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35 Top Quotes By Jesse Ventura

Famous As: 38th Governor of Minnesota
Born On: July 15, 1951
Born In: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Age: 72 Years
Jesse Ventura is an illustrious retired American professional wrestler, media personality and former politician. From 1999 to 2003, he also served as the 38th Governor of Minnesota. Though he won a major government position and was the first and only member of Reform Party to achieve this, yet, he later joined the ‘Independence Party Of Minnesota’. During the Vietnam War, Ventura was also the member of the ‘U.S Navy Underwater Demolition Team’. He embarked on a professional wrestling career, taking the ring name ‘Jesse The Body Ventura’ from 1975 to 1986, after leaving the military. In 2004, he was inducted into the ‘WWE Hall of Fame’. Read through the quotes and thoughts by Jesse Ventura which he shared both in the ring and outside. Let us see what we can learn from the quotes and sayings by Jesse Ventura on good, devil, stupidity, alive, family, immigration, privilege, uncomfortable, truth, miles, loyalty, knowledge, military, law, rule, insurance and technology.
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I love my country, not my government.

I love my country, not my government.

Jesse Ventura
Learn from history or you're doomed to repeat it.

Learn from history or you're doomed to repeat it.

Jesse Ventura
You give me a water board, Dick Cheney and one hour, and I'll have him confess to the Sharon Tate murders.

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)

Jesse Ventura
There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.

There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.

Jesse Ventura
If you're patriotic, stand up for the Bill of Rights because once they strip your rights from you, you will pay hell to get them back. You will and we're in the process of it right now.

If you're patriotic, stand up for the Bill of Rights because once they strip your rights from you, you will pay hell to get them back. You will and we're in the process of it right now.

Jesse Ventura
In a free society, how can you commit a crime against yourself?

In a free society, how can you commit a crime against yourself?

Jesse Ventura
Every fat person says it's not their fault, that they have gland trouble. You know which gland? The saliva gland. They can't push away from the table.

Every fat person says it's not their fault, that they have gland trouble. You know which gland? The saliva gland. They can't push away from the table.

Jesse Ventura
George Bush keeps saying that terrorists keep attacking us because we have freedom here in America. So what, the solution is to take away our freedoms and they won't attack us?

George Bush keeps saying that terrorists keep attacking us because we have freedom here in America. So what, the solution is to take away our freedoms and they won't attack us?

Jesse Ventura
I speak my mind. If it offends some people, well, there's not much I can do about that. But I'm going to be honest. I'm going to continue to speak my mind, and that's who I am...

I speak my mind. If it offends some people, well, there's not much I can do about that. But I'm going to be honest. I'm going to continue to speak my mind, and that's who I am...

Jesse Ventura
Enhanced Interrogation is Dick Cheney changing a word, Dick Cheney comes up with a new word to cover his ass!

Enhanced Interrogation is Dick Cheney changing a word, Dick Cheney comes up with a new word to cover his ass!

Jesse Ventura
You have to accept the rule of law, even when it's inconvenient, if you're going to be a country that bides by the rule of law.

You have to accept the rule of law, even when it's inconvenient, if you're going to be a country that bides by the rule of law.

Jesse Ventura

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.

Jesse Ventura
Congratulations, you have a sense of humor. And to those who didn't: Go stick your head in the mud.

Congratulations, you have a sense of humor. And to those who didn't: Go stick your head in the mud.

Jesse Ventura
If you're smart enough to go to college, you should be smart and creative enough to pay for it.

If you're smart enough to go to college, you should be smart and creative enough to pay for it.

Jesse Ventura
Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.

Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.

Jesse Ventura

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?

Jesse Ventura

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.

Jesse Ventura
You can't legislate against stupidity.

You can't legislate against stupidity.

Jesse Ventura
I'm against the draft. I believe we should have a professional military; it might be smaller, but it would be more effective.

I'm against the draft. I believe we should have a professional military; it might be smaller, but it would be more effective.

Jesse Ventura
I've never been arrested in my life. Never had cuffs put on me, never been charged with a crime, never spent one day in jail.

I've never been arrested in my life. Never had cuffs put on me, never been charged with a crime, never spent one day in jail.

Jesse Ventura
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.

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.

Jesse Ventura
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.

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.

Jesse Ventura
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.

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.

Jesse Ventura
If you were to come to Minnesota, I could have you locked up like that. That's power.

If you were to come to Minnesota, I could have you locked up like that. That's power.

Jesse Ventura
Government is at its worst when you have apathy from its citizens.

Government is at its worst when you have apathy from its citizens.

Jesse Ventura
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.

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.

Jesse Ventura
Monsanto can do anything they want to you, and put anything they want into your foods. There's nothing you can do about it.

Monsanto can do anything they want to you, and put anything they want into your foods. There's nothing you can do about it.

Jesse Ventura
Mexico has strict gun control. You cannot own a gun in Mexico.

Mexico has strict gun control. You cannot own a gun in Mexico.

Jesse Ventura
Health insurance should be a given for every citizen.

Health insurance should be a given for every citizen.

Jesse Ventura
If you want to stop illegal immigration, you have to make it so that - so that the people that hire the illegal immigrants will not be in a position to hire them.

If you want to stop illegal immigration, you have to make it so that - so that the people that hire the illegal immigrants will not be in a position to hire them.

Jesse Ventura