"Every day, families in the United States face the stark choice between a roof over their heads and food on the table. Buying health insurance, owning a home, and saving up for college are just too far out of their reach."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Chris Van Hollen on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Chris Van Hollen on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Chris Van Hollen 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 Van Hollen on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Chris Van Hollen on Henry David Thoreau
"One of the greatest obstacles to escaping poverty is the staggering cost of higher education."
"It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards."
"As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy."
"Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories."