We’ve collected the best Mayors Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Bill de Blasio, Maya Wiley, Caroline Lucas, Stephen Kinzer, Wayne Messam. Use them as an inspiration.
The creation of regional mayors has done little to reduce the sense that all power is concentrated in Westminster, and all investment in London.
Mayors of New York are almost automatically national figures.
Mayors are known to be problem-solvers.
Actually, as president of the Conference of Mayors, we passed the Simpson-Bowles plan as a template, as a template, as a frame work for moving forward and the president has done the same.
Mayors are accountable in the way a council is not. Who can name their local councillor?
I want to tell mayors, county chiefs and heads of big companies: don’t just chase GDP growth; don’t chase the biggest profits at the expense of our children and grandchildren and at the cost of sacrificing our ecological environment.
Airbnb is built on the foundation of creating community through belonging, and we’re honored to stand with a bipartisan group of mayors and businesses from across the country dedicated to improving communities by addressing affordable housing and homelessness.
If a hurricane strikes, we can blame the president for not being there; we can blame Congress and FEMA; we can blame the state governments; but in the end, it’s the mayors and the local city governments that have to be prepared for emergencies and be prepared to act.
It’s interesting: the letters I get from mayors that want Wal-Mart to look and invest in their community.
I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues.
You see as mayors and local officials our jobs are designed so we have more in common with our constituents than Washington politicians can ever have.
What the mayors care about is, ‘How can I get money to invest in the infrastructure in my city? How do we put people back to work, lower the unemployment rate, provide for job training programs? How do we make class sizes smaller and make investments in our children from an education standpoint?’
Mayors, I think, tend to be more no-nonsense, and you look for economic opportunities for your communities.
Mayors could never get away with the kind of nonsense that goes on in Washington. In our world, you either picked up the trash or you didn’t. You either moved an abandoned car or you didn’t. You either filled a pothole or you didn’t. That’s what we do every day. And we know how to get this stuff done.
Mayors are really good at dealing with things practically.