"If we're going to spend a lot of money to deal with the problem of 200 million guns in the country owned by 65 million gun owners, we ought to have a system which will work and catch criminals."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."John Dingell on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."John Dingell on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."John Dingell on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."John Dingell on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."John Dingell on Mark Twain
"I can support going in after Saddam Hussein, but I want to make sure I don't go alone."
"If we're going to change the laws, let's change them in ways which makes it easier to catch criminals, and yet at the same time protect the Second Amendment rights of our law-abiding citizens."
"War is failure of diplomacy."
"This is one of the major problems we have. By the way, it was endorsed by leadership on both sides of the aisle and both ends of the Capitol, by the NRA and also by the gun control groups."
"I have enormous respect for Tom Daschle. The NRA has not yet taken a formal position on which I'm aware of on this matter, and I think Tom may be just getting a little ahead of things."