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A collection of quotes and sayings by James Carville about politics, America, democracy, elections, marriage, gay marriage, teacher, change, church, abortion, want etc.

62 Interesting Quotes By James Carville

Famous As: Political Consultant

Born On: October 25, 1944

Born In: Fort Benning

James Carville is a celebrated American media personality and political commentator, who also happens to be one of the lynchpins of the Democratic Party. Carville is also renowned for his contribution as a lead strategist of the presidential campaign of Bill Clinton. Carville was the face of CNN during their prime time shows ‘Crossfire and The Situation Room’. Presently, he works for the Fox network as a leading contributor. Carville co-authored various hardbacks such as All's Fair: Love, War and Running for President, Stickin: The Case for Loyalty and It’s the Middle Class, Stupid!, with the likes of Paul Begala, Mary Matalin, Peter Knobler and Stan Greenberg. He has made several on-screen appearances through numerous cameos in sit-coms, movies and television series namely The People vs. Larry Flynt, Mad About You, Old School, Wedding Crashers, 30 Rock and many more. We have collected his quotes from his books, articles, speeches, interviews and general observations. Here are some of the most enlightening quotes from this American!.

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James Carville

This site sucks garbage bags full of dicks.

James Carville

When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.

James Carville

I eat babies, shit them out and use the feces that contains their mangled remains for bullet casings. Which I use to kill Republicans. HA HA HA REPUBLICANS ARE DUMB.

James Carville

The only thing more dangerous than a politician who thinks about re-election, is a politician who doesn't think about re-election.

James Carville

But I’d rather not predict. I’d rather affect.

James Carville

I've got enormous breasts.

James Carville

Victoria Westover and Shari Monetta are true patriots

James Carville

Never underestimate people.

James Carville

I once said hello to Catch22 of Newsvine; he seemed like an opinionated guy.

James Carville

I am certain that Mr. Johnston is not a douchebag despite what the Republicans claim.

James Carville

I have a tiny wiener.

James Carville

Am I surprised that Joe Klein [pseudonymous author of Primary Colors which he denied writing] lied? No, because in my opinion reporters lie all the time.

James Carville

As we know the KGB is all over this election [2016].

James Carville

Why are you sitting here when our democracy is under assault with the FBI acting at the behest of [Republican Congressman] Jason Chaffetz and sitting here acting like it is something legit?

James Carville

We ought to be talking about our democracy being under assault right now and what we're going to do about it and not what somebody said in July about James Comey. That's a distraction, that's not what's going on...

James Carville

There is nothing going on and in the meantime we do know that our democracy is under assault by the KGB. To me, that's something we ought to be talking about. That's a relevant issue in this campaign [2016].

James Carville

I think the American people ought to take their democracy back.

James Carville

People have to decide do we want our country for ourselves with the people in charge or are we going to elect the the KGB and the House Republicans to decide this election [2016].

James Carville

I've never seen a candidate - I've never seen a human being - who, with the most limited briefing, can understand the dimensions, the parameters, the nuances of everything of any kind of a policy or political problem.

James Carville

I didn’t just experiment with marijuana – if you know what I mean.

James Carville

All the wrong people are against it, so it must be right.

James Carville

Republicans now have their own network in Fox, so guys who don't like to answer questions, like Trent Lott, have a place to go to hit softballs.

James Carville

Sometimes a mind is like a mouth: you just got to shut it.

James Carville

If you say three things, you don't say anything.

James Carville

Pennsylvania is Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with Alabama in between.

James Carville

Washington is a dirty diaper. It's time for a change.

James Carville

What I'm suggesting is, stand for yourself, be for something and the hell with it. Because the hand-wringers and the editorialists and the sigh-and-pontificate crowd will be against you, whatever you do.

James Carville

I used to think that if there was reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the president or the pope or as a .400 baseball hitter. But now I would like to come back as the bond market. You can intimidate everybody.

James Carville

Don't get mad. Don't get even. Just get elected, then get even.

James Carville

There's a simple doctrine. Outside of a person's love the most sacred thing they can give is their labor. Labor is a very precious thing you have and any time you can combined labor and love you've really made a match.

