"I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Gary Hart on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Gary Hart on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Gary Hart on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Gary Hart on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Gary Hart on Joseph Stalin
"You can get awful famous in this country in seven days."
"If you want the government off your back, get your hands out of its pockets."