Richard M. Daley Quotes

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Richard M. Daley Quotes

We also need people like social workers, volunteers, the Christian Industrial League, drug treatment programs to make sure you are getting them a job. Thats what you have to do. Otherwise, we just keep stepping around these things.
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And the political system is changing rapidly in this country, and we better realize that. The elephants or donkeys are not what younger people look to. They look at individual candidates' philosophy, and I think it's a different time and a different generation.

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I've given it my all. I've done my best. Now, I'm ready with my family to begin the next phase of our lives.

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First National Bank laid off 1,000 people; where do they go? There are no jobs for them. So we are having serious economic problems in this country. We are in a real economic crisis.

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The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fitness.

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I don't fight the suburban areas or collar counties. I get along with them; they're former Chicagoans anyway.

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Why should a city be mandated to do something by the federal government or state government without the money to do it?

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I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting.

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And then for the first time in history a Cook County state's attorney was reelected for a third time.

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I think the state has some serious problems. Just look at the layoffs going on across the state, not just in Chicago. It affects the middle class. It pushes people down.

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My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses.

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I'm the one who gets called up about a problem. I'm the one who gets called up about the street lighting and the abandoned car. I'm the one who gets blamed if the police don't arrive. I'm the one they blame if a city truck is broken down.

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There has been loss of steel manufacturing. Those people need jobs. Where you have to build the third airport is where people are. So you're right; if his site isn't playable, then our site is right next to it.

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They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them, on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that. But today it is completely different.

— Richard M. Daley

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