"You can't trust anybody with power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Newt Gingrich on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Newt Gingrich on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Newt Gingrich on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Newt Gingrich on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Newt Gingrich on Booker T. Washington
"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."