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 Henry Cisneros - “The idea is to boost the home-ownership rate, ... Rates for ... newlyweds are (currently) low. We're looking for ways to increase (that).”
 Henry Cisneros - “The idea of helping revitalize cities with physical projects and them taking the form of housing really gives me the kind of fulfillment that I seek in my work,”
 Henry Cisneros - “The idea of helping revitalize cities with physical projects and them taking the form of housing really gives me the kind of fulfillment that I seek in my work.”
 Henry Cisneros - “As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm, signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for homelessness to grow is there.”
 Henry Cisneros - “I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city.”
 Henry Cisneros - “I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city,”
 Henry Cisneros - “I don't think we have any time to waste.”
 Sandra Cisneros - “At the time I was writing it, it started as my own memoirs but transformed into a piece of fiction. All the emotions are mine, the setting is mine, the house is mine. But the characters are a composite of my students' stories.”
 Henry Cisneros - “We can either allow our youth to shoot baskets or watch them continue to shoot people.”
 Henry Cisneros - “We can either allow our youth to shoot baskets or watch them continue to shoot people”
 Raul Cisneros - “He was not asked to leave. He has been invited to join this prominent Latino organization, and he has decided to do so.”
 Henry Cisneros - “If we are not honored with the games, that might be for the best. We don't want to mix motives here, and our motives are to be helpful.”
 Sandra Cisneros - “These stories celebrate what's at the heart of so many Latino success stories -- a desire to achieve and make a difference, ... Visitors to this Smithsonian exhibit will have the opportunity to learn about Latinos who have made varying but very important contributions to the American fabric.”
 Henry Cisneros - “The truth of the matter is, whatever the possibilities between New Orleans and San Antonio, that may have been once upon a time, but that's all pre-Katrina. With the effect the Saints can have on the people of New Orleans and Louisiana, I think they will make every effort to keep them there.”
 Sandra Cisneros - “The good stories are what no one wants to talk about. So you make up a story because no one is going to tell you the truth.”
 Henry Cisneros - “(We will build) Private market housing ... targeted to mid-income people who want to live in cities,”
 Sandra Cisneros - “I get so excited when I see these writers because they're extraordinary, award-winning writers that are here. To gather them and put them in one forum could only raise the bar and make San Antonio known for something memorable like literature instead of the stories that dominate San Antonio.”
 Sandra Cisneros - “I'm thrilled. It's gratifying to me, because I love this literature. And if we can do something to stimulate people to love literature as passionately as I do, that can only be good for the quality of life here.”
 Henry Cisneros - “Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people, a problem-solving people. And when given a direction and given a plan, they'll sign on.”
 Henry Cisneros - “Americans are a can-do people, an enthusiastic people, a problem-solving people. And when given a direction and given a plan, they'll sign on,”
 Henry Cisneros - “I've been able to live my life, but it's been difficult. The report will have its embarrassing sections because (Barrett) has had 10 years to investigate every aspect of my life, and Lord knows I've made mistakes. I doubt there's many people that could have that kind of scrutiny for a decade and not end up with things that they'd rather not see in print.”
 Henry Cisneros - “No one, I'm sure, wants to be perceived as leaving a city in its hardest moment. How that will bear on his decision, I don't know.”
 Henry Cisneros - “This was an unqualified success. I don't think you can ask for much better than this beautiful day, exciting game, enthusiastic crowd, near-sold out house.”
 Henry Cisneros - “This was an unqualified success. I don't think you can ask for much better than this beautiful day, exciting game, enthusiastic crowd, near-sold out house.”
 Henry Cisneros - “This is fundamentally a new ballgame for San Antonio. The last decade has been one of consolidation, which is setting the platform for very substantial growth. This has been one of the steadiest markets in the country, and I think steady is about to become accelerated.”

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