"We've got fifty people at Gitmo that are too dangerous to be let go that will never go through a normal criminal trial. Let's create a new legal system, so they'll have their day in court."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Lindsey Graham on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Lindsey Graham on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Lindsey Graham on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Lindsey Graham on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Lindsey Graham on Plato
"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."