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

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

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. ---->>>

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.

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.

I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.

I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.

You can't trust anybody with power.

You can't trust anybody with power.

The most important social welfare program in America is a job. ---->>>

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

If you're not brave, you're not going to be free. ---->>>

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

I discourage a cult of personality.

I discourage a cult of personality.

All unemployment compensation should be tied to a job training requirement. Now the fact is, 99 weeks is an associate degree. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

We're all human and we all goof. Do things that may be wrong, but do something. ---->>>

And by the way I don't object if people want to attack me, that's their right. All I'm suggesting that it's not going to be very effective and that people are going to get sick of it very fast. And the guys who attacked each other in the debates up to now, every single one of them have lost ground by attacking. ---->>>

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.

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.

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. ---->>>

I think to close half of Magic Kingdom for the purpose of a White House invitation town hall meeting on a phony main street on behalf of a phony president just strikes me as weird. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

If the Soviet empire still existed, I'd be terrified. The fact is, we can afford a fairly ignorant presidency now. ---->>>

Without Jimmy Carter we might not have gotten Ronald Reagan, without Ronald Reagan there would probably still be a Soviet Union. ---->>>

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.

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.

You know, modern liberals are just, I think frankly, totally off the deep end... their only answer is to yell racism and hide. ---->>>

I believe we are now in a struggle over whether or not we are going to save America. ---->>>

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

I will continue to find ways to help poor people find a job, get a job, and learn someday to own the job. ---->>>

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

What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

You have to give the press confrontations. When you give them confrontations, you get attention; when you get attention, you can educate. ---->>>

I will focus on being substantive and I will focus on Barack Obama. ---->>>

Only the elites despise earning money. ---->>>

Politics and war are remarkably similar situations. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Have you heard a single national figure tell you all of the crises of the recent past are not economic, they're cultural? ---->>>

Part of why the Tea Party so deeply threatened the elite media is the tea party looked around and suddenly realized, there are more of us than there are of them. ---->>>

Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it. ---->>>

If the Obama administration is this afraid of Glenn Beck, how do they deal with the Iranians? ---->>>

Now, I know among the politically correct, you're not supposed to use facts that are uncomfortable. ---->>>

I believe we will elect a new President in 2012. ---->>>

I'm going to be the nominee. It's very hard not to look at the recent polls and think that the odds are very high I'm going to be the nominee. ---->>>

President Obama has created at least three jobs that I know of - Bob McDonnell, Chris Christie, and Scott Brown. ---->>>

We don't we agree that litigation reform to lower the cost of healthcare would be a good starting point? ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Should the Catholic Church find itself discriminated against by the Obama administration on key delivery of services because of the bias and the bigotry of the administration? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-17, 1943
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Occupation: Politician

Newton Leroy Gingrich (; born Newton Leroy McPherson; June 17, 1943) is an American politician and author from Georgia who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. He represented Georgia's 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1979 until his resignation in 1999 (wikipedia)