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1. "Dick Cheney and Bush's rise to power were built on tons of money from corporations and a dulled press."
Author: Adam McKay
2. "Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately."
Author: Alec Baldwin
3. "It was the sixties, exactly, all we wanted to do was to smoke a lot of dope and ball a lot of chicks. Vietnam, excuse me? Why would I wanna go get my ass shot off in some stinking rice paddy just so Nixon can have his four more years? Screw that, and I wasn't the only one who felt that way. All the big warmongers these days who took a pass on Vietnam, look, I'd be the last person on earth to start casting blame. Bush, Cheney, Rove, all those guys, they just did what everybody else was doing and I was right there with 'em, chicken as anybody. My problem now is how tough and gung-ho they are, all that bring it on crap, I mean, Jesus, show a little humility, people. They ought to be just as careful of your young lives as they were with their own."
Author: Ben Fountain
4. "But I am scared. Everybody's scared.""You know what I mean, like scared scared. Like coward scared, like if you never went to begin with. But with everything you've done nobody's going to doubt you." Then she made a somewhat frantic speech about a website she found that listed how certain people had avoided Vietnam. Cheney, Four education deferments, then a hardship 3-A. Limbaugh,4-F thanks to a cyst on his ass. Pat Buchanan, 4-F. Newt Gingrich, grad school deferment. Karl Rove, did not serve. Bill O'Reilly, did not serve. John Ashcroft, did not serve. Bush, AWOL from the Air National Guard, with a check mark in the "do not volunteer" box as to service overseas."You see where I'm going with this?'"Well, yeah.""I'm just saying, those people want a war so bad, they can fight it themselves. Billy Lynn's done his part."
Author: Ben Fountain
5. "According to James Mann's Rise of the Vulcans, once a year in the 1980s, the Reagan administration flew Cheney to a secret bunker to practice rebuilding the government if the Soviets destroyed Washington. Cheney's role, Mann reported, was to use his White House chief of staff experience to run the government in the name of any surviving cabinet member who made it to the bunker. The Reagan plan ignored the Presidential Succession Act, a 1947 law that put two top congressional leaders higher in the line of succession than cabinet secretaries. The program also made no plan for reconstituting Congress, because "it would be easier to operate without them," a participant told Mann."
Author: Charlie Savage
6. "By the seventh year of the Bush-Cheney presidency, Bush had attached signing statements to about 150 bills enacted since he took office, challenging the constitutionality of well over 1,100 separate sections in the legislation. By contrast, all previous presidents in American history combined had used signing statements to challenge the constitutionality of about 600 sections of bills, according to historical data compiled by Christopher Kelley, a Miami University of Ohio political science professor who was one of the first to study signing statements."
Author: Charlie Savage
7. "There was at least one exception to this description of the [Energy Task Force] papers as uninteresting. One document later obtained by Judicial Watch showed that Cheney's energy task force was studying Iraqi oil fields, and the companies that had drilling rights on them, as early as March 2001, two years before the invasion of Iraq."
Author: Charlie Savage
8. "In all, the future secretary of defense and wartime vice president[, Dick Cheney,] would receive five deferments during the Vietnam War, protecting him from service during his draft-eligible years."
Author: Charlie Savage
9. "Dick Cheney said he was running again. He said his health was fine, 'I've got a doctor with me 24 hours a day.' Yeah, that's always the sign of a man in good health, isn't it?"
Author: David Letterman
10. "If they had taught a class on how to be the kind of citizen Dick Cheney worries about, I would have finished high school."
Author: Edward Snowden
11. "Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American, and the more panicked talk we hear from people like him... the better off we all are."
Author: Edward Snowden
12. "If what I've been told is true - and I believe it is, General David Petraeus, a commander with soldiers deployed in two theaters of war, has had multiple meetings with Dick Cheney, the former vice-president of the United States, to discuss Petraeus's candidacy for the Republican nomination for the presidency."
Author: Eric Massa
13. "The day Dick Cheney is going to run for president, I'll kill myself. All we need is another liar... I think he'd like to run, but it would be a sad day for the country if he does."
Author: Helen Thomas
14. "Ashleigh's a manipulative liar," Jenny said. "She makes Dick Cheney look like Mr. Rogers." "That is an ugly thing to say about Dick Cheney!" Dr. Goodling snapped. "And my daughter, as well."
Author: J.L. Bryan
15. "When George W. Bush picked Dick Cheney, it was a reassuring sign that the Texas governor would have an experienced, prudent voice at his side."
Author: Jeff Greenfield
16. "I did not mean to sodomize Dick Cheney."
Author: Jerry Stahl
17. "Enhanced Interrogation is Dick Cheney changing a word, Dick Cheney comes up with a new word to cover his ass!"
Author: Jesse Ventura
18. "You give me a water board, Dick Cheney and one hour, and I'll have him confess to the Sharon Tate murders."(Larry King Live, May 11, 2009)"
Author: Jesse Ventura
19. "Other times, we dads are presented as the "enforcer" Vice President, the Dick Cheney."
Author: Jim Gaffigan
20. "Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found."
Author: John Olver
21. "I have some bad news. Bjork cannot be here tonight. She was trying on her Oscar dress and Dick Cheney shot her."
Author: Jon Stewart
22. "Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader."
Author: Marty Meehan
23. "I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado."
Author: Mary Cheney
24. "No, no, no. Dick Cheney forbade me to waste time on his image. I would have liked to have done more."
Author: Mary Matalin
25. "I think that Obama is very cool. And I think he's clever, and I think he can be witty. But I don't think he's funny in either the way that Reagan was funny - or John McCain and Dick Cheney are both funny in that ruthless, kind of mean way."
Author: Mo Rocca
26. "Wait, Richard Cheney, as in Dick Cheney? You're a vampire named Dick Cheney? Somehow, that makes you seem more evil."
Author: Molly Harper
27. "If Edwards gained 60 pounds and lost all his hair, he'd look like Dick Cheney!"
Author: Neil Cavuto
28. "That Dick Cheney is pro-torture surprises no one; he freely admits it."
Author: Nick Flynn
29. "Bush's choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to an already closely divided U.S. Supreme Court."
Author: Patricia Ireland
30. "George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record."
Author: Peter King
31. "Cheesecake. Are you shitting me? Who invented that? Probably Jesus of Nazareth. Or maybe Louis Pasteur. It makes me physically sick to think that Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, yet the name of the inventor of cheesecake isn't tattooed on Dick Cheney's face."
Author: Rob Delaney
32. "I've thought Cheney was scary for a long time. Now I know I was right to be nervous."
Author: Sarah Brady
33. "Complacency delivered us into the hands of evil greedy men like Cheney."
Author: Sonia Rumzi
34. "The world has given me a good life since then, I won't deny it, but sometimes I hate the world, anyway. Dick Cheney, that apologist for water boarding and for too long chief preacher in the Holy Church of Whatever it Takes, got a brand-new heart while I was writing this - how about that? He lives on; other people have died."
Author: Stephen King
35. "The boar held a VCR reote control and cackled maliciously as he watched a video of U.S. politicians grinning with their one-time budy Saddam--Dick Cheney, Gulf War-era Secretary of State James Baker, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Bob Dole, George H.W. Bush, to the tune of "Taking Care of Business." And then the viewers saw themselves in a mirror emblazoned with the words "You are a witness."
Author: Wafaa Bilal

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