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American historian and politician, Birth: 17-6-1943 Newt Gingrich Quotes
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I think that 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, and loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around the camp fire, but are lousy in politics.
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.
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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.
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Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
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All unemployment compensation should be tied to a job training requirement. Now the fact is, 99 weeks is an associate degree.
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President Obama has created at least three jobs that I know of - Bob McDonnell, Chris Christie, and Scott Brown.
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It may just be because I get homesick, but I have concluded Washington's cherry blossoms are just plain overrated.
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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.
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Really poor children in really poor neighborhoods have no habits of working and have nobody around them who works. So they literally have no habit of showing up on Monday. They have no habit of staying all day. They have no habit of 'I do this and you give me cash' unless it's illegal.
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I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.
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If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as, 'Candle-making industry threatened'.
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There is a gay and secular fascism in this country that wants to impose its will on the rest of us.
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Adolescence was invented in the 19th century to enable middle-class families to keep their children out of sweatshops. But it has degenerated into a process of enforced boredom and age segregation that has produced one of the most destructive social arrangements in human history: consigning 13-year-old males to learning from 15-year-old males.
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The most important social welfare program in America is a job.
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The left-wing Democrats will represent the party of total hedonism, total exhibitionism, total bizarreness, total weirdness, and the total right to cripple innocent people in the name of letting hooligans loose.
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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.
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And my point was one I think that you'd agree with, which is there's no room in America for a black racist, a Latino racist, or a white racist, or an Asian racist, or a Native American racist. Now, we're either color blind or we're not color blind.
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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.
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What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
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Maybe Governor Romney in the spirit of openness should tell us how much money he's made off of how many households that have been foreclosed by his investments.
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What more do I need to say? Conservative books sell. I can't help it if liberal books don't sell.
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By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon, and it will be American.
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The secular socialist machine represents as great a threat to America as Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union once did.
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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.
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I don’t think we have conclusive proof that humans are at the center of [global warming]
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Remember, most of the bureaucrats voted for Hillary Clinton. Most of the bureaucrats deeply dislike what Trump is trying to accomplish, and most of the bureaucrats think they can't be fired, so they can outlast you.
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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.
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Public Broadcasting is a sandbox for the rich. The NEA and the HEH are simply enclaves of the left using your money to propagandize your children against your values.
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Now you have to ask a question - is that really, is capitalism really about the ability of a handful of rich people to manipulate the lives of thousands of other people and walk off with the money? Or is that in fact somehow a little bit of a flawed system? And so I do draw distinction between looting a company, leaving behind broken families and broken neighborhoods and then leaving a factory that should be there.
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I will go to the NAACP convention, and explain to the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps.
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We have got to get beyond this political bologna. I'm not allowed to say anything positive about Hillary Clinton because then I'm not a loyal Republican, and she's not allowed to say anything positive about me because then she's not a loyal Democrat. What a stupid way to run a country.
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Lions cannot afford to hunt mice because they literally will starve to death, even if they catch them. Lions and all large carnivores have to hunt game large enough to justify the investment, so they have to hunt antelope and zebra. Why is this important? Because most senior executives are really big on chipmunks.
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It is impossible to maintain civilization with 12-year-olds having babies, with 15-year-olds killing each other, with 17-year-olds dying of AIDS and with 18-year-olds getting diplomas they can't even read.
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Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it.
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If combat means living in a ditch, females have biological problems staying in a ditch for 30 days because they get infections... Males are biologically driven to go out and hunt giraffes.
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The fact is that a liberal Democrat doesn't want to talk about ideology because they don't want to explain publicly what they're really doing.
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I am convinced that if we do not decisively win the struggle over the nature of America, by the time [his grandchildren are] my age they will be in a secular atheist country, potentially one dominated by radical Islamists and with no understanding of what it once meant to be an American.
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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.
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We used to be a serious country. When we got attacked at Pearl Harbor, we took on Imperial Japan, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany. We beat all three in less than four years. We're about to enter the seventh year of this phony war against ... [terrorist groups], and we're losing.
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I discourage a cult of personality.
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The bigotry question goes both ways. There's a lot more anti-Christian bigotry today than there is concerning the other side. None of it gets covered by the news media.
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As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, America gave him the White House based on the same credentials.
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It is tragic what we do in the poorest neighborhoods, entrapping children in child laws which are truly stupid... These schools should get rid of unionized janitors, have one master janitor, pay local students to take care of the school.
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I believe we are now in a struggle over whether or not we are going to save America.
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Drill here, drill now, pay less.
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You can be totally committed to conservative principles - to individual liberty, a market economy, entrepreneurship and lower taxes - and still be a Green Conservative. You can believe that with the sound use of science and technology and the right incentives to encourage entrepreneurs, conservatism can provide a better solution for the health of our planet than can liberalism.
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If we'd had government on [today's] scale in the 1840s, the stagecoaches would have hired lobbyists to get a bill passed that railroads could not travel faster than a horse because it would be an unfair competitive advantage.
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Any suggestion that the most open and diverse society on the planet is likely to in any way resemble Russia requires a suspension of common sense that is pretty hard to deal with.
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An energy tax punishes senior citizens, it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you. This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job.
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It is time we passed a balanced budget amendment and return this government to limited spending.
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