” Tonight – by taking this solemn oath – I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago. “


” I pledge tonight to be Mayor for all of the people of this city – for one Chicago. “


” But I am committed to keeping this city a strong and viable center for commerce and industry, for continuing to make it a place of opportunity for its citizens. “


” In the days and months I spent walking through the various communities of this city, I found that Chicago did not work for everyone, however. “


” Chicago’s neighborhoods have always been this city’s greatest strength. “


” If those communities are left to decay, this city will decay. “


” We saw hundreds of programs to redevelop the central city, the neighborhoods, in the past. “


” If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city. “


” For my part, I plan to work out a fair and adequate redistribution of city services to all city neighborhoods. “


” City employees will be hired and promoted because of their abilities – without outside interference. “



All 10 Jane Byrne Quotes about City in picture


Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago.
I pledge tonight to be Mayor for all of the people of this city - for one Chicago.


But I am committed to keeping this city a strong and viable center for commerce and industry, for continuing to make it a place of opportunity for its citizens.
In the days and months I spent walking through the various communities of this city, I found that Chicago did not work for everyone, however.
Chicago
If those communities are left to decay, this city will decay.
We saw hundreds of programs to redevelop the central city, the neighborhoods, in the past.
If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city.
For my part, I plan to work out a fair and adequate redistribution of city services to all city neighborhoods.
City employees will be hired and promoted because of their abilities - without outside interference.
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