"One of our key strategies has been to restructure traditional high schools into small learning communities with personalized attention and a range of options."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Thomas Menino on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Thomas Menino on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Thomas Menino on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Thomas Menino on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Thomas Menino on Earl Nightingale
"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."
"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."