"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Lucille Roybal-Allard on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Lucille Roybal-Allard on James Dean
"Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority."
"Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency."
"I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district."