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Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement,
it's rather frightening and threatening to have others
ascribe such importance to something you know you're
just renting for a while.
- Candice Bergen

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Medicaid is essentially bankrupt, Medicare is essentially bankrupt,
why the heck would we give the federal government another
entitlement program to manage?
- Timothy Pawlenty

When a parent shows up with an attitude of entitlement,
understand that under it is a boatload of anxiety.
- Robert Evans

National sovereignty is an obligation as well as an entitlement.
A government that will not perform the role of a government
forfeits the rights of a government.
- Richard Perle

 

By finding waste and abuse in entitlement programs,
and eliminating it, we can ensure that the funds that
are put into these programs go to the people that need them the most.
- Jim Ryun

No one asked me to be an actor, so no one owed me.
There was no entitlement.
- James Earl Jones

Congress needs strong parties, but it also needs the
capacity to deal with budget and entitlement challenges
that are likely beyond the reach of pure partisan exertion.
- David E. Price

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The entitlement state has driven us into insolvency.
- Joe Miller

Success in the United States is not an entitlement in China.
You have to go there and earn it, and earn it the right way.
- Howard Schultz

The school made it very clear that women were entitled
to positions of authority.
That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we
have a natural place in leadership in the world.
That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.
- Linda Vester

We have a serious structural deficit problem.
And it needs to be addressed.
The president is trying to address it through reforms of Social Security,
but the problem is there with other entitlement programs
like Medicare and Medicaid.
- John W. Snow

You have to demand things and believe you're worth more.
And once you do demand them, you're usually going to get them.
The players who first came in were very humble because we came from obscurity.
Today's players, on the other hand, have a sense of entitlement.
- Sue Wicks

Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of
dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies,
misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs,
and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
- Chris Chocola

It is time that we provide clarity for our seniors,
informing them of the services available that will
lower the costs of their prescription drugs and strengthen
the overall integrity of the Medicare entitlement.
- Olympia Snowe

You can make more money on unemployment than you can
going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job,
but it doesn't pay as much.
And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have
put in so much entitlement into our government,
that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said
you don't want the jobs that are available.
- Sharron Angle

What I think we need to do to engage the American people
in a conversation about entitlement reform is to have
a bipartisan group of people who come together and
put every solution on the table,
every alternative on the table.
And then we ought to engage in a long conversation
with the American people so they understand the choices.
- Carly Fiorina

You've got to either say you're going to cut taxes
and find some spending cuts.
I think we ought to reform long-term entitlement spending in the country,
but you can't out of one side of your mouth say,
'Yes, we're for tax cuts, we're for spending discipline,
and we're for bringing down the debt.'
- Harold Ford

Reconciliation is a special budget procedure to change
entitlement and tax laws.
It cannot be filibustered and requires only a simple
majority in the Senate to be passed.
It is primarily intended for deficit and mandatory spending reduction.
- Jeff Miller

We as Republicans understand that we have got to protect these...
entitlement programs - these entitlement programs for our seniors today.
And we have to sit down and have a discussion.
We need more ideas on the table.
- Eric Cantor

In fact, entitlement spending on programs such as Medicare,
Medicaid, and Social Security make up 54% of federal spending,
and spending is projected to double within the next decade.
Medicare is growing by 9% annually, and Medicaid by 8% annually.
- Jim Ryun

I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this.
You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees -
I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside.
Can I have my champagne now?
- Cate Blanchett

I'd propose that each central-city child should have
an entitlement from the state to attend any school
in the metropolitan area outside his own district -
with per pupil funds going with him.
- James S. Coleman

It's clear that the medium and long-run fiscal challenges
facing the country have to do with the rise of entitlement spending,
they have to do with the longer run imbalances that
we've created in the structure of the system.
- Austan Goolsbee

Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has
become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals.
- Jesse Helms

The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and
entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within
it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
- Gerry Adams

