"We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Michael Bloomberg on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Michael Bloomberg on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Michael Bloomberg on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Michael Bloomberg on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Michael Bloomberg on Henry David Thoreau
"What goes on in Europe concerns us greatly because, if Europe comes apart, the E.U. comes apart, then you're going to have enormous impact on America, that's a very big trading partner of ours, and people own securities around the world in this day and age."
"I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven't had any moral compass, who've just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they're losers."
"There is no business in America that would be prevented from taking results into account when making personnel decisions."
"I'm trying to change the culture in New York City that's hard enough!"
"This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's the place where the greatest dream of all, the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed."