I know that the president will listen to what Senator Frist has to say. I'm not saying he's going to agree with it. But what Senator Frist has had to say is weighty, and I think may bring us all together on this issue.
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.
When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.
Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.
White-collar crime convictions are deterrents, I've seen a lot of that. Imprisoning heads of state is a deterrent, too. It doesn't happen very often.
When we take a look at the budget for the National Institutes of Health at 8 billion, it is, candidly, scandalous that with our resources, our resource capability, research capability in biomedical science, that people are still dying of breast cancer or colon cancer or heart disease.
The essence of a democracy is a free electorate.
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.
I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the Senate schedule around the availability of Senators who are running for President.
It is my hope that we will spend more time talking about the substantive needs of schoolchildren than the issue of attaching political blame.
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.
American credibility in the war on terrorism depends on a strong stand against all terrorist acts, whether committed by foe or friend.
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.
The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.
But one way or another, judges perform a very vital function in our society. They have a risky job and they are entitled to security.