Words matter. These are the best Diana Taylor Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I hate ‘girlfriend’ because it sounds so temporary. It’s very junior high.
They’re hard workers, they’re really smart but they’re not very good about marching into their boss’s offices and saying ‘I need a raise!… Women tend to have the attitude that, ‘if I put my head down, I work really hard, I’ll get recognized.’
I am aware of how government works.
It was the first fight I had with my father. My father basically said, why are you going to business school? You’re just going to get married and have kids and you won’t use your degree. And it’s expensive. We had a knockdown, drag-out fight, which was great. Yeah. In the driveway. My father said, ‘You’re on your own.’
One thing that I found is that everybody has an interesting story.
Growing up, I imagined I would come to New York, get married, move to the suburbs and have kids. It just didn’t happen that way.
I’m often being singled out because of who my significant other is. That’s nice when his approval rating is 70 percent, not so nice when it’s not.
I define myself by my family: my parents or my brother or sister and their families.
We have come a very, very long way and Michael Bloomberg has been at the forefront of that change.
There is no silver bullet for poverty alleviation.
I don’t know how good a principal I would be. I kind of like being the second.
One of the great things about The New York Women’s Foundation is we raise money and give it in grants to small community-based organizations focused on helping women help themselves – around domestic violence, economic security, education, and sexual rights.
I think one of the problem that most women have is that they’re not really good at advocating for themselves. They’re great at advocating for other people.
Central Park is the most amazing gift. It’s incredible. You find new spots, new people, new friends for the dogs.
I never had kids because there was never anyone I wanted to have kids with.
As long as you know you have enough to live on, take some risks.
You need to look at people’s values and what they have done.
I have basically fallen into everything I’ve ever done.
I’ve basically seen opportunities as they come up and they’ve turned out to be really good ones.
Opportunities arrive and you think, ‘Wow, that seems like a really good idea.’ You take risks. If they don’t work out, you move on.
It’s always disconcerting when somebody comes over to you on the bus and says, ‘I know who you are.’
I never had to run home and help anybody with their homework.
I work for Governor Pataki. Period. End of story. I am very loyal to him.
A couple of words that somebody said to somebody many years ago is not who they are today. You regret it, you apologize, you make it right, you move on and you live your life according to the values of what you have.
I’ve always been the staff person.
If you are a junior member of a minority party – one of 100 people – in the U.S. Senate, what really can you do? Well, you’re just going to get frustrated.
That is something about politics – you can’t take it personally.
I think that at the end of a third term, I don’t care how good you’ve been, people are looking for something different. And I think as time goes on, there won’t be so much ‘anti-Bloomberg.’ It’ll be ‘We just wanted a change,’ which I can understand.
There are not very many people who go out and vote in primaries. So to get elected in a particular district, you have to appeal to the five people who vote in the primary.
I’ve always had my own career and my own stuff that I was working on.
For some reason, the executive world is not conducive to women as much as to men. There are reasons for that. Women multitask; men by-and-large are much better at doing one thing at a time.
There are ways to abuse the microfinance system, just like there are ways to abuse the mortgage system. The solution is not to ban mortgages.
I have a really close family, and I’m proud of the life I’ve created for myself.
I love Joe Biden, but he’s not going to defeat Donald Trump. He’s not. He doesn’t have the energy and, quite frankly, he has a lot of baggage.
I love going to parks.