Select Quayle Topics: Fun and Games
It's not to keep him from running off our property. It's to protect my
-- Vice President Dan Quayle telling a guest at his house
why his dog, Breezy, wears a special collar that emits
a painful jolt of electricity should the dog try to
run away. (reported in the NY Daily News, 6/30/92 --
taken from The Quayle Quarterly, Summer/Fall 92)
Great American sport. Horseshoes is a very great game. I love it.
-- Vice President Dan Quayle, 4/5/89
(reported in Esquire, 8/92)
I've played there (the Burning Tree Country Club) before and I'll play
there again. I'm not going to protest Burning Tree. Maybe they'll
change. I think it would be a good idea for them to take women into
the club. I don't have any problem playing there in the meantime.
-- Vice President Dan Quayle (from 'What a Waste it Is
to Lose One's Mind' -- the Unauthorized Autobiography)
I felt like I was in charge.
-- Vice President Dan Quayle after working the locks of
the Panama Canal locks during his visit to Panama City
in January 1990. (reported in High Times, 11/92)
I could take this home, Marilyn. This is something teenage boys might find of
-- Vice President Dan Quayle, when purchasing a South
American Indian Doll that, when lifted, displays an
erection, 3/11/90 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)
That's solid. There, you see how much I learned.
-- Vice President Dan Quayle when when visiting a welding
class at a vocational school in Union, Missouri. He welded
two scraps of metal together to demonstrate how much he
had learned while in the National Guard.
(reported in the NY Times, 10/25/88)
There. I paid for my ice tea and I even left you a penny.
-- Vice President Dan Quayle at Bob's Big Boy in
Claymont, DE. The waitress who served Dan Quayle said
he had given the cashier $1.00 for a 99 cent iced tea,
said this, and then laughed. On a stop to a Delaware
restaurant, in Feb. 1992, Quayle bought a coffee at
Dempsey's Diner and left no tip whatsoever. On that
occasion, he had just come from a $500 a plate fundraiser
at the Hotel Du Pont. This time, after leaving his 1
cent tip, he went to a $250 a plate fundraiser at the
Rodney Square Club in downtown Wilmington.
(Wilmington News-Journal, 10/24/92)
I'm not so sure that I will miss Johnny Carson, but Johnny Carson will
-- Vice President Dan Quayle (reported in the Houston
Chronicle, 5/22/92 - taken from The Quayle Quarterly,