"Cheerleading gave me a love of sports, which I brought to the Senate. I can talk to the good ol' boys about college sports because I follow it like they do."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Kay Bailey Hutchison on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Kay Bailey Hutchison on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Kay Bailey Hutchison on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Kay Bailey Hutchison on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Kay Bailey Hutchison on Henry David Thoreau
"My dad was a workaholic. I saw him work seven days a week."
"I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their money than the government ever could."
"Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system."
"I am proud of the President's leadership. I am proud to support him in saying: Yes, we are going to do what is necessary now when it is less painful and less expensive."
"The important thing is that we recognize our President's leadership, that he is not saying: I am going to walk away from this. He is saying: I am going to do the right thing."