You can steal more with a briefcase than you can with a gun
Maynard Jackson was a bear of a man. But he had to have a body that's big to house the heart that beat within his soul.
I think it was a great program, ... It was one of the things I'm proudest of.
My daddy used to say, 'Have you ever wondered why two stores sit side by side, and one makes money and the other doesn't?' And at 14 or 15 I didn't care, but he'd always tell me anyway. It was management. And what's true for a store is true for the governor.
It's not a question of slowing. It's a question of making sure that we can grow in an orderly fashion
a quiet worker but a very productive one and a great one for the state of Georgia.
[Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes, who ordered state and U.S. flags in Georgia flown at half-staff, called Coverdell] a quiet worker but a very productive one and a great one for the state of Georgia. ... reached out to both sides of the aisle.
This is not about destroying heritage, ... This is about being united as one people.
We are one people forever woven together in a tapestry, ... And it is our job, our duty and our great challenge to fight the voices of division and to seek the salve of reconciliation.
I'm glad that this matter's put behind us
After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open... that government be accessible... and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office.
Neither political party is clean when it comes to tactics that divide our people.
One thing I learned a long time ago as a prosecutor is that it's tough to get people to obey a law if there is not penalty for breaking it.
What I am proposing this year are not lofty concepts far removed form the daily struggle so of ordinary Georgians. They are proposals that directly effect the lives of the people we serve.
And one of the things I've tried to do in my first months in office is to give more Georgians - reporters and members of the general public alike - a closer look at how their government works.