Quotes by Rand Paul

You know, when Republicans were in charge, we doubled the debt. But, now, our concern is the Democrats are in charge and they're tripling the debt. So, really, our concern is that we want smaller government.
– Rand Paul
You don't go into politics unless you want to win.
– Rand Paul
You can't have it both ways. You can't tell me that you're taxed enough already, and that you want constitutional government and then in the next breath say, 'Bring me home some bacon.' The pig has been picked clean.
– Rand Paul
What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism.
– Rand Paul
We should not have the U.S. government buying stock in American industries - the financial industry or any other industry.
– Rand Paul
We don't need bigger government. We need to shrink the size of government.
– Rand Paul
The Republican platform specifically says we don't believe in bailing out private business, and yet we did.
– Rand Paul
The main thing I say on war is that we need to obey the law and formally declare war.
– Rand Paul
The great and abiding lesson of American history, particularly the cold war, is that the engine of capitalism, the individual, is mightier than any collective.
– Rand Paul
In America, as opposed to the old country, success was based on merit.
– Rand Paul
If our freedom is taken, the American dream will wither and die.
– Rand Paul
I've had an interest in politics since I was a little kid.
– Rand Paul
I would have voted 'no' on the Iraq war and 'yes' to Afghanistan.
– Rand Paul
I think my dad has helped me tremendously.
– Rand Paul
I think if you have a two-story office and you hire someone who's handicapped, it might be reasonable to let him have an office on the first floor rather than the government saying you have to have a $100,000 elevator.
– Rand Paul
I tell people I won't vote to go to war unless I'm ready to go or send my kids.
– Rand Paul
I have a message from the Tea Party, a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We've come to take our government back.
– Rand Paul
I don't think I'm really open to having Washington change me.
– Rand Paul
I believe we should work to end all racism in American society and staunchly defend the inherent rights of every person.
– Rand Paul
Giving someone a one-time stimulus check, or a one-time tax cut that expires doesn't allow the predictability that business needs.
– Rand Paul