"I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Bob Riley on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Bob Riley on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Bob Riley on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Bob Riley on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Bob Riley on John F. Kennedy
"The amount of money we spend on education is important, but not nearly as important as how the money is spent."
"Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama's future than an investment in education."
"The men and women who serve in our military have won for us every hour we live in freedom, sometimes at the expense of the very hours of the lifetimes they had hoped to live."
"Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future."
"In a time of tight budgets, difficult choices have to be made. We must make sure our very limited resources are spent on priorities. I believe we should have no higher priority than investing in our children's classrooms and in their future."