Top 21 Actual Dan Quayle Quotes

Take a break from the terrifying prospects of our current political nightmare and bask in the glory of Former Vice President Dan Quayle's bumbling idiocy. Pt. I: (1-5) Dan Quayle struggles with basic geography. Pt. II: (6-11) So close! Pt. III: (12-18) ???? Pt. IV (19-21) Dan Quayle is painfully aware of his own mouth-garbage
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    "It's wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago!"
  2. 2.
    "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."
  3. 3.
    "I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix!"
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    "Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here."
  5. 5.
    "It's time for the human race to enter the solar system"
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    "Republicans understand the importance of bondage between mother and child"
  7. 7.
    "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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    "I have made good judgements in the past, I have made good judgements in the future."
  9. 9.
    "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.
  10. 10.
    "What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is."
  11. 11.
    "Welcome to President Bush, Mrs. Bush, and my fellow astronauts."
  12. 12.
    "It's rural America. It's where I came from. We always refer to ourselves as real America. Rural America, real America, real, real, America."
  13. 13.
    "I deserve respect for the things I did not do."
  14. 14.
    "Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana are not racists."
  15. 15.
    "In George Bush you get experience, and with me you get - The Future!"
  16. 16.
    "We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur."
  17. 17.
    "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!"
  18. 18.
    "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."
  19. 19.
    "Every once in awhile, 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."
  20. 20.
    "The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make."
  21. 21.
    "I stand by all the misstatements I've made."
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