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Andrew Cuomo, American Politician ( December 6, 1957 - )

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There's no such thing as a 100-year flood.~Andrew Cuomo


Flood Thing

Fear is a powerful weapon. It can excite and motivate, and it can get people to yell and to scream. But fear has never created a job.~Andrew Cuomo


Fear Job People

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 the people have the obligation, to act.~Andrew Cuomo


People Independence New

The essential job of government is to facilitate, not frustrate, job development.~Andrew Cuomo


Job Government Development

I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.~Andrew Cuomo


Marriage Woman Equality

I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.~Andrew Cuomo


Education Support Battle

I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet.~Andrew Cuomo


Change Believe

I am against the death penalty.~Andrew Cuomo


Death I Am Death Penalty

I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form.~Andrew Cuomo


Society Fight Believe

I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.~Andrew Cuomo


Best Service Generation


As my Sicilian grandfather used to say, you get more flies with honey than with vinegar, right?~Andrew Cuomo


You Honey Grandfather

If there's a silver bullet in the battle to recapture Albany, it is the re-engagement of our citizens. This capital has become a physical metaphor for the isolation and alienation of our people.~Andrew Cuomo


Battle People Isolation

Climate change is a controversial subject, right? People will debate whether there is climate change... that's a whole political debate that I don't want to get into. I want to talk about the frequency of extreme weather situations, which is not political.~Andrew Cuomo


Change Weather Political

Anyone who says there is not a change in weather patterns is denying reality.~Andrew Cuomo


Change Weather Reality

Flooding damage is not customary for New York, especially downstate.~Andrew Cuomo


New New York Damage

I think there's a lot to learn from Rockefeller on how to pass legislation.~Andrew Cuomo


Learn Think I Think

During Hurricane Sandy, we expended billions and billions of dollars, literally. In the handling of the emergency and the construction and the aftermath, trying to get people to come back to the affected communities. So I'm very proud of what the state did.~Andrew Cuomo


People Proud Trying

Some people don't support economic development. There are people in the Assembly who say there is no economic development possible; leave it to the private sector.~Andrew Cuomo


Support People Development

You don't build walls; you build bridges between people.~Andrew Cuomo


People Bridges You

If you go from $7 to $15 in a very short period of time, potentially that could have a negative effect on some economies because that is a very big jump. And you're saying to businesses that employ a large number of minimum wage workers, your payroll is basically going to double. That could have a negative impact. It would have to be studied.~Andrew Cuomo


Time Short Impact


Marriage equality changed life for people.~Andrew Cuomo


Life Marriage Equality

I never thought I would be divorced.~Andrew Cuomo


Thought Never Divorced

I'm very big on focus.~Andrew Cuomo


Focus Big Very

ISIL is saying to a disenfranchised population, 'Come join us. Fight the good fight.' I think we're actually playing into it when they hear Trump's rhetoric. And I think it's dangerous and hurtful as a matter of national policy.~Andrew Cuomo


Good Fight Think

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty.~Andrew Cuomo


War Poverty Never

Too often government responds to the whispers of lobbyists before the cries of the people.~Andrew Cuomo


People Government Responds