"One of the essential elements of government responsibility is to communicate effectively to the American people, especially in time of a potential terrorist attack or a natural disaster."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Vito Fossella on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Vito Fossella on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Vito Fossella on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Vito Fossella on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Vito Fossella on Thomas Paine
"In the annals of history, few men have left a more positive imprint on the world than Pope John Paul II."
"The sad fact is that the same terrorist scenarios, if they occurred in five different States, there could be five different sets of responses to the American people. We need, at a minimum, a level of coordination on communicating threats to the public."