Quotes by: Madeleine M. Kunin

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Madeleine Kunin
United States Ambassador to Liechtenstein
In office
March 14, 1997 – August 16, 1999
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Larry Lawrence
Succeeded by Richard Fredericks
United States Ambassador to Switzerland
In office
August 19, 1996 – August 16, 1999
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Larry Lawrence
Succeeded by Richard Fredericks
United States Deputy Secretary of Education
In office
1993–1996
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by David T. Kearns
Succeeded by Marshall Smith
77th Governor of Vermont
In office
January 10, 1985 – January 10, 1991
Lieutenant Peter Smith
Howard Dean
Preceded by Richard Snelling
Succeeded by Richard Snelling
74th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont
In office
January 10, 1979 – January 10, 1983
Governor Richard Snelling
Preceded by Garry Buckley
Succeeded by Peter Smith
Personal details
Born Madeleine May
(1933-09-28) September 28, 1933 (age 83)
Zürich, Switzerland
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Arthur Kunin (1959–1995)
John Hennessey (2006–present)
Alma mater University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Columbia University
University of Vermont
Religion Judaism

When I ran for governor, was I ambitious? Yes. Anyone, male or female, who goes through the trials of a campaign must be ambitious.
Madeleine M. Kunin
If months were marked by colors, November in New England would be colored gray.
Madeleine M. Kunin
When people have lost their jobs or are afraid of losing their jobs in the future, they lash out. They want others to know about their fears, their pain.
Madeleine M. Kunin
The very qualities that make it harder for women to get elected - not being part of the old boy's network - gives them the advantage of having fresh, and yes, clean faces.
Madeleine M. Kunin
Why can't the world be like a summer day, when I thought that health care would be an ethical decision and wars existed only to be stopped?
Madeleine M. Kunin
The Republican agenda is, and always has been, to repeal Roe v. Wade, and at the very least, erode it to the greatest extent possible.
Madeleine M. Kunin
Many businesses oppose any government mandates, even if they are already following them.
Madeleine M. Kunin
Money often determines not only who gets elected, but what gets done. Which voices do lawmakers listen to, the banks or home owners, coal companies, or asthma sufferers, the CEOs or the unemployed?
Madeleine M. Kunin
It's time for male leaders to not only ask for binders of qualified women, but to re-write the definition of 'qualified.' The best man for the job, may in fact, be a woman, whose biography is not traditional, but is rich with experiences and skills that are not necessarily learned either in school or on the job.
Madeleine M. Kunin
To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of hours worked and the quality of work produced.
Madeleine M. Kunin
I hadn't thought that women were particularly dangerous golfers. Could that be the reason that the Augusta National Golf club refuses to take down its 'No Women Allowed' sign?
Madeleine M. Kunin
We must speed up the time table for fathers, brothers and sons to provide their mothers, daughters and sisters with the same opportunities that they give themselves.
Madeleine M. Kunin
It's time for women to wake up, to use the power of the vote, to honor the suffragists who chained themselves to the White House fence so that women could vote.
Madeleine M. Kunin
We assume in our daily lives that the world is both safe and sane. Otherwise, we could not carry on.
Madeleine M. Kunin
Without putting the brakes on out-of-control campaign contributions from individuals and corporations - it will be business as usual, with 1 percent of Americans pulling the strings.
Madeleine M. Kunin
There are no more excuses for leaving women out of the inner circles of power. Qualified women are everywhere. Women are ready for leadership; they just need to be identified and asked.
Madeleine M. Kunin
Investment in early education is not a Liberal or Conservative idea. Nor should it be decided along party lines.
Madeleine M. Kunin
As for a fantasy life, working women are more likely to fantasize about finding the perfect child care provider who she can both trust and afford. She might also fantasize that tonight her husband will both shop for and cook dinner.
Madeleine M. Kunin
We continue to blame the poor for their own condition. They are lazy. We do not want to know that the poorest of the poor are toddlers under three years of age.
Madeleine M. Kunin
Remember what Susan B. Anthony said? 'Failure is impossible.' Failure is possible if women don't vote.
Madeleine M. Kunin
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