Top 52 Robert J. Bentley Quotes

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“The people of this state won’t back down from a challenge. Not in the fight for civil rights, not in defending our nation’s freedoms, not in the aftermath of devastating natural disasters.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I love many members of my staff. In fact, all the members of my staff. Do I love some more than others? Absolutely.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I’m not worried about state parks. I’m worried about people who can’t be treated because they have schizophrenia or other mental illnesses out there. I’m worried about people.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“If you start free trade with a Communist country, allow them to develop their own businesses, they don’t remain communistic. They become a free society when they’re able to make money themselves, and we increase trade with them and allow them to really produce products.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I can assure the people of Alabama I have never done anything illegal.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“At no time I have used the resources of my office to facilitate a relationship of any type.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“You have to have your wallet for security reasons. I’m the governor. And I had to have money. I had to buy something to eat. You have to have identification.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I have no intentions of resigning.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“My intentions are to try to make this state better.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Have I made mistakes? Yes, I have. And I admit those.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I want the people of Franklin County to know how much I care about them.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I know some of you don’t care about food stamps, but I’m telling you if it feeds children, you do care about it.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“If you’re in Congress, you vote and give speeches. But governors have to make decisions every day, and presidents have to make decisions every day.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“We need someone who has the experience – and the demeanor – to be the president of the United States.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“There are 500,000 poor children in this state that did not choose to be poor, and we have to take care of them.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“They only have to be right one time, the terrorists do, and we have to be wrong one time.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Raising property taxes in Alabama is never going to happen. The people are never going to vote for that. I don’t like property taxes, either.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I really want to see good health care brought to all the people of Alabama at a reasonable cost.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“You can’t work across party lines when there aren’t many of them. So I’m going to work across Republican Party lines because there are a lot of divisions in the Republican Party.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“We will face the challenges head on. We will work with both parties, across the aisle, to make our state better.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“You can’t be partially pregnant.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Either you’re going to have to vote for taxes or not vote for taxes. So, if you’ve already voted for taxes, you’ve already done it.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“We have to have an adequate number of taxes and an adequate amount of taxes.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I’m against high taxes. But we certainly cannot be so anorexic in government that we cannot function.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I am concerned about the plight of the working poor… If doctors are not paid for seeing those patients, doctors will not go to rural Alabama because you can’t expect a doctor to go to rural Alabama and lose money.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Nobody is going to come into Alabama to buy lottery tickets. The only people that are going to buy them here are those that live here, and that’s just a certain percentage of people.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“What I don’t want to see is our political system corrupted by gambling money, especially casino gambling money.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I have always said that I believe in the people’s right to vote on an issue.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Alabama is better than to depend on gambling to fund its government.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“To think that we have to depend on some of the most dependent people in our population to fund our government when corporations won’t even pay their fair share.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I endorsed Governor John Kasich for President because I felt like he was the most qualified and the best person to lead our nation.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I certainly won’t vote for Hillary Clinton, but I cannot and will not vote for Donald Trump.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“As your Governor, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm’s way.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“My goal is to have a simple lottery to help our people and solve a decades old problem dealing with our general fund, particularly Medicaid. Let us solve this together and allow the people in your district the right to be a part of the process with a vote.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I’m tired of being 51st in this country on the NEAP scores on fourth-grade math. We don’t have but 50 states.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I don’t think anyone can accept us being 51st in the country dealing with fourth-grade math scores and reading scores in the fourth and sixth grades that are close to the bottom. That’s not acceptable. It’s not acceptable to the people of Alabama.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“If things don’t work in education, we need change.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I agree with 81 percent of the people of Alabama who believe that marriage is between one man and one woman.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“We will always obey the law. We will follow the rule of law.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I have to uphold not only the constitution of Alabama, but I swore to uphold the Constitution of the United States, and we will uphold the law of the United States.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I was opposed to the government telling me how to practice medicine when I was a doctor.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I’m opposed to Blue Cross telling me how to practice medicine. Or anybody else.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I’m opposed to anybody getting between me and the patient.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“When we have agencies like EPA shutting down businesses, I don’t trust them at all.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I encourage the residents of Houston County to let their elected representatives know that closing the Dothan Trooper Post is unacceptable.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I am committed to finding new revenue so that state agencies, like the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, can continue to provide essential public safety departments to Alabamians.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“If the Holy Spirit lives in you, that makes you my brothers and sisters.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Anyone who has not accepted Jesus, I want to be your brothers and sisters, too.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“My interest only is trying to help the lives of the people of this state, try to educate people and create jobs. It’s not even for me. I’ve never gained anything. I don’t even take a salary. I’ve never gained anything from being here except for the joy and the privilege of serving the people of this state.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“You can’t charge somebody with something they have not done.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“I’ve made a promise that taxes would be my last resort on issues.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“We’re really not going to get that much money out of a lottery for a small state like Alabama.”

― Robert J. Bentley
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