"I believe in the separation of church and state, but I do not believe in the separation of politics from religion."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Rick Warren on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Rick Warren on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Rick Warren on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Rick Warren on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Rick Warren on Joseph Stalin
"We're a nation of laws, but the good thing about America, is that laws reside in the people and people can change the laws."
"I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it's the government's role to provide everything."
"You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense."
"God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.'"
"What gives me the most hope every day is God's grace knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God."