"The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Arlen Specter on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Arlen Specter on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Arlen Specter on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Arlen Specter on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Arlen Specter on Mahatma Gandhi
"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 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."