"Our culture is just a series of checks and balances. The whole idea that we're in a battle between tyranny and freedom - it's a series of pendulum swings."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Jon Stewart on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Jon Stewart on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Jon Stewart on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Jon Stewart on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Jon Stewart on Mahatma Gandhi
"The seven marvels that best represent man's achievements over the last 2,000 years will be determined by Internet vote... so look for Howard Stern's Private Parts to come in No. 1."
"McVeigh's lawyer got him the death penalty, which, quite frankly, I could have done."
"I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else."
"I've always liked Atlanta. And not just for the strip clubs, but the shopping and the food."
"If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American - our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that."