What do you believe?

Question: Do you have a personal philosophy?

Jeanne Shaheen: Well I think it’s probably what we learned in kindergarten, what I learned in Sunday school. We should all try and live a good life, try and make a difference for other people. Be kind to other people. You know I can remember my father and I debating during the ‘60s when he and I disagreed politically about what was going on in this country, and his saying to me, you know, “I’ve tried to be good and helpful to the people who I come in contact with in my day-to-day job. I haven’t tried to solve the world’s problems, but I have tried to make a difference for those people who I came in contact with.” And I think that’s a great philosophy.

Recorded on: 6/13/07

Jeanne Shaheen believe you can do a lot just by making a difference for the people you come in contact with.

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