U.S.Presidential Quotes

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'Speak softly and carry a big stick.'
'An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory'
'He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.'
'The business of America is business.'
'If it were not for the reporters, I would tell you the truth.'
'The happiness of society is the end of government.'
'We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights.'
'Let me assert my firm belief, that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself!''
'We . . . declared our independence 200 years ago, and we are not about to lose it now to paper shufflers and computers.'
'All power in human hands is liable to be abused.'
'I kept us out of war'
'I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressure.'
'To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.'
'There is not a liberal America and a conservative America; there is the United States of America.'
'I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.'
'I have already transmitted to Congress the report of the naval court of inquiry on the destruction of the battleship Maine in the harbor of Havana during the night of the fifteent
'Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.'
'As many have remarked, I do indeed look like a president ought to look.'
'Mr. Gorbachev: Tear down this wall!'
'Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.'
'And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.'
'Read my lips: no new taxes.'
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'If I thought this war was to abolish slavery, I would resign my commission and offer my sword to the other side'
'Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts.'
'The American continents...are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.'
'That government is best which governs the least.'
'It is the responsibility of the citizens to support their government. It is not the responsibility of the government to support its citizens.'
'I am not a crook.'
'May our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right.'
'I could have destroyed Iran with my weaponry. But I felt in the process it was likely the hostages' lives would be lost.'
'If the tide of defamation and abuse shall turn, and my administration come to be praised, future Vice-Presidents who may succeed to the Presidency may feel some encouragement'
'We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.'
“I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.”
'The existing state of the relations between the United States and Mexico renders it proper that I should bring the subject to the consideration of Congress.'
'It is easier to do a job right, than to explain why you didn't.'
'He serves his party best who serves the country best.'
'I did not have sexual relations with that woman.'
'The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among freemen.'
“There's nothing left but to get drunk.”
'A house divided against itself cannot stand.'
'There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.'
'I know what I am fit for. I can command a body of men in a rough way; but I am not fit to be President.'
'But I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.'

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