January 23rd, 2011
02:00 PM ET
12 years ago

Sound of Sunday: Most intriguing quotes

(CNN) - Here are some of the most notable sound bites from the Sunday morning shows:

On President Obama's State of the Union message:

"The American people are expecting him to say something about what he's going to do to fix the economy even more than it has been fixed already, keep it moving forward, and to get the unemployment rate down. That's what they are looking forward to hearing about." - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, CNN's "State of the Union"


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  1. Get A Grip

    "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

    "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

    "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."

    -Thomas Jefferson-

    January 23, 2011 02:33 pm at 2:33 pm |