Spiro T. Agnew - Quotes

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An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.

An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.

In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism. ---->>>

I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap. ---->>>

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government. ---->>>

I didn't say I wouldn't go into ghetto areas. I've been in many of them and to some extent I would say this; if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all. ---->>>

I've been in many of them and to some extent I would have to say this; if you've seen one city slum you've seen them all. ---->>>

All sport... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged. ---->>>

To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all. ---->>>

Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-09, 1918
Birthplace:
Die: 09-17, 1996
Occupation: Politician
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Spiro Theodore "Ted" Agnew (; November 9, 1918 – September 17, 1996) was an American politician who served as the 39th Vice President of the United States from 1969 to 1973, under President Richard Nixon. Agnew was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to an American mother and a Greek immigrant father. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore School of Law, and was then drafted into the United States Army in 1941 (wikipedia)