22 Total Quotes

Cal Thomas Quotes

Government has a legitimate function, but the private sector has one too, and it is superior. In other words, people are better than institutions.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist #Function

Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn't lead it - sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor - who will?
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

America's most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power, but a failure of love.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

In a free society, government reflects the soul of its people. If people want change at the top, they will have to live in different ways. Our major social problems are not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to 'free up' more money for the 'fit' and those who contribute more than they take from society.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened. Our Constitution begins 'we the people', not 'us the government'.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country?
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist #Country

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist #Elections

Squeezing our money out of politicians is more difficult than squeezing blood from a turnip. To paraphrase an Oscar Hammerstein love song, they never let it go.
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#Blood

The difference between the more traditional sports clubs and Congress is that Congress doesn't really compete against another team.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist

Sometimes people need a kick in the pants to get them to do what they would be doing if government weren't there as a perpetual parent.
Cal Thomas
#American Journalist #Government

The courts demand that every religious person must accommodate<br/>a single atheist who might be 'offended' at the favorable mention<br/>of God's name (unfavorable or blasphemous mentions, we are told,<br/>are protected by the same First Amendment that prohibits favorable<br/>mentions). But no atheist can be forced to accommodate a single<br/>religious person who might be offended by the atheist's unbelief,<br/>or who wants to be part of the pluralism and diversity about<br/>which liberals regularly speak, but which is not broad enough to<br/>embrace people who believe in God.
Cal Thomas
#God #Liberals #Diversity #Atheist #First Amendment