Dan Quayle
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"James Danforth" ""Dan"" "Quayle",

[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=Q000007 QUAYLE, James Danforth (Dan) – Biographical Information]

the List of Vice Presidents of the United States/44th Vice President of the United States, served with President George H. W. Bush (1989–1993). He served as a United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative and United States Senate/U.S. Senator from the state of Indiana.

Quayle was born in Indianapolis and spent most of his childhood living in Arizona. He married Marilyn Tucker in 1972 and obtained his Juris Doctor/J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1974. He practiced law in Huntington, Indiana/Huntington, Indiana with his wife before his election to the United States House of Representatives in 1976, aged 29. In 1980 Quayle won election to the Senate.

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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.

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.

I stand by all the misstatements that I've made.

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.

Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.

It was just a job. It wasn't any special interest in consumer affairs. I needed a paycheck and the Attorney General said that I would be best to go down there, because he knew I was anti-consumer.

Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.

We're all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.

What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.

What a terrible thing to have lost one's mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is.

You have a part-time job, and that's better than no job at all.

The future will be better tomorrow.

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

We expect them (Salvadoran officials) to work toward the elimination of human rights.

[It's] time for the human race to enter the solar system.

It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.

For NASA, space is still a high priority.

Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.

We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.

When I have been asked during these last weeks who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct and simple: Who is to blame for the riots? The rioters are to blame. Who is to blame for the killings? The killers are to blame.

Public speaking is very easy.

It's a very good historical book about history.

My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.

Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time.

The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.

Mars is essentially in the same orbit... Mars is somewhat the same distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.

Welcome to President Bush, Mrs. Bush, and my fellow astronauts.

I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican.

[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.

If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure.

One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'.

I have made good judgements in the Past. I have made good judgements in the Future.

My fellow astronauts...

We don't want to go back to tomorrow, we want to go forward.

Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.

Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.

Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.