Harry Truman

1884 - 1972

A Quote by Harry S. Truman on advice and children

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.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on people and rest

Always do right - it will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on decisions and weapons

The atom bomb was no "great decision." . . . It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on force, power, and war

Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima. . . . The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed against those who brought war to the Far East.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

Source: First announcement of the atomic bomb, August 6, 1945

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on soldiers

I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on dignity, eternity, nations, and world

Radio address to delegates at the opening session of the United Nations conference, San Francisco, April 23, 1945: We must build a new world, a far better world - one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected.

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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