"Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Mitt Romney on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Mitt Romney on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Mitt Romney on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Mitt Romney on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Mitt Romney on Winston Churchill
"Even though I love solar and love wind, like most people do, I like the renewable sources, they alone are not going to get America energy independent."
"Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist - because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That's how she found out what happened on the day my father died - she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose."
"Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed, but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us, thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimate hope for the only one who can grant it."
"If you felt that excitement when you voted for Barack Obama, shouldn't you feel that way now that he's President Obama? You know there's something wrong with the kind of job he's done as president when the best feeling you had was the day you voted for him."
"Massachusetts children cannot only lead the nation in test scores, they can be competitive with the best in the world. And the gap in achievement among races can virtually disappear."