"I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Lindsey Graham on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Lindsey Graham on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Lindsey Graham on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Lindsey Graham on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Lindsey Graham on Ernest Hemingway
"Detainee policy in this war is hard, it's complicated, but we must get it right. We would be better off as a nation if we could close Gitmo safely and start a new prison that he could use that the world would see as a better way to doing business."
"Look how many millions of people are underemployed or have lost their jobs. The last thing I'm going to do is play politics with their future."
"No employer is going to hire robustly until they know what the health care cost is going to be."
"The American consumer is also the American worker, and if we don't do something to protect our manufacturing base here at home, it is going to be hard to buy any retail goods."
"President Obama chose politics over leadership. 'Hope' and 'Change' have become bait-and-switch."