Quotes by: Carol Moseley Braun
Well, if you pick a fight with somebody that's smaller than you and you beat them, where's the honor in that?
I believe that our message of rebuilding America is one that will resonate with the American people.
The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
I think if we are actually going to accept our generation's responsibility, that's going to mean that we give our children no less retirement security than we inherited from our parents.
Illinois has less than a 12 percent black population and I won with 55 percent of the vote.
I think the legacy of the civil rights movement is that now whites are more open to being represented by people of color or people who are women or, again, non-traditional candidates.
We must invest in infrastructure development and rebuilding communities to create jobs.
The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity for the people who were registered and eligible to vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.
The notion that we won the war against Iraq is like saying we won a war against Arizona. I mean, the fact of the matter is it's not that big of a country. Nobody, I don't think, had any notion that we would do anything but win it.