"Obama has seen to the passage of the most radical legislation in recent American history and so-called 'progressives' should be thanking him for it - even as many of the rest of us rear in horror from its implications."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."John Podhoretz 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."John Podhoretz on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."John Podhoretz 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."John Podhoretz on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."John Podhoretz on Thomas Jefferson
"Romney is right that the Obama vision is too centered on government. But his is too centered on the promotion of business and wealth creation at the expense of everything else."
"Your race and gender don't change, but you can choose to change your political affiliation at will."
"Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social change."
"All non-incumbent campaigns promise hope and change, but Obama took the promise to a new level of absurdity. He suggested that a vote for him would literally transform the Earth."
"It has never made any sense to argue that, unique among the people of the world, Arabs are more concerned on a day-to-day basis about the treatment of people they don't know than they are about how they're going to put food on their own tables, or whether their sons will ever find a job."