The best way to reduce the cost of medical care is to reduce the illness.
I'm ordinarily pretty correct in what I say.
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.
In our social contract, we have provisions that see to it that you take care of people who need some help.
It's a rarity when someone takes a political risk in Washington today in the public interest.
Big money is ruining the political system.
I think it's scandalous that we haven't done more to cure cancer.
Effective security measures do not come cheap.
The solicitor general is sometimes referred to as the 10th Supreme Court justice - a pretty important position.
My mother, Lillie Specter, was an angel and totally uninterested in politics.
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.
The Supreme Court has a very light backlog. They leave a lot of splits among the circuits, a lot of uncertainty. And I think they ought to work a lot harder.
My definition of winning at squash is playing and surviving, and I've never lost a match.
I've been playing squash almost daily for 38 years.
When I supported the stimulus package, I knew that it would not be popular with the Republican Party.
My tenure in the Senate was really as an independent and whichever, regardless of party label.
I beat a brain tumor.
It costs about $27 million to win a seat in the United States Senate, so when you win one, you like to sit down.
Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.