Don’t underestimate your opponent, but don’t overestimate them, either.
I must have good genes from my parents because I feel no slowdown in energy, enthusiasm, or even memory.
We have so much room for improvement. Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory… of how we take responsibility.
The country needs more than one-party dominance, as much as I believe the Democratic Party is the party for the middle class… We need to have a marketplace of ideas.
I’ve never walked away from any of my positions. I take pride in them.
Nothing surprises me. One thing I don’t ever have in my world is surprise.
My vision for the future always centers around our children – it always centers around our children. So whenever anybody asks me what the three most important issues facing Congress are, I always say the same thing: ‘Our children, our children, our children.’
Americans deserve a better tomorrow, today.
You cannot cut your way to deficit reduction.
The American dream is about freedom.
I had five children in six years. The day I brought my fifth baby home, that week, my daughter turned 6.
The more women we elect to public office, the more wholesome the whole process will be, whether it’s government, politics, whatever.
Waiting hours longer in the emergency room will allow you to make new friends.
If women have confidence in themselves, they will have confidence in other women.
Each generation is responsible to make the future of the next.
Be yourself, know your power, and have confidence in what you have to contribute.
Having five children in six years is the best training in the world for a Speaker of the House.
Go to find common ground; where you can’t, you stand your ground.
Hamas is a humanitarian organization.
Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble ceiling is pretty important. Now it’s time to move on.
I always say beauty is in the mix.
The only time I’m the only woman in the room is when I go to the leadership meeting.
For our daughters and our granddaughters now, the sky is the limit.
If I had my way, sporting guns would be strictly regulated, and the rest would be confiscated.
I believe in natural gas as a clean, cheap alternative to fossil fuels.
Republicans support opening the floodgates to special interest money and suppressing the right to vote. It’s just plain wrong.
Anybody who’s ever dealt with me knows not to mess with me.
Unemployment benefits are creating jobs faster than practically any other program.
There’s plenty of opportunity for everyone, so there’s no reason to worry about somebody else’s success, either saying you couldn’t do this so she’s better than you, or she’s doing it so you can’t. No, she’s doing it so you can.
As many of you know, I come from San Francisco. We don’t have a lot of farms there. Well, we do have one – It’s a mushroom farm, so you know what that means.
Women are leaders everywhere you look – from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.
Nothing brings more money to the Treasury of the United States than investment in the education of the American people.
Know your power. When you do, others will know your power too.