"South Carolinians are strong, independently-minded people. At the end of the day, they make their own decisions. And I respect them for that. And I welcome that. And I told him that from the very beginning."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Nikki Haley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Nikki Haley on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Nikki Haley on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Nikki Haley on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Nikki Haley on Abraham Lincoln
"The people of South Carolina support conservatives who are trying to push real change, and the people of South Carolina expect their presidential candidates to back them up when they show courage."
"There is no war on women. Women are doing well. But women are thoughtful. And what we in the Republican Party and across the country, Republican, Independents and Democrat women say is we're more thoughtful than a label. We care about jobs and the economy and healthcare and education. We care about a lot of different things."
"Ann Romney makes all women proud by the way she has conducted her life as a strong woman of faith, as a mother, as a wife and as a true patriot."
"I think that we are at a point in our country where we're trying to decide what role should religion play in the political arena."
"My parents started a business out of the living room of our home and, 30-plus years later, it was a multimillion dollar company. So, President Obama, with all due respect, don't tell me that my parents didn't build their business."