I'm a happy camper because by doing this I have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of research.— Geraldine Ferraro
The most vibrant Geraldine Ferraro quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
I'd call it a new version of voodoo economics, but I'm afraid that would give witch doctors a bad name.
We've chosen the path to equality, don't let them turn us around.
My desk drawer is filled with all kinds of prayers.
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.
If you take advantage of everything that America has to offer, there's nothing you can't accomplish.
I stand before you to proclaim tonight: America is the land where dreams can come true for all of us.
It's okay in this country to be sexist. It's certainly not okay to be racist.
You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace.
Babies aren't born knowing differences in color, gender, religions.
They're taught those things. They're taught them at home. They're taught in the schools. They're taught in the churches. They're taught in the mosques, in the synagogues.
I'm a competitive person, but I have never understood people's competitiveness at the expense of their colleagues.
It was not so very long ago that people thought that semiconductors were part-time orchestra leaders and microchips were very small snack foods.
I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with a cancer that is under control.
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.
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.
People who live through transplants or disasters like Sept. 11 are survivors.
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.
We are a religious nation because we do not have a state religion, because the government guarantees freedom of religion but has no role in religion, because not only do we tolerate our religious differences, we celebrate them.
Personal religious convictions have no place in political campaigns or in dictating public policy.
The public is entitled to know whether or not I am married to Jack The Ripper.
But I do think its necessary to have debates.
I was a trial lawyer when I was elected to Congress.
I do believe in the power of prayer.
If you don't run, you can't win.
President Reagan's one-liners were terrific.
If you ask me a question, don't tell me what the question is in advance, 'cause I'd rather not know.
I don't like to practice ahead of time what I'm going to say.
Some leaders are born women.
When a guy gets elected to the Senate or the governor's mansion, he wakes up the next morning and says to himself, 'You're presidential material,'
Modern life is confusing no "Ms take" about it.
I didn't look very sensitive and they didn't know me very well.
Tonight, the daughter of an immigrant from Italy has been chosen to run for vice president in the new land my father came to love.
I am the first to admit that were I not a woman, I would not have been the vice-presidential nominee.
If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position.
I knew what leukemia and lymphoma were, but I had never heard of multiple myeloma.
The bottom line as far as I was concerned was presenting to the public who Gerry Ferraro was.
You don't go through a bloodbath like this and then walk away from it.
I think Obama was terribly sexist.
Women love to hear a man defending their wife.
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion.
You people married to Italian men, you know what it's like.
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.
Let no one doubt, we will defend America's security and the cause of freedom around the world. But we want a president who tells us what America is fighting for, not just what we are fighting against. We want a president who will defend human rights - not just where it is convenient - but wherever freedom is at risk - from Chile to Afghanistan, from Poland to South Africa
Vice president - it has such a nice ring to it!
Leaders can be moral-and they should be moral-without imposing their morality on others.
If you think somebody cares about you and believes your life is worth saving, how can you give up?
Well of course Bush got Kentucky, because it's a Republican city.
I don't consider myself a survivor; that's someone who has gone through something terrible.
By choosing a woman to run for your nation's second highest office, you send a powerful signal to all Americans. There are no doors we cannot unlock. We will place no limits on achievement.