"Today, over half of China's undergraduate degrees are in math, science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent of America's undergraduates pursue these schools."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Cathy McMorris on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Cathy McMorris on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Cathy McMorris on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Cathy McMorris on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Cathy McMorris on John F. Kennedy
"Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes."
"Women oftentimes are the ones making those economic decisions, sitting around the kitchen table and trying to figure out how to pay for rising gas prices or food prices or the health insurance costs. And I think that they see where they expect their leaders in Congress to also make those tough decisions."
"Private ownership of property is vital to both our freedom and our prosperity."
"My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy providing for quality, affordable health care and keeping our nation and communities safe."
"I do see women voters shifting to the Republican Party and doing so significantly. And the issue that's doing this is the fear the federal government will prevail in making the Affordable Health Care Act permanent law and how that will hurt small businesses."