"We cannot afford to walk down that dangerous path of government overstepping its boundaries into the most personal parts of our lives."
"Through my time in the military and my deployments, I have recognized the importance of having a Commander in Chief who will not only go after those who threaten the safety and security of the American people, but who will also exercise good judgment and foresight in stopping these failed interventionist wars of regime change that have cost our country so much in human lives, untold suffering, and trillions of dollars."
"I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country."
"Hawaii is a special place because we have a very diverse population there, who are very respectful and tolerant of those who have differing opinions and different views."
"These days, it's often women in uniform - moms, wives, even grandmothers - who deploy and leave their families behind."
"Finding common ground means reaching out with respect and aloha - despite the issues that divide us, despite the hurt, despite the fear - and recognize what unites us as human beings."
"My mom was a practicing Hindu, and my dad was a Catholic who practiced yoga meditation and karma yoga. My earliest memories are of the bright colors, beautiful sounds, and fragrant aromas of both Christian and Hindu celebrations."
"Let's care for the land and water, heal our cherished planet, and promote wellness for all of her people. Water is life. Let's protect the natural resources that our lives depend upon."
"I am proud to be the first Hindu American to have been elected to Congress and now the first Hindu American to run for president."
"Sadly, the system in this country is rigged in favor of wealthy elites who have purchased tremendous influence in our government."
"I am a very firm believer in the Aloha spirit - respect and love for everyone, irrespective of their religion, race, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation."
"Our nation was founded on the principle that our government should be of the people, by the people, and for the people - where all people are treated equally, and with respect, in these United States of America."
"It's when we care for each other - choosing inclusion and love over division and hatred - that this great country is at its greatest."