Well you know the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

George Will Experience Quote

A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible ‘lifestyles’ turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.

George Will Food Quote

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.

George Will Future Quote

Leadership is among other things the ability to inflict pain and get away with it – short-term pain for long-term gain.

George Will Leadership Quote

There may be more poetry than justice in poetic justice.

George Will Poetry Quote

Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions.

George Will Education Quote

If you seek Hamilton’s monument look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson but live in Hamilton’s country a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.

World War II was the last government program that really worked.

George Will Government Quotes

Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.

Voters don’t decide issues they decide who will decide issues.

George Will Politics Quotes

Freedom means the freedom to behave coarsely basely foolishly.

Government has the role of suiting people for freedom. People aren’t made for freedom spontaneously. There’s sort of a 19-year race between when people are born and when they become adults. And government has a role in making them at the end of 19 years suited to be upright trustworthy repositories of popular sovereignty.

I suppose there’s a melancholy tone at the back of the American mind a sense of something lost. And it’s the lost world of Thomas Jefferson. It is the lost sense of innocence that we could live with a very minimal state with a vast sense of space in which to work out freedom.

George Will Freedom Quotes