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Aaron Schock

American,  Politician
Total Quotes : 30
College Some Going

I didn't start working out until college. But in college I could feel my body changing, and I knew that if I didn't make some changes, I was going to go in the wrong direction.

- Aaron Schock

Education Work Will

Hard work and a good education will take you further than any government program.

- Aaron Schock

Young Some Republicans

I've had Republicans come to me and say, 'Tell me how I should talk to young people!' as if it's some foreign language or something.

- Aaron Schock

Change Want Big

I'm a big believer if you want to change people's minds or get someone to vote for you, either a voter or a colleague, you've got to first get their attention.

- Aaron Schock

Learning King Like

I got to know Elton John's older music by learning to like his newer stuff. 'The Lion King?' That's what I like.

- Aaron Schock

Other Lives Means

I don't believe that we should limit waterboarding - or, quite frankly, any other alternative torture technique - if it means saving Americans' lives.

- Aaron Schock

Turn Some Show

When 'Men's Health' reached out and said, 'Will you be on the 'Today Show' and do a fitness challenge?' I said, 'OK. I'm not showing them anything they don't already know.' But I'm going to take what some would argue is a negative or not substantive and turn it into a substantive thing to hopefully do some good for people.

- Aaron Schock

Stress More Shape

Exercise is more important than diet for me because it's a twofer. It keeps me in good physical shape, and it relieves stress. And when you're a representative of the public, there's never a shortage of things to do.

- Aaron Schock

Woman I Think Here

Quite frankly, I think if a man or a woman likes their American job, wherever they were born, they should be able to keep that job. We need a clear path to citizenship for workers who are already here and a fair and efficient on-ramp for those who want to come here.

- Aaron Schock

Door Young Year

Each year I host a leadership summit in my district, and my biggest advice to young people is get experience. Get your foot in the door.

- Aaron Schock

Politics Die Never

In politics, you never know who's going to die, retire, or - in Illinois - get indicted.

- Aaron Schock

Everyone Everybody

Everybody has a smartphone; everyone is a reporter.

- Aaron Schock

Bad Other Congress

Thank you to the readers of the 'Huffington Post' for voting me the 'Hottest Freshman' of the 111th Congress. It's about time politicians from Illinois were known for something other than bad haircuts or having the ability to walk on water.

- Aaron Schock

Data Next Big

I'm not from a political family and didn't grow up dreaming of being George Washington. I started working in 8th grade and have held every odd job possible - working in a gravel pit, weighing big wheelers, ticket sales, data base management - but I knew if I worked hard and got experience, I could apply that experience to my next endeavor.

- Aaron Schock

Nation I Think Two-Thirds

I think Michelle Obama is on the right track with her Let's Move campaign to bring down childhood obesity. She and I come from the same state, Illinois, which is number four in the nation for obese children. One out of five Illinois children are considered obese. Not overweight, obese. And two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese.

- Aaron Schock

Good Need Say

Good supporters who have single daughters say, 'Hey, you need to take my daughter out.' And it's awkward.

- Aaron Schock

Achieve Every Day South

I have always had great respect for former president Mandela. The personal sacrifices he made in order to achieve what was right for the people of South Africa is something I carry with me every day.

- Aaron Schock

Week Take Screening

I take four planes a week, honestly. You know, I am for intelligence screening.

- Aaron Schock

Politics Young Been

The biggest misconception people have about me is that when they see how young I am, they think, 'Oh, this guy must have always wanted to be in politics; his parents must have been politically connected.' I'm a finance major and always intended to go into business.

- Aaron Schock

My Life Think I Think

Obviously, exercise is an important part of my life, and I think taking care of yourself is an important part of every individual's health care.

- Aaron Schock