"Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Jim Clyburn on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Jim Clyburn on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Jim Clyburn on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Jim Clyburn on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Jim Clyburn on Henry David Thoreau
"Environmental protection doesn't happen in a vacuum. You can't separate the impact on the environment from the impact on our families and communities."
"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
"But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability."
"Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance."
"I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs."