"This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Joe Biden on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Joe Biden on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Joe Biden on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Joe Biden on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Joe Biden on Booker T. Washington
"Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people."
"We're going to be OK because of the American people. They have more grit, determination and courage than you can imagine."
"My dad always said, 'Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.'"
"This is absolutely bizarre that we continue to subsidize highways beyond the gasoline tax, airlines, and we don't subsidize, we don't want to subsidize a national rail system that has environmental impact."
"I believe the American people have a genuine and justifiable fear of government intrusion in what they instinctively know is going to be an ever more intrusive world."