Hottest Quotes from Top Republicans at SRLC Day 1

“Iran watches as this administration answers their threats with weakness, confusion and self serving lectures that put down America and diminishes our achievements. Now that kind of talk could win you a Nobel Prize.” — Liz Cheney

“When you speak from the heart, you don’t need a teleprompter.” — Newt Gingrich

“Attorney General Holder says that the lawyers who represent the detainees are patriots because they are representing ‘the unpopular’ well for the record unpopular is not the word Americans would use to describe terrorists attempting to attack this nation”  – Liz Cheney

“Congressman Waxman, being an egocentric centralized figure of political power beyond the reach of normal humility…” — Newt Gingrich

“The president or his team don’t respond well to challenge or correction. Well here is a piece of news for them, 2010 is going to be a year of challenge and its going to end in a major correction.” — Liz Cheney

“The longer Obama talked, the less the American people believed him.” — Newt Gingrich on healthcare

“Edward Kennedy’s seat was captured by a Republican who was opposed to Obamacare. How can you get a better signal?” — Newt Gingrich

“Some might think that George Bush had his shortcomings, but let me tell you…history’s going to be kind to George W. Bush.” — J.C. Watts

“We’ve got a generation of Americans that…[don’t] remember when “blackberry” was a fruit.” — J.C. Watts