35 Brilliant Quotes by Joe Biden
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Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. also known as Joe Biden was born on November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is an American politician who is actually president-elect of the United State who defeated president Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. He will be inaugurated as the 46th president on January 20, 2021.
Before he was elected as the 46th president, Joe Biden served as the 47th vice president during the Obama administration in 2009 to 2017. He also represented Delaware in the United State Senate from 1993 to 2009.
Quotes by Joe Biden
“Sleep was like a phantom I was too tired to chase.” JOE BIDEN, Page 96 – Promises to Keep (2008)
“I’m not exploring. I’m in. And this is the beginning of a marathon” JOE BIDEN, Interview on ABC News after announcing candidacy for the 2008 Democratic president nomination (January 30, 2007)
“Ties between our two countries are literally, literally unbreakable.” JOE BIDEN, addressing the 2010 General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America on relations between the United States of America and the State of Israel, 2010-11-07, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
“The carnage was over, but there was still a bitter taste in my mouth.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, Page 284 – Promises to Keep (2008)
“I wasn’t built to look the other way because the law demanded it. The law might be wrong.” JOE BIDEN, Page 42 – Promises to Keep (2008)
“I think you’re a damn war criminal and you should be tried as one.” JOE BIDEN, Promises to Keep (2008), Page 266
“Alan Cranston understood power not as a reflection of status but as a tool with a purpose.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, Meet the Press (December 31, 2000)
“You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent … I’m not joking.” JOE BIDEN, “Biden Say What?”. National Journal/C-SPAN. July 6, 2006. Retrieved on 2008-08-22.
“I kept trying to tell people that just because I was young didn’t mean I could speak for all young people.” JOE BIDEN, Page 84 – Promises to Keep (2008)
“The one thing I want my kids to remember about me is that I was an athlete. The hell with the rest of this stuff.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, “Barack Obama Reveals How He Popped the Question to Joe Biden”. People Magazine. August 25, 2008. Retrieved on 2008-08-26.
“There is a great deal of pressure, in the one particular area at least, to prostitute our ideas, if not our integrity.” JOE BIDEN, Page 93 – Promises to Keep (2008)
“The fabric of our complex society is woven too tightly to permit any part of it to be damaged without damaging the whole.” JOE BIDEN, Page 64 – Promises to Keep (2008)
“I never had an interest in being a mayor ’cause that’s a real job. You have to produce. That’s why I was able to be a senator for 36 years.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, “Joe Biden: If We Lose Election, It Could Be To ‘Barrage Of Super PAC Money’” by Jennifer Bendery, March 30, 2012.
“I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” JOE BIDEN, “Biden’s description of Obama draws scrutiny” by Xuan Thai, Ted Barrett, February 9, 2007.
“It’s easy being vice president – you don’t have to do anything.” JOE BIDEN, “Biden – “It’s Easy Being Vice President” by Dominique Pastre, February 26, 2010.
“Banning guns is an idea whose time has come.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, Interview to Associated Press, November 18, 1993.
“How I learned to love the New World Order.” JOE BIDEN, “Joe Biden on Creating a ‘New World Order'” by William F. Jasper April 8, 2013, April 8, 2013.
“The number one job facing the middle class. And it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: Jobs. J-O-B-S.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, “Let’s talk about Joe Biden” by Mark Goldblatt, October 28, 2008.
“Wealthy people are just as patriotic as poor people, I honest to God believe that.” JOE BIDEN, Interview with Rachel Maddow, February 18, 2016.
“Except for the title ‘father,’ there is no title, including vice president, that I am more proud to wear than that of a senator of the United States.” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, “Preston on Politics: Obama’s ‘Senate man'” by Mark Preston, January 21, 2009.
“I exaggerate when I’m angry, but I’ve never gone around telling people things that aren’t true about me.” JOE BIDEN, “The Biden Agenda” by Evan Osnos, July 28, 2014.
“If you do politics the right way, I believe, you can actually make people’s lives better. And integrity is the minimum ante to get into the game.” JOE BIDEN, Joe Biden (2007). “Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics”, p.16, Random House
“You know we’re going to control the insurance companies.” JOE BIDEN, “Exclusive: Vice President Biden Says President Obama’s Rescheduled Trip Not a Bad Sign for Health Care Bill’s Prospects”. ABCNews Interview, blogs. March 18, 2010.
“Just talk to me as a father … not what the Constitution says. What do you feel?” Quotes by JOE BIDEN, “Roberts: I Have Been Forthcoming”. September 15, 2005.
‘Stop talking about how you care about people. Show me something. Show me a policy. Show me a policy where you take responsibility.” JOE BIDEN, Debate between Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, moderated by Martha Raddatz of ABC News, October 11, 2012.