"Sorry to say this, I don't think he's been that good from the get-go. I think what we've had here is a little social concern in the NFL. The media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well. They're interested in black coaches and black quarterbacks doing well. I think there's a little hope invested in McNabb and he got a lot of credit for the performance of his team that he really didn't deserve." --on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, during a September 2003 broadcast of ESPN television's Sunday NFL Countdown program. The controversy generated by the remark prompted Limbaugh to resign from his position as a commentator on that show
"The only way to reduce the number of nuclear weapons is to use them."
"There are more acres of forestland in America today than when Columbus discovered the continent in 1492."
"I know these people like I know every square inch of my glorious naked body." --on Democrats
"Have you ever noticed how all composite pictures of wanted criminals resemble Jesse Jackson?"
"Take that bone out of your nose and call me back." –responding to a black caller he was having a hard time understanding in the 1970s when he worked under the name "Jeff Christie" on a top-40 music program in Pittsburgh, as quoted in Newsday, Oct, 8, 1990
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