Dan Quayle Quotes

James Danforth "Dan" Quayle (born February 4, 1947) is an American politician. He was the 44th Vice President of the United States, serving during the term of President George H. W. Bush (1989–93). He was also a U.S. Representative (1977–81) and U.S. Senator (1981–89) from the state of Indiana.

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Dan Quayle


Sometimes cameras and television are good to people and sometimes they aren't. I don't know if its the way you say it, or how you look.

Dan Quayle


Sam, had a great time this weekend but the golf was lousey.

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America is great, because America is free.

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

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

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

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

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It's a very good historical book about history.

Dan Quayle


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

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

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For NASA, space is still a high priority.

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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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“I'll tell you what, ... there's no controlling moral authority in the White House. That's what the fact of the matter is, because ... these guys have been around for a long time. Al Gore grew up in this town. ... Bill Clinton is a little newer to this town. But Al Gore clearly knew what the law was. And what they both did was they went right up to the line.”

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“Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.”

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