Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy.— Trent Lott
The most stunning Trent Lott quotes that will activate your desire to change
The highly motivated young people who comprise the backbone of our military force truly are taking their place as one of America's greatest generations.
We can support our troops without supporting our president.
A poor choice of words conveyed to some the impression that I embrace the discarded policies of the past. Nothing could be further from the truth, and I apologize to anyone who was offended by my statement.
I'm not a fan of Secretary Rumsfeld. I don't think he listens enough to his uniformed officers.
While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
Freedom is never easily won, but once established, freedom lasts, spreads and chokes out tyranny.
[Congress] is not the British Parliament, and I hope it never will become the British Parliament... Are we going to bring the president in here and have a question period like the prime minister has in Great Britain?
I'm like a woman scorned. I'm prepared to continue to kick their fanny until the last day I'm alive on this Earth because they have mistreated too many people.
It seems that nearly every American either has a share of federal spending or has a close relative who does.
I think the important thing is for the president to show action.
The people in America want to know that we're listening to them and their concerns.
Why do Sunnis kill Shiites? How do they tell the difference? They all look the same to me.
There are people who don't vote for a lot of reasons, sometimes as a statement.
Why do they kill people of other religions because of religion? Why do they hate the Israelis and despise their right to exist? Why do they hate each other? Why do Sunnis kill Shiites? How do they tell the difference? They all look the same to me.
Money is becoming one of the most corrosive elements of politics.
I understand what's going on in people's minds, and I think the political leaders better be asking themselves 'why is it, that Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and maybe even others are having the impact that they are having?'
I want to say this about my state. When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years either.
We cannot forget the little things we take for granted in America that remain the disdain of dictators and terrorists throughout the world.
If the president comes forward with a strong, qualified nominee, if he, you know, addresses the agenda, if he takes actions, including dealing with perhaps some personnel decisions, I think that people will show that he is moving forward and doing the right thing for our country.
I want the President to look across the country and find the best man woman or minority that he can find
The vision of a nation formed from many different peoples bound together by a common love of freedom was staked out long before our lifetimes or even our parents' or grandparents' lifetimes.
One of the things I really want is for people to feel the civic responsibility, and not just refuse to vote out of protest.
Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God.
I don't agree with the libertarians. I want my security first. I'll deal with all the details after that.
Talk radio is running America. We have to deal with that problem.
The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in.
When you're in this type of conflict, when you're at war, civil liberties are treated differently.
My job as majority leader is be supportive of our troops, try to have input as decisions are made and to look at those decisions after they're made ... not to march in lock step with everything the president decides to do.
I am an advocate of having a gold dollar with Reagan's picture on it, and calling it the Ronnie. The Canadians have the Loonie, and we can have the Ronnie.
It is America, I don't want the government trying to control more of my life.
I want less government control, and I think there are too many government regulations, laws and taxes on the books.
Government does best when it helps people help themselves.
Human dignity is found not in a handout but in being able to do for one's self.