"Science is the international language, so when we are able to convince countries that good decision-making for human health and animal health is based upon science, that's a real success story for us."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Mike Johanns on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Mike Johanns on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Mike Johanns on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Mike Johanns on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Mike Johanns on Henry David Thoreau
"Food safety involves everybody in the food chain."
"We're going to do everything possible to make sure that food safety is always paramount, and that we work with the industry as aggressively as we can to make sure that we're paying attention to the food-safety issues."
"This president has said this has to be a priority for our nation, protecting our food supply from terrorist acts, so he continues to provide the funding that is necessary."
"The world is really figuring BSE out, and that's positive."
"We asked ourselves and the world to base decisions on good science, and I really believe the United States can be the leader in delivering that message to our international trading partners."