"I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism."
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."Bob Riley on John F. Kennedy
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."Bob Riley on Mark Twain
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."Bob Riley on George Washington
"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually."Bob Riley on James A. Baldwin
"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."Bob Riley on George William Curtis
"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."