"In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Emanuel Celler on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Emanuel Celler on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Emanuel Celler on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Emanuel Celler on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Emanuel Celler on Benjamin Franklin
"The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million. The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million. The implications are clear."
"On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn."
"Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure."
"The power to investigate is a great public trust."