"When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Michael Bloomberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Michael Bloomberg on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Michael Bloomberg on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Michael Bloomberg on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Michael Bloomberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."