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Abraham Lincoln
   said   
"It is Not Best to Swap Horses While Crossing the River"
16th United States President
Abraham Lincoln
   said   
"My Father Taught Me to Work; He Did Not Teach Me to Love It"
Abraham Lincoln
   said   
"No Man Has a Good Enough Memory to Make a Successful Liar."
Abraham Lincoln
   said   
"Quarrel Not at All. No Man Resolved to Make the Most of Himself Can Spare Time for Personal Contention."
Abraham Lincoln
   said   
"Truth is Generally the Best Vindication Against Slander"
Abraham Lincoln
   said   
"Whenever I Hear Anyone Arguing for Slavery, I Feel a Strong Impulse to See It Tried on Him Personally."
Adolf Hitler
   said   
"The Broad Masses of a Population Are More Amenable to the Appeal of Rhetoric Than to Any Other Force"
Austrian born German politician who led the National Socialist German Workers Party, Chancellor of Germany and Führer
Adolf Hitler
   said   
"Make the Lie Big, Make It Simple, Keep Saying It, and Eventually They Will Believe It"
Austrian born German politician who led the National Socialist German Workers Party, Chancellor of Germany and Führer
Adolf Hitler
   said   
"Success is the Sole Earthly Judge of Right and Wrong"
Austrian born German politician who led the National Socialist German Workers Party, Chancellor of Germany and Führer
Andre Malraux
   said   
"An Art Book is a Museum Without Walls"
France's first Minister of Cultural Affairs.
Andre Malraux
   said   
"There is Always a Need for Intoxication: China Has Opium, Islam Has Hashish, the West Has Woman"
French historian, novelist and statesman
Andre Malraux
   said   
"To Command is to Serve, Nothing More and Nothing Less"
Andrew Jackson
   said   
"One Man With Courage Makes a Majority"
7th American president
Augustus Caesar
   said   
"Make Haste Slowly"
Barbara Bush
   said   
"Clinton Lied. A Man Might Forget Where He Parks or Where He Lives, but He Never Forgets Oral Sex, No Matter How Bad It Is"
Former US First Lady
Benazir Bhutto
   said   
"Democracy is Necessary to Peace and to Undermining the Forces of Terrorism"
First female Prime Minister of Pakistan. Assassinated in 2007.
Benazir Bhutto
   said   
"You Can Imprison a Man, but Not an Idea. You Can Exile a Man, but Not an Idea. You Can Kill a Man, but Not an Idea"
First female Prime Minister of Pakistan. Assassinated in 2007.
Benjamin Disraeli
   said   
"Great Services Are Not Cancelled by One Act or by One Single Error"
British politician.
Benjamin Disraeli
   said   
"It is Much Easier to Be Critical Than to Be Correct"
Benjamin Disraeli
   said   
"No Success in Public Life Can Compensate for Failure in the Home"
Benjamin Harrison
   said   
"We Americans Have No Commission from God to Police the World"
23rd United States President
Bill Clinton
   said   
"I Experimented With Marijuana a Time or Two. And I Didn't Like It, and I Didn't Inhale"
42nd President of the US
Boris Yeltsin
   said   
"Let's Not Talk About Communism. Communism Was Just an Idea, Just Pie in the Sky"
1st. President of the Russian Federation (1991-1999)
Boris Yeltsin
   said   
"We Don't Appreciate What We Have Until It's Gone. Freedom is Like That. It's Like Air. When You Have It, You Don't Notice It"
1st President of the Russian Federation (1991-1999)
Cicero
   said   
"There is Nothing So Absurd but Some Philosopher Has Said It"
Roman orator and statesman; 106-43 BC
Clare Boothe Luce
   said   
"Censorship, Like Charity, Should Begin at Home, but Unlike Charity, It Should End There"
American playwright, legislator, and diplomat
Clare Boothe Luce
   said   
"They Say That Women Talk Too Much. If You Have Worked in Congress You Know That the Filibuster Was Invented by Men"
American playwright, legislator, and diplomat
Clemens Von Metternich
   said   
"Ten Million Ignorances Do Not Constitute One Knowledge"
German-Austrian politician and statesman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
   said   
"From Behind the Iron Curtain, There Are Signs That Tyranny is in Trouble and Reminders That Its Structure is As Brittle As Its Surface is Hard"
34th United States President, nicknamed Ike
Dwight D. Eisenhower
   said   
"A People That Values Its Privileges Above Its Principles Soon Loses Both"
34th President of the United States. Inaugural Address (January 20, 1953)
Edmund Burke
   said   
"Among a People Generally Corrupt, Liberty Cannot Long Exist"
Irish-born British statesman, parliamentary orator and political thinker
Edmund Burke
   said   
"Never Despair; but if You Do, Work on in Despair"
Irish orator, philosopher & politician
Edmund Burke
   said   
"Our Patience Will Achieve More Than Our Force"
Irish orator, philosopher & politician
Eleanor Roosevelt
   said   
"Perhaps Nature is Our Best Assurance of Immortality"
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   said   
"History Will Be Kind to Me for I Intend to Write It"
US 32th. President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   said   
"I Do Not Believe in Communism Any More Than You Do, but There is Nothing Wrong With the Communists in This Country. Several of the Best Friends I Have Are Communists"
32th United States President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   said   
"It is Common Sense to Take a Method and Try It. If It Fails, Admit It Frankly and Try Another. But Above All, Try Something"
US 32th President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   said   
"A Nation Does Not Have to Be Cruel to Be Tough"
US 32th. President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   said   
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself"
US 32th. President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   said   
"Repetition Does Not Transform a Lie Into a Truth."
