Inspirational Quotes from Alexander Acosta

My parents fled from a Cuban dictatorship in search of freedom. Growing up, I saw my parents struggle… I am here today because of them. My success is their success. Their sacrifice and perseverance made my education possible.

Alexander Acosta

No student should be forced to choose between following her faith and enjoying the benefits of a public education.

Alexander Acosta

Political views in the hiring of career attorneys and staff should not be used. If I am asked to do that, I will not allow it.

Alexander Acosta

We are a nation built on principles of freedom, and high on the list of freedoms is freedom of religious expression.

Alexander Acosta

I think it’s important that we eliminate regulations that are not serving a useful purpose.

Alexander Acosta

We all work for the president, and we all will ultimately follow his direction.

Alexander Acosta

Efforts following 9/11 were important. They set a tone. They reminded those who might be tempted to take out their anger on an entire community that such actions were wrong.

Alexander Acosta

I had the kind of family where I was told it was my job to study. They would work out the finances.

Alexander Acosta

As a former prosecutor, I will always be on the side of the law and not any particular constituency.

Alexander Acosta

The principle that needs to be used to guide the spending is, ‘How successful is the program?’

Alexander Acosta