Quotes by presidential
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American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.
Elwyn Brooks White
American writer 1899-1985
A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.
President of the US 1946-
A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.Source: U.S. News & World Report, Volume 136, Issues 20-23, 2004
British Labour Party politician 1952-
Despite the increasingly presidential style of political leadership in our country, teamwork is essential.
American journalist 1968-
Education has not traditionally been a large concern in presidential elections, presumably because the president does not run schools.
American investigative journalist and author 1944-
Even at the end of a presidential election campaign, we have no way to know what Mitt Romney really believes.
American businessman and politician 1954-
House Speaker Paul Ryan has actually started using a phrase lately - 'Raise our gaze.' He's exactly right, too. That's what I'd like to see in a presidential candidate. I don't like the bricks being thrown back and forth. That's not inspiring to me and to most of our electorate, I think.
American legal scholar 1954-
It can be easy and tempting, especially during a presidential campaign, to listen only to opinions that mirror and fortify one's own. That's not ideal, because it eliminates learning and makes it impossible for people to understand what they dismiss as 'the other side.'
American investigative journalist 1943-
Not a season passes without new disclosures showing Nixon's numerous attempts at criminal use of his presidential powers and in fact the scorn he held for the rule of law.
American lawyer 1955-2001
Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.
American actor and political activist 1959-
One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential.
Bernard L. Schwartz
American businessman 1925-
The 2008 Democratic presidential candidates would be wise to note that unwarranted negativism is dangerous and badly underestimates the strengths of the American people to adapt to and prosper with change.
Ada Louise Huxtable
American architecture critic and writer 1921-2013
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
American political analyst 1952-
The average GOP presidential vote in these last five elections was 44.5 percent. In the last three, it was 48.1 percent. Give Romney an extra point for voter disillusionment with Obama, and a half-point for being better financed than his predecessors. It still strikes me as a path to narrow defeat.
Theodore Harold White
American political journalist and historian 1915-1986
There is no excitement anywhere in the world, short of war, to match the excitement of the American presidential campaign.