"It's inspirational to see someone who is dying smile."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Arlen Specter on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Arlen Specter on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Arlen Specter on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Arlen Specter on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Arlen Specter on Joseph Campbell
"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."