When you are an executive, my friends, that is not leadership.

— Shirley Franklin

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That's what I love about being mayor.

Even if the problem is getting the cat out of the tree - from that to the biggest problem, you're in charge. No ambiguity. Leaders lead.


We should try to achieve things for ourselves and not rely on former or past family glories with which we have no connection but the arbitrary nature of our birth.


I'm five-foot-something, sixty years old; I'm not much of a physical threat to anybody.