"Medical professionals, not insurance company bureaucrats, should be making health care decisions."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Barbara Boxer on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Barbara Boxer on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Barbara Boxer on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Barbara Boxer on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Barbara Boxer on Erma Bombeck
"Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I'm going to fight for you. I'm going to fight for what's right. I'm going to fight to hold people accountable."
"I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system."
"Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose."
"We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice."
"We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us."