"For most of our history, no one dared to tell Americans, 'you don't build that.'"
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Rand Paul on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Rand Paul on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Rand Paul on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Rand Paul on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Rand Paul on Thomas Jefferson
"The Republican platform specifically says we don't believe in bailing out private business, and yet we did."
"Giving someone a one-time stimulus check, or a one-time tax cut that expires doesn't allow the predictability that business needs."
"I don't think I'm really open to having Washington change me."
"What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism."
"I think my dad has helped me tremendously."