- This is our country. We built it and we're going to take it back.
- at the 2004 Hawaii State Democratic Convention, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
- He calls his biggest fundraisers Rangers and Pioneers ... but today, we stand together with thousands in Burlington, Vermont and tens of thousands more, standing with us right now in every state in this nation. And we call ourselves, simply, Americans.
- June 23, 2003, announcing his candidacy in front of 5,000 screaming supporters in Burlington, VT
- What is now clear is that there are those in this administration that misled the President, misled the nation, and misled the world in making the case for the war in Iraq. They know who they are. And they should resign today. There will be investigations, and the truth will come out the American people must know the truth and those in this administration must be held accountable for their failure to give us the truth before we went to war.
- June 10, 2003, in Manchester, NH