Jesse Ventura Quotes

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I don’t take PAC money. I don’t take special interest money.
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I asked Dalai Lama the most important question that I think you could ask – if he had ever seen Caddyshack.
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I don’t have to muzzle myself when I’m a civilian. When you’re a governor, you kind of have to do it, because you represent the whole state. You have to leave your personal opinions to yourself a lot. I learned that.
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Personally, I think Julian Assange is a hero.
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Any party that would put Sarah Palin up on a pedestal will never have my support.
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I also believe that government has no business telling us how we should live our lives. I think our lifestyle choices should be left up to us. What we do in our private lives is none of the government’s business. That position rules out the Republican Party for me.
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I’m saying that there’s way more to 9/11 than mainstream media and our government have told us.
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The communism of Karl Marx would probably be actually the best for everybody as a whole. But what he didn’t figure into was human nature, and that’s what corrupts it.
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When you reach a certain age in life, time becomes more important than money, and I think that happens in your 50s.
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A car is a 2,000 pound projectile that can go 100 miles an hour.
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I don’t believe we need the government’s help as much as some think we do. That belief sets me apart from the Democrats, since their way of dealing with everything is to tax and spend.
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When you live in Mexico, your houses all have names.
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What do we have for veterans? Government-run health care. I understand that. Congressmen and senators… they get five choices of government-run health care. Why should a congressman and senator get anything more than a regular citizen does? Why are they privileged and the rest of us aren’t?
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Once you privatize something, it becomes a for-profit business.
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When I ran for governor of Minnesota, I only raised $300,000.
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Barack Obama‘s large contributor was Goldman Sachssame thing on the Republican side. If you go to both their conventions, you see the same lobbyists paying off both sides so they win either way.
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Politics is not my life. I have a career in radio and another career in film.
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I think that when Americans go to vote, states should not list what party the candidates are affiliated with. That would require voters to actually think and get to know a candidate instead of voting for their favorite gang. ‘Oh, this guy is a Republican, so he must be good.’
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When the Constitution gave us the right to bear arms, it also made us responsible for using them properly. It’s not fair of us as citizens to lean more heavily on one side of that equation than on the other.
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My children were attacked by the Minnesota media when I was governor.
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Get every candidate to wear a NASCAR racing suit when they go debate; this way we can see how their sponsors really are.
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I believe to go along to get along is unpatriotic. I believe that agreeing with your government on everything they do is unpatriotic. I believe a patriot stands up and holds your government’s feet to the fire. Because if you do that, you will get good government.
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Liberty is security. Freedom is security.
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I follow the teachings of Major General Smedley Darlington Butler, United States Marine Corps. He won two Congressional Medals of Honor, and he wrote the highly controversial antiwar book ‘War is a Racket.’
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I’ve been water-boarded, and I speak from experience, and it’s torture.
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I think they should let gays in the military because we are the United States of America. And if a gay person wants to serve his or her country, why should they not be allowed to?
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When you drink fluoridated water, you’re drinking liquid Prozac. You drink enough of it, even though it’s a small amount, drink it for decades and decades and what does Prozac do to you? It dumbs you down; it makes you docile.
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The thing is, and Americans are starting to realize this now, that while street gangs are violent, the Democrats and Republicans are worse. They are worse because their decisions affect your life.
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I’m an equal opportunity despiser.
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I live in Mexico in the wintertime, and I live off the grid down there.
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Al Gore, you’ve been a real inspiration. But a lot of other people who preach the global warming gospel aren’t out to save the world. They’re out to run it.
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Republicans are not a political party. It’s a mental condition.
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There are lots of people out there who think they know the truth about God and religion, but does anybody really know for sure? That’s why the founding fathers built freedom of religious belief into the structure of this nation, so that everybody could make up their minds for themselves.
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Patriotism to your country is something that comes from your heart. It should be taught to you by your parents.
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WikiLeaks is exposing our government officials for the frauds that they are. They also show us how governments work together to lie to their citizens when they are waging war.
