"The senator from North Carolina is racist, divisive, pro-government (when it favors the wealthy), and anti-democratic. So why did American voters swing towards Helms and the extreme right last November?" www.motherjones.com/mother_jones/MJ95/bates.html
"We've got to have some common sense about a disease transmitted by people deliberately engaging in unnatural acts.
--New York Times, 7/5/95
I can be flippant and say that it is a lot easier to throw grenades than it is to catch them. You spend a lot of time in a chairmanship that even other senators don't realize. It is like running a business.
--News & Observer, 11/16/ 86
The Lord did not make me impossible of error. All I've had to offer you is the total dedication in serving you as best I know how. And I've always leveled with you, and always will, knowing full well that everyone will not agree with me.
--campaign debate, News & Observer, 7/30/84"archive.nandotimes.com/sproject/jesse/helms.html
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