Quotes by Scott Walker
- But I don't want massive layoffs of anyone - public or private. We are planning on shrinking government through attrition and reform, not through random pink slips.
- I believe that smaller government is better government. But I also believe that in the areas where government does play a legitimate role, we should demand that it is done better.
- I hate big government, but I really hate a government that doesn't work. So when 'they say we either have to raise taxes or cut core services,' it's actually a 'false choice.'
- I have not made any plans for the future, and my wife would kill me if I announced anything before that.
- I promised to empower the taxpayer - instead of a handful of big government union bosses.
- I think most people believe success in government is how many fewer people are in government, not because you kick them off of benefits like unemployment but they've been able to control their own destiny because private sector employers have created more jobs.
- I'd like now and into the future to play a bigger role not only in Wisconsin and the Midwest, but nationally. I'd like to have an impact.
- In education, they say either property taxes have to go up, or we'll have poor education - that's a false choice.
- More people on unemployment benefits is not success in America, fewer people on not because we kicked them off but because they have been able to get a job in the private sector, because government got out of the way.
- One of those promises was to limit the size of government and to have the government serve the people - and not the other way around.
- People create jobs, not the government.
- So why am I facing a recall election? Simple: the big government union bosses from Washington want their money. They don't like the fact that I did something fundamentally pro-worker something that's truly about freedom.
- The unions say 'last hired - first fired,', we say hire and fire based on merit. We want the best and brightest in the classroom.
- We are the ones looking out for the middle class. Who do think pays for the endless expansion of government? Its middle class taxpayers. Our reforms protect middle class taxpayers.
- What has made America amazing has been the fact that throughout our history, throughout the more than 200 years of our history, there have been men and women of courage who stood up and decided it was more important to look out for the future of their children and their grandchildren than their own political futures.
- What makes America amazing is that there have always been men and women of courage who were willing to think more about the future of their children and grandchildren than they did about their own political careers.