David Dinkins Quotes

We have no choice but to make our local government fit the size of our local economy. We must all bear our share of the pain.

 
Context
Announcing a 5% pay cut for himself and other top city administrators:
Citations

David Dinkins, Mayor, New York City (Democrat), October 28, 1990

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David Dinkins
David Dinkins
  • Born: July 10, 1927
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

David Norman Dinkins is an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993. He was the first and, to date, the only African American to hold that office.