Barney Frank Quotes & Sayings

57 most famous Barney Frank quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 77 year old American politician born on Mar 31, 1940.

“I am very proud of the role I played in getting legal equality for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and in helping get rid of the prejudice by being visible about it, helping to block the conviction of Bill Clinton of impeachment.”
“The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet.”
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“Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.”
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“Most people who are activists and are concerned about issues get their information from sources which reinforce their opinions and give them the facts that they want to hear.”
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“I'm used to being in the minority. I'm a left-handed gay Jew. I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority.”
“I was still closeted, but from the day I decided to run for office, knowing that I was gay, I decided that I would, of course, still be closeted but that I would work very hard for gay rights. It would be totally dishonorable, being gay, not to do that. So I had that as kind of a secondary agenda.”
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“It seems to me that politicians ought to use the same words as other people.”
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“The fact that they're a congressionally chartered group should no more incline people to give to that group than the fact that it's National Pickle Month should make them eat more pickles.”
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“They appear to have become so attached to their outrage that they are even more outraged that they won't be able to be outraged anymore.”
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“People are entitled to the presumption of innocence.”

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