Quotes by Jim DeMint

A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.
– Jim DeMint
I would have given the same answer [should not teach in public schools] when asked if a single woman, who was pregnant and living with her boyfriend, should be hired to teach my third grade children, I just think the moral decisions are different with a teacher.
– Jim DeMint
If a person wants to be publicly gay, they should not be teaching in the public schools.
– Jim DeMint
If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business.
– Jim DeMint
One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
– Jim DeMint
President Bush has demonstrated tremendous courage and resolve in the past year. He has been the decisive leader these times have required.
– Jim DeMint
Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage-the union between one man and one woman-has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
– Jim DeMint
Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom.
– Jim DeMint
We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.
– Jim DeMint
We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free.
– Jim DeMint
You've got the Democratic Party that now depends on more government spending and actual building the dependence on government in order to increase their political party.
– Jim DeMint
Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps.
– Jim DeMint
Well, purity - there's no purity in politics.
– Jim DeMint
Well, one of the most important things for Americans to be reminded of is that a lot of the exceptional nature of our country is founded in Judeo-Christian values that promotes individualism, personal responsibility, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to family, charity.
– Jim DeMint
The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny.
– Jim DeMint
Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
– Jim DeMint
Marriage is a religious and state issue.
– Jim DeMint
If you remember you just have one constituent, and that's God himself, and if you try to please him I think you usually come with a lot steadier pace and a lot more peace in your life.
– Jim DeMint
If we become too scared to confront the chief problems of our time, there is no hope of ever solving them.
– Jim DeMint
I would support a devolution of power out of Washington for education, health care, transportation.
– Jim DeMint