Larry Speakes Quotes (7 quotations)

1. "Ol' Shoot from the Lip," we call him. - Larry Speakes

2. Being a press secretary [is like] learning to type: You're hunting and pecking for a while and then you find yourself doing the touch system and don't realize it. You're speaking for the president without ever having to go to him. - Larry Speakes

3. I would dodge, not lie, in the national interest. - Larry Speakes

4. This job has probably got the most screwing-up potential in the world. - Larry Speakes

5. Those who talk don't know what is going on and those who know what is going on won't talk. - Larry Speakes

6. When, at the age of seven, he blew up the family truck by dropping a match down the gas tank, we should have known he'd grow up to make his living hurling verbal firebombs at presidents. - Larry Speakes

7. You don't tell us how to stage the news and we don't tell you how to cover it. - Larry Speakes

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