"If you have a deep-seated need to be loved and admired every day, you shouldn't be in politics. You should go work at a pet store."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Michael Nutter on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Michael Nutter on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Michael Nutter on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Michael Nutter on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Michael Nutter on Josh Billings
"I think there is a big difference between expressing the pain and anger that many African Americans and other people of color may feel versus language that I think now crosses the line and goes into hate."
"Mayors could never get away with the kind of nonsense that goes on in Washington. In our world, you either picked up the trash or you didn't. You either moved an abandoned car or you didn't. You either filled a pothole or you didn't. That's what we do every day. And we know how to get this stuff done."
"In Philadelphia, our public safety, poverty reduction, health and economic development all start with education. We can't grow the middle class if we don't give our kids the tools they need to innovate and invent."
"What the mayors care about is, 'How can I get money to invest in the infrastructure in my city? How do we put people back to work, lower the unemployment rate, provide for job training programs? How do we make class sizes smaller and make investments in our children from an education standpoint?'"
"The computer is your passport, not only to the future but to knowing what's going around you."