"Politics isn't just a game of clashing parties and competing interests. The right reason is to challenge the status quo, to serve the common good, and to leave this nation better than we found it."
"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."Sarah Palin on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Sarah Palin on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Sarah Palin on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Sarah Palin 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."Sarah Palin on Joseph Stalin
"Well, I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I've learned quickly these last few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone."
"We say keep your change, we'll keep our God, our guns, our constitution."
"The challenge is not to replace Obama but with who. It's not enough to just change up the uniform, if we don't change the team and the game plan, we won't save our country."
"In politics there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers, and then there are those like John McCain who use their careers to promote change."
"I'm pro-life. I'll do all I can to see every baby is created with a future and potential. The legislature should do all it can to protect human life."