"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Jesse Helms on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Jesse Helms on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Jesse Helms 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."Jesse Helms 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."Jesse Helms on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."