32nd US President
George H. W. Bush
   said   
"I’m The President of The United States and I’m Not Going to Eat Any More Broccoli"
41st President Of U.S.A
George Washington
   said   
"Liberty, when It Begins to Take Root, is a Plant of Rapid Growth"
1st. United States President
George W. Bush
   said   
"I Promise You I Will Listen to What Has Been Said Here, Even Though I Wasn't Here"
43th United States President
George W. Bush
   said   
"I Think We All Agree, the Past is Over"
Dallas Morning News, 5/10/2000
George W. Bush
   said   
"My Job is a Job to Make Decisions. I'm a Decision...if the Job Description Were, What Do You Do...it's Decision Maker."
George W. Bush
   said   
"Natural Gas is Hemispheric. I Like to Call It Hemispheric in Nature Because It is a Product That We Can Find in Our Neighborhoods"
43th United States President
George W. Bush
   said   
"One of the Great Things About Books Is, Sometimes There Are Some Fantastic Pictures"
US News & World Report, 1/3/2000
George W. Bush
   said   
"Sometimes, Washington is One of These Towns Where the Person - People Who Think They've Got the Sharp Elbow is the Most Effective Person"
43th United States President
George W. Bush
   said   
"There Ought to Be Limits to Freedom"
News conference, 5/21/1999
George W. Bush
   said   
"They Misunderestimated Me"
Bentonville, AR, 11/6/2000
George W. Bush
   said   
"You Know One of the Hardest Parts of My Job is to Connect Iraq to the War on Terror."
Interview on CBS, 9-6-2006
Golda Meir
   said   
"A Leader Who Doesn't Hesitate Before He Sends His Nation Into Battle is Not Fit to Be a Leader"
4th. Prime Minister of the State of Israel
Golda Meir
   said   
"Old Age is Like a Plane Flying Through a Storm. Once You're Aboard, There's Nothing You Can Do"
4th. Prime Minister of the State of Israel
Gough Whitlam
   said   
"Ladies and Gentlemen, Well May We Say 'God Save the Queen', Because Nothing Will Save the Governor-General."
Australia's 21st Prime Minister at the dismissal of his government by the Governor-General Sir John Kerr.
Gus Hall
   said   
"Socialism in America Will Come Through the Ballot Box"
American leader of the Communist Party
Harry S. Truman
   said   
"A Pessimist is One Who Makes Difficulties of His Opportunities and an Optimist is One Who Makes Opportunities of His Difficulties"
33th. US President
Henry Kissinger
   said   
"The Illegal We Do Immediately. The Unconstitutional Takes a Little Longer."
US (German-born) Diplomat & Scholar
Henry Kissinger
   said   
"The Nice Thing About Being a Celebrity is That if You Bore People They Think It’s Their Fault"
German-born American politician, and 1973 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Henry Kissinger
   said   
"Ninety Percent of the Politicians Give the Other Ten Percent a Bad Reputation."
US(German-born) Diplomat & Scholar
Herbert Hoover
   said   
"About the Time We Think We Can Make Ends Meet, Somebody Moves the Ends."
