Morris Udall

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Let's turn inflation over to the post office. That'll slow it down.

Morris King Udall (June 15, 1922December 12, 1998), better known as "Mo", was an American politician. He served as a Democratic U.S. Representative for Arizona from 1961 to 1991.



  • When the Democratic Party forms a firing squad, we form a circle.
  • I'm a one-eyed Mormon Democrat from conservative Arizona, and you can't have a higher handicap than that.
  • Everything has been said but not everyone has said it.
  • I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus. On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside.
  • What's the difference between a pigeon and an Iowa farmer? A pigeon can still make a deposit on a tractor.
    • While criticizing the economy on the campaign trail in 1976.
  • The people have spoken, the bastards.
    • After finishing second in the fifth presidential primary in a row.


  • Presidential ambition is a disease which can only be cured by embalming fluid.

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