Democracy is based on the conviction that man has the moral and intellectual capacity, as well as the inalienable right, to govern himself with reason and justice.
Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)
Contributed by: Zaady
Give me a one-handed economist! All my economists say, "on one hand . . . on the other."
When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship.
I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm.
The difficulty with businessmen entering politics, after they've had a successful business career, is that they want to start at the top.
Well, I wouldn't say I was in the 'great' class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
I have found that the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want, and then advise them to do it.
Always do right - it will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
The atom bomb was no "great decision." . . . It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
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