Joe Biden Quotes

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Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is the 46th president of the United States of America. Prior to being president, Joe Biden served as vice president under the leadership of the first black president of the United States, Barack Obama. Joe Biden became president after his ticket with Kamala Harris defeated the incumbent Republican president Donald Trump.

Here are some of the best and funny Joe Biden quotes about ice cream, success, life as well as other quotations from his book, Promise Me, Dad:

Best Joe Biden Quotes

Best Joe Biden Quotes

1. Innovation can only occur where you can breathe free. -Joe Biden

2. Reality has a way of intruding. Reality eventually intrudes on everything. -Joe Biden

3. You’ve got to reach a hand of friendship across the aisle and across philosophies in this country. -Joe Biden

4. Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people. -Joe Biden

5. The only way I survived, the only way I got through it, was by staying busy and keeping my mind, when it can be, focused on my job. -Joe Biden

6. We didn’t crumble after 9/11. We didn’t falter after the Boston Marathon. But we’re America. Americans will never, ever stand down. We endure. We overcome. We own the finish line. -Joe Biden

7. Never tell a man what his interests are. Be straight and open with him about your own interests. And try to put yourself in his shoes. Try to understand his hopes and his limitations, and never insist that he do something you know he cannot. It’s really just about making the effort to make a personal connection. -Joe Biden

8. Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen’s faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.

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9. Corruption is just another form of tyranny. -Joe Biden

10. The effects of climate change are real and must be acted on. -Joe Biden

11. The greatest gift is the ability to forget – to forget the bad things and focus on the good. -Joe Biden

12. When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the princes of greed. He said, ‘Look, here’s what happened. -Joe Biden

13. My father used to have an expression. He’d say, ‘Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about your dignity. It’s about respect. It’s about your place in your community. -Joe Biden

14. No fundamental social change occurs merely because government acts. It’s because civil society, the conscience of a country, begins to rise up and demand – demand – demand change. -Joe Biden

15. For any young democracy, the most difficult but important step is burying the legacy of tyranny and establishing an economy and a government and institutions that abide by the rule of law. Every country faces challenges to the rule of law, including my own. -Joe Biden

Funny Joe Biden Quotes

Funny Joe Biden Quotes

16. Let’s just be smart this time. I’m looking for smart. -Joe Biden

17. I used to stutter really badly. Everybody thinks it’s funny. And it’s not funny. It’s not. -Joe Biden

18. Folks, I can tell you I’ve known eight presidents, three of them intimately.

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19. If you need more than 10 rounds to hunt, and some argue they hunt with that many rounds, you shouldn’t be hunting. If you can’t get the deer in 3 shots, you shouldn’t be hunting. You are an embarrassment. -Joe Biden

Joe Biden Quotes About Ice Cream

Joe Biden Quotes About Ice Cream

20. My name is Joe Biden, and I love ice cream, You all think I’m kidding — I’m not. I eat more ice cream than three other people you’d like to be with, all at once.

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Joe Biden Quotes About Success

21. Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable. -Joe Biden

22. When Seagull droppings landed on my head at a campaign event, I chose to read it as a sign of a coming success.

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23. You know you’re a success when you look at you kids and they turned out better than you. -Joe Biden

Joe Biden Quotes About Life

Joe Biden Quotes About Life

24. To me this is the first principle of life, the foundational principle, and a lesson you can’t learn at the foot of any wise man: Get up! The art of living is simply getting up after you’ve been knocked down. -Joe Biden

25. One of my colleagues in the Senate, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, once made this simple but profound observation about us Irish: “To fail to understand that life is going to knock you down is to fail to understand the Irishness of life. -Joe Biden

26. When one of your loved ones goes out of your life, you think what he might have done with a few more years,” Joe Sr. had written to his friend. “And you wonder what you are going to do with the rest of yours. Then one day, because there is a world. -Joe Biden

27. Life is a matter of really tough choices.

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28. For the first time in my life, I understood how someone could consciously decide to commit suicide. Not because they are deranged, not because they were nuts, but because they had been to the top of the mountain and they just knew in their heart they’d never get there again. -Joe Biden

29. So how do I want to spend the rest of my life? I want to spend as much time as I can with my family, and I want to help change the country and the world for the better. That duty does much more than give me purpose; it gives me something to hope for. It makes me nostalgic for the future. -Joe Biden

Joe Biden Promise Me, Dad Quotes

Joe Biden Promise Me, Dad Quotes

30. If the problem is fear, the answer is knowledge. -Joe Biden

31. We Irish are the only people in the world who are actually nostalgic about the future. -Joe Biden

32. The time will come when [his] memory will bring a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eyes. -Joe Biden

33. History says, don’t hope On this side of the grave. But then, once in a lifetime The longed-for tidal wave Of justice can rise up, And hope and history rhyme. -Joe Biden

34. So I try to be mindful, at all times, of what a difference a small human gesture can make to people in need. What does it really cost to take a moment to look someone in the eye, to give him a hug, to let her know, I get it. You’re not alone?

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35. True bravery is when there is very little chance of winning, but you keep fighting. -Joe Biden

36. This can happen again. This is happening in other parts of the world now. And you have to speak out. You can’t remain silent. Silence is complicity. -Joe Biden

37. Never tell a man what his interests are. Be straight and open with him about your own interests. And try to put yourself in his shoes. Try to understand his hopes and his limitations, and never insist that he do something you know he cannot. -Joe Biden

38. Funerals are for the living, I have always believed, and the job of the eulogist is to acknowledge the enormity of the loss they have just suffered and to help them appreciate that the legacy and accomplishments of their loved one have not died with them. -Joe Biden

39. Humans were capable of incredible cruelty, our father wanted me, my sister, and my brothers to understand. And just as dangerous, he made us see, human beings were also capable of looking the other way and remaining silent when awful things were happening all around them. -Joe Biden

40. I’ve always found comfort in the ritual associated with my Catholicism. I find the rosary soothing. It’s almost like my meditation. And mass is a place I go to be by myself, even in the middle of the crowd. I always feel alone, just me and God. When I pray, I find myself not only praying to God, but praying to Neilia and to my mom to intercede with God for me. It’s a way of reminding myself that they are still a part of me, still inside me. And in the first hours after we lost Beau, I began to talk to him, too. It was my way to remind myself that he was still here with me, too. -Joe Biden