Harry Truman

1884 - 1972

A Quote by Harry S. Truman on death and politicians

A statesman is a politician who's been dead 10 or 15 years.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on acceptance and facts

We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on men and study

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Study men, not historians.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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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.

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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.

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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 on past, presidency, and problems

Most of the problems a President has to face have their roots in the past.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on peace, presidency, and world

I would rather have peace in the world than be President.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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