"Some might think that George W. Bush had his shortcomings, but let me tell you something - history's going to be kind to George W. Bush."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."J. C. Watts on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."J. C. Watts on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."J. C. Watts on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."J. C. Watts on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."J. C. Watts on Thomas Jefferson
"I think in politics, in Congress, you often do things that are Republican, or you do things because you're a Democrat. Sometimes that's good, obviously, and sometimes that's obviously bad. But in the news business, there's no such thing as Republican or Democratic news. News is news."
"In addition, there is one title I cherish a great deal more than Congressman and that is the title of... Dad."
"I think that anybody that stays in school, gets good grades, pays the price, I think we are wealthy enough in the public and the private sector in America to make sure that every child in America that wants to continue their education, they should be able to do that."
"The measure of a man is not how great his faith is, but how great his love is. We must not let government programs disconnect our souls from each other."
"Individual responsibility, hard work, paying attention in school, faith, family all these things are important."