Al Gore Quotes (80 quotes)
“We Americans write our own history. And the chapters of which we're proudest are the ones where we had the courage to change. Time and again, Americans have seen the need for change, and have taken the initiative to bring that change to life.”
Speech at the Democratic National Convention (28 August 1996)
“The day I made that statement, I was tired because I had been up all night inventing the Camcorder.”
Joking about reports that he had claimed to have invented the internet, as quoted in The Boston Globe (9 April 1999)
“I'm very familiar with the importance of dairy farming in Wisconsin. I've spent the night on a dairy farm here in Wisconsin. If I'm entrusted with the presidency, you'll have someone who is very familiar with what the Wisconsin dairy industry is all about.”
As quoted in Chatter at 40,000 Feet by Howard Kurtz in The Washington Post (14 June 2000)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAl Gore
Born: March 31, 1948 (age 70)
Occupation: Vice President
Bio: Albert Arnold Al Gore, Jr. served as the 45th Vice President of the United States, under President Bill Clinton. He was the Democratic Party's nominee for President and lost the 2000 U.S. presidential election despite winning the popular vote.
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