"I tell people I won't vote to go to war unless I'm ready to go or send my kids."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Rand Paul on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Rand Paul on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Rand Paul on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Rand Paul on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Rand Paul on Winston Churchill
"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."