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Alphonso Jackson

American,  Public Servant
Total Quotes : 27
Law More Six

After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.

- Alphonso Jackson

Mission Country Income

HUD's mission is to provide decency and sanitary housing for low and moderate income people in this country.

- Alphonso Jackson

Stress Race Always

And I always like to stress, it's not a quota, not a set-aside, it's not about race, it's about giving opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do work with the Federal Government.

- Alphonso Jackson

Color Born Still

America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn't matter what color you are.

- Alphonso Jackson

Manager Kind Professionals

And I'm the kind of manager that doesn't believe that you micro-manage professionals. They should understand their responsibility and carry out those responsibility.

- Alphonso Jackson

Success Society Now

But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success.

- Alphonso Jackson

Affordable Agency Largest

The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that is, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing.

- Alphonso Jackson

Country Democrats Too

And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly on black votes in this country.

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Small Country Most

And what most people don't understand is the bulk of business in this country is small business.

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Country African Americans

As you know, in this country Anglo-Americans are about 75 to 76 percent home ownership in this country, where Hispanics, African Americans are less than 50 percent.

- Alphonso Jackson

Half Been Some

But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government.

- Alphonso Jackson

Half Democrat Adult Life

For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.

- Alphonso Jackson

Elderly I Believe That

I believe that if you are elderly, physically or mentally handicapped we have an obligation too you, but if you are able-bodied, you should be working.

- Alphonso Jackson

Color Bush Capabilities

The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person's capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin.

- Alphonso Jackson

Education Last Depends

Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer.

- Alphonso Jackson

Education Work Lie

The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.

- Alphonso Jackson

Think Development Always

I think that there will always be a need for Housing and Urban Development.

- Alphonso Jackson

Government Think I Think

I think serving your government is the greatest thing in the world.

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Equality

In 1965, I marched for equality.

- Alphonso Jackson

Decision Fast Move

In the final analysis, it is your decision to make, but it doesn't move as fast as I'd like it to move.

- Alphonso Jackson