add them all up.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Today, I’m a candidate for the office of president of the United States of America. My kids can’t believe I just said that.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn’t have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
For those of us who have lived abroad and seen our nation in a highly competitive 21st century, and kind of see where this world is goingunless we are able to strengthen our core, we’re going to see the end of the American century. And that is totally unacceptable.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I had the trade minister in China sit down as we were preparing for trade negotiations. He said, ‘Please don’t let people in the United States lose their confidence because when you lose your confidence, the rest of the world suffers‘.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Politics is a lot of serendipity. You’re in the right place and the right time and you’ve got the right message, and it either connects for you or, or it doesn’t.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
What is important is that you’re honest with the American people.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I’m a very spiritual person, and proud of my Mormon roots.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
People truly reaching across boundaries – be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual‘s pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal.
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The reality, sitting ten thousand miles away, is that we remain the country that inspires. We remain that shining city on a hill.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Normal people don’t just wake up in the morning and say I think it’d be a good idea to run for president of the United States.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I’m not sure it’s the stimulus money that will necessarily allow the economy to recover. It will help to fortify our budgets, frankly, to ensure that there isn’t as much backsliding in the areas of education and healthcare, for example.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
If we can’t find cuts in the defense budget, we’re not looking carefully enough.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
My sense is that we’re ready for another industrial revolution in this country. The great minds and innovators of Silicon Valley would come through China and say, The pipeline is full of ideas – there’s personalized medicine, biotechnology, new forms to power ourselves, clean energy, etc., etc.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
If you can’t define a winning exit strategy for the American people, where we somehow come out ahead, then we’re wasting our money, and we’re wasting our strategic resources.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I’m a true native of the Bay Area.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
This is the marketplace of political ideas. This is how America operates. It’s a free market. It’s free-wheeling. From the outside, it looks unpredictable. There’s a circus-like free market.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
It’s a tribal state, and it always will be. Whether we like it or not, whenever we withdraw from Afghanistan, whether it’s now or years from now, we’ll have an incendiary situation. Should we stay and play traffic cop? I don’t think that serves our strategic interests.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
When America closes its doors, so does everybody else. We are the primary engine of growth in the world and we are the only beacon of free trade left, and open markets.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I respect the president. He and I have a difference of opinion on how to help the country we both love. But the question each of us wants the voters to answer is who will be the better president, not who is the better American.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I can’t stomach the thought that we are passing down to the next generation a country that is less viable, less good, less competitive, less compassionate than the one we got.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
I would vote to increase the debt limit if there was a corresponding level of cuts. And if there was some serious talk about a balanced budget amendment, which we as governors always had to deal with.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
That’s what governors do, they wrestle with the issues, they find solutions and they move the agenda forward. At the appropriate time we’ll talk about all of these issues, while remembering that our party is a big tent party. We lose when we try to become exclusive to one particular set of issues.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
You can be stern and forthright, and that’s my management style, but when you lose it totally, that’s a sign of weakness.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.