Published on May 12th, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie2
Jesse ‘The Body’ Ventura Quotes: Outspoken Words
Jesse ‘The Body’ Ventura Quotes
Here is a selection of some of the best Jesse ‘The Body’ Ventura quotes.
‘I asked Dalai Lama the most important question that I think you could ask – if he had ever seen Caddyshack.’
‘I decided to run for governor because I got mad… I want to make government more directly accountable to the people.’
‘When the Constitution gave us the right to bear arms, it also made us responsible for using them properly. It’s not fair of us as citizens to lean more heavily on one side of that equation than on the other.’
‘I don’t support abortion. I could never participate in one. But I think it would be a mistake to make them illegal again.’
‘I believe patriotism comes from the heart. Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief.’
‘I don’t think I would want the responsibility for enforcing the death penalties. There’s always the inevitable question of whether someone you gave the order to execute might truly have been innocent.’
‘I speak my mind. If it offends some people, well, there’s not much I can do about that. But I’m going to be honest. I’m going to continue to speak my mind, and that’s who I am.’
‘Industrial hemp is a very useful plant. I challenged the attorney general to get rid of the criminal stigma associated with hemp so we can look at it in terms of how it might be useful.’
‘Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business.’
‘Remember that government doesn’t earn one single dollar it spends. In order for you to get money from the government, that money must first be taken from somebody else.’
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