"To honor our national promise to our veterans, we must continue to improve services for our men and women in uniform today and provide long overdue benefits for the veterans and military retirees who have already served."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Solomon Ortiz on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Solomon Ortiz on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Solomon Ortiz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Solomon Ortiz on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Solomon Ortiz on John Lennon
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006."
"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."