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    I voted to send people to war.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: people  war 
     
    I don't subscribe to relativism, whether it's in political philosophy, foreign policy or in life.
    — Paul Ryan
    None of us have to settle for the best this administration offers - a dull, adventureless journey from one entitlement to the next, a government-planned life, a country where everything is free but us.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: journey 
     
    We need to reclaim our American system of limited government, low taxes, reasonable regulations and sound money, which has blessed us with unprecedented prosperity. And it has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed.
    — Paul Ryan
    I grew up reading Ayn Rand and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what my value systems are, and what my beliefs are.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: belief  value  reading 
     
    We don't want insurance companies becoming monopolies looking for favoritism in a cronyistic way at Washington. We want health insurers, hospitals, doctors, all providers of health care benefits competing against each other for our business as consumers.
    — Paul Ryan
    If you don't want to use your tax credit to go by health insurance, you don't have to. If you don't want to buy this plan, you want to buy that plan, go for it, it's your choice. It's called freedom. It's called free market health care.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: health  freedom  choice  care  tax 
     
    I think Ayn Rand did the best job of anybody to build a moral case of capitalism, and that morality of capitalism is under assault.
    — Paul Ryan
    Here`s what the rest of the world does that we don`t do. They take the tax off of their exports and place a tax on their imports. We do the opposite. We tax our exports and don`t tax our imports.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: world  tax 
     
    Now it's a war on women; tomorrow it's going to be a war on left-handed Irishmen or something like that.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: war  tomorrow 
     
    The tax code is 10 times the size of the Bible with none of the good news.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: time  bible  tax 
     
    We need to stop spending money we don't have.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: money 
     
    I want to bring accountability to the federal government. I want the federal government to respect the states.
    — Paul Ryan
    Hey, I'm a Catholic deer hunter, I am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion.
    — Paul Ryan
    What matters to me is that I do what I think is right and I see, I'm a numbers guy, that's my attitude. I know we have a debt tsunami coming, we are bankrupting this country and I'm in a position where I can actually advance ideas to prevent that from happening. That's exactly what I should be doing.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: attitude  right  ideas 
     
    And to this day, my Mom is my role model.
    — Paul Ryan
    Let's move forward and fix America's problems.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: problem  america 
     
    Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: fear  emotion  anxiety  envy  hope 
     
    Only by taking responsibility for oneself, to the greatest extent possible, can one ever be free, and only a free person can make responsible choices - between right and wrong, saving and spending, giving or taking.
    — Paul Ryan
    Everyone who feels stuck in the Obama economy is right to focus on the here and now. And I hope you understand this too, if you're feeling left out or passed by: You have not failed, your leaders have failed you.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: focus  right  leader  hope 
     
    If we keep kicking the can down the road, if we follow the president's lead or if we pass the Senate budget, then we will have a debt crisis. Then everybody gets hurt. You know who gets hurt first and the worst in a debt crisis? The poor, the elderly. That's what we're trying to prevent from happening.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: hurt  poor 
     
    We will not spend four years blaming others, we will take responsibility.
    — Paul Ryan
    Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.
    — Paul Ryan
    Big-government economics breeds crony capitalism. It's corrupt, anything but neutral, and a barrier to broad participation in prosperity.
    — Paul Ryan
    Obamacare comes to more than two thousand pages of rules, mandates, taxes, fees, and fines that have no place in a free country.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: rules  tax 
     
    Our debt is out of control. What was a fiscal challenge is now a fiscal crisis. We cannot deny it; instead we must, as Americans, confront it responsibly. And that is exactly what Republicans pledge to do.
    — Paul Ryan
    It all started off with stirring speeches, Greek columns, the thrill of something new. Now all that's left is a presidency adrift, surviving on slogans that already seem tired, grasping at a moment that has already passed, like a ship trying to sail on yesterday's wind.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: moment  speech 
     
    Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare, or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: poverty  economics 
     
    Before the math and the momentum overwhelm us all, we are going to solve this nation's economic problems. And I'm going to level with you: We don't have that much time. But if we are serious, and smart, and we lead, we can do this.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: time  smart  problem  economics 
     
    Every conversation I have almost always revolves around, you know, personnel and policy focused on producing results.
    — Paul Ryan
    The president has declared that the debate over government-controlled health care is over. That will come as news to the millions of Americans who will elect Mitt Romney so we can repeal Obamacare.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: health  care  american 
     
    When I was waiting tables, washing dishes, or mowing lawns for money, I never thought of myself as stuck in some station in life. I was on my own path, my own journey, an American journey where I could think for myself, decide for myself, define happiness for myself.
    — Paul Ryan
    We will not duck the tough issues, we will lead.
    — Paul Ryan
    The patient is the nucleus of the health care system.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: health  care 
     
    And if small businesspeople say they made it on their own, all they are saying is that nobody else worked seven days a week in their place. Nobody showed up in their place to open the door at five in the morning. Nobody did their thinking, and worrying, and sweating for them.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: saying  thinking 
     
    Behind every small business, there's a story worth knowing. All the corner shops in our towns and cities, the restaurants, cleaners, gyms, hair salons, hardware stores - these didn't come out of nowhere.
    — Paul Ryan
    Let`s lower our tax rates on our businesses so that we`re on par with the rest of the world so that we don`t keep losing our businesses.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: world  business  tax 
     
    We want American families to feel more confident in life. We want the next generation to know that yes, the best days of this country are still ahead of us.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: american 
     
    The stimulus was a case of political patronage, corporate welfare, and cronyism at their worst.
    — Paul Ryan
    tags: political 
     
    Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity.
    — Paul Ryan
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