"My work in the House of Representatives, at this time in my life, is completed. It is time to return home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."J. C. Watts on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."J. C. Watts on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."J. C. Watts on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."J. C. Watts on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."J. C. Watts on Robert Frost
"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."
"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."
"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."