Tuesday, June 26, 2007

They actually said it! (A sampling of some of the dumbest statements ever made)

Question: "If you could live forever, would you and why?"
Answer: "I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever."
--Miss Alabama in the 1994 Miss USA contest.

"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life…”
--Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for a federal anti-smoking campaign.

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.“
-- Al Gore, (then) Vice President of the USA

"It's no exaggeration to say that the undecided could go one way or another”
--George Bush, US President

"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.“
--Bill Clinton, Former US President

"Your food stamps will be stopped effective March 1992 because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances."
--Department of Social Services, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

"If somebody has a bad heart, they can plug this jack in at night as they go to bed and it will monitor their heart throughout the night. And the next morning, when they wake up dead, there'll be a record."
--Mark S. Fowler, FCC Chairman