I might have had trouble saving France in 1946 – I didn’t have television then.
I’ll never run for office. But I intend, either on the fiscal commission or on issues like immigration, to hopefully have my voice be heard.
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one’s country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.
We are not here to laugh.
What is a spouse for? Not to be your personal servant, certainly!
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We are angry at each other much of the time.
When I left SEIU, we had started this quality public service agenda to say to our members what I think the United Auto Workers learned: that quality is our only job security in the long run.
Don’t ask me who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life.