"It's a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president... except me."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Barry Goldwater on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Barry Goldwater on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Barry Goldwater on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Barry Goldwater on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Barry Goldwater on Winston Churchill
"I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine."
"American business has just forgotten the importance of selling."
"Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?"
"Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism."
"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."