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
   said   
"Words Without Actions Are the Assassins of Idealism
Hubert H. Humphrey
   said   
"Behind Every Successful Man Stands a Surprised Mother-in-law"
38th Vice President of the United States
Jackie Kennedy
   said   
"The First Time You Marry for Love, the Second for Money, and the Third for Companionship"
First Lady of the United States and Book Editor
Jackie Kennedy
   said   
"I Want Minimum Information Given With Maximum Politeness"
First Lady of the United States and Book Editor
Jackie Kennedy
   said   
"The One Thing I Do Not Want to Be Called is First Lady. It Sounds Like a Saddle Horse"
First Lady of the United States and Book Editor
James Francis Byrnes
   said   
"Friendship Without Self-interest is One of the Rare and Beautiful Things of Life"
American statesman from the state of South Carolina
Jawaharlal Nehru
   said   
"I May Lose Many Things Including My Temper, but I Do Not Lose My Nerve"
Hindu politician, a pivotal figure in the Indian independence movement
Jimmy Carter
   said   
"I’ve Looked on a Lot of Women With Lust. I’ve Committed Adultery in My Heart Many Times"
39th President USA
John F. Kennedy
   said   
"Change is the Law of Life. And Those Who Look Only to the Past or Present Are Certain to Miss the Future"
35th. US President
John F. Kennedy
   said   
"A Child Mis-educated is a Child Lost."
John F. Kennedy
   said   
"Don’t Ask “why”, Ask Instead, “why Not”"
35th. US President
John F. Kennedy
   said   
"Mankind Must Put an End to War or War Will Put an End to Mankind."
John Howard
   said   
"I'd Like to Be Seen As an Average Australian Bloke. I Can't Think Of... I Can't Think of a Nobler Description of Anybody Than to Be Called an Average Australian Bloke"
25th Australian Prime Minister
Joseph Stalin
   said   
"A Single Death is a Tragedy; a Million Deaths is a Statistic"
Joseph Stalin
   said   
"Those Who Cast the Votes Decide Nothing. Those Who Count the Votes Decide Everything."
Leon Trotsky
   said   
"Old Age is the Most Unexpected of All Things Tht Happen to a Man"
Diary in Exile
Lillian Carter
   said   
"Sometimes, when I Look at My Children I Say to Myself, Lillian You Should Have Remained a Virgin."
Mother of President Jimmy Carter
Lord Chesterfield
   said   
"Be Your Character What It Will, It Will Be Known, and Nobody Will Take It Upon Your Word"
English politician and writer
Marcus Tulius Cicero
   said   
"I Am Not Ashamed to Confess I Am Ignorant of What I Do Not Know"
Writer, politician and great Roman orator
Marcus Tulius Cicero
   said   
"A Room Without Books is Like a Body Without a Soul"
Writer, politician and great Roman orator
Marcus Tulius Cicero
   said   
"They Condemn What They Do Not Understand"
Writer, politician and great Roman orator
Margaret Thatcher
   said   
"Pennies Do Not Fall from Heaven. They Have to Be Earned on Earth"
British politician, who served as Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990
Mario M. Cuomo
   said   
"I Have No Plans, and No Plans to Plan"
52nd Governor of New York
Moshe Dayan
   said   
"If You Want to Make Peace, You Don't Talk to Your Friends. You Talk to Your Enemies"
Napoleon Bonaparte
   said   
"Ability is of Little Account Without Opportunity"
Napoleon Bonaparte
   said   
"From the Sublime to the Ridiculous is but a Step"
French general & politician
Napoleon Bonaparte
   said   
"In Politics, an Absurdity is Not a Handicap"
French general & politician
Napoleon Bonaparte
   said   
"A Man Will Fight Harder for His Interests Than for His Rights"
French general & politician
Nelson Mandela
   said   
"After Climbing a Great Hill, One Only Finds That There Are Many More Hills to Climb"
Former President of South Africa. Was an anti-apartheid activist
Nelson Mandela
   said   
"The Brave Man is Not He Who Does Not Feel Afraid, but He Who Conquers That Fear"
Former President of South Africa. Was an anti-apartheid activist
Nelson Mandela
   said   
"Courage is Not the Absence of Fear, but the Triumph over It"
South African political activist and Nobel Prize winner
Nelson Mandela
   said   
"When You Let Your Own Light Shine, You Unconsciously Give Others Permission to Do the Same"
Former President of South Africa. Was an anti-apartheid activist
Niccolò Machiavelli
   said   
"Ambition is So Powerful a Passion in the Human Breast, That However High We Reach We Are Never Satisfied"
Italian political philosopher and statesman
Niccolò Machiavelli
   said   
"Hatred is Gained As Much by Good Works As by Evil"
Italian political philosopher and statesman
Niccolò Machiavelli
   said   
"Men Shrink Less from Offending One Who Inspires Love Than One Who Inspires Fear"
Italian political philosopher and statesman
Niccolò Machiavelli
   said   
"Never Was Anything Great Achieved Without Danger."
