20th-century Mayor Quotes
I have never felt like a second-class citizen. I consider myself a U.S. citizen. I appreciate and treasure my U.S. citizenship. I would never renounce or consider losing that citizenship. I want my children and their children to always have it.
Sila María Calderón
Let Toronto become Milan. Montreal will always be Rome.
Should we be rewriting history just to make people feel good? That's not history, that's psychiatry.
Politics is not a game. Thousands of people's jobs and services depended on what the GLC did, and they expected us to do the best we could.
[...] black folks kill more black folks than the KKK ever did.
The relationship between book and reader is intimate, at best a kind of love affair, and first loves are famously tenacious. [...] First love is a momentous step in our emotional education, and in many ways, it shapes us forever.
We are all foot soldiers on the march to freedom.
Our Democratic Party is not an end; it is a means to an end. The end is a greater America— where individual worth is valued and no person is left out; where every vote counts; and where "inclusion" is not a catchword, but is a passion.
Quote of the day
There is no falsification before the emergence of a better theory.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon