Quotes by Joe Biden

And I think Hillary Clinton is able to be elected president of the United States.
– Joe Biden
Arafat's departure has created an awesome opportunity.
– Joe Biden
Because our military power dwarfs that of other countries - we spend more on defense than the rest of the world combined - this Administration believes that alliances and international institutions are more of a burden than a benefit. They allow the Lilliputians to tie down Gulliver.
– Joe Biden
But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was, how competent they were in setting up their polling places and the poll workers they had.
– Joe Biden
Gonzales's nomination may very well do us more harm internationally because of his relationship with the terror memos and that is a different story.
– Joe Biden
Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
– Joe Biden
I do not question the motives of either the neo-conservatives in this Administration who discount the value of alliances and the international institutions we've built or the pure multilateralists in my own Party who believe that we can only exercise power if we get the world's approval first.
– Joe Biden
I support immediate financial assistance to the newly elected Palestinian president. Now, I don't know what those numbers will be, and I don't know how it's going to be framed.
– Joe Biden
It is my view that we cannot conduct foreign policy at the extremes.
– Joe Biden
Let's just be smart this time. I'm looking for smart.
– Joe Biden
Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
– Joe Biden
No matter how you cut it, this real debate on personal accounts is about the legitimacy of Social Security; it's not about the solvency of Social Security.
– Joe Biden
The devastating punch we took on September 11th still reverberates throughout American society.
– Joe Biden
The Middle East is hopeful. There's hope there.
– Joe Biden
This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact.
– Joe Biden
You've got to reach a hand of friendship across the aisle and across philosophies in this country.
– Joe Biden
Well, I thought the deal was, when you went to work for the government you weren't supposed to make money!
– Joe Biden
We're going to be OK because of the American people. They have more grit, determination and courage than you can imagine.
– Joe Biden
We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society.
– Joe Biden
This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power.
– Joe Biden