"In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Linda Chavez on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Linda Chavez on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Linda Chavez on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Linda Chavez on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Linda Chavez on Abraham Lincoln
"Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion."