"In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency, which we hope will now apply."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Nancy Pelosi on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Nancy Pelosi on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Nancy Pelosi on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Nancy Pelosi on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Nancy Pelosi on Dalai Lama
"I say to my colleagues never confine your best work, your hopes, your dreams, the aspiration of the American people to what will be signed by George W. Bush because that is too limiting a factor."
"Furthermore, we believe that health care reform, again I said at the beginning of my remarks, that we sent the three pillars that the President's economic stabilization and job creation initiatives were education and innovation - innovation begins in the classroom - clean energy and climate, addressing the climate issues in an innovative way to keep us number one and competitive in the world with the new technology, and the third, first among equals I may say, is health care, health insurance reform."
"For 25 years, it has been my privilege to represent the city of San Francisco and the great state of California to work to strengthen our vibrant middle class to secure opportunity and equality."
"The American dream is about freedom."
"Freedom is secured every day by our men and women in uniform. We must build a future worthy of their sacrifice."