"In our own state, we came up with, I think, what was a very novel approach to closing the gap on the uninsured. To harmonize medical records - which was a major step in getting costs out of the system."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Jon Huntsman, Jr. on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Jon Huntsman, Jr. on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Jon Huntsman, Jr. on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Jon Huntsman, Jr. 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."Jon Huntsman, Jr. on Erma Bombeck
"I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn't have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea."
"The rest of the world cares about how we conduct our affairs because they then take that lead. We're the only leader in the world today. Some are wishing us well, others think that we're down and are not going to get back up again, but they are all watching with great interest to see how we conduct our business over the next couple of years."
"We have lost that which has made us great over the generations, and that is the sense of individual and personal responsibility that we can come up, we can pursue our dreams and our aspirations and we won't be blocked by government regulation, by the inability to get a loan as a small business to make our dreams come true."
"Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked."
"I'm not sure it's the stimulus money that will necessarily allow the economy to recover. It will help to fortify our budgets, frankly, to ensure that there isn't as much backsliding in the areas of education and healthcare, for example."