Harry S. Truman Quotes (105 Quotes)


    Richard Nixon is a no good, lying bastard. He can lie out of both sides of his mouth at the same time, and if he ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd lie just to keep his hand in.


    I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.

    I have tried my best to give the nation everything I had in me. There are probably a million people who could have done the job better than I did it, but I had the job and I always quote an epitaph on a tombstone in a cemetery in Tombstone, Arizona 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damndest.'

    The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.


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


    All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

    Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.... The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed against those who brought war to the Far East.

    Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.

    Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place.


    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.

    I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.

    The responsibility of the great states is to serve and not to dominate the world.


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