"Here's what I see all across this great city - people working together to make Boston a better place to live and to raise children, to grow and pursue dreams."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Thomas Menino on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Thomas Menino on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Thomas Menino on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Thomas Menino on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Thomas Menino on James Dean
"And for the city's birthday, we will host events in every neighborhood of the city, inviting all of our residents to share in the celebration of Boston's great epic - the story of neighbors who support one another where it matters most."
"I brought together experts from health care, business, academic institutions, and the community to develop a comprehensive blueprint for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the City of Boston."
"Preparing our city to achieve its destiny will require strong leadership."
"One of our key strategies has been to restructure traditional high schools into small learning communities with personalized attention and a range of options."