23 Total Quotes

George Stephanopoulos Quotes

The Clinton paradox: How could a president so intelligent, so compassionate, so public-spirited and so conscious of his place in history act in such a stupid, selfish and self-destructive manner?
George Stephanopoulos
#Paradox

The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
George Stephanopoulos
#American Celebrity

[Pat Robertson claimed an out-of-control liberal judiciary is the worst threat America has faced in 400 years - worse than Nazi Germany, Japan, and the Civil War.] Yes, I really believe that, ... I think they are destroying the fabric that holds our nation together.
George Stephanopoulos
#America

years and years of practice trying to keep up with Peter Jennings.
George Stephanopoulos
#Practice

Part of the reason [voter] turnout has dropped is that Washington and politics have felt more alien to people, ... People have felt more removed from the political system and I think that that is unfortunate, because I don't believe it's true. The fact is that every Decision does have an impact.
George Stephanopoulos
#People

Four years in the White House and two presidential campaigns is an awful long time, ... In politics, every year in the White House is like dog years, six years off your life.
George Stephanopoulos
#Politics

There has been an awful lot of time and money spent looking at the president over the last four years, ... The American people saw through those investigations. They voted for the president. And despite all of this time and attention, nothing has turned up because the president and the first lady did nothing wrong.
George Stephanopoulos
#Money

start thinking about the country instead of trying to save his marriage and his own fanny. . . Self-indulgence has been in the saddle too long and is taking him over a cliff.
George Stephanopoulos
#Country

No question. It is a big blow because he is such a big player. He solidified the Republican majority. He's single-handedly done the most of any other member of Congress to pass the Bush agenda. And he's created this network of loyal Republican lobbyists. More than 200 corporations have hired DeLay staffers. As one top Republican told me, him stepping aside, the vacuum created by DeLay stepping aside will create chaos in the House.
George Stephanopoulos
#Majority

They think this can't do any more damage, ... Good Morning America.
George Stephanopoulos
#America

It only works in the Senate if everyone agrees,
George Stephanopoulos
#Senate

Yes, I know this is what I need to do, and I know it can work?
George Stephanopoulos
#Work

We've exhausted other efforts to stop him, and killing him certainly seems more proportionate to his crimes and discriminate in its effect than massive bombing raids that will inevitably kill innocent civilians.
George Stephanopoulos
#Killing

In return for the privilege of influencing issues you care about, in return for the rush of power and reflected glory, you defend the boss - fiercely, unapologetically, giving no ground.
George Stephanopoulos
#Power

For the president to resign now would be wrong, ... President Clinton may have debased himself with his behavior, but we shouldn't debase the office with an impulsive overreaction.
George Stephanopoulos
#Behavior

What I tried to do is write an honest book, and I think it is a fair book that showed all sides of the Clintons, of the White House at that time, and not really try to make too many hard judgments, ... This Week.
George Stephanopoulos
#Books And Reading

Democrats had a secret meeting in Reid's office on Halloween night at 6:15 and they hatched this plot, ... They said the only way they could get this investigation going was to do it in secret. They say they've been frustrated for a year and a half in getting this investigation into whether the administration twisted the intelligence and they're making no apologies whatsoever for it.
George Stephanopoulos
#Democrats

For the president to resign now would be wrong. President Clinton may have debased himself with his behavior, but we shouldn't debase the office with an impulsive overreaction.
George Stephanopoulos
#Behavior

You've got so many different questions on so many different fronts, all in an environment where the U.S. is supposed to turn over power in a few weeks and all of it coming off the deadliest month since the war began. There would be something wrong if it weren't getting this much coverage.
George Stephanopoulos
#Environment

Democrats had a secret meeting in Reid's office on Halloween night at 6:15 and they hatched this plot. They said the only way they could get this investigation going was to do it in secret. They say they've been frustrated for a year and a half in getting this investigation into whether the administration twisted the intelligence and they're making no apologies whatsoever for it.
George Stephanopoulos
#Intelligence #Democrats #Halloween

Four years in the White House and two presidential campaigns is an awful long time. In politics, every year in the White House is like dog years, six years off your life.
George Stephanopoulos
#American Celebrity