"It's very hard to make arguments about the effects of cloning on family relations if family relations are in tatters."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Leon Kass on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Leon Kass on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Leon Kass on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Leon Kass on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Leon Kass on Margaret Mead
"There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies."
"If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness."
"I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them."
"Biology, meaning the science of all life, is a late notion."
"There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated."