Week of May 26

Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is IN the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here.

Dan Quayle in Hawaii (September 1989)


Week of May 19

Hawaii is a unique state. It is a small state. It is a state that is by itself. It is a--it is different than the other 49 states. Well, all states are different, but it's got a particularly unique situation.

Dan Quayle, answering a question about the universal health care plan in Hawaii


Week of May 12

Quayle stumbled in response to a question about his opinion of the Holocaust. He said it was ``an obscene period in our nation's history.'' Then, trying to clarify his remark, Quayle said he meant ``this century's history'' and added a confusing comment. ``We all lived in this century, I didn't live in this century,'' he said. One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is ``to be prepared''.

Dan Quayle


Week of May 5

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.

Dan Quayle


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