If that's art, I'm a Hottentot!
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Whenever a fellow tells me he is bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
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If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
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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.
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All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.
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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.
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Conceit is God's gift to little men.
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If you can't convince them; confuse them.
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Whenever I make a bum decision, I go out and make another one.
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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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Give me a one-handed economist! All my economics say, On the one hand on the other.
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Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do.
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If you want to get elected, shake hands with 25, 000 people between and November 7.
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I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest. I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.
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Whenever you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
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Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.
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Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.
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Study men, not historians.
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Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
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I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it.
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How do you live a long life? Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast.
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A president either is constantly on top of events or, if he hesitates, events will soon be on top of him. I never felt that I could let up for a moment.
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The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
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The buck stops here.
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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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The atom bomb was no great decision. It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
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I would rather have peace in the world than be President.
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It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
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Within the first few months I discovered that being president is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep riding or be swallowed.
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When a leader is in the Democratic Party he is a boss, and when he is in the Republican Party he is a leader.
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A politician is a man who understands government and 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 takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen years.
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I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.
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How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?
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Being a President is like riding a tiger. A man has to keep on riding or he is swallowed.
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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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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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When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency.
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I do not believe there is a problem in this country or the world today which could not be settled if approached through the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount.
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Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
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I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
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We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.
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The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
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When a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
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Truman, Harry S.

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