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Gary Johnson quotes

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson quotes

Quotes by and about Gary Johnson

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Johnson: "That's the first sign you know you're a Libertarian: You see the red light. You stop. You realize that there's not a car in sight. And you put your foot on the gas."

Johnson: "At the earliest age, when I saw a 'wet paint' sign, I had to touch the paint to see if it was wet. When I get stopped at the stoplight in the middle of the night, and there's just no cars coming, and the light is red, I go. I don't think I'm putting anyone in harm's way, and I'll just take the consequences."

Johnson: "[Of course we] need somebody who can articulate getting from A to Z. But you know, if G is achievable, how about it? Let's get there!"

Johnson: "Life is a journey, not a destination. That realization is what I value most."

Johnson: "I am a round peg in a square hole when it comes to the perception of what you're supposed to be, running for president."

Johnson: "Part of being out there ... is being able to read body language."

Johnson: "[Climbing Mt. Everest was] everything that I thought it would be. It was wonderful to stand on top of the planet."

Johnson [in 2012:] "My next-door neighbor's two dogs have created more shovel-ready jobs than this current administration."

Johnson: "At the base of Ron Paul support, in my opinion, are people with brains."

New Republic: "He has considerable personal advantages over [Ron Paul] ... executive experience [and] greater campaign-trail energy, better communication skills."

GQ Magazine: "Gary Johnson believes in his heart that Americans want the truth. ... Advisers have suggested he cut his speeches before [mentioning that he wants to] legalize pot ... while he still has audiences vigorously nodding over his ideas to get rid of the deficit and the IRS. But that would be ... phony."

GQ Magazine: "[He] has an extraordinary bucket list: Start a business from scratch, climb Mount Everest, run for president."