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George Tenet Quotes and Sayings

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The President had every reason to believe that the
text presented to him was sound...
These 16 words should never have been included in the
text written for the president.
- George Tenet

I haven't eaten at a McDonald's since I became President.
- William J. Clinton

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River,
the headline that afternoon would read:
"President Can't Swim."
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm.
There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

 

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even
if it leads to the president.
I'm innocent.
You've got to believe I'm innocent.
If you don't, take my job.
- Richard M. Nixon

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

A knowledgeable and courageous U.S.
president could help enormously in leading the world's
nations toward saving the climate.
- Donella Meadows

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You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President;
I'm beginning to believe it.
- Clarence Darrow

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president,
but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
- John F. Kennedy

The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as
long as I am President that is what it will remain.
They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
- Harry S. Truman

I think there is one higher office than president and
I would call that patriot.
- Gary Hart

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President
but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed.
But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops.
Uh, depending on the breaks.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove

My father was not a failure.
After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
- Harry S. Truman

Frankly, I don't mind not being President.
I just mind that someone else is.
- Edward Kennedy

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.
Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
- Will Rogers

The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled
without adequate funding,
and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is
breaking his promise to our children.
- Joe Lieberman

We have to do more than just elect a new President
if we truly want to change this country.
- Dan Quayle

My publicist told me not to talk about politics but,
yes, I think we have a president who stole the election.
- Liev Schreiber

Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president,
from a murderous general or a beloved leader,
I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon.
- Oriana Fallaci

Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker
safety will be indispensable if they are to get their
fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year.
- Arlen Spector

We know the pain the president has caused our society
and his family and his friends,
but we know, too, how much the president has done for this country.
- Charles Ruff

President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden.
He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone.
- William Westmoreland

Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age,
only by his works.' And ever since he told me that,
I stopped worrying.
- Ronald Reagan

The President is always abused.
If he isn't, he isn't doing anything.
- Harry S. Truman

Has President Bush exceeded his constitutional authority
or acted illegally in authorizing wiretaps without
a warrant? Benjamin Franklin would not have thought so.
- Pete du Pont

You can be a great president and be ridden with flaws.
Of course we know that.
- Morley Safer

Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues,
but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture.
They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement.
- Pat Roberts

The first black president will be a politician who is black.
- Doug Wilder

I think it's less risky for the Kerry campaign to embrace
former President Clinton than it is to reject him.
- Stuart Rothenberg

Any man who wants to be president
is either an egomaniac or crazy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Vice president - it has such a nice ring to it!
- Geraldine Ferraro

I've never heard of any president being so close to his people.
- Ho Chi Minh

I had rather be right than be President.
- Henry Clay

A group of politicians deciding to dump a President
because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting
together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
- Russell Baker

Every President that went to China, I would meet them
and have dinner and talk about the past and the future.
That was in the '70s.
- Jet Li

It is the duty of the President to propose and it is
the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The first person who contacted us was the assistant
to President Eisenhower...
in the White House.
- Betty Hill

President Obama celebrates diversity,
yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on
that common ground to make progress.
- Valerie Jarrett

We barely missed killing Bin Laden.
There were numerous findings issued by the President to kill him.
We rolled up terrorist cells.
We stopped the millennium bombings.
- Sidney Blumenthal

I would not run for president.
I really like what I'm doing now.
People say I'm giving them energy and hope.
- Barbara Boxer

It is hypocritical that Republicans can call any President
"polarizing" after what Bush and the Republican Party
did during his 8 years in office.
- Jeffrey C. Stewart

The President is of opinion that if Japan makes a treaty with the United States,
all other foreign countries will make the same kind of a treaty,
and Japan will be safe thereafter.
- Townsend Harris

For President Clinton, according to this discussion I had with him,
Rwanda was a marginal problem.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

When asked for your views, by the press or others,
remember that what they really want to know is the President's views.
- Donald Rumsfeld

President Bush has been silent on Schwarzenegger.
Of course, he can't pronounce Schwarzenegger.
- David Letterman

In my opinion eight years as president is enough and
sometimes too much for any man to serve in that capacity.
- Harry S. Truman

A woman will be elected President before Wade Boggs
is called out on strikes.
I guarantee that.
- George Brett

You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.
- William J. Clinton

I've always admired President Chavez for standing up
to imperialism and the meddling of the American government in South America.
- Cindy Sheehan

The Constitution has not greatly bothered any wartime President.
- Francis Biddle

I think the actions of the president are,
in my opinion, the most vile and hateful words ever
spoken by a sitting president.
I am stunned and I'm horrified.
- Rosie O'Donnell

President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit.
Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward
start when the president pulled out his baseball cards.
- Conan O'Brien

I don't think Bush was legitimately elected President.
- Roger Ebert

By Rice's own standards, the war was well underway
by the time he took office.
He was a war president the moment he took the oath.
But did he act like one?
- Howard Fineman

I consider it part of my responsibility as President
of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes
of Islam wherever they appear.
- Barack Obama

One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr.,
President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built
his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.
- Hillary Clinton

If the president is going to use so much language of theology and the Bible,
then let's use that language for a serious discussion about the war in Iraq.
And that was never done.
- Jim Wallis

One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president,
and that one word is 'to be prepared'.
- Dan Quayle

The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president.
All he has to do is get up every morning and say,
"How is the president?"
- Will Rogers

You will see the President being very,
very tough on spending.
- Donald Evans

The President of the United States thinks that for
the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war.
- Townsend Harris

I'm one of those that believes you can't be one kind
of a man and another kind of president.
- Phil McGraw

In Uzbekistan, hundreds of protesters were recently
killed under the corrupt regime of President Karimov
in what human rights groups are calling a massacre.
- Ed Markey

I don't take a dime of their [lobbyist] money,
and when I am president, they won't find a job in my White House.
- Barack Obama

The behaviour of President Bush on 11 September certainly
gives rise to not unnatural suspicions.
- Gore Vidal

The President is going to benefit from me reporting
directly to him when I arrive.
- Dan Quayle

President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid
manner that it is his passion that all children should
have access to a first class education.
- George Miller


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