"You help me, I'll help you. That's politics."
"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."Terry McAuliffe on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Terry McAuliffe on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Terry McAuliffe on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Terry McAuliffe 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."Terry McAuliffe on Joseph Stalin
"I could never drive in a great big car people like me because I'm a man of the people, a hustler."
"One-third of Americans have already been forced to change their lifestyle because their disposable income is gone. A guy can't go to the corner bar after a rough day at work to have a beer, that's gone to oil!"
"I wake up every morning singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'"
"I've done business with people I've met in politics, who I went to law school with, who I grew up with. Who do you do business with? People you meet in life."
"People like to do politics with me, and they like to do business."