Niccolò Machiavelli
   said   
"Princes and Governments Are Far More Dangerous Than Other Elements Within Society"
Italian political philosopher and statesman
Norman Lamont
   said   
"We Give the Impression of Being in Office but Not in Power"
English politician, former Conservative Mp for Kingston-upon-Thames
Pierre Trudeau
   said   
"The State Has No Place in the Nation's Bedrooms"
Canadian Prime Minister; interview
Richard Nixon
   said   
"People Have Got to Know Whether or Not Their President is a Crook. Well, I'm Not a Crook. I Earned Everything I've Got"
37th United States President
Richard Nixon
   said   
"Those Who Hate You Don’t Win Unless You Hate Them - and then You Destroy Yourself"
37th United States President
Robert Chapman
   said   
"A Quotation, Like a Pun, Should Come Unsought, and then Be Welcomed Only for Some Propriety of Felicity Justifying the Intrusion"
British soldier and Conservative Party politician
Robert Dole
   said   
"If You're Hanging Around With Nothing to Do and the Zoo is Closed, Come over to the Senate. You'll Get the Same Kind of Feeling and You Won't Have to Pay"
United States Senator and presidential nominee for the Republican
Robert F. Kennedy
   said   
"Only Those Who Dare to Fail Greatly Can Ever Achieve Greatly."
Ronald Reagan
   said   
"Man is Not Free Unless Government is Limited... As Government Expands, Liberty Contracts"
40th United States President
Ronald Reagan
   said   
"They Say Hard Work Never Hurt Anybody, but I Figure Why Take the Chance"
40th United States President
Shimon Peres
   said   
"Television Has Made Dictatorship Impossible, but Democracy Unbearable"
9th and President of the State of Israel
Sir Robert Anthony Eden
   said   
"If You've Broken the Eggs, You Should Make the Omelette"
British politician who was Foreign Secretary for three periods between 1935 and 1955
Socrates
   said   
"Let Him Who Would Move the World First Move Himself"
Greek philosopher and moralist
Theodore Roosevelt
   said   
"Far and Away the Best Prize That Life Has to Offer is the Chance to Work Hard at Work Worth Doing"
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
   said   
"Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick."
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"Banking Establishments Are More Dangerous Than Standing Armies"
3rd. United States President
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"Fear Can Only Prevail when Victims Are Ignorant of the Facts"
3rd. United States President
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"In Matters of Style, Swim With the Current; In Matters of Principle, Stand Like a Rock"
3rd. US President
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"The Issue Today is the Same As It Has Been Throughout All History, Whether Man Shall Be Allowed to Govern Himself or Be Ruled by a Small Elite"
3rd. United States President
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"I Would Rather Be Exposed to the Inconveniences Attending Too Much Liberty Than to Those Attending Too Small a Degree of It"
3rd. United States President
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"One Man With Courage is a Majority."
3rd. United States President
Thomas Jefferson
   said   
"Whenever You Do a Thing, Act As if All the World Were Watching"
3rd. United States President
Thomas Neill
   said   
"Of Those Who Said Nothing, Few Are Silent"
Vaclav Havel
   said   
"Work for Something Because It is Good, Not Just Because It Stands a Chance to Succeed."
William Whitelaw
   said   
"It is Never Wise to Try to Appear to Be More Clever Than You Are. It I Sometimes Wise to Appear Slightly Less So"
British Conservative politician
Winston Churchill
   said   
"Don't Worry About Avoiding Temptation, As You Grow Older It Will Avoid You."
Winston Churchill
   said   
"It is a Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma"
Speaking of Russia in a radio broadcast
Winston Churchill
   said   
"Never in the Field of Human Conflict Was So Much Owed by So Many to So Few"
Complimenting the pilots of the Royal Air Force
Woodrow Wilson
   said   
"The Ear of the Leader Must Ring With the Voices of the People"
28th US President


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