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Dan Quayle

Data di nascita: 4. Febbraio 1947

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James Danforth Quayle, meglio conosciuto come Dan Quayle, , è un politico statunitense.

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„Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.“

— Dan Quayle
Context: I also try to discipline myself when I get into a situation … and I'm trying to think of an answer, instead of being verbose, which is a tendency that I have, to be concise. Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things. Quoted in the Los Angeles Times (30 October 1988), attributed to an earlier Associated Press interview

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„People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.“

— Dan Quayle
Interview with Hendrik Hertzburg (October 1988), referring to Grigori Rasputin

„For NASA, space is still a high priority.“

— Dan Quayle
Remarks to NASA employees, 9/5/1990, reported in Esquire (August 1992)

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„What we have here is clear-cut evidence that illegitimacy—something I've always said we should talk about in terms of not having it—leads to drug abuse.“

— Dan Quayle
Remarks (20 May 1992), quoted in Esquire (August 1992) and Ann Beatts (23 November 1997) "ABSURDUM; Murphy Brown's Got Dan All Fired Up Again," Los Angeles Times

„It's wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.“

— Dan Quayle
If Quayle said this, he would only be repeating a phrase that first appeared in print approximately 100 years earlier. See: Staff writer (13 May 1889) "The Great State of Chicago," Chicago Daily Tribune; Staff writer (13 April 1895) "[http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9E00E0DB103AE533A25750C1A9629C94649ED7CF The State of Chicago]," New York Times; Norman Mailer (1968) Miami and the Siege of Chicago

„Mars is essentially in the same orbit. … Mars is somewhat the same distance from the Sun, which is very important. We have seen pictures where there are canals, we believe, and water. If there is water, that means there is oxygen. If oxygen, that means we can breathe.“

— Dan Quayle
[http://bobpark.physics.umd.edu/WN89/wn090189.html Press comment on Mars exploration] (11 August 1989), televised on CNN, and referenced in "A Quayle Vision of Mars" in The Washington Post (1 September 1989)

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„We understand the importance of having the bondage between the parent and the child.“

— Dan Quayle
Video, "[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW2K0-VItAk Who is Dan Quayle?]"

„I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.“

— Dan Quayle
U.S. Representative Claudine Schneider (RI) telling an admitted joke about Quayle [http://www.snopes.com/quotes/quayle.htm "Quayle Quotes"], Urban Legends Reference Pages

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