J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover


Author Profession: US FBI head
Born: January 01, 1895
Died: May 02, 1972
Birth Sign: Capricorn


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The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair.

We are a fact-gathering organization only. We don't clear anybody. We don't condemn anybody.

Justice is merely incidental to law and order.

I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.

Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.

No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.

Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.

Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that element of our society which seeks unearned money.

If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. Matt Damon

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother. Cheryl Tiegs

I always loved acting and improv and sketch comedy and theater, which I did at a local youth theater. Emma Stone age

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