I would rather have peace in the world than be President.
Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)
Contributed by: Zaady
The Marshall Plan will go down in history as one of America's greatest contributions to the peace of the world.
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
The responsibility of the great states is to serve and not to dominate the world.
Source: First Message to Congress, April 16, 1945
Secrecy and a free, democratic government don't mix.
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
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.
If I'd known how much packing I'd have to do, I'd have run again.
I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have the sense to do without my persuading them. That's all the powers of the President amount to.
A politician is a man who understands government and it takes a politician to run a government.
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