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Barry Goldwater Quotes: The constitution is an instrument, above all, for LIMITING the functions of government.
         

The constitution is an instrument, above all, for LIMITING the functions of government.


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Small men, seeking great wealth or power, have too often and too long turned even the highest levels of public service into mere personal opportunity.

Small men, seeking great wealth or power, have too often and too long turned even the highest levels of public service into mere personal opportunity.



While I am a great believer in the free enterprise system and all that it entails, I am an even stronger believer in the right of our people to live in a clean and pollution-free environment.

While I am a great believer in the free enterprise system and all that it entails, I am an even stronger believer in the right of our people to live in a clean and pollution-free environment.



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Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.



A woman has a right to an abortion. That's a decision that's up to the pregnant woman, not up to the pope or some do-gooders or the Religious Right.

A woman has a right to an abortion. That's a decision that's up to the pregnant woman, not up to the pope or some do-gooders or the Religious Right.



The Republicans have a positive talent for self-destruction.

The Republicans have a positive talent for self-destruction.



By maintaining the separation of church and state, the United States has avoided the intolerance which has so divided the rest of the world with religious wars.

By maintaining the separation of church and state, the United States has avoided the intolerance which has so divided the rest of the world with religious wars.



I've always said I have nothing against a woman doing anything a man can do as long as she gets home in time to cook dinner.

I've always said I have nothing against a woman doing anything a man can do as long as she gets home in time to cook dinner.



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I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws but to repeal them.



Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?

Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?



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The fellow has absolutely no principles."Money and gall" is all he has.





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Success, in every case, comes from the alchemy of your health, your mind, your positive energy, and the real world situations you persistently improve for yourself.

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