[Ads-l] Notable Quotations of the Year Appeal

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 20 20:06:53 EST 2016


Where is "Make America Great Again"?

Rubio:

"And you know what they say about guys with small hands," Rubio said with a
smile, prompting stunned laughter from the crowd.

After a brief pause he added: "You can't trust 'em!" The crowd responded
with applause

Bernie:
What's our average donation? $27!

Elizabeth Warren:
 “Donald Trump is a loud, nasty, thin-skinned fraud, who has never risked
anything for anyone and who serves no one but himself, and that is just one
of the many reasons he will never be president of the United States.”

On Nov 20, 2016 5:01 PM, "Shapiro, Fred" <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:

> It's that time of year again.  I have only a couple of weeks more to
> finalize my list of the notable quotations of the year, and would welcome
> input.  The criteria are quotations that are famous, or important, or
> particularly revealing of the spirit of our times rather than necessarily
> being eloquent or admirable.  This year the competition among political
> quotations is truly intense, with a plenitude of memorable quotes from
> you-know-who.  I do, however, desperately want some nonpolitical quotes
> from fields such as popular culture, entertainment, sports, business,
> science, technology, etc.  I also desperately want some ridiculous quotes
> from Democrats to give the list some balance.
>
>
> Below is my current list of candidates.  Comments on which of these are
> most notable, or which of them are not so notable, and especially
> suggestions of additional quotations would be most welcome.  Note that
> quotes from December 2015 may be eligible.  Internet memes can be
> considered if they are very popular.
>
>
> Fred Shapiro
>
>
>
> TRUMP
>
>
> I alone can fix it.
>
>
> Russia ... I hope you're able to find the 30.000 emails.
>
>
> I think I've made a lot of sacrifices ...
>
>
> Second Amendment people.
>
>
> I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody, and I
> wouldn't lose any votes.
>
>
> That makes me smart.
>
>
> Grab them by the p----.
>
>
> I'll keep you in suspense.
>
>
> [I'll accept the election results] If I win.
>
>
> Such a nasty woman.
>
>
> Why can't we use nuclear weapons?
>
>
> I've been treated very unfairly by this judge.  Now, this judge is of
> Mexican heritage.
>
>
> I know words.  I know the best words.
>
>
> H. CLINTON
>
>
> Basket of deplorables.
>
>
> Delete your account.
>
>
> You need both a public and a private position.
>
>
> A man you can bait with a tweet ...
>
>
> CRUZ
>
>
> Vote your conscience.
>
>
> PAUL RYAN
>
>
> Textbook definition of a racist comment.
>
>
> PAUL LEPAGE
>
>
> Drug dealers coming to Maine and impregnating young, white girls.
>
>
> STEVE BANNON
>
>
> Darkness is good.  Dick Cheney.  Darth Vader.  Satan.  That's power
>
>
> KHIZR KAHN
>
>
> Have you read the Constitution? ... You have sacrificed nothing and no one.
>
>
> LETTER FROM 50 GOP NATIONAL SECURITY EXPERTS
>
>
> Quote about Trump.
>
>
> JOHN BOEHNER
>
>
> [Ted Cruz is] Lucifer in the flesh.
>
>
> MICHELLE OBAMA
>
>
> When they go low, we go high.  [May actually be pre-2016 quote by Barack
> Obama]
>
>
>
>
>
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