Firms would be given initial entitlements to gross
markup on the basis of past performance.
These entitlements would be transferable and a market
in them would be developed.
- William Vickrey

Our Founders warned against this.
They said don't...
that your liberty is only as secure as the people are.
Because once they, um, get the ability to vote themselves
entitlements from the largesse of the government,
liberty is done; freedom is over with.
We were warned.
We are there.
- Sharron Angle

Their very conservatism is secondhand,
and they don't know what they are conserving.
- Robertson Davies

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence.
Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
- William E. Gladstone

Alas, in 1929 came the Stock Market crash and everything
changed and became worrisome.
People started practicing conservatism because of financial losses,
myself included.
- Pola Negri

Success makes men rigid and they tend to exalt stability
over all the other virtues;
tired of the effort of willing they become fanatics about conservatism.
- Walter Lippmann

Continuity is at the heart of conservatism:
ecology serves that heart.
- Garrett Hardin

Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous
pit of a spurious conservatism.
- Abraham Kuyper

There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
- Henry George

It is not about Republicanism, it's about conservatism.
- Mark Davis

Now make no mistake, I think we need a strong dose
of fiscal conservatism in Washington,
D.C.
- Kristi Noem

Condemnatory conservatism isn't anything I'm interested in.
- David Brudnoy

Liberalism is financed by the dividends from Conservatism.
- Craig Bruce

I would like above any other place to go to Hartford.
I want to face the conservatism there centered and compel it into decency.
- Victoria Woodhull

Conservatism clings to what has been established,
fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited,
all the values of life will be destroyed.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism
is an ideology of denial.
Its symbol is a smile button.
- Christopher Lasch

I am not a prophet in any sense of the word,
and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the
foregoing mixture of optimism,
fatalism, and conservatism.
- Herbert Croly

Conservatism is not about the party,
because the party is merely the shell.
It is the inside - it's the filling that really means something.
- Jonathan Krohn

The intellectual debility of contemporary conservatism
is indicated by its silence on all important matters.
- Christopher Lasch

Because, you know, you're in Utah.
And because of its political conservatism,
if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
- Robert Redford

There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism
as protecting the Constitution,
protecting all things that limit government.
Government is the enemy of liberty.
Government should be very restrained.
- Ron Paul

I think experience will teach you a combination of
liberalism and conservatism.
We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values.
We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future.
- Oliver Stone

Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had,
Mother Church ranks at the very top,
a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom.
She has been a force for conservatism...
to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
- Bernadette Devlin

But you say you are conservative - eminently conservative -
while we are revolutionary,
destructive, or something of the sort.
What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried,
against the new and untried?
- George Haven Putnam

I believe that this is the key, the principle itself
is the key to conservatism.
Because in many ways if you do not have a principled
base you do not have policy and if you do not have
policy in many ways you do not have an ideology.
- Jonathan Krohn

All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you
leave things alone you leave them as they are.
But you do not.
If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I met the president when he was president-elect at a meeting in Austin.
He spoke of his faith.
He spoke of his desire for a compassionate conservatism,
for a faith-based initiative that would do something for poor people.
- Jim Wallis

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive,
intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking.
That agenda should have in my three pillars:
strengthen the economy,
strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.
- Mitt Romney

Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle,
disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity,
it offers no redress for the present,
and makes no preparation for the future.
- Benjamin Disraeli

In the book I define conservatism, as I believe it
is fit upon four categories of principle:
respect for The Constitution,
respect for life, less government, and personal responsibility.
- Jonathan Krohn

The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values,
not by throwing them away.
We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures,
but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives.
- Iain Duncan Smith

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us,
as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus

Everyone believes that their beliefs are the right ones -
that is why they are called beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart,
don't know how to laugh either
- Golda Meir

Nothing others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Few are those who see with their own eyes
and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein

Few is the number of those
who think with their own mind
and feel with their own heart.
- Albert Einstein

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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