I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science.
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We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society.
Well, I thought the deal was, when you went to work for the government you weren't supposed to make money!
The devastating punch we took on September 11th still reverberates throughout American society.
For too long in this society, we have celebrated unrestrained individualism over common community.
I believe the American people have a genuine and justifiable fear of government intrusion in what they instinctively know is going to be an ever more intrusive world.
This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact.
Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
We're going to be OK because of the American people. They have more grit, determination and courage than you can imagine.
There's one advantage in having been around as long as I have. Everybody in the Senate knows me, and - I'm going to say something presumptuous, to repeat myself - I think most respect me.
Over the objections, where they sound like squealing pigs, over the objections of Romney and all his allies, we passed some of the toughest Wall Street regulations in history, turning Wall Street back into the allocator of capital it always has been and no longer a casino. And they want to repeal it.
In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.
I'm prepared to spend the rest of my life playing clubs, if that means I'm playing music that I believe in.
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Every speaker has a mouth An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
God will never tell us to do something that gratifies the flesh.