Jesse Ventura quotes

A list created by: Lee Sonogan


Who is Jesse Ventura? Media personality, actor, author, former politician and retired professional wrestler. Also he served as the 38th governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. Being aware of him from the old school wrestling footage and commentating I have only recently learnt of his contributions to politics and even acting. As from the main image on this list he was in the original Predator movie and various other movie in the years.

  • “Learn from history or you’re doomed to repeat it.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “I speak my mind. If it offends some people, well, there’s not much I can do about that. But I’m going to be honest. I’m going to continue to speak my mind, and that’s who I am…” – Jesse Ventura
  • “You can’t legislate against stupidity.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “WikiLeaks is exposing our government officials for the frauds that they are. They also show us how governments work together to lie to their citizens when they are waging war.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Industrial hemp is a very useful plant. I challenged the attorney general to get rid of the criminal stigma associated with hemp so we can look at it in terms of how it might be useful.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Health insurance should be a given for every citizen.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Wrestling is ballet with violence.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “The communism of Karl Marx would probably be actually the best for everybody as a whole. But what he didn’t figure into was human nature, and that’s what corrupts it.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “You don’t need lawyers making laws. Regular citizens can make laws. Let the lawyers work under the laws.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “I would rather be uncomfortable with the truth than to be lied to in comfort. That’s just my nature.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Government is like physics, you know – for every action, there’s a reaction.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “If you work for the federal government, the average salary is $7,000 higher than the private sector. Something’s wrong with that, when you’re making more money working for the government than you can working in the private sector.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “I don’t support abortion. I could never participate in one. But I think it would be a mistake to make them illegal again.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Let me say this: I’m paranoid of the government. They’ve lost my trust. They’ve lied to me so many times that I don’t know what to believe from them anymore.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “I don’t believe we need the government’s help as much as some think we do. That belief sets me apart from the Democrats, since their way of dealing with everything is to tax and spend.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Love is bigger than government.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “A crime is a crime, regardless of what collar you wear.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Jobs are created in the private sector. Not by the president or the government unless they’re government jobs.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Tell the truth because then you don’t have to have a good memory.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “There are a lot of good causes out there, but they can’t possibly all be served by government.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Love is bigger than government.” – Jesse Ventura
  • “Prostitution is criminal, and bad things happen because it’s run illegally by dirt-bags who are criminals. If it’s legal, then the girls could have health checks, unions, benefits, anything any other worker gets, and it would be far better. – Jesse Ventura

Other facts about Ventura include that he was in the United States Navy between 1969-1975. He had a show called Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura that I would like to check out. Also his political themed books seem interesting as well. Jesse Ventura has been through many fascinating controversies and does not disappoint.

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