Christine Pelosi Famous Quotes & Sayings

53 Christine Pelosi Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Most Americans believe that with freedom comes responsibility - and that one measure of responsible gun ownership is a background check. There must be an app for that. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Most Americans believe that with freedom comes responsibility - and that one measure of responsible
Remember the Dreamers whose patriotism was praised when the Democratic House passed, and the Senate filibustered - the DREAM Act in 2010? Washington promised a path to citizenship, not just a roadblock to deportation. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Remember the Dreamers whose patriotism was praised when the Democratic House passed, and the Senate
You can bring your children under age 18 into the voting booth with you. Many families do so as a way to teach civic responsibility. Christine Pelosi Sayings: You can bring your children under age 18 into the voting booth with you. Many
With Citizens United, the Supreme Court's declaration that corporations are people, the whims of one can silence the voices of millions. Christine Pelosi Sayings: With Citizens United, the Supreme Court's declaration that corporations are people, the whims of one
In politics, all candidates and volunteers are ambassadors to voters who expect better than parroting the politics of personal destruction. Being able to find common ground at the higher ground is what separates the stateswoman from the stuntwoman. Christine Pelosi Sayings: In politics, all candidates and volunteers are ambassadors to voters who expect better than parroting
President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform, equality, and nation building here at home. Christine Pelosi Sayings: President Obama and Democrats won a mandate to move us forward with jobs, healthcare reform,
Women are the majority of immigrants yet the minority of immigrant employment visas; immigrant and native born women who work in the service arena - such as domestic workers - are not valued for their work, making pennies on the dollar compared to male counterparts; and, women are disproportionately affected by family reunification policies. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Women are the majority of immigrants yet the minority of immigrant employment visas; immigrant and
Sitting at a candidate rally is similar to sitting in a ballyard. Both give you the opportunity to assess the technical metrics and reflect on the intangibles - what baseball calls 'make up' and politics calls 'character' - the leadership, talent and maturity to add value to a venture. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Sitting at a candidate rally is similar to sitting in a ballyard. Both give you
Once you run and once you win with an unabashed progressive feminist standard, then it becomes easier for everybody else who's running, Christine Pelosi Sayings: Once you run and once you win with an unabashed progressive feminist standard, then it
My firm belief is that people who aspire to public service should have the best advice up front, as they decide whether to run and the people decide whether to support them. Christine Pelosi Sayings: My firm belief is that people who aspire to public service should have the best
Growing up, in church we had the homily; at home it's what I call the 'momily' - the inspirational and instructive mom-isms that every family has. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Growing up, in church we had the homily; at home it's what I call the
The Chavez-Obama pictures will join a postmodern photo array that includes Donald Rumsfeld gifting Saddam Hussein with spurs from President Reagan. Christine Pelosi Sayings: The Chavez-Obama pictures will join a postmodern photo array that includes Donald Rumsfeld gifting Saddam
We actually know that our crumbling pipelines, roads, and bridges are ticking time bombs. That is why President Obama and Congressional Democrats have pushed to fund jobs that repair our roads, runways, and railways - we can't have first rate American communities with third-world American infrastructure. Christine Pelosi Sayings: We actually know that our crumbling pipelines, roads, and bridges are ticking time bombs. That
A generation of Earth Days has conditioned millions of us to be green in our homes yet we must apply the same ethic to our politics if we want to save our planet and our democracy. Christine Pelosi Sayings: A generation of Earth Days has conditioned millions of us to be green in our
Americans cherish our liberty and don't want government or corporations to take away our freedoms. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Americans cherish our liberty and don't want government or corporations to take away our freedoms.
Voting is a civic sacrament - the highest responsibility we have as Americans. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Voting is a civic sacrament - the highest responsibility we have as Americans.
