"I would support a devolution of power out of Washington for education, health care, transportation."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Jim DeMint on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Jim DeMint on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Jim DeMint on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Jim DeMint on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Jim DeMint on Oscar Wilde
"If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business."
"We need comprehensive reform that will make America the best place in the world to invest and do business."
"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny."
"I just want people to know that if they want to change the direction of the country, they can do it, but only if they're active, informed, and engaged."
"I want to find the candidates who understand the principles of American exceptionalism and have the character, the courage, and the confidence to actually lead the greatest nation in the world."