Quotes By Geraldine Ferraro
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I was a trial lawyer when I was elected to Congress.
I don't like to practice ahead of time what I'm going to say.
I'm a happy camper because by doing this I have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of research.
But I do think its necessary to have debates.
And I have to tell you as a grandmother, I worry about the fact that my grandchildren are going to be paying for all the spending, including military spending, that has gone on and the tax cuts that have come through.
The public is entitled to know whether or not I am married to Jack The Ripper.
People who live through transplants or disasters like Sept. 11 are survivors.
I didn't serve on a committee that dealt with foreign policy.
Some leaders are born women.
But I made one mistake which I would never repeat as a member of Congress when I was in Washington, and that was when I was elected I didn't go on trips because I was so afraid of having someone accuse me of taking junkets.
I do believe in the power of prayer.
I readily admit I was not an expert on foreign policy but I was knowledgeable and I didn't need a man who was the Vice President of the United States and my opponent turning around and putting me down.
If you ask me a question, don't tell me what the question is in advance, 'cause I'd rather not know.
You people married to Italian men, you know what it's like.
We had prepared, my staff had prepared for me a whole dossier on virtually - on George Bush on his votes on his records, what he had done over the past number of years in public service.
President Reagan's one-liners were terrific.
I'd call it a new version of voodoo economics, but I'm afraid that would give witch doctors a bad name.
If you think somebody cares about you and believes your life is worth saving, how can you give up?
I didn't look very sensitive and they didn't know me very well.
I enjoyed debate on the floor but it's not really debate in the same way.
See that's a goal that I think it's very good in the debate to find out who the person is.
And it was, it was not beating George Bush, believe it or not, the bottom line as far as I was concerned was introducing to the public who Gerry Ferraro was.
The bottom line as far as I was concerned was presenting to the public who Gerry Ferraro was.
My desk drawer is filled with all kinds of prayers.
I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with a cancer that is under control.
We were so shocked by how fast that war went that President Bush did not have a plan, a peace plan.
For one thing, one of the wonderful things that we now have is instead of the huge budget surpluses that President Clinton left us with, we now have these huge deficits that we're going to be facing into the future.
The polls indicated that I was feisty, that I was tough, that I had a sense of humor, but they weren't quite sure if they liked me and they didn't know whether or not that I was sensitive.
I don't consider myself a survivor; that's someone who has gone through something terrible.
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion.
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