"There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."Jim Hightower on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."Jim Hightower on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."Jim Hightower on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."Jim Hightower on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."Jim Hightower on Will Rogers
"The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow."
"The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore. They are the government."
"Populism is not a style, it's a people's rebellion against the iron grip that big corporations have on our country - including our economy, government, media, and environment."
"This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption."
"Politics isn't about left versus right it's about top versus bottom."