"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006."
"More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse."Solomon Ortiz on Doug Larson
"We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person."Solomon Ortiz on W. Somerset Maugham
"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."Solomon Ortiz on Martin Luther
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."Solomon Ortiz on Benjamin Franklin
"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open."Solomon Ortiz on George Bernard Shaw
"Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students."
"Education should be one of our top funding priorities talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled."
"Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities."
"Education is the silver bullet to improve this Nation's standing worldwide... and our teachers know that."
"The Peace Corps is an outstanding organization that promotes peace through helping countless individuals who want to help build a better life for the community in which they serve."