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Clue President % Correct
'Mr. Gorbachev: Tear down this wall!'Ronald Reagan
71.6%
'Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts.'George Bush
70.1%
'Read my lips: no new taxes.'George H.W. Bush
68.7%
'I did not have sexual relations with that woman.'Bill Clinton
68.7%
'I am not a crook.'Richard Nixon
65.7%
'Let me assert my firm belief, that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself!''Franklin D. Roosevelt
64.2%
'Speak softly and carry a big stick.' Theodore Roosevelt
64.2%
'And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.'John F. Kennedy
64.2%
'I could have destroyed Iran with my weaponry. But I felt in the process it was likely the hostages' lives would be lost.'Jimmy Carter
62.7%
'If I thought this war was to abolish slavery, I would resign my commission and offer my sword to the other side' Ulysses S. Grant
56.7%
'We . . . declared our independence 200 years ago, and we are not about to lose it now to paper shufflers and computers.'Gerald Ford
56.7%
'A house divided against itself cannot stand.'Abraham Lincoln
53.7%
'There is not a liberal America and a conservative America; there is the United States of America.'Barack Obama
52.2%
'The American continents...are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.'James Monroe
52.2%
'I kept us out of war'Woodrow Wilson
50.7%
'We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights.'Lyndon Johnson
41.8%
'Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement.'Herbert Hoover
40.3%
'Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.'William Howard Taft
37.3%
'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.'James K. Polk
35.8%
'The business of America is business.'Calvin Coolidge
35.8%
'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 fifteentWilliam McKinley
34.3%
'I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.'Dwight D. Eisenhower
32.8%
Clue President % Correct
'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.'Harry Truman
29.9%
'That government is best which governs the least.'Thomas Jefferson
22.4%
'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'John Tyler
22.4%
'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.'Andrew Jackson
20.9%
'As many have remarked, I do indeed look like a president ought to look.'Warren Harding
20.9%
“There's nothing left but to get drunk.”Franklin Pierce
19.4%
'To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.'George Washington
16.4%
'The happiness of society is the end of government.'John Adams
14.9%
'It is the responsibility of the citizens to support their government. It is not the responsibility of the government to support its citizens.'Grover Cleveland
14.9%
'May our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right.'John Quincy Adams
13.4%
“I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.”Zachary Taylor
13.4%
'He serves his party best who serves the country best.' Rutherford B. Hayes
11.9%
'We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.' Benjamin Harrison
11.9%
'All power in human hands is liable to be abused.'James Madison
10.4%
'There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.'Andrew Johnson
9%
'But I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.'William Henry Harrison
7.5%
'An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory'Millard Fillmore
7.5%
'The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among freemen.'James Buchanan
7.5%
'If it were not for the reporters, I would tell you the truth.'Chester Arthur
7.5%
'It is easier to do a job right, than to explain why you didn't.'Martin Van Buren
6%
'He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.'James A. Garfield
4.5%

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