The best Quotes by Mario Cuomo

The best Quotes by Mario Cuomo

Mario Matthew Cuomo (June 15, 1932 – January 1, 2015) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 52nd governor of New York for three terms, from 1983 to 1994.

I have no plans, and no plans to plan.
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Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right.
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You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.
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If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
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I said I didn't want to run for president. I didn't ask you to believe me.
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Coronavirus will change almost everything going forward. Nobody can tell you when this is going to end. Nobody can tell you when you'll go back to work.
Andrew Cuomo (as Governor of New York) - March 2020
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Call it psychological, call it feelings. call it emotions. But this is as much a social crisis as a health crisis.
Andrew Cuomo (as Governor of New York) - March 2020
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New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
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I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?
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There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do.
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The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the obligation, to act.
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There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty.
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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
Grüner Kobold in Spider-Man
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 3
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 5
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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.
Regardless of our differences, this was still New York. A melting pot crammed onto an island, then pushed into a subway car with a rat eating pizza. You're not left or right. You're a New f*cking Yorker and we're in this together.
Jordan Klepper in The Daily Show - Debates Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters in NYC
Do you know how bad that coffee has to be to to be considered a health risk in New York? This is the same city where pizza gets delivered by a rat!
I don't wanna f*ck it up because one of us didn't prepare for the slim possibility of New York City traffic!
Michael Lawson in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
I remember Hell's Kitchen when you couldn't walk west of Ninth Avenue without getting knifed. Now it's Chelsea with better gays.
Stanley James in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.
It's fascinating to see how versatile New York City is. It lends itself to being so many different places!
We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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It is our choices that makes us who we are, and we always have a choice to do what's right.
Peter Parker in Spider-Man
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There's always that one person, that will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.
Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.

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