By high school, I had traded my oversized, thick glasses for contact lenses, but my eyesight was getting worse every year, smothering my childhood aspiration of becoming an astronaut or, at least, a pilot.
I think people in our party tie themselves up in pretzels trying to be more electable.
Like public surface in general, sewers are unbelievably important. They're so important that we make sure they work basically all of the time. Which is why you never think of them - that's kind of the point.
I just feel more comfortable with my sleeves rolled up.
You could be a senior senator and have never managed more than a hundred people in your life.
So much of politics is about people's relationships with themselves. You do better if you make people feel secure in who they are.