Quotes by Dan Quayle

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?
– Dan Quayle
The President is going to benefit from me reporting directly to him when I arrive.
– Dan Quayle
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.
– Dan Quayle
They need help, and we have helped, and we are here to help. And we are helping, and we're going to continue to help.
– Dan Quayle
This election is about who's going to be the next President of the United States!
– Dan Quayle
This President is going to lead us out of this recovery.
– Dan Quayle
Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana are not racists.
– Dan Quayle
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.
– Dan Quayle
We expect the Salvadorean officials to work towards the extremination of human rights.
– Dan Quayle
We have to do more than just elect a new President if we truly want to change this country.
– Dan Quayle
We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in 'Red Storm Rising'.
– Dan Quayle
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.
– Dan Quayle
We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.
– Dan Quayle
We will move forward, we will move upward, and yes, we will move onward.
– Dan Quayle
What a terrible thing to have lost one's mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is.
– Dan Quayle
What you guys want, I'm for.
– Dan Quayle
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.
– Dan Quayle
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.
– Dan Quayle
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.
– Dan Quayle
You have a part-time job and that's better than no job at all.
– Dan Quayle