* The problem isn’t that Johnny can’t read. The problem isn’t even that Johnny can’t think. The problem is that Johnny doesn’t know what thinking is; he confuses it with feeling.
* Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.
* The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
* Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.
* You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing.
* If the battle for civilization comes down to the wimps versus the barbarians, the barbarians are going to win.
* If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
* Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?
* What ‘multiculturalism’ boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except Western culture – and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture.
* The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best.
* People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.
* The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.
* Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.
* The word ‘racism’ is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything – and demanding evidence makes you a ‘racist.’