"Every person has only so much attention to give, and politics and government takes up only a fraction of what it did 25 years ago."
"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."Robert Teeter on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Robert Teeter on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Robert Teeter on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Robert Teeter 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."Robert Teeter on Joseph Stalin
"I think we need one recognized, respected public figure to make a tough, blunt statement on just what Reagan's record is and what he might do to the country, let alone the Republican Party before Christmas."
"Without a Mayaguez, or something comparable that we don't see in the immediate future, there is probably no one thing the President can do to himself to turn this situation around."
"This is easy to say with the benefit of hindsight, but I think it once again points out how very important style of leadership, that is the way he does what he does, is to his perception."
"Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates."
"Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other."