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Herman Cain Quotes

A conservative African-American newspaper columnist, businessman, politician and radio talk-show host from Georgia. He is best known as the former chairman and CEO of Godfather's Pizza.
(1945 - )

America is at a crossroads. We have to ensure that America makes the right decision as to which road we take. If we are to remain the greatest nation in the world, we must select the road that leads to defeating the bureaucratic beast of too much regulation, too much legislation and too much taxation.

Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it.

Democrats are losing loyal voters, but the Republicans aren't picking them up. Democrats are ideologically bankrupt. Republicans have a major brand-identity problem.

I am not a social-issue crusader. I am a free-enterprise crusader.

I didn't know I was a conservative when it didn't matter to me growing up.

I'm going to be a voice of economic literacy. Because there hasn't been a voice out there, this is why I see it as a tremendous opportunity for the Free Market Project. Every opportunity I get to correct some of these misperceptions about economics and business principles, that's what I'm going to do.

I'm trying to elevate the focus and discussion on those issues above partisan politics, because they will hurt all of us long term if we do not depoliticize the sense of urgency to fix those big issues.

In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.

My motivation for running for Senate was not for the stature of being a senator, but because I wanted to make a difference on issues I feel passionate about.

Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves.

Our children and our grandchildren need to hear the message that there are still some things in this world that are sacred, including life. The easy access to the abortion pill will send the message that people can engage in irresponsible behavior, just because there is a pill to kill the consequences.

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

The Democrat leaders in the United States Senate don't have a plan or even a clue on how to fix Social Security.

We face a lot of issues in this country and every issue is the most important issue to somebody. I'm trying to focus more people on those issues that are not partisan, and they shouldn't be, but are issues that we all must face and address in order to perpetuate a sound economic future for all of us.