Andrew Cuomo Quotes

There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I respect the state workers and I respect their unions, but we simply can't afford to pay benefits and pensions that are out of line with economic reality... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I'm in politics. I'm in government, so nothing surprises me... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

New York State is upside down and backwards.. view

By: Andrew Cuomo

The essential job of government is to facilitate, not frustrate, job development... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I believe Wall Street needs serious ongoing regulation... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I am against the death penalty... view

By: Andrew Cuomo

I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I'm angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?.. view

By: Andrew Cuomo