"The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County is not something that just happened."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Richard J. Daley on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Richard J. Daley on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Richard J. Daley on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Richard J. Daley on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Richard J. Daley on Ernest Hemingway
"Look at our Lords disciples. One denied Him one doubted Him one betrayed Him. If our Lord couldn't have perfection, how are you going to have it in city government?"
"Power is dangerous unless you have humility."