"If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Alexis Herman on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Alexis Herman on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Alexis Herman on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Alexis Herman on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Alexis Herman on William Shakespeare
"Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted."
"Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate."
"The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership."