I would rather be respected than elected.
Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable.
Our society cannot progress while our constitution stands still.
I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable integrity of every State employee.
Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership.
I want to make this perfectly clear: you can be sure that I will never be a yes-man except to my own conscience.
In physics, to be in two places at the same time would be a miracle; in politics it seems not merely normal, but natural.
I have no desire to go in for tyranny or to play the part of King Charles. I hate tyranny in any field of human activity.
In view of our public pledges, we public officials can never again go before the public merely promising election reform. The time for promises is past.
It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and tell you that if you elect me you will have elected a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group.