"The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Jim Talent on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Jim Talent on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Jim Talent on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Jim Talent on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Jim Talent on James C. Dobson
"Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy."
"I've always believed the two best anti-poverty programs are work and marriage."