"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Larry Elder on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Larry Elder on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Larry Elder on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Larry Elder on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Larry Elder on Abraham Lincoln
"My dad was a Marine. He was one of the Montford Point Marines. Those are the equivalent of the Tuskegee Airmen for Marines. He's a tough, tough guy. When I was 15 we had a fight, and I didn't speak to him for 10 years."
"My mom and my dad were married 56 years, and the fact that I reconciled with my dad I think made their marriage a little bit better as well."
"If anybody had a reason to become a delinquent, to become a criminal, to be angry at the man, to be angry at the white man, to be angry at America, it's my dad, but he did not feel that way at all."
"America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to."
"Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system."