„No, I do not. And neither do the people in the militaries. Mr. Clinton much better look out if he boils down here. He ‚d better have a bodyguard.“
— When asked in 1994 on CNN if he thought President Clinton was „as much as the task“ of acting as Commander-in-Chief
“ Let me adjust my listening devices. It might not accommodate the decibels of the Senator from Massachusetts. I can’t match him in decibels or Jezebels.“
— After Ted Kennedy made an emotional speech to let immigrants with HIV become US residents, 1993.
“ The New York Times and Washington Post are both plagued with homosexuals themselves. Practically everyone down there is a homosexual or lesbian.“
“ The University of Negroes and Communists“
— Reference to the University of North Carolina developed by Mr. Helms when he worked for Willis Smith’s 1950 U.S. Senate project.
“ All I know is that D’Aubuisson is a free enterprise man and deeply spiritual.“
— Reacting to evidence that Roberto D’Aubuisson directed Salvadoran death squads that murdered countless civilians.
“ Your tax dollars are being utilized to pay for grade-school classes that teach our kids that CANNIBALISM, WIFE-SWAPPING and MURDER of babies and the senior are acceptable behavior.“
— Fund raising mailer, 1996
“ All Latins are volatile people. Hence, I was not surprised at the volatile reaction.“
— After Mexicans objected his see in 1986
“ It’s their purposeful, disgusting, revolting conduct that is accountable for the disease.“
— Validating his rejection to offer financial support to families of AIDS victims.
“ Homosexuals are weak, ethically ill miscreants.“
— 1995 radio broadcast
“ She’s a damn lesbian. I am not going to put a lesbian in a position like that. If you want to call me a bigot, fine.“
— Describing why he was opposing the consultation of a female for a cabinet post.
“ They ought to ask their parents if it would be all right for their son or daughter to wed a Negro.“
— In reaction to Duke University students holding a vigil after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, 1968