30 Amazing Elizabeth Warren Quotes On Capitalism & Politics
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Elizabeth Ann Warren was born on June 22, 1949, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S. She is an American
politician, legal scholar, and former law professor who was elected as a Democrat to the US Senate from Massachusetts in 2012. She was a candidate in the 2020 Democratic Party Presidential Primaries.
Elizabeth Warren is the fourth child of Pauline Louise and Donald Jones Herring but she was the first child to graduate from college. She earned her law degree from Rutgers University and started her teaching career in several universities, including the University of Houston where she got her degree in speech pathology, University of Texas and Austin, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University.
Elizabeth Warren Quotes
“Being Native American has been part of my story I guess since the day I was born.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Who is Elizabeth Warren?”. “Hannity” with Sean Hannity. June 13, 2012.
“It’s a simple idea: We all do better when we work together and invest in our future.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “The New Populism Is A Fight For America’s Values”. May 22, 2014.
“If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.”
“When you have no real power, go public – really public. The public is where the real power is.” ELIZABETH WARREN, Elizabeth Warren (2014). “A Fighting Chance”, p.126, Metropolitan Books
“When conservatives talk about opportunity, they mean opportunities for the rich to get richer, for the powerful to get more powerful.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “A Day With The New Populists” by Jon Ward. May 22, 2014.
“Keep a little space in your heart for the improbable. You won’t regret it.”
“I’m proud of my Native American heritage.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien”, May 14, 2012.
“Pundits talk about ‘populist rage’ as a way to trivialize the anger and fear coursing through the middle class.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “America Without a Middle Class”. March 18, 2010.
“If there is any lesson I’ve learned in the last five years, it’s don’t be so sure about what lies ahead. There are amazing doors that could open.”
“Paul Ryan looks around, sees three unemployed workers for every job opening in America, and blames the people who can’t find a job.” “Elizabeth Warren Picks A Fight With Paul Ryan” By Luke Johnson, April 7, 2014.
“Middle class America is acutely aware of how bad this economy is, and it is going to demand changes. I don’t think politicians can afford to be complacent.” ELIZABETH WARREN, Interview with Ruth Conniff, progressive.org. December 27, 2009.
“People feel like the system is rigged against them, and here is the painful part, they’re right. The system is rigged.”
“We should be talking about expanding Social Security benefits – not cutting them.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Elizabeth Warren: Don’t cut Social Security. Expand it!”. Elizabeth Warren’s remarks on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., November 18, 2013.
“I hear all this, you know, ‘Well, this is class warfare, this is whatever.’ No. There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own – nobody.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Mass Moonbat Elizabeth Warren: ‘There Is Nobody In This Country Who Got Rich On His Own – Nobody’…”, September 21, 2011.
“Some of the largest financial institutions can build a profit model on tricking people.”
“We’re Americans. We celebrate success. We just don’t want the game to be rigged.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Warren Delivers Honesty at the DNC” by David Dayen, September 6, 2012.
“The people who are filing for bankruptcy in increasing numbers every year, it’s not the poorest. It’s not the people at the economic fringes. It’s people who worked hard and played by the rules.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “The Professor”. Interview with Jeffrey Toobin, September 17, 2012.
“The game is rigged to work for those who already have money and power.”
“That’s how we build the economy of the future. An economy with more jobs and less debt, we root it in fairness. We grow it with opportunity. And we build it together.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Elizabeth Warren Speech Text: Read The Democratic Candidate’s DNC Remarks”, September 5, 2012.
“The choice before us is simple. Will we continue to subsidize the dirty fossil fuels of the past, or will we transition to 21st century clean, renewable energy?” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Energy & The Environment”.
“Balancing your money is the key to having enough.”
“The credit card companies have put the loan sharks out of business.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Debt: The next big American crisis?”. “The Hansen Files”, March 27, 2009.
“The need for comprehensive reform must not blind us to the urgency of addressing the massive debt that’s already crushing our young people.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Sen. Warren Introduces Bill On Student Debt”. “Here & Now” with Jeremy Hobson, May 6, 2014.
“I’m really concerned that ‘too big to fail’ has become ‘too big for trial’.”
“President Obama believes in a level playing field.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Elizabeth Warren Speech Text: Read The Democratic Candidate’s DNC Remarks”, September 5, 2012.
“If you want to find out how strong a company’s ethics are, don’t listen to what its people say, watch what they do.” ELIZABETH WARREN, “Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf: ‘Gutless leadership'”. Senate committee hearing, September 20, 2016.
“The poor pay more, and that’s one of the reasons people get trapped at the bottom of the economic ladder.”
“I once had half a cup [of coffee], twenty years ago, and I’m still working it off.” ELIZABETH WARREN, The New Yorker (2012)
“I was a Republican because I thought that those were the people who best supported markets.” ELIZABETH WARREN, As quoted in The Unwinding, an inner history of the New America (2013), by George Packer, New York: Farrar, Straus, and giroux. p. 345.
“There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own.”