"I see a trend here where the President seems to think his job is to count votes and then try to make a deal That's what we in legislatures do. Mr. Obama's job is to travel the country, fight for the values that he cares about."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Anthony Weiner on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Anthony Weiner on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Anthony Weiner on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Anthony Weiner on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Anthony Weiner on Saint Augustine
"Listen, if the mayor wants to have a debate about education in this city, I got three words: bring it on."
"Do you know what the overhead is of the Medicare system? One-point-zero-five percent. Do you know what - private insurance is 30 percent in overhead and profits? Given a choice how I'm going to improve health care, I'm going to take it away from private insurance profits and overhead. Wouldn't you?"
"What I am saying is, all health care has a problem with costs. Medicare is growing slower than the private insurance plans. Why? Because of their efficiency. They don't have to give money to shareholders. Why should be defending shareholders?"
"Is Medicare socialism? You want to get rid of Medicare. And a lot of the people against health care do. I want to preserve it and grow it."
"Sooner or later they are going to live in a New York City where gay marriage is not only legal, but it's common and they don't even notice."