Al Gore

 
Profession : Activist ,Author ,Politician
Nationality : American
Birth : 31st March, 1948
Death :
About : Albert Gore, Jr. was born in Washington, D.C., the second of two children of Albert Gore, Sr., a U.S. Representative who later served as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee, and Pauline LaFon Gore, one of the first women to graduate from Vanderbilt University Law School. Gore is partly descended from Scots-Irish immigrants who first settled in Virginia in the mid-17th-century, and moved to Tennessee after the Revolutionary War. His older sister Nancy LaFon Gore, who was born in 1938, died of lung cancer in 1984. During the school year he lived with his family in The Fairfax Hotel in the Embassy Row section in Washington D.C. Gore attended the all-boys St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. from 1956 to 1965, a prestigious feeder school for the Ivy League. He was the captain of the football team, threw discus for the track and field team, and participated in basketball, art, and government. He graduated 25th in his class of 51, applied to only one college, Harvard, and was accepted.

Al Gore Quotes

A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.
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A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
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A zebra does not change its spots.
Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.
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America’s political system has evolved over the last 50 years in ways that have enhanced the power of business lobbies.
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As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
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As I have said for many years throughout this land, we’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
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As president, I will bring all the parties and stakeholders together. I am going to come up with a solution that respects the environment and does not cause an upheaval in the economy.
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Consider a clock thermostat, and set it so that you’re not using energy when you don’t need it, when you’re out of your house.
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Consider what kind of car you get. Buy cars and other products that have the least impact environmentally.
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During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.
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George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.
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Hey, you know what, I’ve gotta go on that ‘Letterman’ show. That show is so lame.
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How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?
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I do genuinely believe that the political system is not linear. When it reaches a tipping point fashioned by a critical mass of opinion, the slow pace of change we’re used to will no longer be the norm. I see a lot of signs every day that we’re moving closer and closer to that tipping point.
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I have absolutely no plans and no expectations of ever being a candidate again.
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I have faith in the United States and our ability to make good decisions based on the facts.
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I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever.
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I see myself in the mold of Rin Tin Tin. It didn’t go to his head either.
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I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest.
I think it’s harder for people than it should be. But as more and more of us become carbon neutral and change the patterns in our lives to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem, we are now beginning to see the changes in policy that are needed.
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I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.
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I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country’s economic growth, environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.
I was in elective politics for 24 years. I’ve made four national races, two for President, two for Vice President. I have found there are other ways to serve, and I’m enjoying them.
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If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.
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If you want your energy bills to go up, you should support an ever greater dependence on foreign oil, because the rate of new discoveries is declining as demand in China and India is growing, and the price of oil and thus the price of coal will go sky high.
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In a time of social fragmentation, vulgarity becomes a way of life. To be shocking becomes more important — and often more profitable — than to be civil or creative or truly original.
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Iraq’s search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
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It isn’t pollution that’s harming the environment, it’s the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
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It makes no more sense to launch an assault on our civil liberties as the best way to get at terrorists than it did to launch an invasion on Iraq as the best way to get at Osama Bin Laden.
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No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
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No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
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Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster.
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Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it’s a challenge to the moral imagination.
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The Bush administration works closely with a network of rapid response digital brownshirts who work to pressure reporters and their editors for ‘undermining support for our troops.’
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The Bush-Cheney administration had betrayed some basic American values. So there was hunger for change.
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The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I’d been up all night inventing the Camcorder.
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The entire North Polar ice cap is disappearing before our very eyes. It’s been the size of the continental United States for the last 3 million years and now 40 percent is gone and the rest of it is going.
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The first less is this: take it from me, every vote counts.
The heart of the security agenda is protecting lives – and we now know that the number of people who will die of AIDS in the first decade of the 21st Century will rival the number that died in all the wars in all the decades of the 20th century.
The Internet empowers individuals to play a more active role in the political process, as Obama’s campaign has manifested.
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The science linking the increased frequency and severity of extreme weather to the climate crisis has matured tremendously in the last couple of years.
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The signs that the world is spinning out of kilter are increasingly difficult to misinterpret. The question is how to convince enough people to join a critical mass of urgent opinion, in the U.S. and the rest of the world.
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There are skeptics who do not come to their view because they have a source of income from carbon polluters.
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There is an air of unreality in debating these arcane points when the world is changing in such dramatic ways right in front of our eyes because of global warming.
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Today we’re dumping 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the environment, and tomorrow we will dump more, and there is no effective worldwide response. Until we start sharply reducing global-warming pollution, I will feel that I have failed.
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Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.
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We are going to have the best educated American people in the world.
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We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.
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We need to remake the Democratic party. We need to remake America.
We’re all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.
When you have the facts on your side, argue the facts. When you have the law on your side, argue the law. When you have neither, holler.
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
Winston Churchill aroused this nation in heroic fashion to save civilisation in World War Two. We have everything we need except political will, but political will is a renewable resource.
You can’t be value free when it comes to marriage.
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You get all the French-fries the President can’t get to.
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You know the old saying: you win some, you lose some… and then there’s that little-known third category.
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