"I am not someone who believes we should build a fence around our country but I do believe there ought to be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Byron Dorgan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Byron Dorgan on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Byron Dorgan on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Byron Dorgan on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Byron Dorgan on Abraham Lincoln
"We need leadership, and we need it now."
"Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things."