"The big political fact of my childhood, and the dominant political fact of my adult life, was of course, the Cold War."
"Billy Salomon comes back from lunch with the French Ambassador and his wife, and there's a urinal on his office wall. Now, I thought that was pretty funny!"
“That voice, that professor, or that mentor who wants you to think clearly, to read more, or to read more intelligently… that voice, if you’re lucky, never leaves you.”
“The large reduction in government spending relative to GDP during this period [1983-2001] is unique in U.S. history. It provides an important message for the future.”
“Expanding the conversation beyond the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’ immigrant, or the ‘excellent’ immigrant… I think that is exactly what I see as the responsibility for using my platform.”
“In treating others, a humane libertarianism 2.0 attends to both Golden Rules. The one corrects a busybody pushing around. The other corrects an inhumane selfishness.”