"When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Bill Frist on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Bill Frist on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Bill Frist on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Bill Frist on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Bill Frist on Joseph Stalin
"The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect."
"Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful."
"Education is the cornerstone of our communities and our country."
"Education brings about opportunity, and in turn inspiration."
"Every child should have the opportunity to receive a quality education."