Born: March 12, 1947
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
Occupation: Businessman and Politician
Profile: The 70th Governor of Massachusetts (2003-2007). Republican candidate in the 2008 and 2012 United States presidential election.
Number of Quotes: 3
The invisible hand of the market always moves faster and better than the heavy hand of government.
There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what ... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims. ... These are people who pay no income tax. ... and so my job is not to worry about those people. I'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.
We took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet [in Massachusetts]. I went to a number of women's groups and said,Can you help us find folks?and they brought us whole binders full of women.