Top 10 Ted Cruz Quotes

What he said over hours opposing Obamacare funding on the Senate floor

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Sen. Ted Cruz walks towards the Senate Chamber after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz started his filibuster-style speech against funding Obamacare at 2:41 p.m. on Tuesday, and was still talking as of mid-morning on Wednesday.

Here’s TIME’s roundup of his most choice quotes:

1. “I will stay standing here after 14 hours. Standing on your feet, there’s sometimes some pain, sometimes some fatigue that is involved. But you know what? There’s far more pain involved in rolling over … far more pain in hiding in the shadows, far more pain in not standing for principle, not standing for the good, not standing for integrity.”

2. “I will credit my father, he invented … green eggs and ham. He did it two ways. The easy way was he would put green food coloring in … But if you take spinach and mix it into the eggs, the eggs turn green … I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I am.”

3. Quoting the TV show Duck Dynasty: “Jeff said ‘Faith, family and facial hair.’ I point out to the junior senator from Utah, if we continue doing this long enough, we may have facial hair on the floor of the Senate.”

4. “The moon might be as intimidating as Obamacare.”

5. “This fight is not about personalities. Look, most Americans could not give a flying flip about a bunch of politicians in Washington. Who cares? … You know, almost all of us are in cheap suits with bad haircuts. Who cares?”

6. “I like their little burgers … I’m a big fan of eating White Castle burgers.”

7. “I don’t think there’s been a day on this floor that I haven’t worn my argument boots … I am not in my argument boots and I will confess, I really do feel embarrassed by that.”

8. “I’ll talk until I can’t stand anymore. Don’t worry, I have government-run health insurance. I’ll be fine.”

9. Comparing Obamacare to the Nazis: “Look, we saw in Britain, Neville Chamberlain, who told the British people, ‘Accept the Nazis. Yes, they’ll dominate the continent of Europe but that’s not our problem. Let’s appease them. Why? Because it can’t be done. We can’t possibly stand against them.'”

10. “Twenty years from now if there is some obscure trivial pursuit question, I am confident I will be the answer.”