Elected Vice President

Famous quotes containing the words vice president, elected, vice and/or president:

    The President has only 190 million bosses. The Vice President has 190 million and one.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)

    But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)

    Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    On the whole, yes, I would rather be the Chief Justice of the United States, and a quieter life than that which becomes at the White House is more in keeping with the temperament, but when taken into consideration that I go into history as President, and my children and my children’s children are the better placed on account of that fact, I am inclined to think that to be President well compensates one for all the trials and criticisms he has to bear and undergo.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)