"The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Steve Forbes on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Steve Forbes on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Steve Forbes on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Steve Forbes on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Steve Forbes on Ernest Hemingway
"The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally."
"The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China."
"Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on. We dare not make the same mistake with China."
"As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream."
"We must guard against the overreaching hand of big government trying to take away our freedom. And we must always protect the environment in a manner consistent with our values."