Bernie Sanders quotes

Born
September 8, 1941, Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.

Occupation
Politician.

Bernie Sanders is an American politician.

Washington is dominated by big money.
– Bernie Sanders

For many, the American dream has become a nightmare.
– Bernie Sanders

Nobody who works 40 hours a week should be living in poverty.
– Bernie Sanders

I’m not much into speculation.
– Bernie Sanders

The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way.
– Bernie Sanders

Americans’ right to free speech should not be proportionate to their bank accounts.
– Bernie Sanders

Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.
– Bernie Sanders

If the environment were a bank, it would have been saved by now.
– Bernie Sanders

You’ve got the top 400 Americans owning more wealth than the bottom 150 million Americans. Most folks do not think that is right.
– Bernie Sanders

Rich get richer. Everyone else gets poorer. And all these guys can talk about is war and defunding Planned Parenthood.
– Bernie Sanders

The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.
– Bernie Sanders

Real change never occurs from the top on down, [but] always from the bottom on up.
– Bernie Sanders

Democratic socialism means that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy.
– Bernie Sanders

At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
– Bernie Sanders

Capitalism does a number of things very well: it helps create an entrepreneurial spirit; it gets people motivated to come up with new ideas, and that’s a good thing.
– Bernie Sanders

Together, together, my friends, we have begun a political revolution to transform America, and that revolution, our revolution, continues!
– Bernie Sanders

Difficult times often bring out the best in people.
– Bernie Sanders

Message to the billionaire class: You can’t have it all!
– Bernie Sanders

Citizens in a democracy need diverse sources of news and information.
– Bernie Sanders

I think the issue of income and wealth inequality is in fact a moral issue.
– Bernie Sanders

I see a future where getting to work or to school or to the store does not have to cause pollution.
– Bernie Sanders

Let us wage a moral and political war against war itself, so that we can cut military spending and use that money for human needs.
– Bernie Sanders

Democratic socialism means that we must reform a political system that is corrupt, that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy.
– Bernie Sanders

Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent – a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice – that struggle continues.
– Bernie Sanders

Yes, we become stronger when men and women, young and old, gay and straight, native-born and immigrant fight together to create the kind of country we all know we can become.
– Bernie Sanders

It’s better to show up than to give up.
– Bernie Sanders