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.
I could not find any way that we could really run the kind of campaign I wanted to run if we were targeting delegates and still trying to talk to people, which is what keeps me going as a human being.
The simple model of a bridge is great, and you could not build a bridge without understanding it well. But if you’re actually building the bridge, you need to know the site. A lot of economics is like that: When prices go up, demand is gonna go down. You can’t forget that and run your economy. But it’s not the only thing you need to know.
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
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.
The ‘We Have Overcome’ generation has run out of intellectual creativity but refuses to leave the political stage.
If you pay a child a dollar to read a book, as some schools have tried, you not only create an expectation that reading makes you money, you also run the risk of depriving the child for ever of the value of it. Markets are not innocent.
There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.