Quotes by Dan Quayle

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

“We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country.”

“We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.”

“In George Bush you get experience, and with me you get - The Future!”

“If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure.”

“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?”

“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.”

“The future will be better tomorrow.”

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

“It's a question of whether we're going to go forward into the future, or past to the back.”

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

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

“It's a very good historical book about history.”

“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.”

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

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

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

“The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument... an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda.”

“I spend a great deal of time with the President. We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship. I'm not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings.”

“I deserve respect for the things I did not do.”

“For NASA, space is still a high priority.”

“Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.”

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