"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."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Arlen Specter on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Arlen Specter on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Arlen Specter on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Arlen Specter on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Arlen Specter on Henry David Thoreau
"When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment."
"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."
"I do come from a strong family."
"The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written."
"The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens."