"There is no higher value in our society than integrity."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Arlen Specter on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Arlen Specter on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Arlen Specter on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Arlen Specter on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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 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."