If you're running for president, you've got to do a lot of things to line up a candidacy. I've not done any of those things. It's not my plan. My plan is to be a good chairman of the House Budget Committee and fight for the fiscal sanity of this nation.
— Paul Ryan

I want my candidacy for the presidency of the United States to stand for a moment when we the people, stand once again for the independence from a government that has gotten too big and spends too much and has taken away too much of our liberties.
Michele Bachmann candidacy quote

To my great disappointment, it appears that the politics of division are making a big comeback. Many Americans share my disappointment - especially those who were filled with great hope a few years ago, when then-Senator Obama announced his candidacy in Springfield, Illinois.
— Paul Ryan

When my father announced his campaign for president on Oct. 3, 1991, I had already cast my vote in favor of his candidacy.
— Chelsea Clinton

What has the women's movement learned from Geraldine Ferraro's candidacy for vice president? Never get married.
— candidacy quotation by Gloria Steinem