Having seen my mom in community volunteer work my whole life and in Congress for 25 years, it is true as she often says that she sees her service as an extension of her role as a mother and a grandmother. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Having seen my mom in community volunteer work my whole life and in Congress for
When women vote, Progressives can win. When women organize and bring some common sense to the conversation, it becomes more authentic. Christine Pelosi Sayings: When women vote, Progressives can win. When women organize and bring some common sense to
For the sake of public discourse, for the demands of the free market, and for the value we place in citizen advocacy, Rush Limbaugh must go. Christine Pelosi Sayings: For the sake of public discourse, for the demands of the free market, and for
When I was a prosecutor in San Francisco I would get advice on trying cases from public defenders and defense attorneys. Christine Pelosi Sayings: When I was a prosecutor in San Francisco I would get advice on trying cases
Ted Kennedy's inspiration will loom large over our politics for years to come, uplift us in the healthcare fight, and help to achieve his dream of liberty and justice for all. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Ted Kennedy's inspiration will loom large over our politics for years to come, uplift us
If have to undergo preschool safety checks every morning, why does a random thug get to own an assault rifle? Christine Pelosi Sayings: If have to undergo preschool safety checks every morning, why does a random thug get
When we talk about feminism - equality without apology for all - we can't be talking about for all white women or all highly educated women but all women, regardless of color, class, creed, sexual orientation or identity. Christine Pelosi Sayings: When we talk about feminism - equality without apology for all - we can't be
Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action.
We all must educate children at the youngest ages that private parts are private, 'no' means no, and there is only one code of honor for everyone. Christine Pelosi Sayings: We all must educate children at the youngest ages that private parts are private, 'no'
America's demographic shift was obvious to everyone in the 2010 Census - but Republicans stubbornly rejected math, facts, and polls to their electoral peril. While Republicans tailored their platform by and for the pale stale and male, among us, Obama and Democrats are embracing America's diverse mosaic. Christine Pelosi Sayings: America's demographic shift was obvious to everyone in the 2010 Census - but Republicans stubbornly
If we say we believe in equality for all then we must fight for equality for all, not betray our immigrant sisters. Christine Pelosi Sayings: If we say we believe in equality for all then we must fight for equality
After President Obama's election, efforts at othering Obama quickly became about smearing his non-partisan allies and ambassadors. Christine Pelosi Sayings: After President Obama's election, efforts at othering Obama quickly became about smearing his non-partisan allies
The beauty of our democracy lies in the American value of equality: if you vote, you have a seat at the table. If you speak, you have a chance to persuade others. A billionaire and a minimum wage earner have the same power at the ballot box. Christine Pelosi Sayings: The beauty of our democracy lies in the American value of equality: if you vote,
Once Joe Paterno learned that his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was showering with a young boy in the Penn State football locker room, he had two choices: think of the child as his own and call police. Or not. He chose the latter. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Once Joe Paterno learned that his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was showering with a
To far too many, science is a four-letter word, and under the modern media's false equivalency standards, a handful of skeptics are viewed as counterweights to the vast majority of scientists who acknowledge mankind's proven role in global warming. Christine Pelosi Sayings: To far too many, science is a four-letter word, and under the modern media's false
When Proposition 8 passed in California, some were quick to blame minority voters, some of whom had voted for both President Obama and Proposition 8; however, these claims were later debunked as being overstated. Christine Pelosi Sayings: When Proposition 8 passed in California, some were quick to blame minority voters, some of
The free market allowed shock jocks to flourish, and millions of listeners apparently enjoyed the rant. Christine Pelosi Sayings: The free market allowed shock jocks to flourish, and millions of listeners apparently enjoyed the
Baseball fans are collectively the '10th man' and needed most when team performance is shaky. When mistakes are made, there's no need to heckle your team - that's what the other side is for! Christine Pelosi Sayings: Baseball fans are collectively the '10th man' and needed most when team performance is shaky.
