Steve Forbes Quotes

39 Steve Forbes quotes:

"What are you going to raise the retirement age to? ... It's already been raised to 67. This consideration is a form of betrayal. 'Consideration' is code for 'we're going to do it.'"
"That means deepening the personal income-tax cuts, reducing capital gains, getting rid of the alternative minimum tax, and doing something about double taxation of dividends."
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Income Quotes
"The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally."
"You and I are entering the information age, and Washington politicians are stuck in the Stone Age."
"You don't change minds in Washington with sweet reason. You do it to the white light of public opinion."
"As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream."
"The current system is beyond redemption. It was amended in 1986 to 6 million words. It has been amended 14,000 times since then and is now 9 million words. There is no special interest or lobbyist left behind."
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"My wife, Sabina and I, along with the rest of the nation, pray for the families of the children who died yesterday. Their loss and misery is unfathomable, ... My five daughters mean the world to me. Each day our girls go to work and school -- to places where I believe they are safe -- just like those children in Littleton went to school yesterday morning. The children who witnessed this rampage are also in our prayers."
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Anyone who can guide young women through the treacherous, dangerous teen-age and adolescent years is ready for the adolescent politicians in Washington,"
"Let me be blunt: No mother in the United States of America should be forced to send her child to a lousy school,"
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on, ... We dare not make the same mistake with China."
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"My campaign, then and today, is a campaign about issues and ideas, never gone in for personalities. It is principles and policies, and that's what I am doing and will continue to do. That's what the people of America want,"
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"Our founders understood: First life, then liberty, then the pursuit of happiness,"
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"If a man breaks a pledge, the public ought to know it."
"Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble."
"Personalities, no, principles and policies, yes. We must have a fulsome debate."
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"This is going to be a new, information-age campaign about great ideas and enduring values,"
"As the American people are learning and will learn, he is a good man. He has been tested -- I tried to test him -- and he emerged the stronger for it."
Author: Forbes Quotes Category: Learning Quotes
"The real cure for what ails our health care system today is less government and more freedom."
"Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on. We dare not make the same mistake with China."

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