"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."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Thomas Menino on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Thomas Menino on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Thomas Menino on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Thomas Menino on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Thomas Menino on Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"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."
"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."