"I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made, and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of the things God tells us are important to Him."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Jesse Helms on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Jesse Helms on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Jesse Helms on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Jesse Helms on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Jesse Helms on Michael Jordan
"Such schemes take money from people who can least afford to spend it to support an unneeded bureaucracy that eats money people thought they were providing for education."
"I want our government to encourage and protect freedom as well as our traditions of faith and family."
"That is why I fought against abortion and that is why if I were still in the Senate I would be doing everything I could to defend the sanctity of marriage."
"Conservatism is a hard choice for a society that has become accustomed to big government and big entitlements promoted by liberals."