I don't think that a leader can control to any great extent his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction.
Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
For years politicians have promised the moon. I'm the first one to be able to deliver it.
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.
A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning.
Voters quickly forget what a man says.
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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