Mario Cuomo

I am a trial lawyer. Matilda says that at dinner on a good day I sound like an affidavit.

– Mario Cuomo

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.

– Mario Cuomo

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven’t taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.

– Mario Cuomo