Quotes by Barbara Boxer

Americans have long recognized the need to protect our public lands and their vast resources.
– Barbara Boxer
Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I'm going to fight for you. I'm going to fight for what's right. I'm going to fight to hold people accountable.
– Barbara Boxer
Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
– Barbara Boxer
For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.
– Barbara Boxer
I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal.
– Barbara Boxer
I hope every woman in this country, whether they agree with Roe or they disagree with Roe, whether they themselves would make one decision or another, will come together and say: Pro-choice means that the Government respects the individual, and isn't that really what our country is all about?
– Barbara Boxer
I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system.
– Barbara Boxer
I was a stock broker once. I think there is an absolute place for market investments. But they should never be the basis of one's retirement. They should be an additional piece on top of a basic, secure, guaranteed retirement benefit.
– Barbara Boxer
I would love to see a march on Washington that says 'Save our Social Security'.
– Barbara Boxer
I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope.
– Barbara Boxer
If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs.
– Barbara Boxer
In the early stages of a pregnancy, the Government cannot intervene with a woman's right to choose. That is it, plain and simple. Guess what. We are not going to be big brother or sister, as the case may be. We are going to allow a woman, her doctor, and her God to make that decision.
– Barbara Boxer
Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
– Barbara Boxer
It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office.
– Barbara Boxer
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
– Barbara Boxer
Let me be very clear: I will never be a rubber-stamp for any President. That would be contrary to the Constitution of the United States.
– Barbara Boxer
Medical professionals, not insurance company bureaucrats, should be making health care decisions.
– Barbara Boxer
More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.
– Barbara Boxer
Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation. And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we can help bring democracy to every corner of the world.
– Barbara Boxer
Really, life is complicated enough without having a bunch of Senators deciding what we should do in the privacy of our own homes.
– Barbara Boxer