"I want to make sure everybody who has a job wants a job"
during his first Presidential campaign
"This is a great day for
--Richard Nixon, while attending Charles De Gaulle's
"Now, like, I'm President. It would be pretty hard for some drug
guy to come into the White House and start offering it up, you know? ... I bet
if they did, I hope I would say, 'Hey, get lost. We don't want any of
--George Bush, talking about drug abuse to a group of
"For seven and a half years I've worked alongside President
Reagan. We've had triumphs. Made some mistakes. We've had some sex ... uh...
"I believe we are on an irreversible trend
toward more freedom and democracy. But that could change."
"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
--Dan Quayle during a visit to Hawaii in 1989
waste it is to lose one's mind--or not to have a mind. How true that
--Dan Quayle addressing the United Negro College Fund
honored today to begin my first term as the Governor of Baltimore-that is
--William Donald Schaefer, first inaugural address
caribou love it. They rub against it and they have babies. There are more
caribou in Alaska than you can shake a stick at."
--George Bush, on the
"If I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough I would be
convinced that we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going
without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the
"My fellow Americans, I've signed
legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five
--Ronald Reagan, about to go on the air for a radio broadcast,
the microphone was already on
"Mars is essentially in the
same orbit. Mars is somewhat the same distance from the sun, which is very
important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water.
If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can