Thursday, June 17, 2010

Quotes From Great — And Not so Great — American Orators

An amazing collection of famous and ... infamous — quotes from true Leaders, and wannabe "leaders"...

"One man with courage makes a majority."
   ...Andrew Jackson

"The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself." 
   ... Franklin D. Roosevelt

"The buck stops here."  
   ...Harry S. Truman

"Ask not what your country can do for you; Ask what you can do for your country."
   ...President John F. Kennedy

And more recently... 

"It depends on what your definition of "is" is."
   ...President Bill Clinton

"That Obama... I would love to cut his nuts off."
   ...Reverend Jesse Jackson

"Those rumors are false... I believe in the sanctity of marriage."
   ...Senator John Edwards

"I invented the Internet"
   ...Former Vice President, Al Gore

"The next person that tells me I'm not religious, I'm going to shove my rosary beads up their ass!"
   ... Vice President Joe Biden

"American is... is no longer, uh, what it... it, uh, could be, uh what it once was... uh, and I say to myself, 'uh, I don't want that future, uh, for my children."
   ...President Barack Obama (without a teleprompter)

 "I campaigned in all 57 states."
   ...President Barack Obama (Quoted in 2008)

"You don't need God anymore, you have us Democrats"
   ... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Quoted 2006)

"Paying taxes is voluntary."
   ...Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) 

And the most recent gem of wisdom, ..."We just have to pass the HealthCare Bill to see what's it
...Nancy Pelosi (Quoted March, 2010)

How lucky are we to have such brilliant minds in charge of out once great country? 

Here's my personal favorite quote...

"Life's tough... But it’s tougher if you're stupid."
   ...John Wayne (A great American)


  1. Anonymous10:17 AM

    Cherry picking quotes is for folks with nothing better to do.

  2. I like the John Wayne quote. I can't believe some of those people said that! This comes from not having any criteria for running for a political office. A president should have an education (and pass with flying colors) in at least American History.