"Yes, there is a story about Agent Orange, and we knew that it harmed our troops and we knew how long it was to get the medical community to accept that, the military to accept it, the VA to accept it."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Christopher Shays on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Christopher Shays on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Christopher Shays on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Christopher Shays on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Christopher Shays on Erma Bombeck
"What we know from World War I is that some of our troops had acute symptoms of exposure to chemicals, had bad health and died because of chemical exposure in World War I."
"I think that some of our soldiers die in the battlefield and some come home to bad health and die prematurely, just by the nature of the kind of business they're in."
"I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health."
"It's hard for me to imagine that some people in the CIA who had firsthand knowledge would be unable to recognize that this would be helpful information for a soldier's death."