"We designed both our state employee health plans and the one we created for low-income Hoosiers as Health Savings Accounts, and now in the tens of thousands these citizens are proving that they are fully capable of making smart, consumerist choices about their own health care."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Mitch Daniels on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Mitch Daniels on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Mitch Daniels on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Mitch Daniels on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Mitch Daniels on Henry David Thoreau
"Starting a new retirement plan for those below a certain age is something tens of millions of Americans have already been through at work."
"No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be."
"When they call the slightest spending reductions 'painful', we will say 'If government spending prevents pain, why are we suffering so much of it?' And 'If you want to experience real pain, just stay on the track we are on.'"
"The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity."
"All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy."
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