Former Vice President J. Danforth Quayle, as he now prefers to be called, made a few headlines in 1999 when he briefly considered running for president. But the money wasn't there, not to mention the poll numbers, which weren't even in the same county, and so before the frost hit the pumpkins in his native Indiana, a good four months before the spring 2000 caucuses and primaries, he was gone, saying as he departed, ''There's a time to stay and a time to fold.''