I believe there's only one regulation in life that works: failure.
Challenging leaders is as American as it gets.
When you are facing the wilderness on your own, you have a totally different attitude to someone who works in government or who has a monthly cheque.
I don't believe anyone should ignore all the fires around you and stand pat and not worry about getting singed.
Our society, our culture - the greatness of America - goes hand-in-hand with energy, and our leaders need to wake up. We need energy, OK?
At the end of the day, the markets are my passion.
One thing that served me well with clients was that you back your winners and you back your losers.
The government is promoting bad behavior.
You need more people to perpetuate a myth because if the people stop the myth is known to all.
If you read our Founding Fathers, people like Benjamin Franklin and Jefferson - what we're doing now in this country is making them roll over in their graves.
We have mountain of debt that isn't going away and all the problems are here to stay, and anybody who tells you that is a good thing ought to get out of the business of helping the government down the road.
I try to avoid political ties.
I'm pretty darn happy with my day job.
The jobs outlook in the U.S. isn't very good. And it's really about young people.
The unique thing about our country is that we don't get behind politicians, politicians get behind us.
In normal times, investors should pay more attention to the credit markets because it's the energy by which everything is driven. It's the oil in the engine.
We cannot collect enough taxes to catch up with spending. Do I know a solution? Not really. Do your politicians know a solution? Does our commander-in-chief offer a solution? Absolutely not.