John Kerry

We must uphold the promise of Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, and Clinton and never allow the President and his Republican friends to threaten Social Security by putting it on the Wall Street trading block.

In this remarkable time for the world, I refuse to believe it's time to stop believing in the possibilities of our remarkable country. I refuse to accept the downsizing of the American Dream. I refuse to bet against American entrepreneurial spirit and American ingenuity.

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.

It’s time we framed every question - every issue -- not in terms of what’s in it for ‘me,’ but what’s in it for all of us?

American can do better, and help is on the way.

I believe America's best days are ahead of us because I believe that the future belongs to freedom, not to fear.

I'm glad the President finally found an economic development program. I'm just sad that it's only in Baghdad.

I would rather be the candidate of the NAACP than the NRA.

At every step of the way, George W. Bush has put the narrow interests of the few ahead of the interests of most Americans.

How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?

When President Bush invaded Iraq after 911 it was like Truman invading Mexico after Pearl Harbor.

Military's job is to win the war. The president's job is to win the peace.

I defended this country as a young man, and I will defend it as president.

The tragic mistake of so many in the environmentalist movement is the belief that the rest of the world can afford to hold itself to our expensive green standards.