"We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Jim DeMint 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."Jim DeMint on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Jim DeMint 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."Jim DeMint on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Jim DeMint on Thomas Jefferson
"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."