"I think that anybody that stays in school, gets good grades, pays the price, I think we are wealthy enough in the public and the private sector in America to make sure that every child in America that wants to continue their education, they should be able to do that."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."J. C. Watts on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."J. C. Watts on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."J. C. Watts on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."J. C. Watts on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."J. C. Watts on Oscar Wilde
"I think in politics, in Congress, you often do things that are Republican, or you do things because you're a Democrat. Sometimes that's good, obviously, and sometimes that's obviously bad. But in the news business, there's no such thing as Republican or Democratic news. News is news."
"In addition, there is one title I cherish a great deal more than Congressman and that is the title of... Dad."
"The measure of a man is not how great his faith is, but how great his love is. We must not let government programs disconnect our souls from each other."
"Individual responsibility, hard work, paying attention in school, faith, family all these things are important."
"I think you grow wherever God plants you. I hope I'm growing as a person of faith, as a Christian. That should be our number one objective this journey of life. That all starts with a personal intimate relationship with Christ and then being in prayer every single day about all of those things - being tenacious about it."