Speak out, educate, do not be intimidated by the apologists, and do not let extreme racism be mainstreamed. Hopefully there will come a time when we don't need to tell our kids that Halloween is no excuse for hate, and that blackface has no place in a civilized society. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Speak out, educate, do not be intimidated by the apologists, and do not let extreme
Who knows what crumbling infrastructure lies beneath our sleeping children? Actually, many people do - they pay surveyors to take a look. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Who knows what crumbling infrastructure lies beneath our sleeping children? Actually, many people do -
We should go forward in courts and Congress with investigations into post-9/11 interrogations and the decisions leading to them. Christine Pelosi Sayings: We should go forward in courts and Congress with investigations into post-9/11 interrogations and the
My earliest memories of my mom were of her multi-tasking - preparing dinner while checking on homework and housework; clearing the dinner plates while setting out bowls for breakfast; making sure we ate our breakfast while lining up bread, lunch meats, apples, and snacks assembly-line style so we could make our lunches. Christine Pelosi Sayings: My earliest memories of my mom were of her multi-tasking - preparing dinner while checking
Mitt Romney has won the 2012 presidential nomination by promising Republicans that he would end a so-called 'culture of dependency' on welfare - welfare defined as 'free stuff' and food stamps for poor folks, not tax breaks for Big Oil or tax shelters for Bain executives. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Mitt Romney has won the 2012 presidential nomination by promising Republicans that he would end
'Man up' is a sexist term that should be retired along with all the other gender-based imperious imperatives. Christine Pelosi Sayings: 'Man up' is a sexist term that should be retired along with all the other
Tax what you burn not what you earn. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Tax what you burn not what you earn.
When it comes to voting rights, Democrats push voter protection while Republicans shout voter fraud in a crowded polling place. Democrats think anyone who can vote should vote; Republicans think everyone who should vote can vote. Christine Pelosi Sayings: When it comes to voting rights, Democrats push voter protection while Republicans shout voter fraud
Baseball calls it a curve ball for a reason: you just don't know where some pitches will land. Your ace could get injured. Your golden glover could err. Your team could sit through a rain delay. Your manager could get ejected. Your bench must be broad and deep enough to overcome. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Baseball calls it a curve ball for a reason: you just don't know where some
I worked as a prosecutor watching Catholic priests charged with sex abuse and saw firsthand how the 'circle the wagons' mentality revictimized the innocent, coddled the guilty, and made matters worse for everyone. Christine Pelosi Sayings: I worked as a prosecutor watching Catholic priests charged with sex abuse and saw firsthand
The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's inter-generational compact that rewards hard work and provides retirement security. Christine Pelosi Sayings: The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's inter-generational compact that
Fault lines run along color lines in American public life, and the women's movement is no exception. Over the years, feminism has become more inclusive but there is still hard work to be done to include LGBT women and communities of color. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Fault lines run along color lines in American public life, and the women's movement is
Women in America cannot achieve our full economic and personal fulfillment as long as the concentration of wealth and power in the top 1% continues to stifle democratic voices and progressive policies. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Women in America cannot achieve our full economic and personal fulfillment as long as the
I co-founded the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council in 2005. Christine Pelosi Sayings: I co-founded the DNC Veterans and Military Families Council in 2005.
My parents had five children in six years and one week, meaning that my mom was pregnant for most of the '60s and driving carpools for most of the '70s. When we were young, she dressed us alike so she could pick us out in crowds: identical skirts for the four girls with the color-coordinated pants for my brother. Christine Pelosi Sayings: My parents had five children in six years and one week, meaning that my mom
The last time I saw Ted Kennedy was a generation after my first meeting, at the Senate subway below the Capitol on Obama's Inauguration Day. He was his usual gregarious and gracious self - with beaming smile and booming voice wishing my husband and me good luck with our pregnancy and expressing his excitement about the new president. Christine Pelosi Sayings: The last time I saw Ted Kennedy was a generation after my first meeting, at
No Republican presidential candidate is a viable option for pro-choice voters of any political philosophy - Democrat, Republican or otherwise. Christine Pelosi Sayings: No Republican presidential candidate is a viable option for pro-choice voters of any political philosophy
Conservatives and companies condoned Rush Limbaugh's 2006 attacks on Michael J. Fox for campaigning about stem cell research. Christine Pelosi Sayings: Conservatives and companies condoned Rush Limbaugh's 2006 attacks on Michael J. Fox for campaigning about
Campaign boot camp started as an opportunity to work in a grassroots way with people who were running for Congress. Colleagues on the Democratic National Committee were batting around different possibilities. I said, 'We should have boot camps.' Christine Pelosi Sayings: Campaign boot camp started as an opportunity to work in a grassroots way with people