Unusual Statements by Famous People

Posted by M ws On Monday, March 19, 2012 6 comments
  • "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" -- Former U.S. Vice-President Dan Quayle
  • "They're multipurpose. Not only do they put the clips on, but they take them off." -- Pratt and Whitney spokesperson explaining why the company charged the Air Force nearly $1000 for an ordinary pair of pliers.
  • "The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep." -- Clinton aide George Stephanopolous speaking on Larry King Live
  • "We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees." -- Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks
  • "I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president." -- Hillary Clinton commenting on the release of subpoenaed documents
  • "When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results." -- Former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge
  • "It's like deja vu all over again." -- Yogi Berra
  • "China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese" -- Former French President Charles De Gaulle
  • "That lowdown scoundrel deserves to be kicked to death by a jackass, and I'm just the one to do it." -- A congressional candidate in Texas
  • "It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody." -- Richard M. Nixon
  • "The government is not doing enough about cleaning up the environment. This is a good planet." -- Mr. New Jersey contestant when asked what he would do with a million dollars.
  • "Things are more like they are now than they ever were before." -- Former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • "A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on." -- Samuel Goldwyn
  • "I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves." -- John Wayne
  • "Half this game is ninety percent mental." -- Philadelphia Phillies manager Danny Ozark
  • "It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it." -- Former U.S. Vice-President Dan Quayle
  • "Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind." -- General William Westmoreland
  • "If you let that sort of thing go on, your bread and butter will be cut right out from under your feet." -- Former British foreign minister Ernest Bevin

6 comments to Unusual Statements by Famous People

  1. says:

    achibong “You help me, I help you. The rest will have to help themselves.” – Ah Jib Gor.

  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Hi Achibong

    :-)

    Frankly, if we care to browse through newspaper clips, I am sure we can come up with a collection worthy of publication! :-)

    Take care and please keep in touch!

    Cheers

  1. says:

    cin2tan ' SEX & eating = human instincts ' said Confucius in the BCs !!

  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Dear cin2tan

    Confucius was a man whose wisdom was far beyond his years or generation!

    Cheers

  1. says:

    cin2tan olang2 putih tak faham the great Chinese philosophy & they were in confusion SO ...SO they call him Confucius le !

  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Haha! That's a good one, cin2tan! Thanks!

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