"It's important for us to explain to our nation that life is important. It's not only life of babies, but it's life of children living in, you know, the dark dungeons of the Internet." --Arlington Heights, Ill., Oct. 24, 2000 NEXT: MORE FROM THE PRESI-DUNCE
"I want to reduce our own nuclear capacities to the level commiserate with keeping the peace." --Des Moines, Iowa, Oct. 23, 2000
"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream." --LaCrosse, Wis., Oct. 18, 2000
"If I'm the president, we're going to have emergency-room care, we're going to have gag orders."
"Drug therapies are replacing a lot of medicines as we used to know it."
"I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun."
"Mr. Vice President, in all due respect, it is--I'm not sure 80 percent of the people get the death tax. I know this: 100 percent will get it if I'm the president."
"Quotas are bad for America. It's not the way America is all about."
"If affirmative action means what I just described, what I'm for, then I'm for it." --St. Louis, Mo., October 18, 2000
"Our priorities is our faith." --Greensboro, N.C., Oct. 10, 2000
"I mean, there needs to be a wholesale effort against racial profiling, which is illiterate children." --Second presidential debate, Oct. 11, 2000
"I would have my secretary of treasury be in touch with the financial centers, not only here but at home." --Boston, Oct. 3, 2000 (Thanks to M. Bateman.)
"I will have a foreign-handed foreign policy." --Redwood, Calif., Sept. 27, 2000
"It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas." --Beaverton, Ore., Sep. 25, 2000
"I am a person who recognizes the fallacy of humans." --Oprah, Sept. 19, 2000
"A tax cut is really one of the anecdotes to coming out of an economic illness." --The Edge With Paula Zahn, Sept. 18, 2000
"The woman who knew that I had dyslexia--I never interviewed her." --Orange, Calif., Sept. 15, 2000
"The best way to relieve families from time is to let them keep some of their own money." --Westminster, Calif., Sept. 13, 2000
"They have miscalculated me as a leader." --Ibid.
"I don't think we need to be subliminable about the differences between our views on prescription drugs." --Orlando, Fla., Sept. 12, 2000
"That's Washington. That's the place where you find people getting ready to jump out of the foxholes before the first shot is fired." --Westland, Mich., Sept. 8, 2000
"We'll let our friends be the peacekeepers and the great country called America will be the pacemakers." --Houston, Texas, Sept. 6, 2000
"We don't believe in planners and deciders making the decisions on behalf of Americans." --Scranton, Pa., Sept. 6, 2000
"The point is, this is a way to help inoculate me about what has come and is coming." --on his anti-Gore ad, in an interview with the New York Times, Sept. 2, 2000
"Well, I think if you say you're going to do something and don't do it, that's trustworthiness." --Ibid.
"I do know I'm ready for the job [the Presidency]. And, if not, that's just the way it goes." --Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 21, 2000
''This campaign not only hears the voices of the entrepreneurs and the farmers and the entrepreneurs, we hear the voices of those struggling to get ahead."