"We call ourselves public servants but I'll tell you this: we as public servants must set an example for the rest of the nation. It is hypocritical for the public official to admonish and exhort the people to uphold the common good."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Barbara Jordan on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Barbara Jordan on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Barbara Jordan on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Barbara Jordan on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Barbara Jordan on Abraham Lincoln
"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment."
"Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power."
"For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future."
"More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. More is required. We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. We must provide the people with a vision of the future."
"We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that."
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