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Dick Murphy Quotes

Dick Murphy Quotes & Quotations
Dick Murphy
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    At least I make decisions based on what I think is right, not who my friends might be. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    I don't care if you're good or not. You don't always have a corner on perfection. And you need people to challenge what you're suggesting. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    I don't think that politics attracts the best and the brightest of America. It doesn't attract the most sincere people. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    I'm convinced that unless you have some public financing of elections, you are never going to remove the power of wealthy interests over elected officials. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    I'm not going to rule out running for a second term. But, I think you have to be psychologically prepared to walk away from the job after four years. It's the only way that you cannot be influenced by those special interests. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what's necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn't, the public good loses out. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    You have the biggest impact on controlling, on affecting local lives as mayor. It's so much more important than being a state legislator. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy
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    Your first obligation, I suppose, is to your God. Your second is to your family. And your third is to your community. And you ought to try to fulfill all of those in your life. Dick-MurphyDick Murphy