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 “Federal investment in infrastructure is the necessary catalyst for future economic growth and to enable the private sector to effectively compete in the global economy.  This investment is long overdue.”
“Public transportation is a vital component of the nation’s total transportation infrastructure picture, and with ridership expected to grow, dependable public transportation systems will be vital to the transportation needs of millions of Americans.”
“Electrified trains are part of the future.”
“You can go a day without a phone or TV. You can’t go a day without water.” 
“Our country has incredible renewable resources, innovative entrepreneurs, a skilled workforce, and manufacturing know-how. It’s time to harness these resources and lead in the global clean energy economy.”
“Our roads, our bridges……it’s a core function of government.  But it’s also an economic development issue.”
“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old questions from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.”
“Make no mistake: strengthening our infrastructure is an integral part of improving our economic competitiveness.”
“[T]he United States was not built by those who waited and rested and wished to look behind them. This country was conquered by those who moved forward, and so will space.”
“Investing money in our roads and bridges today saves money in the long run.  It also builds the foundation for our 21st century economy.”
“We’re changing the world with technology.” 
“Halting trade through America’s ports, even briefly, is like cutting off our lifeline.  Because international trade is central to our economic well-being and seaports connect us with the rest of the world, keeping them modern, navigable, safe and properly supported is a core priority...”