I'm battling cancer. It's another battle I intend to win.
Americans' addiction to sports, with the NFL at the top, is based on the excitement generated by the potential for the unexpected great play which can only happen with honest competition from great athletes.
As I think through the issue of funding the rebuilding of Iraq, I think about the analogy of a bankruptcy proceeding. There is no doubt that Iraq as a country is bankrupt.
I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the Senate schedule around the availability of Senators who are running for President.
Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year.
Look, the president can discharge all 93 U.S. attorneys for no reason at all, but not for a bad reason.
There's nothing more important than our good health - that's our principal capital asset.
If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.
Heart disease continues to be the number one killer; cancer, the number 2 killer, not far behind. The tragic aspect of these deadly diseases is that they could all be cured, I do believe, if we had sufficient funding.
We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people.
When I'm asked about legacy, I say it's too early to talk about legacy.
I am opposed to anybody making a decision for you or me or anybody else about what health care plan we should have.
My mother, Lillie Specter, was an angel and totally uninterested in politics.
The American people do not care which Party solves the problems confronting our nation.
Well, I believe that when you are confirming a United States Supreme Court Justice, that it really isn't Democratic or Republican; it's American.
There's nothing in the First Amendment that even remotely talks about spending money for political contests, and to say that an individual can spend as much of his or her own money as he or she wants constitutionally without any limitation, I think is just absurd.
When the 14th Amendment, equal protection clause was enacted, the galleries in the Senate were segregated. Now we have integration.
As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written.
If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in 1970 as the war on cancer, we would have cured many strains. I think Jack Kemp would be alive today. And that research has saved or prolonged many lives, including mine.
I don't expect people to agree with all my votes.
Lawyers advocate more so than state their own positions.
Whatever my party affiliation, I will continue to be guided by President Kennedy's statement that sometimes party asks too much.
I am very much opposed to abortion personally. But I don't think it is the government's rule.