I've been storing these up on and off for 2 years. I figure this is as good a place as any to post them.
[Our] goals are clear and limited. We will end a brutal regime, whose aggression and weapons of mass destruction make it a unique threat to the world -- GWB
We don't need to have the Eighty-Second Airborne escorting kids to kindergarten -- Condoleeza Rice
"We will change the tone in Washington" -- GWB
"We are trying to change the tones in the state capitals, and turn them toward bitter nastiness and partisanship" "Bipartisanship is another name for date rape" -- Grover Nordquist, Republican Operative.
I do not understand this squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favor of using poison gas against uncivilized tribes. -- Winston Churchill
If welfare recipients had an self-esteem, they'd be working -- Howard Dean
I was provided with additional input that was radically different from the truth. I assisted in furthering that version. -- Oliver North
I think the art and science of economics has not yet advanced to the stage where we can really properly capture all the positive effects the tax cuts do have on the economy--J Bolten, Director OMB
"My assessment is people are going to say the darndest thing when they run for office, in terms of just the politics. The American people know the difference between politics and reality" -- George W Bush
I am not a national security strategist or a military tactician. I am a politician, and a person who uses communication to meet public policy or corporate policy objectives. In fact, I am an information warrior and a perception manager. -- Pentagon fixer John Rendon
The American weapons that Iraq could make good use of include remotely scatterable and anti-personnel mines and counterartillery radar. The United States might also consider upgrading intelligence it is supplying Baghdad. -- Daniel Pipes and Laura "Larouche" Mylroie [on Iran/Iraq war]
The dossier is good and convincing for those who are prepared to be convinced ... [We must be sure that] we do not claim that we have evidence that (Saddam) is an imminent threat. -- Colin Powell 10/17/2002, letter to Britsh Intelligence.
Neocons do not feel that kind of alarm or anxiety about the growth of the state. -- William Kristol Jr on classical liberalism.
See, I ran for office to solve problems, not to pass them on to future presidents and future generations. -- GWB
Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction. -- GWB
The "Mission Accomplished" sign, of course, was put up by the members of the USS Abraham Lincoln, saying that their mission was accomplished. I know it was attributed some how to some ingenious advance man from my staff -- they weren't that ingenious, by the way. -- GWB
Is the political structure of Iraq going to be in the hands of one man? -- Paul Bremer
The idea of spending taxpayers' money on contracts to firms that didn't participate in the initial thrust -- that's not something I'm going to do. -- GWB
I can't think of a better place to reflect on the awesome love of our lord Jesus than to be here at Lawtey Correctional [Facility]. -- Jeb Bush
I've got the greatest idea of how to raise money for the campaign. Have your mother send a letter to your family's Christmas card list. I just did and I got $350,000! -- GWB