"I do come from a strong family."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Arlen Specter on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Arlen Specter on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Arlen Specter on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Arlen Specter on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Arlen Specter on Margaret Mead
"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."
"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."
"I am very much opposed to abortion personally. But I don't think it is the government's rule."