Richard Nixon

1913 - 1994

A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on country, ethics, people, problems, and time

I'd like to see people, instead of spending so much time on the ethical problem, get after the problems that really affect the people of this country

Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on politicians

For years politicians have promised the moon. I'm the first one to be able to deliver it.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on good

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I would have made a good Pope.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on belief, crime, and lies

If you are ever going to lie, you go to jail for the lie rather than the crime. So believe me, don't ever lie.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on decisions

I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on presidency

When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.

Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)

Source: an interview with David Frost, 1977.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on planning, spontaneity, and war

A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon

Voters quickly forget what a man says.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on learning and words

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another - until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.

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A Quote by Richard Milhouse Nixon on america, belief, dreams, faith, future, generations, hope, idealism, investment, learning, life, love, men, men and women, motivation, nations, people, and women

Nothing matters more to the future of this Nation than insuring that our young men and women learn to believe in themselves and believe in their dreams, and that they develop this capacity-that you develop this capacity, so that you keep it all of your lives.... I believe one of America's most priceless assets is the idealism which motivates the young people of America. My generation has invested all that it has, not only its love but its hope and faith, in yours.

Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)

Source: remarks at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, January 14, 1971.

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