My Favorite Quotes
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 Arlen Specter - “She's intelligent, she's hard-working, unquestioned integrity. She fought her way up, couldn't get a job when she graduated from law school because she was a woman.”
 Arlen Specter - “There's a very keen interest in learning more on all sides,”
 Arlen Specter - “Here you have a reporter in jail for 85 days and millions of Americans wonder why I'm one of those.”
 Arlen Specter - “very thorough and piercing confirmation process with very, very detailed questions on what Judge Roberts has said in the past.”
 Arlen Specter - “Judge Roberts, I'm not talking about an issue. I'm talking about the essence of jurisprudence.”
 Arlen Specter - “What you've had here . . . is not a rush to judgment -- it's a stampede to judgment,”
 Arlen Specter - “The new chief justice will have his work cut out.”
 Arlen Specter - “a stampede to justice.”
 Arlen Specter - “I think that the criterion ought to be Who's the best person available for the job And many of us have called for a nominee who comes from a background other than one of being a jurist. And now we have a person who is like that. ... You've got to go to America to find lawyers, and Dallas is as good a place as any to find lawyers.”
 Arlen Specter - “Sen. Leahy and I took a look at it and agreed that it was insufficient and are sending back a detailed letter asking for amplification on many, many of the items,”
 Arlen Specter - “I'm not at all critical of the letter. I think it's perfectly appropriate.”
 Arlen Specter - “The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.”
 Arlen Specter - “Effective security measures do not come cheap.”
 Arlen Specter - “The essence of a democracy is a free electorate.”
 Arlen Specter - “Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.”
 Arlen Specter - “When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.”
 Arlen Specter - “I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the Senate schedule around the availability of Senators who are running for President.”
 Arlen Specter - “American credibility in the war on terrorism depends on a strong stand against all terrorist acts, whether committed by foe or friend.”
 Arlen Specter - “The events of 911, as well as the war in Iraq, require our government to intensify its efforts to combat terrorism.”
 Arlen Specter - “There is a keen interest in many quarters on concluding before Thanksgiving , and that's a fine target if it can be accomplished, ... But we're going to do it right. We're not going to do it fast.”
 Arlen Specter - “the fight that people have been anticipating for some time.”
 Arlen Specter - “I think it's more a matter for them than us because we've got ... a lot of matters which take precedence over this for our own time,”
 Arlen Specter - “The problem is, when do you get the floor time”
 Arlen Specter - “We may not finish before Thanksgiving. We're going to have to take whatever time we need. We do not have much paperwork. We do not have much of a record.”
 Arlen Specter - “It has been apparent for some time that the American people are frustrated, sick and tired of the partisan bickering. We have to support the president.”

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