When the door you have been knocking at finally swings open, you don’t ask why. You run through.
Absence of yes times time equals no. That’s the law.
You’re never handed the perfect witness. You make the perfect witness.
Whenever I think I’m certain about something, I’m always surprised.
Religion is like a drug, in small doses it’s curative, in large, it’s addictive.
People aren’t mean. They’re just polite liars.
Justice may be blind, but judges sure aren’t.
In Chicago, you need your friends three times: at your wedding, your wake, and your first indictment.
You win the election, you think it’s over. It’s never over.
When you pick up a gun, you shoot to kill. Or you don’t pick up a gun at all.
Things can be simple. You just have to want them to be.
The truth isn’t this happened or that happened. The truth to me is about doing good. And the only way to put yourself in a position to do good is by getting elected. That’s the greater truth.