Vice Presidency Quotes
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A spare tire on the automobile of government.
The Vice-Presidency isn't worth a pitcher of warm spit.
You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
The President has only 190 million bosses. The Vice President has 190 million and one.
Here is one instance in which it is the man who makes the office, not the office the man.
Perhaps the cruelest thing ever said of Hubert Humphrey was that he had the soul of a vice president.
The vice presidency is the sand trap of American politics. It's near the prize, and designed to be limiting.
Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be President, and anyone who doesn't grow up can be Vice-President.
There were once two brothers. One ran away to sea, the other was elected Vice President, and neither was ever heard of again.
The vice-presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
The man with the best job in the country is the Vice President. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How's the president?'"
In golf, you keep your head down and follow through. In the vice presidency, you keep your head up and follow through. It's a big difference.
My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
If you are very active as vice-president, everyone in America knows your name. But that is your only property. It is not the same as real power—more like being a movie star.
There cannot be a great vice president. A great man may occupy the office, but there is no way for him to become a great vice president because the office in itself is almost wholly unimportant.
The Vice-President of the United States is like a man in a cataleptic state: he cannot speak; he cannot move; he suffers no pain; and yet he is perfectly conscious of everything that is going on about him.
Th' prisidincy is th' highest office in th' gift iv the people. Th' vice prisidincy is th' nex' highest an' th' lowest. It isn't a crime exactly. Ye can't be sint to jail f'r it, but it's a kind iv disgrace. It's like writin' anonymous letters.