"Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."John Ensign on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."John Ensign on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."John Ensign on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."John Ensign on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."John Ensign on Erma Bombeck
"Human beings crave freedom at their core."
"Think about how much it costs to incarcerate someone. Do we want them just sitting in prison, lifting weights, becoming violent and thinking about the next crime? Or do we want them having a little purpose in life and learning a skill?"