Rick Santorum Quotes

  • If all you think we need to do to get this economy going and get this country on the right track is to cut government and reduce taxes, you don't understand America. America is a moral enterprise, not an economic enterprise.
  • I looked at No Child Left Behind after it was enacted and saw what happened and saw the expansion of the federal government and the role of education. And I said, you know, that was - that's not what I believe in.
  • If the most liberal man that's ever been in office can get elected when 20 percent of the population identifies as liberal then I think we can elect a conservative when 40 percent of the population identifies themselves as conservative.
  • NASCAR and the Daytona 500 are about as American as you can get.
  • Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions.
  • You can't have a limited government if the family breaks down.
  • Defend the church. Defend the family. Defend the non-profit community. Defend them against a government that wants to weaken them.
  • Candidly, I believe most corporations actually don't mind big government.
  • I do care about not 99 percent or 95 percent. I care about the very rich and the very poor. I care about 100 percent of America.
  • I believe in capitalism for everybody, not necessarily high finance but capitalism that works for the working men and women of this country who are out there paddling alone in America right now.
  • I mean the fact is that some of this information that we have found out that led to Usama bin Laden actually came from these enhanced interrogation techniques.
  • As the Wall Street Journal called our economic plan, supply-side economics for the working man, is resonating in Minnesota and here in Missouri and across this country.
  • My feeling is, well, if it's my money, I have a right to judge.
  • The idea is that the state doesn't have rights to limit individuals' wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire.
  • Isn't that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage?
  • I have nothing, absolutely nothing against anyone who's homosexual. If that's their orientation, then I accept that. And I have no problem with someone who has other orientations.