Presidential Quotes

“I can’t wish my opponent luck, but I do wish hi...

“I can’t wish my opponent luck, but I do wish him well” — Senator John McCain pays tribute to Senator Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign
📅︎ Jan 20
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America’s intelligence agencies were not created to publicly criticize or o...

America’s intelligence agencies were not created to publicly criticize or offer rebuttals to the president’s foreign-policy initiatives. They are not supposed to be a ‘check’ on presidential decision-making—that is Congress’s role.
📅︎ Feb 03
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"I dream of a world where gay married couples can pr...

"I dream of a world where gay married couples can protect their marijuana plants with automatic weapons" - Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Austin Petersen
📅︎ May 16
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"Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of e...

"Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." - Adlai E. Stevenson, US-presidential candidate 1952
📅︎ Dec 21
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I hold that this government was made on the white basis, by white m...

I hold that this government was made on the white basis, by white men, for the benefit of white men and their posterity forever- Steven A. Douglass AKA Presidential nominee 1860 Election winner 1860: Lincoln
📅︎ May 08
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"My definition of a free society is a soci...

"My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular." - Adlai E. Stevenson, US-Presidential candidate 1952
📅︎ Dec 19
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"I am a lousy Christian...

"I am a lousy Christian" - Lindsey Graham, Republican presidential candidate
📅︎ Dec 16
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"If nominated, I shall run to Mexico. If elected, I sha...

"If nominated, I shall run to Mexico. If elected, I shall fight extradition." -- U.S. Representative Mo Udall, when asked if he would run in the 1984 presidential election
📅︎ Apr 19
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"It's very possible that I could be t...

"It's very possible that I could be the first presidential candidate to run and make money on it." Donald J trump, 2000
📅︎ Jun 22
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"It was the most accurate and least factual account of tha...

"It was the most accurate and least factual account of that campaign." -- McGovern campaign strategist Frank Mankiewicz on Hunter S. Thompson's coverage of the 1972 presidential race
📅︎ Apr 10
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