"Ninety percent of the students take the 'preferred lender.' Why? Because that's the nature of the relationship. You trust the school. The school is in a position of authority."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Andrew Cuomo on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Andrew Cuomo on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Andrew Cuomo on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Andrew Cuomo on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Andrew Cuomo on Abraham Lincoln
"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?"
"I am against the death penalty."
"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."