Quotation Explorer - 'Harry S Truman'

I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. - Harry S Truman
Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway. - Harry S Truman
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. - Harry S Truman
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive. And don't ever apologize for anything. - Harry S Truman
Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast. - Harry S Truman
If you can't convince them, confuse them. - Harry S Truman
I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell. - Harry S Truman
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em. - Harry S Truman
I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it. - Harry S Truman
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. - Harry S Truman
We can never tell what is in store for us. - Harry S Truman
All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it. - Harry S Truman
When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. - Harry S Truman
Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar....He's one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides. - Harry S Truman
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. - Harry S Truman
If you cannot convince them, confuse them. - Harry S Truman
Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear. - Harry S Truman
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell. - Harry S Truman
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours. - Harry S Truman
It's amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S Truman
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