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65 Popular Quotes by Michael Bloomberg

Best Michael Bloomberg Quotes

Michael Bloomberg is an American business tycoon, philanthropist as well as politician. He has been a three-term Mayor of New York City. He is the founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies. Below are some of the insightful quotes by Michael Bloomberg.

Michael Bloomberg Quotes

  1. “There’s one thing for certain, I’ll love you till I die …” - Michael Bloomberg
  2. “We will rebuild, renew and remain the capital of the free world.” - Michael Bloomberg
  3. “He is on site and has been in constant contact with the NYPD, telling us what’s going on, … to learn how they did it and what they did and make sure that our procedures are appropriate.” - Michael Bloomberg
  4. “You are safer here tonight than you would be on the streets of any other city in the world.” - Michael Bloomberg
  5. “We are the safest large city in America, but any crime rate is too high.” - Michael Bloomberg
  6. “It’s no fun to protest on an empty stomach.” - Michael Bloomberg
  7. “Snow is an expensive thing, it’s an annoying thing, it’s a beautiful thing. We don’t want to make it a dangerous thing.” - Michael Bloomberg
  8. “These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it’s so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run.” - Michael Bloomberg
  9. “We’ve shown the world that New York can never be defeated, because of its dynamic and diverse population and because it embodies the spirit of enterprise and the love of liberty.” - Michael Bloomberg
  10. “I’ve got the greatest job in the world. There’s no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people’s lives. It’s a great challenge.” - Michael Bloomberg
  11. “When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.” - Michael Bloomberg
  12. “You know exactly what’s going to happen to the tapes. They’ll be blasted all over and made a spectacle.” - Michael Bloomberg
  13. “Many of America’s and New York’s sons and daughters are around the world fighting for the freedoms that the Statue of Liberty stands for.” - Michael Bloomberg
  14. “Graffiti is just one of those things that destroys our quality of life, and why anybody thinks that it’s funny or cute to encourage kids to go do that, I don’t know. We have talked to them and asked them to not have a subway car motif to write graffiti. This is not really art or expression. This is - let’s be honest about what it is - it’s trying to encourage people to do something that’s not in anybody’s interest.” - Michael Bloomberg
  15. “Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody’s got to pay for them so they’re a necessary evil.” - Michael Bloomberg
  16. “We will go forward… we will never go back.” - Michael Bloomberg
  17. “I don’t know why somebody would spend their money to do that, … The banking superintendent would be annoyed if it was me and it is not me. I did not place that ad.” - Michael Bloomberg
  18. “Well, we have to provide the world’s best schools. We certainly don’t have them, but that’s our objective.” - Michael Bloomberg
  19. “And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you.” - Michael Bloomberg
  20. “The swap does make some sense in that we want to be in control of our own destiny in downtown Manhattan,” - Michael Bloomberg
  21. “When you’re looking for one type of criminal activity, it’s obvious that the officers will be able to spot other types and the heightened security measures will go a long ways towards helping DWI arrests and vice versa,” - Michael Bloomberg
  22. “I am unconvinced that Judge Roberts accepts the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling as settled law,” - Michael Bloomberg
  23. “This is the city of dreamers and time and again it’s the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.” - Michael Bloomberg
  24. “Although I understand Gov. Pataki’s decision, I am disappointed that we were not able to find a way to reconcile the freedoms we hold so dear with the sanctity of the site,” - Michael Bloomberg
  25. “Without safe streets, our fiscal problem will be compounded many times over.” - Michael Bloomberg
  26. “You’ve got to work with everybody.” - Michael Bloomberg
  27. “Had to work every single day of his life.” - Michael Bloomberg
  28. “We all must recognize that homeland security funds should be allocated by threat and no other reason.” - Michael Bloomberg
  29. “United for Peace and Justice have behaved responsibly, as have most of the marchers,” - Michael Bloomberg
  30. “Getting around easily means ‘community,’ and that’s what we’re trying to create,” - Michael Bloomberg
  31. “We are deploying a full array of counterterrorism resources. We will spare no expense, and we will take no chances,” - Michael Bloomberg
