|President George W. Bush|
—President George W. Bush, Sept. 6, 2004
|President Bill Clinton|
''If I were a single man, I might ask that mummy out. That's a good-looking mummy.''
— Bill Clinton , on ''Juanita,'' a newly discovered Incan mummy on display at the National Geographic museum
''I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.'' —Dan Quayle
''I am in control here. As of now, I am in control here in the White House.''
—Alexander Haig, Secretary of State, after President Reagan was shot, unaware that he was fourth in the line of succession
''The abortionists have got to bear some burden for this because God will not be mocked. And when we destroy 40 million little innocent babies, we make God mad. I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People for the American Way — all of them who have tried to secularize America — I point the finger in their face and say 'you helped this happen.'''
—Rev. Jerry Falwell, on the 9/11 attacks, Sept. 13, 2001
— President Ronald Reagan , at the 1988 Republican National Convention, attempting to quote John Adams, who said, ''Facts are stubborn things''
''Well, I learned a lot....I went down to (Latin America) to find out from them and (learn) their views. You'd be surprised. They're all individual countries''—President Ronald Reagan
''Things are more like they are now than they have ever been.''—President Gerald Ford
''A zebra does not change its spots.''—Al Gore
—Sarah Palin, explaining why Alaska's proximity to Russia gives her foreign policy experience, interview with CBS's Katie Couric, Sept. 24, 2008
''I'm not a witch...I'm you.''
—failed Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell, in a 30-second ad responding to video clips from her past in which she said she dabbled in witchcraft, Oct. 4, 2010
''I'm a huge supporter of women. What I'm not is a supporter of liberalism. Feminism is what I oppose. Feminism has led women astray. I love the women's movement -- especially when walking behind it.''
—Rush Limbaugh, responding to criticism that he is sexist and defending his selection as one of the judges at the 2010 Miss America Pageant, ''Fox News' Fox & Friends,'' February 3, 2010.
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