"I don't think I'm really open to having Washington change me."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Rand Paul on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Rand Paul on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Rand Paul on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Rand Paul on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Rand Paul on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"Do we fear terrorism so much that we throw out our Constitution, and are we unwilling and afraid to debate our Constitution?"