Quotation Explorer - 'Harry Truman'

Not all readers become leaders, but all leaders must be readers. - Harry Truman
Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Republican. But I repeat myself. - Harry Truman
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell. - Harry Truman
The Republicans believe in the minimum wage -- the more the minimum, the better. - Harry Truman
The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. - Harry Truman
Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character. - Harry Truman
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry Truman
Give me a one-handed Economist. All my economists say 'on hand...', then 'but on the other... - Harry Truman
The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all. - Harry Truman
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. - Harry Truman
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know. - Harry Truman
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles. - Harry Truman
Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. - Harry Truman
There is a lure in power. It can get into a man's blood just as gambling and lust for money have been known to do. - Harry Truman
In most of my campaigns, I find it is best not to mention my opponent by name because, by doing so, it just gives him a chance to get into the headlines. - Harry Truman
We should resolve now that the health of this nation is a national concern; that financial barriers in the way of attaining health shall be removed; that the health of all it's citizens deserves the help of all the nation. - Harry Truman
It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own. - Harry Truman
Republicans don't like people to talk about depressions. You can hardly blame them for that. You remember the old saying: Don't talk about rope in the house where somebody has been hanged. - Harry Truman
You want a friend in this city? [Washington, DC.] Get a dog! - Harry Truman
i've found the best way to give advice to your children,is to find out what they want,and then advise them to do it - Harry Truman
Dictatorship, by whatever name, is founded on the doctrine that the individual amounts to nothing; that the State is the only one that counts; and that men and women and children were put on earth solely for the purpose of serving the state. - Harry Truman
Brave men don't belong to any one country. I respect bravery wherever I see it. - Harry Truman
Poor Ike. He'll say do this and do that and nothing at all will happen. - Harry Truman
A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs. - Harry Truman
We must remember that the test of our religious principles lies not just in what we say, not only in our prayers, not even in living blameless lives - but in what we do for others - Harry Truman
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