Barry Goldwater Quotes

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Born: January 2, 1909, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA, May 29, 1998
Occupation: Politician

1.
American business has just forgotten the importance of selling.
- Barry Goldwater

2.
Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
- Barry Goldwater

3.
Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

4.
I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle.
- Barry Goldwater

5.
I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine.
- Barry Goldwater

6.
I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass.
- Barry Goldwater

7.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

8.
I wouldn't trust Nixon from here to that phone.
- Barry Goldwater

9.
If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government.
- Barry Goldwater

10.
It's a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president... except me.
- Barry Goldwater

11.
Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.
- Barry Goldwater

12.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
- Barry Goldwater

13.
Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?
- Barry Goldwater

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