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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.
Al Gore

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.
Al Gore

A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.
Al Gore

The Bush-Cheney administration had betrayed some basic American values. So there was hunger for change.
Al Gore
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The conversation on global warming has been stalled because a shrinking group of denialists fly into a rage when it’s mentioned.
Al Gore

When people flirt with despair about the future, they are less likely to take the actions necessary to safeguard it, focusing instead on the short-term.
Al Gore

George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.
Al Gore

The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I’d been up all night inventing the Camcorder.
Al Gore

Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it’s a challenge to the moral imagination.
Al Gore

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.
Al Gore

There are skeptics who do not come to their view because they have a source of income from carbon polluters.
Al Gore

There are many who would much prefer that the word ‘climate’ never be mentioned and that the issue be eliminated from our national conversation.
Al Gore

I am Al Gore, and I used to be the next president of the United States of America.
Al Gore

It’s a blessing to have work that feels fulfilling.
Al Gore

Surveillance technologies now available – including the monitoring of virtually all digital information – have advanced to the point where much of the essential apparatus of a police state is already in place.
Al Gore

Science has a culture that is inherently cautious and that is normally not a bad thing. You could even say conservative, because of the peer review process and because the scientific method prizes uncertainty and penalises anyone who goes out on any sort of a limb that is not held in place by abundant and well-documented evidence.
Al Gore

How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?
Al Gore

During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.
Al Gore

We need to remake the Democratic party. We need to remake America.
Al Gore

A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
Al Gore

If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.
Al Gore

For a free country to continue thriving, there have to be regular reforms, because any society, any economy that stays in place, you’re going to see repeated attempts to exploit the openings for twisting policy to the advantage of those who already have wealth and power.
Al Gore

The Congress is virtually incapable of passing any reforms unless they first get permission from the powerful special interests who are most affected by the proposal.
Al Gore

There’s lots about politics I don’t feel comfortable with. To talk about the politics of future ideas is impossible in soundbite form.
Al Gore

The golden thread of reason that used to be stretched taut to mark the boundary between the known and the unknown is now routinely disrespected.
Al Gore

I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest.
Al Gore

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