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Christine Quinn quotes

If you don't like me, life goes on, you know what I mean? But I hope you do like me. Because I think that in addition to being pushy, I'm nice.

All I wanted was to be involved in politics and government.

Anybody that I can work with that will help improve the lives of New Yorkers, I will work with that person.

At the end of the day, somebody someday is going to say something about you. At least you can look back and say you lived the way you wanted to.

At times, you need to be forceful to get things that are stuck unstuck.

Being an activist is about getting things done. It's not about standing around shaking your fist in anger.

Chick-fil-A is not welcome in New York City as long as the company's president continues to uphold and promote his discriminatory views.

Consensus doesn't happen by magic... You have to drive to it.

For better or worse, when you're running for mayor, there's a little bit of a spotlight on you.

I couldn't be more proud of my work as a progressive.

I couldn't describe how little interest I have in men. Or I could - but I don't think that it would be appropriate.

I have a tendency toward being a micromanager.

I have a tendency toward being a micromanager. Which, the bigger the project you're involved in, the harder that becomes.

I have always said I've had a big personality, and I've always said I'm a pushy broad, and I've always said I want to get things done.

I hope there is nothing about me that people have a big problem with. You know, I like to think of myself as lovable.

I just want people to know you can get through stuff. I hope people can see that in what my life has been and where it is going.

I really believe, when you come out of hiding, in whatever way you're hiding, you get to go out into the sunlight.

I think it's really important to realize that small businesses are often the portal for immigrants into the New York City economy.

I want to be a better Chris Quinn. I don't want to be a different Chris Quinn.

I'm an aggressive woman who gets things done, and that's the way it is, and I've never been embarrassed about the fact that I am pushy.