What was Watergate? A little bugging!
Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
Always remember others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
The true idealist pursues what his heart says is right in a way that his head says will work.
You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference.
The more you stay in this kind of job, the more you realize that a public figure, a major public figure, is a lonely man.
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.
I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes.
When the President does it, that means it is not illegal.
Source: an interview with David Frost, 1977.
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