  32. “In light of the surplus, the MTA needs to assess whether the next fare hike is necessary,” - Michael Bloomberg
  33. “We will go forward, … We will never go back.” - Michael Bloomberg
  34. “If there is a strike, the city and the MTA will certainly take all legal actions possible to try to force the workers back, … to have the appropriate penalties for breaking the law and endangering the public, and the city will sue to get back whatever expenses it loses.” - Michael Bloomberg
  35. “Our bravest and finest carried out what was the most successful urban evacuation in modern history,” - Michael Bloomberg
  36. “We have a responsibility to make this city as safe as we can. That includes informing the people who manage and run the buildings in this city.” - Michael Bloomberg
  37. “I am disappointed that we were not able to find a way to reconcile the freedoms we hold so dear with the sanctity of the site.” - Michael Bloomberg
  38. “Done correctly, these public investments will spark a chain of private market reactions, … New companies, in a range of industries, will grow downtown, strengthening the existing financial nerve center while diversifying it.” - Michael Bloomberg
  39. “I’d love to see the Jets plan any place in New York rather than across the river,” - Michael Bloomberg
  40. “To Americans suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, our deepest sympathies go out to you, this day,” - Michael Bloomberg
  41. “Every New Yorker knows the heart of Staten Island is in pain. Each of us knows for each grieving family your sorrow has no bounds,” - Michael Bloomberg
  42. “We are totally color blind when it comes to crime fighting,” - Michael Bloomberg
  43. “This city has suffered greatly: 9/11, an economic slowdown,” - Michael Bloomberg
  44. “I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven’t had any moral compass, who’ve just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they’re losers.” - Michael Bloomberg
  45. “We really should in all fairness get some help,” - Michael Bloomberg
  46. “Had everyone gone through the magnetometers, we probably would have stopped that, … Everybody, from now on, is going through the magnetometers.” - Michael Bloomberg
  47. “Today, again, we are a city that meets in sadness,” - Michael Bloomberg
  48. “I don’t know that I want them to believe that,” - Michael Bloomberg
  49. “We are deploying a full array of counterterrorism resources. We will spare no expense, and we will take no chances, … We will be watching and protecting the city through never-ending vigilance.” - Michael Bloomberg
  50. “I am going to work as hard in the next four years as I’ve worked in the last four years, trying to make this the city for opportunity, … I think it’s a city we can open up to everybody.” - Michael Bloomberg
  51. “Thank you for letting me realize my greatest dreams in the greatest of all cities.” - Michael Bloomberg
  52. “We have not gotten any threats to our hotel system, but it’s a normal precaution that you would expect us to take and we did it,” - Michael Bloomberg
  53. “The public is very smart and they look at the individual candidates more and more, I think, in this country and certainly in this city than they do party labels,” - Michael Bloomberg
  54. “I plan to work for all of those four years as hard as I can,” - Michael Bloomberg
  55. “More money would have equaled a much closer race,” - Michael Bloomberg
  56. “Still in shock, still in mourning, we really did four years ago worry about our future. Some wondered whether we’d even have one,” - Michael Bloomberg
  57. “The polls you see in the paper.” - Michael Bloomberg
  58. “Unfortunately, Judge Roberts’ response did not indicate a commitment to protect a woman’s right to choose.” - Michael Bloomberg
  59. “What’s more, an awful lot of people come into this city to work,” - Michael Bloomberg
  60. “He stands for complaining, he stands for identifying problems and never coming up with solutions, and that’s different than governing, … It’s easy to be a critic, it is very hard to lead.” - Michael Bloomberg
  61. “I like the work he’s done, … It’s more about what he’s about than the money.” - Michael Bloomberg
  62. “People are getting along better than they have in an awful long time, I think, … It’s the most wonderful city in the world. We’re all lucky to live here.” - Michael Bloomberg
  63. “If you want to be safe, I would argue New York is the place that you want to go.” - Michael Bloomberg
  64. “There’s too much unemployment … We need to bring the lower middle class back into the city.” - Michael Bloomberg
  65. “Tonight we celebrate. Tomorrow, we go back to work. I can’t wait. I have the greatest job in the world.” - Michael Bloomberg

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