"This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abuse of power that cannot stand."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Louise Slaughter on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Louise Slaughter on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Louise Slaughter on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Louise Slaughter on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Louise Slaughter on Booker T. Washington
"Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House."
"And whether it is equal pay, health care, Social Security, or family leave, this Congress has refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women."
"Contraceptives have a proven track record of enhancing the health of women and children, preventing unintended pregnancy, and reducing the need for abortion."
"For most women, including women who want to have children, contraception is not an option it is a basic health care necessity."
"Half of all women who are sexually active, but do not want to get pregnant, need publicly funded services to help them access public health programs like Medicaid and Title X, the national family planning program."