"If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened, democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Gary Ackerman 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."Gary Ackerman 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."Gary Ackerman 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."Gary Ackerman on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Gary Ackerman on Mahatma Gandhi
"People more than ever since I can remember are concerned about being out of step and out of line with their political party and won't cross over. There is nobody, man or woman, who wants to be left out, and people are fearful of that. People are fearful of their leadership as well."
"Politics was my third act. But I could have a fourth. I don't know what that will be yet, but there will be one."
"Whether rich people make money or lose money, they get no sympathy from the public."