"President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Lindsey Graham on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Lindsey Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Lindsey Graham on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Lindsey Graham on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Lindsey Graham on Colin Powell
"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."