"We tried to have diplomas without learning, we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings, we tried to have government without responsibility."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Newt Gingrich on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Newt Gingrich on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Newt Gingrich on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Newt Gingrich on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Newt Gingrich on Thomas Paine
"Imagine a judicial nominee said 'my experience as a white man makes me better than a Latina woman.' Wouldn't they have to withdraw? New racism is no better than old racism."
"I don't see how the party that says it's the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families that have been here a quarter century."
"President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history."
"A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that's what freedom is all about."
"We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism."