"Social Security is not just the foundation of America's retirement dignity and security, it ensures the economic stability and strength of our families and our state's economy."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Debbie Stabenow on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Debbie Stabenow on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Debbie Stabenow on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Debbie Stabenow on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Debbie Stabenow on Ernest Hemingway
"I think the most important issue for all of us is our economy and jobs and creating opportunities for young people to be able to get the education that you need to be able to afford to go to college."
"As Michigan's voice on the Senate Finance Committee and Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, I will continue working to make sure the next generation of advanced technologies and alternative fuel vehicles are made right here in America."
"The concern right now is that families are paying for insurance, or getting insurance from their employer and trusting that health care will be available for their families. In too many instances now, the care they need isn't available."
"I think that we have a number of different health care challenges in our country, and certainly addressing the uninsured is one, and the second is making sure that those with health insurance actually get the care that they assume they'll have available to them if they get sick."
"The Patients' Bill of Rights is necessary to guarantee that health care will be available for those who are paying for insurance. It's a part of the overall health care picture."