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A collection of quotes and sayings by Bob Dole on history, deserve, technology, country, desire, Obama, Bill Clinton, life, walking, worry, work, optimistic and thought.

25 Meaningful Quotes By Bob Dole That Also Reflect His Wit And Deadpan Humor

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Bob Dole is a celebrated American politician and lawyer. From 1961 to 1996, he represented Kansas in Congress. From 1985 to 1996, he also held the office of the Republican Leader of the country’s Senate. In 1976, he was the Republican vice presidential nominee and in the 1996 presidential election he was the party’s presidential nominee. He has also served on various councils and has been seen in a number of television programs and commercials. He is the recipient of the ‘Congressional Gold Medal,’ which was given to him in 2018. Following is a corpus of noteworthy sayings and quotes by Bob Dole, which have been collected from his interviews, thoughts, speeches, public utterances, tweets, works and life. Presenting some motivations and quotable quotes and thoughts by Bob Dole.

The Internet is a great way to get on the net.

- Bob Dole

If you're hanging around with nothing to do and the zoo is closed, come over to the Senate. You'll get the same kind of feeling and you won't have to pay.

- Bob Dole

I really thought, with my background growing up, and my service, and all that, I thought it would be enough for the presidency. But... It sure was enough when I ran for Congress.

- Bob Dole

I will seek the presidency with nothing to fall back on but the judgment of the people of the United States, and nowhere to go but the White House or home.

- Bob Dole

I've thought about it, not a lot, but I thought my relationship with Congress - the Democrats and Republicans - would help me get some things done. Not everything, but at least they'd be willing to try.

- Bob Dole

I don't know how many people run for vice president and president and lose both.

- Bob Dole

I've never known a lot of rich people. It's not my bag.

- Bob Dole

It's going to be hard for someone like me to run for president.

- Bob Dole

Things are going to get better. Be optimistic.

- Bob Dole

I'm not a Gingrich fan. He's just difficult to work with. It's either Newt's way or the highway.

- Bob Dole

Life is very important to Americans.

- Bob Dole

Think I'll win. Could be big.

- Bob Dole

We're trying to get good pictures. Don't worry very much about what I say.

- Bob Dole

Elizabeth's back at the red cross, and I'm walking the dog.

- Bob Dole

At least she's the president of something, which is more than I can say.

- Bob Dole

We'll all be riding that streetcar of desire.

- Bob Dole

As long as there are only 3 to 4 people on the floor, the country is in good hands. It's only when you have 50 to 60 in the Senate that you want to be concerned.

- Bob Dole

I just consider myself a Republican, none of this hyphenated stuff. I was a mainstream conservative Republican, and most people are in that category.

- Bob Dole

Our intent will not be to create gridlock. Oh, except maybe from time to time.

- Bob Dole

President Obama came to visit me in the hospital. He said, 'I wish you were still in the Senate; I need your help.' I'm not certain I can help on everything. Maybe some things.

- Bob Dole

If something happened along the route and you had to leave your children with Bob Dole or Bill Clinton, I think you would probably leave them with Bob Dole.

- Bob Dole

Those who cultivate moral confusion for profit should understand this: we will name their names and shame them as they deserve to be shamed.

- Bob Dole

You know, a better man for a better America. That's sort of our slogan.

- Bob Dole

Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all.

- Bob Dole

You feel a little older in the morning. By noon I feel about 55.

- Bob Dole