Best Quotes from Charles W. Pickering

In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children.

Charles W. Pickering

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare, goods and services to consumers.

Charles W. Pickering

A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful.

Charles W. Pickering

America does not want vulgarity and sexual exploitation to be our values and we do not want the world to think those are our standards. We want to be a better nation and a better people, with better standards.

Charles W. Pickering

If a catastrophic event wipes out a large portion of House members, America needs to know this body, elected by the people, will be quickly and legally reconstituted and will continue to function.

Charles W. Pickering

Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.

Charles W. Pickering

Our legislation addresses broadcasts over the public airwaves, but I hope the cable and satellite industries see the importance of this issue and voluntarily create a family tier of programming and offer culturally responsible products.

Charles W. Pickering

The House is rooted in the principle of direct elections and is unique among all branches and bodies of the federal government as without exception, the people’s voice.

Charles W. Pickering

The public airwaves provide a chance to affirm we want to be a good, decent people; a good, decent nation.

Charles W. Pickering