"While other industries have suffered, the nonprofit arts world continues to build in strength while it encourages the growth of innumerable small businesses on its periphery, thereby creating more jobs."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Louise Slaughter on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Louise Slaughter on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Louise Slaughter on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Louise Slaughter on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Louise Slaughter on Ernest Hemingway
"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."