"There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people's money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Steve Forbes on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Steve Forbes on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Steve Forbes on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Steve Forbes on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Steve Forbes on Booker T. Washington
"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."