We can't just have mainstream behavior on television in a free society, we have to make sure we see the whole panorama of human behavior.

— Jerry Springer

The most courageous Jerry Springer quotes that are little-known but priceless

It's just a show. It's not the end of Western Civilization. It's chewing gum.

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We are all born as empty vessels which can be shaped by moral values.

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I watch sports and cable news. I’m a political junkie, so that’s my interest.

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The bias against the show is purely elitist.

We're all like the people on the show - the difference is that some of us speak better, or were born richer. There's nothing that happens on my show that rich people don't experience.

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My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican - just because I think reporters are smart.

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I don't live in Hollywood. I don't have celebrities as friends. I like them, but I don't pal around with them. I just live in the Midwest, a real normal world.

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With a face like mine, I do better in print.

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The overarching issue, as I see it, is the elitism of America's political system; the fact that regular, ordinary Americans aren't considered in policy debates or legislation, and regularly get shafted by the powers-that-be in Washington.

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My campaign is based upon the proposition that the answers to the problems which currently plague our cities, our towns, and our homes, are not to be found in the decisions in Washington. They are instead to be found in the hearts, minds and resources of our own people here at home.

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It really was a hell of a motorcycle, .

.It was arguably the first American motorcycle company, beating Harley by a year or so. Indian was the standard by which everything was gauged.

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Look after yourself and each other.

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Somebody once said I had a face for radio and a voice for newspapers.

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About Jerry Springer

Quotes 43 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Celebrity
Birthday October 16

You're a transsexual fighting with a hermaphrodite over a mistress.

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I'm a happy guy, but if I'm in a rare dark mood, I won't go out because I don't want to be horrible to people.

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TV is a huge draw. It's a magnet. Even when I was a policeman, if I was on a police scene and the news showed up, I'd race home to see if I would be on TV for 2 seconds!

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I'm in shape, but only if you consider a circle a shape.

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When I was first on 'Dancing With The Stars,' people were really shocked and surprised.

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No one would have picked me out in high school and said, 'This guy is going to be in show business.' I don't have any of the talents you would normally associate with show business.

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The Statue of Liberty means everything.

We take it for granted today. We take it for granted. Remember the Statue of Liberty stands for what America is. We as Democrats have to remind ourselves and remind the country the great principles we stand for. This is a place of protection. This is not a country of bullies. We are not an empire. We are the light. We are the Statue of Liberty.

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If you can't be committed to another person, at least be committed to the concept of character and don't cheat.

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I treat politics kind of like my religion.

It’s something I believe in, but I don’t want to have to make a living at it, because if you make a living at it, you somehow become dishonest.

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I can't imagine anybody who has spoken to more, or presented more non-famous people on television in the history of the world.

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I knew early on that I would do politics, but I would never make a living at it.

I would do something else.

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You fight to defend a lover, not to win one. If you do, it isn't love.

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I opposed the war in Iraq because I did not believe it was in our national security interest, and I still don't. What we [America] did was akin to taking a baseball bat to a beehive. Our primary security threat right now is terrorism - and by doing what we did in Iraq, we've managed to alienate a good part of the world and most of the allies whose intelligence and other help we need to combat and defeat terrorism.

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Take care of yourselves, and each other.

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I play a crazy talk-show host, but that's not me. It's like an actor playing a role.

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I'm not conflicted. Because I know. There's me, and there's the show.

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All of us, whether or not we're celebrities, every one ought to spend part of their life making someone else's life better.

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Love is great for us, but we don't always love who is great for us.

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I should get a weekend show where all I do is play country music.

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I like the idea that there's no censorship, because it's consistent with my views that we live in a free society and people ought to be able to express their views.

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[Invading Iraq] would create generations that hated the USA.

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I'm liberal, but I watch the three majors.

Obviously I watch MSNBC, also CNN and Fox, which is what I would call ridiculously to the right.

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In one generation, my family went from extermination simply because of how they pray to God to this ridiculously privileged life I live today. So how can I not love America?

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Somewhere in the land, a monster lurked.

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I create this persona for the show. And that's what it is. I'm an act.

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It's hard thinking about Iraq at night when I'm dancing with transvestites in the afternoon.

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Obviously I wanted to be a bus driver - and I still do. If only I could get a part time job.

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To go from politics to news, at least the subject matter is the same, even if the view is different.

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Country comes before politics.

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Vegetarianism is a good idea.

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