When you're a politician, someone always wants something from you, so they're constantly telling you how smart or great you are, and that can warp people! Exercising humility is important to me. My friends back home treat me like the same person I was when I was waiting tables.

-Aaron Schock
Aaron Schock

I used to be able to eat and drink whatever I wanted. But now, when I'm in a suit and tie all the time, sitting and being driven, you can just feel your body.

Aaron Schock
It's great to be in a room full of young people...The average age of the Senate, I think, is death.
Aaron Schock

Your belief system tends to be a function of how you were raised. Being raised in the Midwest and in a relatively conservative household, my views were shaped by my upbringing, by my Christian faith.

Aaron Schock
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

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
When you're a politician, someone always wants something from you, so they're constantly telling you how smart or great you are, and that can warp people! Exercising humility is important to me. My friends back home treat me like the same person I was when I was waiting tables.
Aaron Schock

If people don't know who you are, they're not going to listen to your message. And not everybody pays attention to politicians by watching Fox News and CNN.

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

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
Everybody has a smartphone; everyone is a reporter.