Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman

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Author Profession: US President (33), VP (34)
Born: May 08, 1884
Died: December 26, 1972
Birth Sign: Taurus

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If you can't convince them, confuse them.

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.

The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first.

The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.

You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.

The White House is the finest prison in the world.

Study men, not historians.

Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides.

This administration is going to be cussed and discussed for years to come.

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.

I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it - not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. Oscar Wilde

I'm bipolar, but I'm not crazy, and I never was. I'm stark raving sane. Emilie Autumn quotes

I can be a nice person, but if someone is messing with someone I care about, the tougher side comes out a little more. Daniella Alonso

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