"I am against the death penalty."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Andrew Cuomo on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Andrew Cuomo on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Andrew Cuomo on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Andrew Cuomo on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Andrew Cuomo on Helen Keller
"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."
"I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?"
"My father was against the death penalty, and that was hard in the Son of Sam summer when fear was driving the desire for the death penalty."
"The need to understand prescription information can literally be a matter of life and death."
"I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools."