Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.

— Dan Quayle

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I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy -- but that could change.

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The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history.

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The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history.

I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.

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Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.

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We will move forward, we will move upward, and yes, we will move onward.

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It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.

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For NASA, space is still a high priority.

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We all lived in this century, I didn't live in this century.

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Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases 'revenue enhancement'. Not so. No one was fooled

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The question in life is not whether you get knocked down.

You will. The question is, are you ready to get back up... And fight for what you believe in?

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Great American sport. Horseshoes is a very great game. I love it.

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No, I had no problem communicating with Latin American heads of state - though now I do wish I had paid more attention to Latin when I was in high school.

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About Dan Quayle

Quotes 205 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Vice President
Birthday February 4, 1947

It's wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.

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We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO.

We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe.

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People are not homeless if they're sleeping in the streets of their own hometowns.

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Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific.

It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here.

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Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.

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If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check.

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Failing to support children one has fathered is wrong.

We must be unequivocal about this. It doesnt help matters when prime-time TV has Murphy Brown, a character who supposedly epitomizes todays intelligent, highly paid professional woman, mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child alone and calling it just another lifestyle choice.

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Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor.

It's the other way around. They never vote for us.

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We have seen pictures [of mars] where there there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.

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A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

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What a terrible thing to have lost one's mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is.

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It would be a serious mistake to replace a seasoned statesman with a tempermental tycoon who has no respect for the constitution.

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I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.

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Much to popular disbelief, horses walking around during the elections with their tails straight up in the air are not showing off their Bush/Quale buttons.

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I feel that this is my first year, that next year is an election year, that the third year is the mid point, and that the fourth year is the last chance I'll have to make a record since the last two years; I'll be a candidate again. Everything I do in those last two years will be posturing for the election. But right now I don't have to do that.

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I have a very good family. I'm very fortunate to have a very good family. I believe very strongly in the family. It's one of the things we have in our platform, is to talk about it.

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Hawaii is a unique state. It is a small state. It is a state that is by itself. It is a-it is different than the other 49 states. Well, all states are different, but it's got a particularly unique situation.

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The other day the President said, I know you've had some rough times, and I want to do something that will show the nation what faith that I have in you, in your maturity and sense of responsibility. He paused, then said, would you like a puppy?

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People that are really weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.

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The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.

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I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.

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Congress should definitely consider decriminalizing possession of marijuana.

We should concentrate on prosecuting the rapists and burglars who are a menace to society.

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I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible.

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I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican.

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I just don't believe in the basic concept that someone should make their whole career in public service.

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My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.

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A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.

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I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.

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When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there.

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Happy campers you have been, happy campers you are, and happy campers you will always be.

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This President is going to lead us out of this recovery.

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Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.

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People who bowl vote. Bowlers are not the cultural elite.

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On the security front, the United States must continue to play a leadership role. There simply is not another country in the world that commands the respect or has the capabilities that we do, and we must not shrink from our responsibilities.

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You do the policy, I'll do the politics.

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We must reject the idea of isolationism, .

But that doesn't mean we should get involved in every civil war around the world.

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This election is about who's going to be the next President of the United States!

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