James Carville

If Hillary gave up one of her balls and gave it to Obama, he'd have two.

James Carville

Winning an argument with your wife is like winning the war with Iraq. Once you win, you're in even more trouble.

James Carville

When the facts change, you change your mind. I know that is a hard concept for people to get sometimes.

James Carville

Republicans want smaller government for the same reason crooks want fewer cops; it's easier to get away with murder.

James Carville

The voter is basically dumb and lazy. The reason I became a Democratic operative instead of a Republican was because there were more Democrats that didn’t have a clue than there were Republicans.

James Carville

I think the Democratic Party has the chronic problem of appearing to be weak, of not standing and fighting for what it believes in, not fighting for its own.

James Carville

No one will ever accuse James Carville of taking himself seriously.

James Carville

You know there's nothing a Hill Democrat would rather do than criticize another Democrat. It is their favorite activity. Then they can read about how honorable they are in an Op-Ed piece, how bipartisan.

James Carville

I think that America will not trust a party to defend America that isn't willing to defend itself.

James Carville

If you want to be angry at Gore, be angry at him for not fighting harder in Florida.

James Carville

Ideologies aren't all that important. What's important is psychology.

James Carville

The only thing I'm running for is the state line.

James Carville

Every day Catholics prove that you can be a good Catholic and a good Democrat and have a different position from the Church on abortion.

James Carville

The teachings of the Church line up more with the Democratic Party than the Republican Party.

James Carville

I think Ralph Nader is the biggest liar in American politics when he said it didn't matter who was president.

James Carville

Drag a $100 bill through a trailer camp and there's no telling what you will find.

James Carville

We should not run away from religious teachings. We should run to them.

James Carville

Sometimes the right thing gets done for the wrong reason and sometimes, unfortunately, the wrong thing gets done for the right reason.

James Carville

If you didn't have some sense of idealism, then what is there to sustain you?

James Carville

You have to have sharp elbows if you want to change something.

James Carville

I was against gay marriage until I realized I didn't have to get one.

James Carville

But I'd rather not predict. I'd rather affect.

James Carville

Truth is relative. Truth is what you can make the voter believe is the truth. If you're smart enough, truth is what you make the voter think it is. That's why I'm a Democrat. I can make the Democratic voters think whatever I want them to.

James Carville

What's the real difference between Republicans and Democrats? Let me tell ya the real difference ... Republicans will always take on people in the interest of power and good democrats will never fear to take on the power in the interests of people.

James Carville

American democracy is really under attack here [Clinton campaign that was hacked]. And the question is how are we and in particular and how are Democrats going to respond to this. We have to understand this is really, really quite extraordinary. And it would seem to me that the FBI shouldn't be getting rolled by the House Republicans and that's what happened here.

James Carville

You know, back in 2000 a Republican friend of mine warned me that if I voted for Al Gore and he won, the stock market would tank, we'd lose millions of jobs, and our military would be totally overstretched. You know what: I did vote for Al Gore, he did win, and I'll be damned if all those things didn't come true.

James Carville

Hurricane [Katrina] hit the Gulf Coast and destroyed much of the Gulf Coast - that was an act of God ... Now what happened to New Orleans, that was a complete failure of the federal government. Complete negligence by the feds.

James Carville

This is not class warfare, this is generational warfare. This administration and old wealthy people have declared war on young people. That is the real war that is going on here. And that is the war we've got to talk about.

James Carville

[ James Comey] was acting in concert and coordination with the House Republicans. End of story. He gave a letter to them. They gave it to FOX News. Also, we have this extraordinary case of the KGB being involved in this race and selectively leaking things from the [Hillary] Clinton campaign that they hacked.

James Carville

I think this an outrage and I think the fact that the KGB is involved in this election [2016] is an outrage and I think the American people ought to take their democracy back regardless of what the press wants to do and the excuses they want to make for [James] Comey. That's what I think.

James Carville

You are sitting here defending an assault on American democracy. Somebody probably said nice things about anybody at a given point. This is an unprecedented event that was done at the behest of the House Republicans that was leaked to the press by the House Republicans.

James Carville