"Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security. It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age, or in times of disability, to insure financial income for their families."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Barbara Mikulski on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Barbara Mikulski on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Barbara Mikulski on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Barbara Mikulski on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Barbara Mikulski on Robert Frost
"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
"A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically necessary to protect her from serious physical harm."