Air travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.
As many know, the Chinese expression for “crisis” consists of two characters side by side. The first is the symbol for “danger,” the second the symbol for “opportunity.
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.
In a time of social fragmentation, vulgarity becomes a way of life. To be shocking becomes more important – and often more profitable – than to be civil or creative or truly original.
Most people in politics draw energy from backslapping and shaking hands and all that. I draw energy from discussing ideas.
No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
The ‘well-informed citizenry is in danger of becoming the ‘well-amused audience’.
We have to abandon the conceit that isolated personal actions are going to solve this crisis. Our policies have to shift.
You can’t be value free when it comes to marriage
[It’s] time for the human race to enter the solar system.
A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.
American troops and American taxpayers are shouldering a huge burden with no end in sight because Mr. Bush took us to war on false premises and with no plan to win the peace.
Democrats understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
For NASA, space is still a high priority.
I am not part of the problem. I am a Democrat.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.
I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.
If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.
If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together. We have to go far. Quickly.
Illegitimacy is something we should talk about in terms of not having it.
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, & water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, & that one word is ‘to be prepared’.
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
political will is a renewable resource.
Public speaking is very easy.
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Al Gore may or may not make.
The future will be better tomorrow.
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.
The rule of reason is the true sovereign in the American system.
The very first words that we, the American nation, spoke were right here in Philadelphia. You know those words: “We the people.” It wasn’t, “We the conglomerates.” It wasn’t, “We the corporations.” It was, “We the people.
The will to act is a renewable resource.
Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.
We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.
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.
We’re all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.
We’re going to have the best-educated American people in the world.
Welcome to President Clinton, Mrs. Clinton, and my fellow astronauts.
When I have been asked who caused the riots and the killing in L.A., my answer has been direct & 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.
When you have neither, holler.
When you have the facts on your side, argue the facts.
When you have the law on your side, argue the law.