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My father used to always say to me that, you know, if a guy goes out to steal a loaf of bread to feed his family, they’ll give him 10 years, but a guy can do white-collar crime and steal the money of thousands and he’ll get probation and a slap on the wrist.
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Students often approached me about state-paid tuition while I was out campaigning. After I explained to them that if the state pays their tuition now, they will pay higher taxes to pay other people’s tuition for the rest of their lives, most of them ended up agreeing with me.
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Remember that government doesn’t earn one single dollar it spends. In order for you to get money from the government, that money must first be taken from somebody else.
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If Jesus came back today, I think he’d throw up.
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I believe in the America people’s ability to govern themselves. If government would just get out of the way and allow them to lead their lives as they choose, they will succeed.
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The SuperPACs and the Citizens United ruling that gives corporations a voice in the political process are all bad news. They made it so you can now lie, and the politician being promoted on that lie will not be held responsible for it.
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I don’t support abortion. I could never participate in one. But I think it would be a mistake to make them illegal again.
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I decided to run for governor because I got mad… I want to make government more directly accountable to the people.
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You can have solid third party politics, but the problem is you’re all lumped in to all the fringe groups. That’s a stereotype that happens.
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Government has no place telling you who to fall in love with and who to marry.
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Let’s remember, the CIA’s job is to go out and create wars.
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Congratulations, you have a sense of humor. And to those who didn’t: Go stick your head in the mud.
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My position is that it isn’t government’s job to mandate patriotism. To me, mandating a pledge of allegiance to a government is something Saddam Hussein would do.
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I would give the people of America to their first opportunity to elect a president who doesn’t belong to either party since George Washington.
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Health insurance should be a given for every citizen.
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The first thing out of Fidel Castro’s mouth to me, he looked me right in the eye and said, ‘You’re a man of great courage.’
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Governments are run by people. People can be bad.
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I do not support the third party movement anymore. I now advocate the abolishment of all political parties. We’ve allowed the parties to take over the government.
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Sarah Palin’s a quitter.
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After Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, I was heartened to see him issue an Open Government Initiative on his first full day in office.
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I find that the history books that we teach our kids with are not fully truthful, in my opinion.
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I speak my mind. That’s who I am.
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Monsanto can do anything they want to you, and put anything they want into your foods. There’s nothing you can do about it.
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I don’t oppose hunting in any way, shape or form. If that’s what you enjoy doing, you are free to do it.
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Love is bigger than government.
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We’re the Fascist States of America today, not the United States of America, because the corporations are in power.
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I’m an Angus King independent.
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The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That’s all. It doesn’t guarantee our rights to charity.
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If you were to come to Minnesota, I could have you locked up like that. That’s power.
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I’m the only person in the world that, when he holds down two jobs, gets criticized for it; everyone else gets a pat on the back and say, ‘What an entrepreneuring, hardworking person,’ but apparently that doesn’t apply to me.
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You can’t legislate morality.
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Industrial hemp is a very useful plant. I challenged the attorney general to get rid of the criminal stigma associated with hemp so we can look at it in terms of how it might be useful.
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If the government mandates anything with a price tag on it, then it ought to fund the project.
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I love fat people. Every fat person says it’s not their fault, that they have gland trouble. You know which gland? The saliva gland.
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I’ve jumped out of an airplane 34 times. I’ve dove 212 feet under water. I’ve done a lot of things that defied death.
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Whenever the government says, ‘It’s time to move on,’ that means there’s something they don’t want you to know about.
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I believe that the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin are two of the greatest rock bands ever!
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I’m kind of like Che Guevera. I lead the revolution, but at some point I turn it over to someone else.
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Government is like physics, you know – for every action, there’s a reaction.
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Tell the truth because then you don’t have to have a good memory.
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People in this country need to understand when you go to any airport in the United States, you are not protected by the Constitution or the Bill of Rights. They can do anything they want to you, and there is no where you can go to seek redress.
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