"Judge Roberts has assured me personally that he has a healthy respect for precedent and the hard-won rights of Americans."
"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."Max Baucus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Max Baucus on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Max Baucus 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."Max Baucus on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Max Baucus on Abraham Lincoln
"You're entitled to Medicaid regardless of your income. Don't worry about your health care."
"Every American has a right to affordable, high-quality health care."
"Health reform is an essential part of restoring America's economy and maintaining our competitiveness."
"The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization."