"I have always hated celebrities lecturing people on politics. So forgive me. But I am passionate about this country. I am equally passionate about the potential of the people who live here."
"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."Simon Cowell on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Simon Cowell on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Simon Cowell on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Simon Cowell 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."Simon Cowell on Joseph Stalin
"My attitude is, if someone's going to criticize me, tell me to my face."
"The end of the animal trade would leave more time to trap or beat to death pop star wannabes."
"Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year."