"You know, I started my career in politics in 1967. I'm not new to this. I did not just fall off the Christmas tree. I understand the world is complex. I know that there are people out there who want to hurt other people."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Dennis Kucinich on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Dennis Kucinich on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Dennis Kucinich on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Dennis Kucinich on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Dennis Kucinich on Benjamin Franklin
"Anyone who really studies Catholicism deeply is aware of the mystical nature of our faith. Even references to Christ's mystical body has connections to that principle."
"Everyone should have health insurance? I say everyone should have health care. I'm not selling insurance."
"I believe health care is a civil right."
"I have worked to expand the health care debate beyond the current for-profit system, to include a public option and an amendment to free the states to pursue single payer."
"In the past week it has become clear that the vote on the final healthcare bill will be very close. I take this vote with the utmost seriousness. I am quite aware of the historic fight that has lasted the better part of the last century to bring America in line with other modern democracies in providing single payer health care."