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User currently offlineAussiemite From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1166 times:

"Power is like a lady, If you have to say you are you are probably not" Maggie Thatcher

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User currently offlineTwotterwrench From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1131 times:

"Freedom was attacked today...Freedom will be defended." the man.. GW Bush

User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16335 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1129 times:

"Read my lips, no new taxes"
George Bush Sr.
"The lady's not for turning"
Margaret Thatcher
"Ich bin ein Berliner"
JFK
"Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall"
Ronald Reagan
"I did not have sexual relations with that woman"
Bill Clinton
"I actually invented the internet"
Al Gore







Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineLortab 7.5mg From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 805 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1126 times:

"If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign."

George W. Bush


"When I was coming up, it was a dangerous world, and you knew exactly who they were. It was us versus them, and it was clear who them was. Today, we are not so sure who the they are, but we know they're there."

George W. Bush


User currently offlineEmiratesLover From Malta, joined Dec 2000, 341 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1124 times:

These are some of my favourites -

Kemal Ataturk - Peace at Home, Peace in the World

Mahatma Gandhi - An eye for an eye makes the whole world go blind.


User currently offlineDragon Lady From Italy, joined Oct 2001, 84 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

Don't ask what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.

Alexandria


User currently onlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5197 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1102 times:

"Is our children learning?" - G W Bush (yes they are, but apparently not proper English)
"If we give equal rights to gays, everyone will want them." - G W Bush (well DUH)
"Well...." - Ronald Reagan (which gave him time for Nancy to feed him the line)
"Read my lips" - G Bush Sr. (hard to do as he has no lips)
 Big grin

and people actually voted for these creatures.... Nuts




Next up, STL-ATL-MSY-ATL-STL
User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1100 times:

"I think it would be a good idea."

Mahatma Ghandi on being asked his views on western civilization.


Overheard at a state dinner in Beijing:

Sir Alec Douglas Home: Chairman, what do you think would have happened if President. Khrushchev were as assassinated and not of President Kennedy?

Chairman Mao: I do not believe Mr. Onassis would have married Mrs. Khrushchev.


"Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time."

Lyndon Johnson


"Honest in the most odeous sense of the word"

Benjamin Disraeli on W.E. Gladstone


"I offer a toast to this gracious lady. Up your bottom"

Andrei Gromyko, former Soviet Foreign Minister to Mrs. Dean Rusk in 1979 at the Vienna Summit, after refusing the assistance of an interpreter


and my personal favorate:

"My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth there is hardly any difference."

Harry S Truman

Keep Smiling!

Charles, SJ






The customer isn't a moron, she is your wife -David Ogilvy
User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16335 posts, RR: 56
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1097 times:

Winston Churchill on replying to a female Labour MP haranging him in the House of Commons that if he were her husband, she'd put poison in his tea, "Madam, if you were my wife, I'd drink it".

"P-O-T-A-T-O-E" Dan Quayle, on how to spell 'potato' in a spelling bee during a tour of a public school while VP.




Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineADG From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1093 times:

"where are my pants?"

Malcolm Fraser in the lobby of some hotel in the US.....


User currently offlinePANYNJ From Bahamas, joined Sep 2001, 213 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1077 times:

Churchil: Madam you are particularly ugly
Madam: Oh Sir Winston, you must be drunk.
Churchil: (murmuring) Oh I may be, but at least I shall be sober in the morning.


User currently offlineEIPremier From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1549 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1075 times:

"I understand small business growth. I was one."
--George W. Bush



User currently offlinePHX-LJU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1072 times:

Not that funny, but still:

"The only thing I know about Slovakia is what I learned firsthand from your foreign minister, who came to Texas."

-- George W. Bush. He actually met with SLOVENIA's PRIME MINISTER. (wrong on 2 counts!)


User currently offlinePaulc From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1490 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1054 times:

President Regan at a function said "may I introduce Anwar Sadat - President of Israel" - opps!!!


English First, British Second, european Never!
User currently offlineWestern727 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 751 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1054 times:

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

-FDR (Correct me if I'm wrong)



Jack @ AUS
User currently offlineKlmfan From Austria, joined Jun 2001, 445 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (13 years 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1052 times:

"No sports" W. Churchill  Laugh out loud

Western727,
I thought this quote was from a Greek philosopher? However I'm not quite sure.


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