Quotes by Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman

American president

Alive from: 1884-1972

Category: Politics

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    It sure is hell to be president.
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    It takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years.
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    It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
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    Most of the problems a President has to face have their roots in the past.
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    Some of the Presidents were great and some of them weren't. I can say that, because I wasn't one of the great Presidents, but I had a good time trying to be one, I can tell you that.
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    Study men, not historians.
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    The atom bomb was no ''great decision.'' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
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    The buck stops here.
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    The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.
    Source: Plain Speaking : An Oral Biography of Harry S Truman (1974) door Merle Miller
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    The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
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    The president is the representative of the whole nation and he's the only lobbyist that all the one hundred and sixty million people in the country have.
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    The reward of suffering is experience.
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    The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
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    We must build a new world, a far better world - one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.
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    We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.
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