"If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Arlen Specter on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Arlen Specter on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Arlen Specter on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Arlen Specter on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Arlen Specter on Albert Einstein
"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."