"For the record, I believe elected officials should talk about faith. Our founders believed the moral principles of faith were indispensable to our nation's survival. The Declaration of Independence mentions God four times."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Gary Bauer on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Gary Bauer on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Gary Bauer on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Gary Bauer on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Gary Bauer on Mahatma Gandhi
"Catholics and evangelicals need to remain allied, and in solidarity, against the increasingly aggressive secularism of our age."
"I have come to the conclusion that while a candidate's faith matters, what's most important is how he or she applies that faith."
"The question Americans should ask is not whether a candidate is affiliated with a particular faith but rather whether that candidate's faith makes it more likely he or she will support policies that align with their values."
"It's important to ask candidates about their beliefs, in part because politicians frequently exploit religious faith - often with the idea that voters will be more likely to unthinkingly accept certain political positions so long as they arise from religious belief."
"Republican values - strong families, faith, personal responsibility and freedom, among others - are not unique to specific subsets of the electorate. They are universal values, and it is Republicans' job to remind Americans of that fact."