We have an obligation to spread amateur baseball both at home and abroad. Building up the game at all levels - Little League, Babe Ruth Leagues, the colleges - is in our own self-interest. That's where the pool of talent is - and also of fans.
Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
At the beginning of the season, you're still getting your fitness levels up, and those first few games are quite tough.
Playing the quarterback position, there are so many things you need to master that improvement ends up taking place on graduated levels.
We can fight over what the taxation levels should be, but the tax system should be very, very simple and not distortionary.
I believe that when you do what you love, you find higher levels of satisfaction that can compensate for lower income.
It's one thing to change regulations on the city level, another on the state, and still another on the federal. The higher the levels are, the more difficult change gets.
People of same age group bond easily at various levels, as they have same concerns.
Higher education should be based on quality, not quantity; receive merit-based funding; and be free of unnecessary bureaucracy. Not the least of the benefits of educational reform is to foster the pride of achievement at national and international levels.
My ministry's always been one of social activism. I think a responsible minister must be at some levels involved in the social order.