• I ask for the movement to continue, for the movement to grow, because last week I got a phone call from Altoona, Pennsylvania, and my election gave somebody else, one more person, hope. And after all, that's what this is all about. It's not about personal gain, not about ego, not about power - it's about giving those young people out there in the Altoona, Pennsylvanias, hope. You gotta give them hope.

    Tape recording (November 18, 1977) to be played in the event of his assassination as quoted in Randy Shilts "The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk" (p. 277), 1982.
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