"Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Spiro T. Agnew on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Spiro T. Agnew on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Spiro T. Agnew on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Spiro T. Agnew on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Spiro T. Agnew on Joseph Stalin
"A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government."
"An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike."
"The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands."
"Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans fools and women will take a little longer."