73 Total Quotes

Bill Bradley Quotes

Democrats distrust the market, preach government is the answer to our problems and prefer the bureaucrat they know to the consumer they can't control.
Bill Bradley
#Democrats

I could never appoint someone to the Supreme Court who I thought would turn back the clock on civil rights, ... overblown.
Bill Bradley
#Civil Rights

I will fight to make sure that (privacy protection) occurs,
Bill Bradley
#Privacy

I hope that all leaders in this country will be innovative in trying to find ways to reach out to people to challenge their best instincts as opposed to playing to their worst instincts.
Bill Bradley
#Country

This is the civil rights issue of our time, ... It is no longer blocking schools. It is having the justice department in this country finally providing equal justice for all.
Bill Bradley
#Civil Rights

You should rest assured. You are going to get Social Security benefits as long as you are alive,
Bill Bradley
#Rest

Yes, I went to the House of Justice in Harlem, last summer to a community meeting that Rev. Sharpton invited me to attend,
Bill Bradley
#Community

Nobody can predict the future of a trillion dollar economy. That's why the vice president also has not ruled out the possible need for a tax increase. He and I have the same position on future taxes,
Bill Bradley
#Economy

Our country needs a Democratic president, a Democratic Congress and most important, a Democratic conscience. Electing Al Gore and Joe Lieberman is the right thing to do for our country,
Bill Bradley
#Congress

Trying to take money out of politics is like trying to take jumping out of basketball
Bill Bradley
#Basketball

Despite the lack of victory tonight ... We shaped the national debate and brought Democratic issues to the fore,
Bill Bradley
#Debate

There were some things in the Nebraska game last year that I dialed up that maybe weren't even on our call sheet.
Bill Bradley
#Game

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
Bill Bradley
#American Politician #Ambition #American Publicservant

There are issues such as what are we going to do with this enormous (budget) surplus that we have. I think Al Gore clearly has the vision of what to do with that. It's a much better vision than that of George W. Bush,
Bill Bradley
#Budget

That flag shows the true colors of the Republicans who want to be president,
Bill Bradley
#Colors

This energy is going to carry us all the way, ... Whoever would have thought we'd be met by this kind of crowd in the middle of the night?
Bill Bradley
#Energy

Becoming number one is easier than remaining number one.
Bill Bradley
#American Politician

I fully support the American and NATO troops who are now in danger overseas.
Bill Bradley
#Danger

[Accusing Vice President Al Gore and Texas Gov. George W. Bush of hypocrisy, Bradley said both men have said they support changing the soft money system.] However, ... both reportedly have directed their top fund-raisers to begin raising soft money to the general election.
Bill Bradley
#Hypocrisy

It's a choice between a Republican Party that is determined to give the fruits of our hard-won prosperity to those who don't need the help, and a Democratic Party that promises to use this great opportunity to provide care for the ill, to lift up millions from poverty, to heal the wounds of racial divide and to ensure that every child has a decent public school.
Bill Bradley
#Choice

I'm feeling good, ... I think there will be some surprises today. We'll win a couple, then we'll move on.
Bill Bradley
#Surprises

We have to repair that trust ... I think anytime a public official lies, he undermines his own authority and squanders the public trust.
Bill Bradley
#Authority

The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own.
Bill Bradley
#American Politician

The most important thing we can do is use our authority to petition to get access to markets, ... The problem with agriculture in America is serious. In Iowa, it's dead serious.
Bill Bradley
#Authority

shows that he's man who thinks for himself, and I think that it shows that he's a man who believes I'd be the best president for this country in the next four years. That's what I believe and I'm glad we agree.
Bill Bradley
#Man

Al Gore's run a strong race and I congratulate him, but we're smarter and we're better prepared and we're dedicated to continuing the fight, ... But it's a fight about more than Al Gore or me. It's a fight about the kind of America we know we can become.
Bill Bradley
#Race

For 10 months that I was running for president, you ignored me, you pretended I didn't exist,
Bill Bradley
#Running

The vice president was the vice president, ... He was not critical of the president.
Bill Bradley
#Vice