"Democracy without morality is impossible."
"Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, sold, traded, and hung in effigy."
"It has become fashionable to dismiss almost any significant attempt to change things as single-issue-politics. Politicians, apparently, aren’t supposed to emphasize anything, but are supposed to offer a big menu of small snacks."
"There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble."
“Democracy is not a mathematical deduction proved once and for all time. Democracy is a just faith fervently held, commitment to be tested again and again in the fiery furnace of history.”
“There are no limits to our future if we don't put limits on our people.”
“The supply-side claim is not a claim. It is empirically true and historically convincing that with lower rates of taxation on labor and capital, the factors of production, you'll get a bigger economy.”