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Summary

Dan Quayle is a famous Vice President from USA, he is 70 years old and still alive, born February 4, 1947.

Biography

James Danforth "Dan" Quayle (born in Indianapolis) is a former U.S. Republican politician. He was the 44th Vice President under George H.W. Bush 1989-1993, after having been a congressman for Indiana 4 1977-1981 District and Senator for Indiana from 1981 to 1989. Quayle tried to win the Republican primary elections in 2000 but withdrew after a weak performance in Iowa, and gave their support to future President George W. Bush.

He practiced as a lawyer before being elected to the House of Representatives as a 29-year-old. George H.W. Bush's choice of Quayle as his preferred vice presidential candidate in 1988 was met with some dissatisfaction, but Bush and Quayle won the election against Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen from the Democratic party. As Vice President Quayle had official visits from 47 countries, and was appointed Chairman of the National Space Council. Bush and Quayle was again the Republican Party candidates in 1992, but lost to Bill Clinton and Al Gore.

By the time a politician has Quayle lived in Paradise Valley, Arizona, and heads a department of the investment company Cerberus Capital Management, as well as to attend to multiple directorships.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 65 quotes who is written / told by Dan, under the main topics: History, Politics, Science, Sports.

Related authors: Michael Dukakis, Lloyd Bentsen, Al Gore, George W. Bush

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Quayle

Famous quotes by Dan Quayle (65)


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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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"The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other"
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"When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it's Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is"
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"What a terrible thing to have lost one's mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is"
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"The future will be better tomorrow"
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"Japan is an important ally of ours. Japan and the United States of the Western industrialized capacity, 60 percent of the GNP, two countries. That's a statement in and of itself"
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"When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame"
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"What you guys want, I'm for"
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"We will move forward, we will move upward, and yes, we will move onward"
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"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it"
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"The President is going to benefit from me reporting directly to him when I arrive"
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"Space is almost infinite. As a matter of fact, we think it is infinite"
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"You do the policy, I'll do the politics"
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"You all look like happy campers to me. Happy campers you are, happy campers you have been, and, as far as I am concerned, happy campers you will always be"
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"When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there"
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"We shouldn't have to be burdened with all the technicalities that come up from time to time with shrewd, smart lawyers interpreting what the laws or what the Constitution may or may not say"
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"We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in 'Red Storm Rising'"
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"We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country"
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"We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe"
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"We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur"
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"Votes are like trees, if you are trying to build a forest. If you have more trees than you have forests, then at that point the pollsters will probably say you will win"
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"Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana are not racists"
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"Tobacco exports should be expanded aggressively because Americans are smoking less"
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"This President is going to lead us out of this recovery"
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"This election is about who's going to be the next President of the United States!"
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"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"
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"Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child"
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"Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us"
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"Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children"
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"People who bowl vote. Bowlers are not the cultural elite"
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"One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'"
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"My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right"
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"Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the - to the back!"
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"Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton"
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"If you give a person a fish, they'll fish for a day. But if you train a person to fish, they'll fish for a lifetime"
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"If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure"
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"If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check"
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"I've never professed to be anything but an average student"
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"I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we've had in a couple of hundred years"
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"I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people"
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"I was known as the chief grave robber of my state"
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"I want to be Robin to Bush's Batman"
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"I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child"
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"I stand by all the misstatements that I've made"
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"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"
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"I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe"
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"I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix"
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"I just don't believe in the basic concept that someone should make their whole career in public service"
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"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future"
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"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"
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"I don't watch it, but I know enough to comment on it"
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"I deserve respect for the things I did not do"
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"I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake"
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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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"I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican"
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"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 right here"
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"Great American sport. Horseshoes is a very great game. I love it"
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"Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever"
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"El Salvador is a democracy so it's not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans... I have heard a single voice"
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"Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement"
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"A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls"
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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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"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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