65 Dan Quayle Quotes On Success In Life

James Danforth Quayle is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 44th vice president of the United States from 1989 to 1993, a U.S. representative from 1977 to 1981, and a U.S. senator from Indiana from 1981 to 1989. These Dan Quayle quotes will motivate you.

Best Dan Quayle Quotes

  1. “What a terrible thing to have lost one’s mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is.” ~ Dan Quayle
  2. “Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.” ~ Dan Quayle
  3. “People are not homeless if they’re sleeping in the streets of their own hometowns.” ~ Dan Quayle
  4. “If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.” ~ Dan Quayle
  5. “No, I had no problem communicating with Latin American heads of state – though now I do wish I had paid more attention to Latin when I was in high school.” ~ Dan Quayle
  6. “It’s time for the human race to enter the solar system.” ~ Dan Quayle

  7. “The question in life is not whether you get knocked down. You will. The question is, are you ready to get back up… And fight for what you believe in?” ~ Dan Quayle
  8. “I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.” ~ Dan Quayle
  9. “It’s a question of whether we’re going to go forward into the future, or past to the back.” ~ Dan Quayle
  10. “It would be a serious mistake to replace a seasoned statesman with a temperamental tycoon who has no respect for the constitution.” ~ Dan Quayle
  11. “It’s wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.” ~ Dan Quayle

  12. “Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It’s the other way around. They never vote for us.” ~ Dan Quayle
  13. “One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is ‘to be prepared.” ~ Dan Quayle
  14. “For NASA, space is still a high priority.” ~ Dan Quayle
  15. “People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.” ~ Dan Quayle
  16. “Bank failures are caused by depositors who don’t deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.” ~ Dan Quayle
  17. “I used to smoke marijuana, but that was when I was in college before it was a drug.” ~ Dan Quayle

  18. “My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.” ~ Dan Quayle
  19. “I stand by all the misstatements that I’ve made” ~ Dan Quayle
  20. “The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.” ~ Dan Quayle
  21. “I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican.” ~ Dan Quayle
  22. “We don’t want to go back to tomorrow, we want to move forward.” ~ Dan Quayle

  23. “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
  24. “I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.” ~ Dan Quayle
  25. “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.” ~ Dan Quayle
  26. “This President is going to lead us out of this recovery.” ~ Dan Quayle
  27. “I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.” ~ Dan Quayle
  28. “If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check.” ~ Dan Quayle

  29. “Failing to support children one has fathered is wrong. We must be unequivocal about this. It doesn’t help matters when prime-time TV has Murphy Brown, a character who supposedly epitomizes today’s intelligent, highly paid professional woman, mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child alone and calling it just another lifestyle choice.” ~ Dan Quayle
  30. “We all lived in this century, I didn’t live in this century.” ~ Dan Quayle
  31. “Much to popular disbelief, horses walking around during the elections with their tails straight up in the air are not showing off their Bush/Quale buttons.” ~ Dan Quayle
  32. “Welcome to President Bush, Mrs. Bush, and my fellow astronauts.” ~ Dan Quayle
  33. “On the security front, the United States must continue to play a leadership role. There simply is not another country in the world that commands the respect or has the capabilities that we do, and we must not shrink from our responsibilities.” ~ Dan Quayle
  34. “I deserve respect for the things I did not do.” ~ Dan Quayle

  35. “I do have a political agenda. It’s to have as few regulations as possible.” ~ Dan Quayle
  36. “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
  37. “We will move forward, we will move upward, and yes, we will move onward.” ~ Dan Quayle
  38. “The best thing about rain forests is they never suffer from drought.” ~ Dan Quayle

  39. “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.” ~ Dan Quayle
  40. “Our party has been accused of fooling the public by calling tax increases ‘revenue enhancement’. Not so. No one was fooled” ~ Dan Quayle
  41. “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.” ~ Dan Quayle quotes
  42. “Congress should definitely consider decriminalizing possession of marijuana. We should concentrate on prosecuting the rapists and burglars who are a menace to society.” ~ Dan Quayle
  43. “We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.” ~ Dan Quayle

  44. “Happy campers you have been, happy campers you are, and happy campers you will always be.” ~ Dan Quayle
  45. “The future will be a better tomorrow.” ~ Dan Quayle
  46. “We’re going to have the best-educated American people in the world.” ~ Dan Quayle
  47. “The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history. I mean in this century’s history. But we all lived in this century. I didn’t live in this century.” ~ Dan Quayle
  48. “The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation’s history. I mean in this century’s history. But we all lived in this century. I didn’t live in this century.” ~ Dan Quayle
  49. “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.” ~ Dan Quayle
  50. “The cause of the riots were the rioters” ~ Dan Quayle

  51. “Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.” ~ Dan Quayle
  52. “You couldn’t even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt. When I was born I was so surprised I didn’t talk for a year and a half. I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican.” ~ Dan Quayle
  53. “The U.S. victory in Gulf War was a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.” ~ Dan Quayle
  54. “We expect them [Salvadoran officials] to work toward the elimination of human rights.” ~ Dan Quayle

  55. “Let me tell you something. As we were walking around in the store, Marilyn and I were just really impressed by all the novelties and the different types of little things that you could get for Christmas. And all the people that would help you, they were dressed up in things that said ‘I believe in Santa Claus.’ And the only thing that I could think is that I believe in George Bush.” ~ Dan Quayle
  56. “They asked me to go in front of the Reagans. I’m not used to going in front of President Reagan, so we went out behind the Bushes.” ~ Dan Quayle
  57. “And this is the best chance to begin to establish the New World Order.” ~ Dan Quayle

  58. “It would be bad for the economy if we have another Jimmy Carter grain embargo, Jimmy, Jimmy Carter, Jimmy Carter grain embargo, Jimmy Carter grain embargo.” ~ Dan Quayle
  59. “We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in ‘Red Storm Rising.” ~ Dan Quayle
  60. “Add one little bit on the end… Think of ‘potato,’ how’s it spelled? You’re right phonetically, but what else…? There ya go…alright!” ~ Dan Quayle
  61. “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
  62. “We lead in exporting jobs.” ~ Dan Quayle

  63. “This is what I say about the scorn of the media elite: I wear their scorn as a badge of honor.” ~ Dan Quayle
  64. “My grandfather… saw where inherited wealth ruined people. And my grandfather was right.” ~ Dan Quayle
  65. “We have seen pictures [of mars] where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.” ~ Dan Quayle

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