Inspirational Quotes by Elizabeth Warren

By | July 10, 2016

Others have said it before me. If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu. And so it is important that we have women in the United States Senate – strong women, women who are there to help advance an agenda that is important to women.

Elizabeth Warren

A good education is a foundation for a better future.

Elizabeth Warren

People who graduate are more resilient financially, and they weather economic downturns better than people who don’t graduate. And, throughout their lives, people who graduate are more likely to be economically secure, more likely to be healthy, and more likely to live longer. Face it: A college degree puts a lot in your corner.

Elizabeth Warren

Credit cards are like snakes: Handle ’em long enough, and one will bite you.

Elizabeth Warren

I’m willing to throw my body in front of the bus to stop bad ideas.

Elizabeth Warren

You built a factory out there, good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads that the rest of us paid for. You hired workers that the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for.

Elizabeth Warren

I made it real clear to the business community – if your plan for innovation is to trick people, is to fool them, is not to tell them the truth about the price, then you’re right: I’m going to be right in the way.

Elizabeth Warren

If you don’t talk about families, then it’s easy to disembody subprime mortgages and asset securitization and unemployment rates without remembering that every one of those numbers is a million families.

Elizabeth Warren

Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable opportunity that comes looking for you.

Elizabeth Warren

I grew up in the Methodist church and taught Sunday school, and one of my favorite passages of scripture is, ‘in as much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.’ Matthew 25:40.

Elizabeth Warren

I grew up in the Methodist church and taught Sunday school, and one of my favorite passages of scripture is, ‘in as much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.’ Matthew 25:40.

Elizabeth Warren

I know what I am in Washington to do: I’m here to fight for hardworking families.

Elizabeth Warren

I learned early on what debt means, how vulnerable it makes people, what the security of owning a home means.

Elizabeth Warren

We’ve seen filibusters of bills and nominations that ultimately passed with 90 or more votes. Why filibuster something that has that kind of support? Just to slow down the process and keep the Senate from working.

Elizabeth Warren

Even families with health insurance are quite vulnerable to a severe economic reversal if someone gets sick.

Elizabeth Warren

Part of my job is to make sense of all that I hear, and to retell it in a forceful way so that the decision-makers at Treasury can hear it. At least that’s how I see it.

Elizabeth Warren

Middle class’ used to be synonymous with secure, with steady, with boring, because middle-class people were people who were pretty much safe from the time they first started work on through retirement and until their deaths. No longer.

Elizabeth Warren

What I’ve learned is that real change is very, very hard. But I’ve also learned that change is possible – if you fight for it.

Elizabeth Warren

The Postal Service is huge – employing more than a half million people – and its history is long and complicated.

Elizabeth Warren

Growing up, my mother and grandparents often talked about our family’s Native American heritage. As a kid, I never thought to ask them for documentation – what kid would?

Elizabeth Warren

Americans are fighters. We’re tough, resourceful and creative, and if we have the chance to fight on a level playing field, where everyone pays a fair share and everyone has a real shot, then no one – no one can stop us.

Elizabeth Warren

I’ll work with anyone – and I really do mean that – Democrat, Republican, independent, Libertarian, contrarian, vegetarian.

Elizabeth Warren

How do you think we build a future? I think we build it by investing in our kids and investing in education.

Elizabeth Warren

Consumer banking – selling debt to middle class families – has been a gold mine.

Elizabeth Warren

I’m not someone who thinks Republicans are always wrong and Democrats are always right.

Elizabeth Warren

I never sought nor gained personal benefit in school or job applications based on my heritage.

Elizabeth Warren

I don’t want happy-face conclusions. I want the truth.

Elizabeth Warren

In the 1960s, a minimum wage job would keep a family of three afloat.

Elizabeth Warren

I was 30 before I realized, you know, that I probably was an accident. These things just suddenly hit you one day.

Elizabeth Warren

Bankruptcy is about financial death and financial rebirth. Bankruptcy is the great American story rewritten. We’re a nation of debtors.

Elizabeth Warren

I have voted against only one of President Obama’s nominees: Michael Froman, a Citigroup alumnus who is currently storming the halls of Congress as U.S. Trade Representative pushing trade deals that threaten to undermine financial regulation, workers’ rights, and environmental protections.

Elizabeth Warren

All I can say is I was a lot more discreet as a candidate than I was in real life. Can I say that? Maybe it’s indiscreet to talk about discretion.

Elizabeth Warren

Now look, you built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea, God Bless, keep a big hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and paid forward for the next kid who comes along.

Elizabeth Warren

We shouldn’t be profiting from our students who are drowning in debt while giving a great deal to the banks. That’s just wrong.

Elizabeth Warren

When I first started talking about running for office, a lot of people said to me, ‘Don’t let the consultants change you,’ and I’d always assured them that I wouldn’t allow it to happen. But like it or not, I had to change. Not because of a consultant, but because I started to understand the cost of a stupid mistake.

Elizabeth Warren

A pension is nothing more than deferred compensation.

Elizabeth Warren

Wall Street banks have the right to express their views to lawmakers and regulators through lobbying, but the law is clear: If they want to influence lawmakers, they must disclose their lobbying expenditures.

Elizabeth Warren

Rising student-loan debt is an economic emergency.

Elizabeth Warren

What we collectively decide about how to bail out our economy, how to pull our economy out of a ditch and what rules we put in place to make sure this problem does not happen again, will shape our country for the next 50 years. This is it.

Elizabeth Warren

Me, I was waiting tables of 13 and married at 19. I graduated from public schools, and taught elementary school.

Elizabeth Warren

Some economists estimate that for every family that goes bankrupt, there are about 15 more who are in the same amount of financial trouble and would profit from bankruptcy but just haven’t filed.

Elizabeth Warren

Truly successful lives are about family.

Elizabeth Warren

If you believe that America must work for all of us, not just the rich and powerful, if you believe we must reject the politics of fear and division, if you believe we are stronger together, then let’s work our hearts out to make Hillary Clinton the next President of the United States!

Elizabeth Warren

My brothers and I grew up on stories about our grandfather building one-room schoolhouses and about our grandparents’ courtship and their early lives together in Indian Territory.

Elizabeth Warren

I’m not going to talk about who I voted for.

Elizabeth Warren

It is not good not to have health insurance; that leaves the family very vulnerable.

Elizabeth Warren

I get heartfelt thanks from all kinds of people. Today I heard from a waitress in Georgia who has lost her job and is trying to figure out how her local bank can change the terms on her credit card, and I heard from a physicist at a major research university who wants to explain a better theory of financial stress tests.

Elizabeth Warren

I don’t want to go to Washington to be a co-sponsor of some bland little bill nobody cares about. I don’t want to go to Washington to get my name on something that makes small change at the margin.

Elizabeth Warren

You didn’t have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything in your factory and hire someone to protect against this because of the work the rest of us did.

Elizabeth Warren

America had been a boom-and-bust economy going into the Great Depression – just over and over and over, fortunes were wiped out, ordinary families were crushed under it.

Elizabeth Warren

Every time the U.S. government makes a low-cost loan to someone, it’s investing in them.

Elizabeth Warren

Everyone would like the world always to be in bubble times. But that doesn’t happen.

Elizabeth Warren

We can’t go out and tell ourselves we’ve done good if we haven’t.

Elizabeth Warren

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