Harry Truman

1884 - 1972

A Quote by Harry S. Truman on belief

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I don't believe in anti-anything. A man has to have a program; you have to be for something. Otherwise, you will never get anywhere.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on day and presidency

To reporters the day after his accession to the presidency, April 13, 1945: When they told me yesterday what had happened, I felt like the moon, the stars and all the planets had fallen on me.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on world

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The White House is the finest prison in the world.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on cities

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

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on jobs, lies, nations, people, and quotations

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."

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman

We can never tell what is in store for us.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman

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

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman

On leaving the White House: If I'd known how much packing I'd have to do, I'd have run again.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Time Magazine, January 26, 1953

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on humor, jobs, and sense of humor

Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on good, time, and trying

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.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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