"When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Maggie Gallagher on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Maggie Gallagher on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Maggie Gallagher on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Maggie Gallagher on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Maggie Gallagher on Joseph Stalin
"To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith."
"Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all."
"When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites instead it fragments."
"Same-sex marriage is not the future."
"Europe, which gave us the idea of same-sex marriage, is a dying society, with birthrates 50 percent below replacement."