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Quote # 4 is from Quayle, I am fairly certain. But who the fuck cares, since they are both silly neocons that bitch underneath the trembling wrath of a president that later wrote a book on why invading Iraq would be moronic. But whatever.

Not a bushism but ....
Quote of the week:
"Learn from the experts. The George Bush School of Government Certificate in Advanced International Affairs."

- Ad spotted on the Washington Post's website

Private Eye 1191: 17 Aug 07 KeepMe informed 22:18, 16 August 2007 (CDT)
How about a link? humanbe in 23:18, 16 August 2007 (CDT)

Damn! I used to have a whole calendar full of these things. Now, when it's becoming funny again towards the end, I can't find it! ... 11:40, 29 November 2007 (EST)

Question...[edit]

Should all of these be real, or can I add "I should run for president"? --Gen. S.T. Shrink *Get to the bunker* 01:28, 14 April 2008 (EDT)

Probably best to keep them real I think :-) --Bobbing up 02:56, 14 April 2008 (EDT)

Request to epxand section[edit]

Since Bush is out of the white house, I am suggesting we expand this section (War on Language) on the following manner:

  • War on grammar in the realm of CP (or other places like ASK)
  • War on definitions (of words)

Any ideas on this? Thieh 00:43, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

To me, bushisms are a unique snapshot in history, and deserve their own page, even though the culprit has been finally beheaded umm impeached or rather voted out of office, that is, replaced. --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot""We are all born mad. Some remain so." 00:48, 1 May 2009 (UTC)
I agree with WFG. Also, K6478345, you are engaging in your own version of a war on English on this wiki, seriously, a compendium of most of your edits would be hilarious. Perhaps leave the English stuff to us and stick to being smart? ħumanUser talk:Human 05:05, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

Quayleisms[edit]

  • "One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is 'to be prepared.'"-Dan Quayle
  • "It shows 'us vs. them,' and I'm on the 'us' side."-Dan Quayle
  • "I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people."-Dan Quayle
  • "It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago."-Dan Quayle
  • "I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy... but that could change."-Dan Quayle
  • "We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world."-Dan Quayle
  • "My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right."-Dan Quayle
  • "This President [George H.W. Bush] is going to lead us out of this recovery."-Dan Quayle
  • "I love California. I practically grew up in Phoenix."-Dan Quayle
  • "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!"-Dan Quayle
  • "I have a very good family. I'm very fortunate to have a very good family. I believe very strongly in the family. It's one of the things we have in our platform, is to talk about it."-Dan Quayle
  • "I was known as the chief grave robber of my state."-Dan Quayle
  • "We lead in exporting jobs."-Dan Quayle
  • "Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement."-Dan Quayle
  • "Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words, a good offense wins."-Dan Quayle
  • "I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child."-Dan Quayle
  • "I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future."-Dan Quayle
  • "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."-Dan Quayle
  • "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."-Dan Quayle
  • "[It's] time for the human race to enter the solar system."-Dan Quayle
  • "We expect them [Salvadoran officials] to work toward the elimination of human rights."-Dan Quayle
  • "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
  • "It's a very good historical book about history."-Dan Quayle
  • "I deserve respect for the things I didn't do."-Dan Quayle
  • "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
  • "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
  • "[Bill] Clinton cannot possibly win in 2000."-Dan Quayle
  • "Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana are not racists."-Dan Quayle
  • "If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check."-Dan Quayle

For safekeeping here, because some of them are hilarious. Uke Blue 04:40, 26 October 2010 (UTC)

Why not add to Dan Quayle? ħumanUser talk:Human 04:43, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
That's not a bad idea... Uke Blue 04:44, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
With bilateral "see also"s, of course! ħumanUser talk:Human 04:45, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
(EC2) Some citations would not go amiss, either; there are people who like inventing stupid quotes and attributing them to public figures. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 04:45, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
These check out, I believe. Citation is there. Uke Blue 04:49, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
I agree with LX. Citation where? People love to make these things up. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:59, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
At the article, though I'll admit I haven't checked each individually. And it's not the best citation. Seme Blue 05:07, 26 October 2010 (UTC)