Ronald Reagan: "If I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough I would be convinced that we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed."
Ronald Reagan, about to go on the air for a radio broadcast, unaware that the microphone was already on: "My fellow Americans, I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
Dan Quayle: "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."
Ronald Reagan: "Now we are trying to get unemployment to go up and I think we're going to succeed."
Walter Mondale: George Bush doesn't have the manhood to apologize.
Bush: Well, on the manhood thing, I'll put mine up against his any time.