"Starting a new retirement plan for those below a certain age is something tens of millions of Americans have already been through at work."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Mitch Daniels on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Mitch Daniels on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Mitch Daniels on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Mitch Daniels on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Mitch Daniels on Robert Frost
"No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be."
"When they call the slightest spending reductions 'painful', we will say 'If government spending prevents pain, why are we suffering so much of it?' And 'If you want to experience real pain, just stay on the track we are on.'"
"The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity."
"All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy."
"We Hoosiers hold to some quaint notions. Some might say we 'cling' to them, though not out of fear or ignorance. We believe in paying our bills. We have kept our state in the black throughout the recent unpleasantness, while cutting rather than raising taxes, by practicing an old tribal ritual - we spend less money than we take in."