Joe Biden Quotes

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Born: November 20, 1942, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: US vice president

1.
A gaffe in Washington is someone telling the truth, and telling the truth has never hurt me.
- Joe Biden

2.
America doesn't have health insurance.
- Joe Biden

3.
For too long in this society, we have celebrated unrestrained individualism over common community.
- Joe Biden

4.
Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
- Joe Biden

5.
I believe the American people have a genuine and justifiable fear of government intrusion in what they instinctively know is going to be an ever more intrusive world.
- Joe Biden

6.
I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science.
- Joe Biden

7.
I was kind of secretly hoping one of my kids would go out and make a million bucks. So when they put me in a home, at least I'll have a window with a view.
- Joe Biden

8.
Look folks, we know who built this country and we know who is going to rebuild it. It's you. Instead of vilifying you, we should be thanking you. We owe you.
- Joe Biden

9.
Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
- Joe Biden

10.
My dad always said, 'Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.'
- Joe Biden

11.
My recollection is - and I'd have to confirm this - but I don't recall paying any money to go to law school.
- Joe Biden

12.
Now, people when I say that look at me and say, 'What are you talking about, Joe? You're telling me we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?'. The answer is yes, that's what I'm telling you.
- Joe Biden

13.
Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people.
- Joe Biden

14.
Over the objections, where they sound like squealing pigs, over the objections of Romney and all his allies, we passed some of the toughest Wall Street regulations in history, turning Wall Street back into the allocator of capital it always has been and no longer a casino. And they want to repeal it.
- Joe Biden

15.
The devastating punch we took on September 11th still reverberates throughout American society.
- Joe Biden

16.
The Middle East is hopeful. There's hope there.
- Joe Biden

17.
The White House isn't the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation.
- Joe Biden

18.
There's a lot of revisionist history that goes on these days about Iraq.
- Joe Biden

19.
There's one advantage in having been around as long as I have. Everybody in the Senate knows me, and - I'm going to say something presumptuous, to repeat myself - I think most respect me.
- Joe Biden

20.
This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact.
- Joe Biden

21.
This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power.
- Joe Biden

22.
We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society.
- Joe Biden

23.
We're going to be OK because of the American people. They have more grit, determination and courage than you can imagine.
- Joe Biden

24.
Well, I thought the deal was, when you went to work for the government you weren't supposed to make money!
- Joe Biden

25.
You've got to reach a hand of friendship across the aisle and across philosophies in this country.
- Joe Biden

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