"We all know that girls who compete in sports perform better in school, are physically healthier and have a stronger self-esteem."
"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."Louise Slaughter on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Louise Slaughter on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Louise Slaughter on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Louise Slaughter on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Louise Slaughter on Henry David Thoreau
"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."