"We live in a land like no other - a land of freedom and opportunity unparalleled on the face of the globe."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Bob Taft on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Bob Taft on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Bob Taft on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Bob Taft on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Bob Taft on Mahatma Gandhi
"Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination."
"We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy."
"Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return."
"Whether we knew many who died on September 11 or personally knew none, we all lost something on that day. Innocence. Security. A trust that our homeland would always be safe."