Harry Truman

1884 - 1972

A Quote by Harry S. Truman on family, presidency, responsibility, and understanding

No one who has not had the responsibility can really understand what it is like to be President, not even his closest aides or members of his immediate family. There is no end to the chain of responsibility that binds him, and he is never allowed to forget that he is President.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman

Everybody has the right to express what he thinks. That, of course, lets the crackpots in. But if you cannot tell a crackpot when you see one, then you ought to be taken in.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on lies

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I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Toombstone, Arizona. It says: "Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest." I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on history and world

There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on presidency

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.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Favorite Saying

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on action, animals, direction, good, nationality, people, thought, and trust

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.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on confusion

If you can't convince 'em, confuse 'em.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on hell, justice, thought, and truth

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

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on decisions and worry

Once a decision was made, I did not worry about it afterward.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Memoirs

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