Jon Stewart

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If the presidency is the head of the American body politic, Congress is its gastrointestinal tract. Its vast and convoluted inner workings may be mysterious and unpleasant, but in the end they excrete a great deal of material whose successful passage is crucial to our nation's survival. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
If you believe in free markets, why do we have to have the Federal Reserve set interest rates? Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs
It is important to remember there still exist other forms of government in the world today, and that dozens of foreign countries still long for a democracy such as ours to be imposed on them.. Democracies & Republics ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
Those fighting to be included in the ideal of equality are not being divisive; those fighting to keep those people out are. Human Nature ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
A joke is a joke. There's an expression - I don't know if you have it - that's 'adding insult to injury.'
Ahh, Earth Day, the only day of the year where being able to hacky-sack will get you laid.
Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.
Here's the point - you're looking at affirmative action, and you're looking at marijuana. You legalize marijuana, no need for quotas, because really, who's gonna wanna work? Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I can be in 20 movies. But I'll never be an actor. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
I don't care about wealth. What seems to be upsetting is institutionalizing the advantages that wealth gives you.
I heard Dennis Kucinich say in a debate, 'When I'm president... and I just wanted to stop him and say, 'Dude.'
I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I was born in New York City, but I was raised in New Jersey, part of the great Jewish emigration of 1963.
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character.
If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American - our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that. Freedom & Liberty
If you don't stick to your values when they're being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies.
If you watch the news and don't like it, then this is your counter program to the news.
If your regime is not strong enough to handle a joke, then you don't have a regime.
If you're going to give people 20 minutes of news satire, you've also got to give them Tiffani-Amber Thiessen or you're going to have rioting in the streets.
I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else.
I'm thrilled to be asked to host the Academy Awards for the second time because, as they say, the third time's a charm. Time
I'm too short to host a late-night talk show. It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride. You have to be six foot two or over.
Insomnia is my greatest inspiration.
I've always liked Atlanta. And not just for the strip clubs, but the shopping and the food. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days.
Liberal and conservative have lost their meaning in America. I represent the distracted center.
Many of our soldiers are stationed at Camp Coyote just south of the Iraqi border. This is how you know we have a strong army, when you can actually tell your enemy exactly where your camp is and what its name is.
McVeigh's lawyer got him the death penalty, which, quite frankly, I could have done. Death
More than 150 heads of state attended the UN Summit, giving New Yorkers a chance to get in touch with prejudices they didn't even know they had.
Our culture is just a series of checks and balances. The whole idea that we're in a battle between tyranny and freedom - it's a series of pendulum swings. Freedom & Liberty
President Bush remained undeterred by the massive display of American opposition, even though much of it came from the hundreds of thousands of voters who supported him by voting for Nader.
The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom.
The seven marvels that best represent man's achievements over the last 2,000 years will be determined by Internet vote... so look for Howard Stern's Private Parts to come in No. 1.
The Supreme Court ruled that disabled golfer Casey Martin has a legal right to ride in a golf cart between shots at PGA Tour events. Man, the next thing you know, they're going to have some guy carry his clubs around for him. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
There are a hell of a lot of jobs that are scarier than live comedy. Like standing in the operating room when a guy's heart stops, and you're the one who has to fix it!
There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on 'Friends' is.
We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.
Why is it that if you take advantage of a corporate tax break you're a smart businessman, but if you take advantage of something so you don't go hungry, you're a moocher?
Yesterday, the president met with a group he calls the coalition of the willing. Or, as the rest of the world calls them, Britain and Spain.
You just have to keep trying to do good work, and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things. Hope ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force

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