Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

American president

Lived from: 1913-1994

Category: Politics

Quotes: Richard Nixon

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    A man is not finished when he's defeated; he's finished when he quits.
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    A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.
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    A public man must never forget that he loses his usefulness when he as an individual, rather than his policy, becomes the issue.
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    Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them-and then you destroy yourself.
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    Defeat doesn't finish a man - quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
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    Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
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    For its part, Government will listen. We will strive to listen in new ways - to the voices of quiet anguish, to voices that speak without words, the voices of the heart, to the injured voices, and the anxious voices, and the voices that have despaired of being heard.
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    I don't think that a leader can control to any great extent his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction.
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    I often thought that if there had been a good rap group around in those days, I might have chosen a career in music instead of politics.
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    I played by the rules of politics as I found them.
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    I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes.
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    If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
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    If you think the United States has stood still, who built The largest shopping center in the world?
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    If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
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    It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
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