"They said it was impossible to touch the third rail of politics, to take on public-sector unions and to reform a pension and health benefits system that was headed to bankruptcy. But with bipartisan leadership, we saved taxpayers $132 billion dollars over 30 years and saved retirees their pensions. We did it."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Chris Christie on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Chris Christie on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Chris Christie on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Chris Christie on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Chris Christie on Henry David Thoreau
"I don't think there's anybody in America who thinks my personality is best suited to being Number Two."
"If anybody ran a business like that they would be out of business quickly, and Barack Obama's leadership is driving this business, the United States of America, toward a fiscal cliff."
"Is there any wonder why we are in such big trouble? Any question why the people don't trust their government anymore, and demand a change?"
"A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime."
"Given my last position, that I was the first U.S attorney post 9/11 in New Jersey, I understand acutely the pain and sorrow and upset of the family members who lost loved ones that day at the hands of radical Muslim extremists. And their sensitivities and concerns have to be taken into account."