Newt Gingrich Quotes

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Born: June 17, 1943, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Politician

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A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that's what freedom is all about.
- Newt Gingrich

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I don't see how the party that says it's the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families that have been here a quarter century.
- Newt Gingrich

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I think every religious person should have a deep sense of respect for other people's religious documents and religious symbols just as we were deeply opposed to the Taliban destroying the two historic buddhas which they blew up. So I think we ought to all oppose burning the Koran.
- Newt Gingrich

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I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics.
- Newt Gingrich

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I think the destructive, vicious, negative nature of much of the news media makes it harder to govern this country, harder to attract decent people to run for public office.
- Newt Gingrich

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I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual I'm too abstract I think too much.
- Newt Gingrich

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Imagine a judicial nominee said 'my experience as a white man makes me better than a Latina woman.' Wouldn't they have to withdraw? New racism is no better than old racism.
- Newt Gingrich

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In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.
- Newt Gingrich

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It is time we passed a balanced budget amendment and return this government to limited spending.
- Newt Gingrich

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My theme is going to be: Together we can win the future. The right policies lead to the right results. And I'm going to argue that President Obama will lose the future because the wrong policies lead to the wrong results.
- Newt Gingrich

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One morning, just like 9/11, there's going to be a disaster. I have yet to see the United Nations do anything effective with either Iran or North Korea.
- Newt Gingrich

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Only the elites despise earning money.
- Newt Gingrich

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Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

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Politics and war are remarkably similar situations.
- Newt Gingrich

15.
President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history.
- Newt Gingrich

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So I'd be quite happy to have a three-hour Lincoln-Douglas-style debate with Barack Obama. I'd let him use a teleprompter. I'll just rely on knowledge. We'll do fine.
- Newt Gingrich

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Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government.
- Newt Gingrich

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The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
- Newt Gingrich

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The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way.
- Newt Gingrich

20.
The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.
- Newt Gingrich

21.
We tried to have diplomas without learning, we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings, we tried to have government without responsibility.
- Newt Gingrich

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We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism.
- Newt Gingrich

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You can't trust anybody with power.
- Newt Gingrich

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